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What is a HIIT workout and What makes it so effective?

  HIIT is an acronym for high-intensity interval training, known as high-intensity intermittent exercise or spring interval training. A form of interval training with periods of high-intensity exercise and low-intensity recovery periods. High-intensity interval training sessions entail four periods. In the first period, you perform warm-up...


Triphasic Training at Hybrid

  Being a successful athlete often requires many different qualities including; Power Aerobic capacity  Max strength Rate of force development …and many more   RATE OF FORCE DEVELOPMENT   This quality is key for athletes wanting to perform at their best. In many sports, athletes only have an allotted amount of time to produce...


7 Strategies to Fight Cravings

  Are you trying to curb your sweet tooth, avoid over-eating, or just looking for more balance in your diet? We know it can be difficult resisting the urge to over-indulge and sticking to a healthy diet  so we've compiled our 7 tried and tested strategies...


5 Benefits of Keeping Hydrated

  We all know that it’s important to drink water throughout the day, but how hydrated are we really, and why is it important?   Hydration, Training and Your Immune System:   Oftentimes, the importance of adequate hydration is overlooked. Hydration is when the body absorbs the fluids that we...


Should My Child Do Resistance Training?

  There is an ongoing debate between coaches, parents and many others when deciding whether children and adolescents should partake in resistance training. The debate often comes with a pre conceived stigma and some controversial talking points such as; Won't it stunt their growth? Shouldn’t they...


Hybrid Transformation – Thomas

As a full time pilot with regular long haul travel and a family of 5, Thomas struggled to find the time to stay healthy or pursue his passion for Martial Arts. At the age of 47, Thomas reached out to Hybrid Personal Training for a...


Hybrid Transformation – Jamie

  With a job involving long hours at his office desk, alongside traveling overseas every month of the year, Jamie was finding he lacked the motivation to commit to training consistently. After realising he needed the help, guidance and support of professionals, Jamie reached out to...


Why Your Child Should Learn Martial Arts

The Fear Factor   I have 3 sons with very different personalities and passions. I fully understand how crucial it is to listen to address your child's individual needs when it comes to extracurricular activities, and sports. Doing the homework and selecting which activity to invest in...


5 Ways to Stay Motivated in 2020

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What is the BEST Diet To Lose Weight?

  As we are in full swing with the holiday season and with Chinese New Year just around the corner, no doubt many of you have been indulging in festive meals and are thinking of your New Year's resolutions, and 2020 goals. With health and fitness...

Ab Exercise tips

The best ab exercises you’re not doing!

Throughout our Group Training classes at Hybrid, being a well rounded athlete is one of our top priorities. Not only do we focus on main compound lifts and accessory movements, we integrate technical core exercises into the sessions to challenge our clients, all with a...

Hybrid’s Jon Bond

Don’t Let Fear Become a Prison

This Movember, Hybrid's Jon Bond writes about why being 'the strong and silent type' isn't all it's cut out to be, and why everyone (especially men) need to open up and ask for help when needed.   Why are we unhappy if we already have everything we...

Reasons to Get A Mammogram

5 Reasons Why You Should Get A Mammogram

11 women in Hong Kong are diagnosed with breast cancer every day, according to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation. The risk of getting breast cancer in your lifetime is 1 in every 15 women. In 2016, 54% of the women diagnosed with breast cancer were aged...

Choke Out Cancer

Choking Out Cancer

Hybrid Executive Director Jon shares his very personal encounter with Cancer in the hopes of encouraging you to get checked regularly.   It seems nowadays that every month is a different Cancer awareness month, and every October, it’s Breast Cancer Awareness. Cancer has been a huge part of my...

Tired Joints

Joint Pain? This might help

Swelling, tenderness, aching, or simply stiffness from exercising?   While some of you might be tempted to just 'get on with it' and work around the issue, it can lead to further pain, injury, and avoiding using that particular joint (or exercising all together). Adding Glucosamine...

Rohan-Body - Transformation

Hybrid Perform – Rohan –

Rohan, a 17 year old aspiring basketball player, approached Hybrid 8 weeks ago with a specific goal of getting physically bigger and stronger. After weeks of hard work, Rohan finished his programme achieving amazing athletic results improving his overall fitness, agility, strength and body composition. Curious...

Body Transformation In 12 Weeks

Hybrid Transformation – Ben –

Introducing our latest transformation, Ben who is in his 30's approached Hybrid 12 weeks ago to see what we could do to help get him back in shape and feeling good about his image. Curious as to how he managed to achieve his personal gains?...


5 Ways To Set A Goal

Lockdown has certainly thrown a few spanners in the works and has caused us all to adopt a new daily routine. This can be hard, especially at the start, as it is unfamiliar and goes against the grain. Like many of us, it has made...


Hot Shower VS Cold Shower

Are you a hot shower person or a cold shower person? We shiver to think of showering in cold water early in the morning. But when it’s a hot, sweltering day, nothing sounds better than a cold and refreshing shower. Showers are not only cleaning...


Meet Your Second Brain: The Gut

What is the gut and why is gut health so important?  Gut health usually refers to the function and balance of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract). Some parts of our GI tract includes the oesophagus, stomach, intestines which work together to eat and digest....


Carbohydrates: Simple vs. Complex

Carbohydrates can be broken down into two categories: Simple and Complex. Fibre and starch are complex carbs, while sugar is a simple carb. Depending on the amount of each of these is found in the food source determines its nutrient quality. Simple carbohydrates have very little nutritional value...


Macronutrient Functions

  Do you know your Macronutrients? Macronutrients provide important nutrients for daily function and survival and getting the right balance the three is crucial for maintaining muscle and staying healthy. They are the building blocks of our body, keeps our hormones balanced and fuel our brain and...