Lira Razak

Lira Razak is an avid blogger and freelance writer, with a passion for fitness. She enjoys taking on new fitness activities with enthusiasm and an open mind to challenge herself to new heights. She has taken part in half-marathons, worked out to various intense fitness programs in the gym and at home, took up barre body workout classes, and is currently embarking on her journey in yoga. Check out her Fitness Blog.

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Interesting Places to Practice Yoga In Singapore

Gone are the days where Yoga is offered at gyms and studios alone. Some may find sniffing incense and meditating better at home and in other unlikely places too. We searched around Singapore for some of the more interesting yoga hybrids out there. Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Yoga for example, will …

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Are you ready for a HIIT Workout?

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a big buzzword on the fitness scene that has been going round for a while now, and if you have been attending some of the HIIT classes at your gym, you would be very familiar with the equipment used in HIIT workouts. Chances are, …

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4 Places To Spice Up Your Cardio Workout

Think you have tried out all the different ways and forms of getting your healthy dose of cardio workout? intheloop went on a journey to discover these unique workouts that can shake up your fitness schedule and add some variety to spice things up – and have some fun in …

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Rocking It Out To Rock Yoga @ Hub Singapore

Rock Yoga brought together two evergreen favourites together in one room – rock music and a good yoga session. Organised as part of the Sweat in the City movement, this event last February 26th saw a great turn out by yogis for both of its sessions conducted in the evenings. …

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5 Apps for the Active

In keeping with an active and healthy lifestyle, there are many mobile phone applications available on various mobile platforms now that work to help you keep track and achieve your fitness goals. intheLoop narrows down 4 mobile applications that you can use as your daily driver in keeping track of …

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5 Ways to Keep Your Fitness Resolution

The new year is barreling its way to us, and once the food and festivities are indulged in, that familiar shadow of guilt creeps up on you again as you decide that yes – this time you WILL stick with your new year fitness resolution! Here are 5 tips to …

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Savasana: The most challenging pose of your practice

Picture this familiar scenario: you walk into yoga class, lie in savasana, or the corpse pose, close your eyes and as you try to let go of all the thoughts of the world in your mind to settle into the pose, more thoughts just keep streaming in like neon billboards …

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Smash Your Stress with Yoga

There has been a lot of research and evidence on the de-stressing factor that one can find in Yoga, which explains the popularity of the practice among many. Certain techniques, like the emphasis on breathing technique, can help you when going through a difficult pose in yoga, and these coping …

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3 Best Youtube Channels For Free Fitness Videos (ITL Picks!)

Starting on a fitness regime need not be a drag on your wallet, especially if you are not keen to sign up memberships with gyms or to hire yourself a personal fitness instructor. Thanks to the advent of the internet, there are plenty of readily available and free programs and …

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Hom Yoga 30-Day Hot Journey: Discovering Yoga, Discovering Myself

I started my discovery of yoga a couple of months ago. As I attended my first hot yoga class, I was tentative yet slightly apprehensive. With the wide-eyed wonder of a schoolgirl newly in love, I embarked on a 30-day challenge organised by Hom Yoga studio, called the Hot Journey. …

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