If you’re still carrying a few extra kilos from the festive season, or have been gaining weight due to a slowing metabolism (take our metabolism quiz), we feel you. Not everyone is a gym rat (bless you, if you are!), and we know how challenging it can be to embark on a weight-loss regime especially if you’ve got so many things going on… kids, work, parents, in-laws, did we say kids? 

That’s why the team at The Singapore Women’s Weekly has created this special LOSE WEIGHT FAST digital issue. You’ll find all the tips, tricks, hacks and advice you need in one place, so that you can shed those extra kilos easily and naturally – and enjoy doing it. (Bookmark the page and check in daily for more updates.)


One of the best ways to burn fat and tone your legs and tummy is by brisk walking. It can get boring doing it on a treadmill, so why not try one of these scenic trails we have on our island? And since you spend so many hours at work, here’s how you can squeeze in some time to firm up that butt – in the office!

Going on a diet doesn’t mean not eating; it’s more about watching what you eat. Should you cut carbs entirely? Read what experts say here. You can also try adding these fat-burning foods to your meals or snack time, and we’ve got many delicious recipes that are low in calories so that you can lose weight while satisfying your taste buds. Check out our delicious, easy-to-prep soups and salads.

We hope to be able to help get you to your goal weight – and more importantly, that you’ll be healthier, happier and more confident. I’d love to hear from you. So if you have weight loss tips to share, or perhaps you’ve got an amazing weight-loss story to inspire others, do drop me a line at

As always, we’re here for and with you,
Barbara Koh, Editor-in-Chief