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**Please note, given the increase in reported cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia, this Meetup may be cancelled last minute. Continue to read below to learn about the procedure the Meetup venue has in place **

According to Business Insider Singapore, 92% of working Singaporeans are stressed.

We’re living in a constant state of stress. Work demands. Toxic relationships. Financial worries. Social pressures. Smartphone notifications. Artificial light. Keeping up with the Joneses. These are just a few examples of modern life’s stress triggers.

It seems the stresses of the modern age aren’t leaving anytime soon. This constant state of stress drastically affects our physiology. Our mental health, physical health, and our ability to get results in the gym are being hindered with every added stress.

Throwing in another strenuous exercise only adds to the list.

So what’s the solution?

Stress Management.

Rather than pushing aside your body’s needs, it’s time to start listening. “Do more” isn’t always the answer.

In this Meetup, our panel of experts will share how you can detect stress early on, discover how you can measure and manage it to boost recovery and optimize your overall health.

Date: Thursday 5th March 2020
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Core Collective, 79 Anson Road, #21-01, Singapore
*Coronavirus Measures. – As of 8 Feb 2020, the building management at 79 Anson Road has set up a screening point at the entrance (before you enter the building), so please arrive earlier than planned.

Programme Flow:
6:30pm – 7:00pm – Arrival, Brand Sampling and Chit Chat
7:00pm – 8:15pm – Panel Discussion
8:15pm – 8:30pm – Audience Q&A
8:30pm – 9:00pm – Photo’s with Speakers, make new friends and mingle

Panel Speakers:

Chun Yih Tan
Chun’s inflammation issues he’s been suffering from for the past decade due to overstressing his body led to him discovering the Wim Hof Method and using it to push the “Reset” button and give his body and mind a chance to become happy, healthy and strong. He is the only certified WHM instructor in Singapore and provides regular breathwork and ice bath sessions to those who seek it.

Dr Richard Swinbourne (Ricco)
Ricco worked with the New Zealand Rugby Union as their High-Performance Nutritionist for National Teams between 2007 to 2014, including service delivery with All Black Teams. Ricco is currently the Team Lead of Sport Nutrition at the Singapore Sport Institute (SSI) and is enjoying applying both his nutrition and sleep knowledge to the elite environment here in Singapore.

Dr Ethan Lim
Dr Lim’s clinical expertise is in sports injuries and rehabilitation, cardiac rehabilitation and lifestyle intervention with a focus on exercise, nutrition and lifestyle and optimising physiology, function and performance through healthy living.

As the Medical Director of Cigna Singapore, he continues his work in preventive health, wellness and healthy lifestyle and digital health by optimising healthcare systems and delivery and looking at ways to improve support for prevention of chronic lifestyle problems and empowering the individual to better self-care and health literacy.

Joe Hanney (Moderator)

Got time to burn between finishing work and the meetup? Why not join us prior for a catch-up and hear about everyone’s health optimising hacks this past month. As usual, they’ll be snacks and samples by LVL Functional Plant-Based Blends, SuperPop LCHF foods and new for this Meetup, Be Protein Smoothies (Singapore’s first chicken smoothies).

#GETHACKD OFFER: Wim Hof Method Trial Session. Held on the last Saturday of the month, a mini session and ice dip. The usual price is S$49.90. Attendees receive a 25% discount.

** COMPETITION** We decided to run a contest where we will reward 1 random, lucky person the prize of a lifetime! – A HACKD Stress Management Gift Box of Goodies (Minimum Value of $500.00). To enter, go here:

Organised by: Biohackers Collective
Partnered with: HACKD Fitness Singapore

Location: Core Collective Anson, 79 Anson Road, #21-01, Singapore 079906