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As some of you guys may realise, I had put on more weight during my pregnancy with Davina as compared with Aidan.

Heck, I didn't even lose all of my pregnancy weight with Aidan back then. With Davina, I gained about 15kg. This time, I worked harder to lose the weight as compared to the first pregnancy. I did a 2 months confinement, ate healthier food, cut down my portions and did very light exercises. Surprisingly i lost all of my pregnancy weight! However, I couldn't shed any more weight. I've reached a plateau. Basically a standstill.

I up-ed my efforts but I couldn't lose any more weight. At that time, Aimin Acupuncture contacted me and asked if I would be keen to try out TCM slimming. Visited them and they shared more about their their acupuncture and weight loss treatments.

They shared the difference between Aimin's TCM methods as compared to pill popping. TCM is a healthy and more sustainable way of losing weight. Weight loss is actually a benefit of acupuncture as the main aim is to improve overall health and digestive issues.

After what they shared, I decided to try out Aimin despite my insane fear of needles. As I'm still breastfeeding (and I intend to continue for as long as I can), i needed to find a more sustainable and healthy weight loss way.

Chloe from Aimin worked out a package for me where I would undergo Weightloss Acupuncture   twice a week, Slimming Cupping once a week alongside a Meridian Slimming Massage once a week. I also had the opportunity to sample out their RF treatments.

Yes, I won't deny it. I can feel the needles when they insert, however after that, it's really fine. But that being said, I am one of the more sensitive ones who fear needles. Even when I had my fillers done back then, I could also feel the pain. Cupping to me isn't painful at all however I have heard that other people find it extremely painful. Guess, it's really up to individual!

Here's a video interview of my experience!

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How long has Aimin been around?

Aimin has over 24 years of experience! Their acupuncture weight-loss treatment has helped over 2,300 customers lose weight & maintain the weight loss effectively!

How is the process like?

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For the acupuncture session, needles will be inserted at various acupoints on the tummy and legs. A heat lamp will be placed on the tummy and the needles will be left for 40 minutes.

For slimming cupping, cups using heat will be placed on front & back of body for about 10 minutes.

What does it do?

It improves my digestive system, also helps suppresses my appetite a bit. I have also been recommended a simple meal plan on things to avoid eating and items great to eat. Honestly, I'm not so guai with my diet. Breastfeeding mamas are ALWAYS hungry HAHHAA. It's a slower method of weightloss but we are looking at a more sustainable and long term approach.

How do I feel?

Great! I used to suffer from constipation problems. With Aimin, I go everyday. HAHAHA. My milk supply did dip a bit due to me eating lesser but it's okay now! I do feel healthier, lighter and less tired these days.

How much weight have i lost?

Considering the fact that I'm still eating rubbish (SORRY AIMIN!), I think my results are amazing. I have lost over 7kg. I'm now at my pre-pregnancy weight before Aidan! Woohoo! Back to 2015 weight!

Are you satisfied with your results?

Am i satisfied? Of course! Just look at the results for yourself. Same dress from Jump Eat Cry. One taken before any treatments at Aimin and the other after.

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Any promotions currently?

Aimin is offering a FREE trial currently to new customers. Try it for yourself and see the results. You can select any 2 treatments from: 1) Meridian Slimming massage (worth S$69.90) or 2) Slimming Acupuncture (worth S$159.90).

Do take note that you will have to be a new customer, first timer visit to Aimin. Only applicable for Singaporeans, PR, EP & SP above 21 years old. Simply contact Aimin here and quote 'nadia' to redeem the free trial by end of March 2019.

Do check out Aimin at their Central Branch conveniently located at 51 Cuppage Road #01-05 Singapore 229469.

While the treatments were sponsored, all opinions are my own and I am not obligated to write a review. 

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It's been a while since my last yoga update but I have to be honest, I been rather naughty. I was so busy with wedding planning that I neglected going to Updog Studio for weeks before my wedding.

Boy did I regretted it.

I felt sluggish, bloated and cranky. Honestly speaking, yoga really calms me down. When I feel very pekchek, a good yoga lesson banishes all worries away.

Now that I'm back yoga-ing, I feel so much happier! Seriously!

A month or so ago, I brought the c(hubby) for a trial lesson at Updog Studio Big Splash. Like all the men I brought to Updog Studio previously, he had the misconception that yoga was a "stretch here stretch there" and "won't burn much unlike cardio" type of sport. The c(hubby) loves sports, he loves football, running and high impact sports. But he was up for a challenge when I told him yoga isn't how he perceived it to be.

AND of course, bribery works. :p

Let's just say a "happy wife = happy life". HAHAHAHAHAHA.

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Before yoga, the mandatory meal. MUST eat the maggi mee goreng. Happy c(hubby)!

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So it's been more than a month since I took up yoga at Updog Studio! I always try to get friends and colleagues to go down with me as I prefer to practice Yoga with a friend!

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Technically, we do our own 'thang' but it's always more fun! Plus, you can spend time having dinner or catching up with friends!

I got some of my colleagues down one weekday to try out an one hour session of Hot 26 with me!

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I have male colleagues who scoffed at the idea of Yoga. They thought that it was a 'stretch here stretch there' activity. HAHHAHAAA.

They were in for a treat that day!

