Burn Off Your Favourite Hawker Dishes

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Indulged over the weekend? We’ve found the perfect workout to help you blast away the calories



1 plate = 607 calories

BURN IT: 46 minutes dragon boating  

Singapore’s dragon boat teams will help whip you into shape. This fun workout will tone your core, arms and legs. Sessions on the water includes drills and sprints, which is why you soon burn through the calories. You don’t need to be an athlete to take part, but after you’ve hit the waterways of Singapore with your new teammates you will be once you’ve finished. Visit the www.britishdragonboat.com or gaelicdragons.org

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1 bowl = 696 calories

BURN IT: 60 minutes biking

Low impact, high energy… a session pounding the pedals will help you burn off this spicy dish in minutes (well, 60 to be exact). Saddle up and go for a ride on the East Coast or check out the latest bilking phenomenon to hit the Lion City – spinning in the dark at 7Cycle. Pumping tunes will help you power through your indoor Tour de France trip. Sign up for its free 7Cycle Intro Workshop on Saturdays. Visit www.7cycle.sg for more details.

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1 plate = 742 calories

BURN IT: 60 minutes kickboxing

This fried rice dish may be delicious on the lips, but if you want it off your hips, go kickboxing. This high energy workout involves skipping to warm up, a pad work session with your instructor where you learning punching and kicking techniques and then some stomach blasting exercises to finish. Book a free trial class with the mixed martial art gurus www.evolve-mma.com who have locations throughout the city.

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1 plate = 500 calories

BURN IT: 40 minutes rock climbing

If you’ve got a head for heights, sign up for this total body workout. Climb Asia runs taster sessions for beginners. The instructor will show you how you can scale its nine metre wall and you will also have the chance to practise low-level bouldering. Priced $35. Visit www.climb-asia.com for more details.

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1 bowl = 382 calories

BURN IT: 50 minutes of Zumba

Join the party and send that icy dish into meltdown with a fun Zumba class. Fiesta run Zumba workouts every day throughout the city. Not tried it before? Then expect to throw numerous salsa shapes as you dance the hour away with a big smile on your face. Priced $12 per class, www.1fiesta.com.sg (various locations).

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