Men's Health Singapore celebrates 15 years with their first cover model Allan Wu
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In a retro-themed issue that celebrates their 15th anniversary, the August cover of Men’s Health Singapore features their first cover model, actor/host and father Allan Wu. True to the Men’s Health form, Wu looks even fitter and better than he did 15 years ago. He also shares his fitness tips and tricks that are applicable for men and women of all ages.
To complement this celebration, Men’s Health is hosting their first-ever search for the next cover guy from its readers. If you know anyone who can match the physique of the men from past covers (swipe right to see more of them), enter them in the contest here from now till 31st August 2018.
The winner would not only have their own cover, he would also win $6,000 worth of prizes including a 5D4N getaway at The Residence Bintan. Not only that, voters and contestants also stand a chance to win over $20,000 worth of prizes. So hurry head to Men’s Health Singapore and enter the competition!
Wiltay (Jan 2017)
Willie Tay, more commonly known as Wiltay, is no stranger to rejection. Despite being deemed not good enough both musically and physically in pursuit of his dream of making music his career, his determination and resilience has helped him rise up stronger than before in establishing himself as a musician.
Tip: “While it’s really important to keep yourself fit, it’s also important to train your mind. Being healthy from inside out is great!”
Ludi Lin wanted to be an actor when he was growing up, but his traditional mother wanted him to do something more conventionally stable as a career instead. But to the Fuzhou-born actor, acting was his passion, and it was what drove him to defy stereotypes and traditions even when he was discouraged, leading him to become the star he is today. It helps that he has a killer physique too.
Nathan Hartono has become a household name ever since his appearance on Sing! China. Along the way he’s proven that daring to step out of your comfort zone can make a big difference in terms of personal growth, and the valuable lessons he has learned along the way in his career have shaped him into who he is today.
Tip: “To anyone travelling, I recommend going for a jog first thing in the morning. It’s the perfect thing after a long flight. You would think a jog would make you feel more miserable, but it builds up your appetite, and that’s a good first day in any city.”
Shaun Tupaz worked extremely hard to make his dream of being on the cover come true. He may not have been the fittest at the beginning, but he’s proof that sticking to a plan and staying focused will eventually get you to where you want to be.
Tip: “Running is one of the best ways to lose weight because it can burn heaps of calories. It is an efficient way to increase one’s heart rate and torch fat, besides allowing me to think and relax.”
Muhamad Ridhwan made history by becoming Singapore’s first professional boxing world champion and he’s still proudly flying our flag high today. Toughing it out early in his career by doing odd jobs, he knows how difficult it is to attain the success he’s experienced, and still remains humble and grounded.
Tip: “No matter what you set out to do, it is not impossible. And whoever tells you that it cannot be done is just noise.”
Matthew Yap did the unthinkable when he broke not one, but two world records in powerlifting. At such a young age, his success hasn’t come without sacrifice, and in a sport that is comparatively less popular than others, it speaks volumes about his ambition.
Tip: “Train with others so you can watch out for each other. You can learn what is right and wrong and help guide and encourage each other.”
Brad Robinson shows that it’s possible for someone to excel in business as well as fitness. As the CEO of Ritual Gym, he values having the self-discipline to ignore what is easy and applies the same mindset towards working out as well as expanding his gym franchise.
Tip: “Just because it’s easily accessible doesn’t mean you should have it. You’ve got to maintain a certain level of mindfulness on your life choices.”
Chuando’s overnight rise to fame happened for a very good reason. The 51-year-old looks like he’s decades younger with an unbelievable physique. He shows that men can look great no matter what age they’re at as long as they put their mind to it.
Tip: “You don’t have to diet, but you can’t avoid watching what you eat, so that when you want to really start getting back in shape, you don’t have too much fat at the start to slow you down.”