ROCKtri Development Programme 2017

ROCKtri Development Programme 2017

ROCKtri, the official triathlon enthusiast club of Rock The Naked Truth, is excited to launch a brand new development programme to encourage more people to enter the world of multisport!

HOW TO JOIN THE ROCKTRI DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME:

1) Show us proof of receipt of an upcoming multisport race in 2017 (local or overseas) you have signed up for.

2) Attend at least 75% of our workshops from now to December (calendar of events to be released soon).

3) Receive an exclusive ROCKtri swag pack* worth S$600 with exciting things from Specialized, 2XU and Aquasphere!
*Only 25 packs are available.


BE A ROCKTRI ATHLETE!
5 participants will be given the opportunity to be a ROCKtri athlete and receive one sponsored local race entry and a customised 2XU ROCKtri trisuit!


To be part of this programme, register an account with us on the RTNT website and then email us your proof of receipt of your upcoming multisport race.

SCHEDULE:

15 JULY, 5pm, Specialized@Vertex – WORKSHOP: How to get started in triathlons / Introduction to a basic training programme (Register here)
12 AUGUST, 4pm, Tanah Merah Coastal Road – CLINIC: Bike handling + Road ride (Register here)
16 SEPTEMBER, 5pm, Specialized@Vertex – WORKSHOP: Transition practice / Preparation for race
14 OCTOBER, 11am, Methodist Girls’ School – CLINIC: Swim techniques (pool session)
18 NOVEMBER, 5pm, Specialized@Vertex – TRAINING: Indoor cycling

FAQs:

  1. The ROCKtri development programme is free and open to anyone; Singaporean citizens or foreigners, male or female, any age.
  2. A multisport race refers to any race that consists of at least 2 of the 3 disciplines of swim, bike and run; eg. aquathlon, biathlon, duathlon or triathlon.
  3. After signing up and registering for this programme, we will email you and you can then send us proof of receipt of your upcoming race.
  4. This upcoming race can be a local or overseas race, and must be in 2017.
  5. Once the proof of receipt is confirmed, you are eligible to stand a chance and win the ROCKtri swag pack worth S$600.
  6. The ROCKtri swag pack will only be given to you after successful completion of at least 75% attendance of our workshops (from July to December 2017).
  7. Over the course of the programme, the 5 most committed participants will be chosen as ROCKtri athletes and receive a sponsored local race entry as well as customised ROCKtri trisuit from 2XU.

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This is in conjunction with Esplanade for the dans festival! #rockthenakedtruth #Esplanade #dansfestival
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He said: “I put back more than 10kg, making me even more plus sized than my polytechnic days. The passion of running was replaced by the love of making great architectural designs and late night suppers.
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After I graduated and started my career in private practices, I still couldn’t find the discipline of keeping an active fitness routine. It was also during this time that I went through three incidents that knocked me down hard.
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First, my dad passed away unexpectedly due to cardiac arrest. I do not have a pretty picture of a perfect family. I recall how I used to get so excited when I saw my dad (four times a year) and then often cried when he had to fly back for work after his brief visit home. So losing him like that, was very painful.
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Second, years later, my childhood friend was the only victim in a car crash. Third, I broke up with my girlfriend of seven years after we laid plans for marriage.
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All of these caused me to slip into depression. I did move on, I dated someone (it didn’t work out though). Then my ex-colleagues encouraged me to seek an avenue to keep myself occupied. I took up running and gymming, something I missed out on during the peak of young adulthood.”
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Today, Gilbert is back in fine shape and has found back his love for running. He also married his love of his life (the ex-gf of 7 years from before). •
So don’t lose hope in life! It can turn around!! Read the rest of his story on our blog. Link in bio. #rockthenakedtruth
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  • American singer Demi Lovato's battle with body image started before she was officially diagnosed with bulimia. •
Growing up, Lovato witnessed how her grandmother and mother both struggled with bulimia. •
Lovato's insecurities with her body and looks are also attributed to the many beauty pageants she participated in at a young age: Being onstage and judged for beauty. •
She started binge eating at a young age of 9. She put on lots of weight, lost confidence and started binging and purging just to make sure she fits the stereotypical skinny image of a model. •
She was also bullied in school and she started cutting herself. •
Lovato sought treatment in 2014 and have since recovered. She then used her fame to raise the awareness of body acceptance and is known to slam the 'thigh gap' trend. 
#rockthenakedtruth #rockceleb #bingeeating #bulimia #EDrecovery #eatingdisorders
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