‘He benches the burden of Sengkang,’ netizen says after commenters ask how a lot Jamus Lim can elevate

SINGAPORE: Staff’ Celebration MP Jamus Lim (Sengkang GRC) shared a part of his exercise technique in a Fb put up on Wednesday morning (Might 17), underlining the significance of energy coaching, particularly as we get older.

He stated compound lifts—together with bench press, overhead press, pull-up, deadlift, and squat—which he does himself are workouts one can do with a barbell and rack, and without having for fancy gymnasium gear.

“These workouts construct musculature, which many (together with myself, once I was youthful) pursue for aesthetic causes. There’s nothing flawed with that, per se (though my spouse doesn’t like cumbersome guys, in order that’s one other motivation for me to not get large),” he added.

He went on so as to add that lifting weights, or energy coaching, “is admittedly necessary for sustaining high quality of life as one ages, and there’s even some proof that it might probably extend longevity (https://nyti.ms/41ChztJ).”

He wrote that as he’s obtained older his exercises have enabled him to hold his little lady, who’s 3 years previous, and play together with her. “Even easy actions are simpler to execute if the energy to do them isn’t on the forefront of 1’s thoughts,” he added.

He ended his put up by writing that he recommends including a energy routine to 1’s exercises for the sake of protecting match for the household.

It seems that many netizens have agreed with the factors raised in Assoc Prof Lim’s put up, and a few have even requested him extra questions on his energy coaching routines.

“Dr Jamus, are you able to drop the reps and units you do?” wrote one.

One other netizen requested, “How a lot are you able to bench?”

To this query, a commenter wrote that Assoc Prof Lim “benches the burden of Sengkang”, which the netizen appreciated.

“That’s (a) cool reply. That’s larger than any private report.”

Others shared their private experiences.


Even nationwide marathoner Soh Rui Yong voiced his approval.


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