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With Daryl and Emily who are not first timers to Yoga. Daryl has taken up Yoga before with his sisters. Reagan and Zacky, who are avid runners, Shen who spends time at the gym with the machines, Samantha, hot mama who doesn't fancy exercise that much but yet maintains her great figure plus BFF, who you guys should recognise by now!

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Time to work out!!! My top says #1 Workout. LOLOLOL.

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All in one row!

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With ze BFF!

Hot 26 is basically traditional Hot Yoga which incorporates 26 postures and two breathing exercises. Perfect for beginners.

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The after picture.

Some of my colleagues found it really hard. The heat, coupled with stretching and coping with one's breathing may seem quite daunting and difficult for beginners. But personally to me, it's always about challenging yourself and giving 101%.

For beginners, do remember not to push yourself if you can't bear anymore. Our instructors always tell us to rest and do an easier position if needed. The heat is hard for some to bear, so always remember to control your breathing.

Till now after like more than 10 lessons, I still do the beginner poses unless I feel that I can cope. While I try pushing myself, I know my limit too.

And I love it.

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I'm used to the heat now. And I enjoy my lessons tremendously.

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And yes, the workout #ootds still continues.

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I still find it difficult trying to master certain positions but I try my best.

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Even if I can't keep my balance. LOL.

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Far from perfect, far from ideal. But one day, I'll get there.

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Can't master the crow 🙁

I enjoy Yoga so much that I practice it outside the studio at times...

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At a girly bunkation with the girls. In jeans. WTF was I thinking?

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At Phuket during our 1 year wedding anniversary.

Thank you Elaine for being my inspiration and introducing me to the world of Yoga. Running will always be my first love but Yoga is a close second.

I believe it is important to take up a sport that you enjoy. It is afterall but a lifestyle change, no?

For those who are interested in trying out a session at Updog Studio, head down for a free trial class. Experience a lesson, check out the studio before committing. Simply quote 'nadnut' to enjoy a free lesson!

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And if you decide to sign up, quote 'nadnut' to get a free Updog Studio waterbottle and a free lesson!

Remember to quote my nick to enjoy these promotions!

Check out Updog Studio at:

Website: http://updogstudio.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UpdogStudio/
Instagram: @updogstudio

Big Splash address:
902 East Coast Parkway, Block B
#02-05A Big Splash
Singapore 449874

Grandstand address:
200 Turf Club Road
(Take Lift 6 on South side)
#05-03/04 The Grandstand
Singapore 287994

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As you guys may know, I struggled with being obese and managed to shed some weight after changing my diet and lifestyle.

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Unfortunately, after my ROM, I managed to put on some weight. About 3kg currently. This is due to a number of factors: I cut down on running, I started being slack on my diet and well, I have been traveling and been eating way too much.

So much for Carpe Diem. The two worktrips to Korea and USA escalated my weight drastically.

With my sessions at Phillip Wain coming to an end and with my knees starting to hurt a bit, I decided to take up another sport! I will still be running occasionally as afterall I LOVE running but won't be as much as previously. I used to run 5 times a week and honestly, it has taken a toil on my knees. I have been taking glucosamine for more than a year now and it's much better. I still intend to run at least once a week but this time, I decided to take up something else.

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The kind Elaine invited me alongside other bloggers for a trial class at Updog Studios at Grandstand.

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All smiles before the lesson.

Before I started the class, I always thought that Yoga was mainly a stretch here stretch there exercise. I never thought that one would well break into a good sweat or feel a full body workout from Yoga which was why I was such a firm believer in my cardio: Running.

BOY WAS I WRONG.

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YOU SEE THAT?! MY COTTON TOP IS TRANSLUCENT. FROM SWEAT.

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Take a look at the video that Elaine and her hubby did.

Updog Studio Grandstand Experience from ChrisFilms on Vimeo.

I sweat more than a run. Seriously. And my body felt stretched and pulled in every way. The next day, I felt beaten and torn. My whole body was in pain. Which proved a point. Yoga is not a slacker activity. It's a full body workout.

And I was sold.

The kind folks at Updog Studio offered me a 6 months sponsorship. Perfect for me to tone up by my wedding dinner. Needless to say, I roped by fitness kaki: BFF Jacelyn along!

I work out now at the Big Splash outlet. I just started and have visited the place 3 times this week.

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The women's changing area has ample towels, hair dryers etc

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Lockers to put our barang barang

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Shower and changing room facilities

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They also sell awesome workout gear. I NEED MORE YOGA GEAR!

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This is us after a session of Hatha Yoga.

We really felt good! Am still a noob as compared to my pals! Don't worry if you have never tried yoga before, there are classes for beginners like Hatha, Hot 26, Hot Hatha etc

Feel free to ask any questions and I'll answer them in my next Yoga post! In the meantime, do come down for a trial lesson!

You can visit either the Big Splash location or Grandstand location. Simply quote 'nadnut' for a free trial lesson (valid till end October 2013). Also, when you quote 'nadnut' when signing up for any classes, you'll get this lovely waterbottle free AND a free class!

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Remember to quote my nick to enjoy these promotions!

Check out Updog Studio at:

Website: http://updogstudio.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UpdogStudio/
Instagram: @updogstudio

Big Splash address:
902 East Coast Parkway, Block B
#02-05A Big Splash
Singapore 449874

Grandstand address:
200 Turf Club Road
(Take Lift 6 on South side)
#05-03/04 The Grandstand
Singapore 287994

Comment with your questions now! 😉