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Fitness is a destination and exercise is part of the journey, says See. Photos by Nurul Shafina Jemenon.
See lifting weights at the Cross Fit Lah gym.

PROFILE: Josephine See, 36, fitness trainer

HEIGHT: 163cm

WEIGHT: 68kg

WHAT IS YOUR WEEKLY EXERCISE ROUTINE?

I do Crossfit at least three times a week, two days of stretching and simple exercises for prehab and rehab.

WHAT IS YOUR FITNESS AIM?

My fitness goal changes from time to time. My current goal is to move without pain and stay injury-free while being active.

ARE YOU A GYM JUNKIE OR OUTDOOR EXERCISER?

Gym junkie.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE WORKOUT?

Weight training.

WHAT IS YOUR TYPICAL BREAKFAST?

Eggs and coffee.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE TREAT?

Chocolate. Any type of chocolate but not the type with sugar as the first ingredient.

WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU DO AFTER WAKING UP IN THE MORNING?

Drink at least 500ml of water.

HOW MANY HOURS DO YOU WORK OUT IN THE MORNING?

Around 60-90 minutes, including warm up and cool down.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE PRE-EXERCISE /PRE-RACE FUEL?

Coffee.

HOW DO YOU PREVENT INJURY?

I always spend a minimum of 15 minutes to warm up including easy cardio, stretching and simple exercises to activate the “cold muscles” before the workout.

WHAT IS YOUR ADVICE TO GET PEOPLE TO EXERCISE?

Start with something you like to do, and something simple. Don’t be over-ambitious with your fitness goals at the initial stage. Fitness is a destination, exercise is part of the journey.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE SOURCE OF PROTEIN AND WHY?

Eggs. Natural, affordable and easy to cook in various ways.

ARE YOU PRO OR ANTI CARBOHYDRATE?

I cannot imagine life without carbohydrates.

WHAT’S THE ONE THING THAT EXERCISE HAS TAUGHT YOU?

Patience.

DO YOU PREFER TO EXERCISE INDIVIDUALLY OR IN A GROUP?

Depends. If I am practising a skill specific workout, I prefer to be alone. Otherwise, I’m happy to work out in a small group. Workout buddies are always there to push, cheer and motivate each other.

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