Brian Adams

Brian Adams is a contributor to the Life Desk of the SCMP and full time nonprofit communications strategist. He spends any free time exploring Hong Kong’s used book stores, building his ever-growing personal library of science fiction classics.
Brian Adams
Brian Adams is a contributor to the Life Desk of the SCMP and full time nonprofit communications strategist. He spends any free time exploring Hong Kong’s used book stores, building his ever-growing personal library of science fiction classics.

Latest from Brian Adams

Eating like a Hong Kong refugee: teacher lives on HK$40 food a day for charity

After finding out how little money the city’s refugees are given to eat and travel, Mai Schroder decided to share their plight for a week while raising funds for Free to Run, with advice on what to eat from a nutritionist

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

After finding out how little money the city’s refugees are given to eat and travel, Mai Schroder decided to share their plight for a week while raising funds for Free to Run, with advice on what to eat from a nutritionist

Eating like a Hong Kong refugee: teacher lives on HK$40 food a day for charity
Does your DNA hold the key to a fitter, slimmer you? Ex-rugby pro Alex Poole explains

Whether your goal is to run a marathon, get more muscular or simply to lose your love handles, Alex Poole says that a DNA test can help you get the best results for the time and effort you put in

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Whether your goal is to run a marathon, get more muscular or simply to lose your love handles, Alex Poole says that a DNA test can help you get the best results for the time and effort you put in

Does your DNA hold the key to a fitter, slimmer you? Ex-rugby pro Alex Poole explains
Italian who returned to cycle racing in Hong Kong, 20 years after retiring, tells us how he trains and stays motivated

Fresh from a five-day race in Thailand he lost by a few seconds to a pro cyclist 14 years his junior, Paolo Caputo explains why he got back in the saddle and what keeps his competitive juices flowing

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Fresh from a five-day race in Thailand he lost by a few seconds to a pro cyclist 14 years his junior, Paolo Caputo explains why he got back in the saddle and what keeps his competitive juices flowing

Italian who returned to cycle racing in Hong Kong, 20 years after retiring, tells us how he trains and stays motivated
For Hong Kong luxury hotel manager, fitness is about balance and enjoyment and keeping busy

When Torsten van Dullemen is not keeping the Landmark Mandarin Oriental ticking over, he is probably training, competing or spending quality time with his family

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

When Torsten van Dullemen is not keeping the Landmark Mandarin Oriental ticking over, he is probably training, competing or spending quality time with his family

For Hong Kong luxury hotel manager, fitness is about balance and enjoyment and keeping busy
What’s new in the latest Lonely Planet Hong Kong? We ask the writer...

The 17th edition of the guide explores the complexity of the city’s attractions, highlighting not just local food hot spots but also the untamed natural beauty of Hong Kong

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The 17th edition of the guide explores the complexity of the city’s attractions, highlighting not just local food hot spots but also the untamed natural beauty of Hong Kong

What’s new in the latest Lonely Planet Hong Kong? We ask the writer...
The humble birth of Hong Kong’s Country of Origin Trail Run

The 30km nation-based team trail run is in its third year, and before the teams don their national costumes and descend on Lantau Island, we talk to the creators and organisers

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The 30km nation-based team trail run is in its third year, and before the teams don their national costumes and descend on Lantau Island, we talk to the creators and organisers

The humble birth of Hong Kong’s Country of Origin Trail Run
No mountain too high for Hong Kong charity runner Stephen Pau – how he trains for endurance trail races and marathons

Fund manager donates monthly to selected charities and raises thousands more from running trail and road races. He tells us about how he gets in shape to run up to 171km, and the extra motivation he gets from fund-raising

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Fund manager donates monthly to selected charities and raises thousands more from running trail and road races. He tells us about how he gets in shape to run up to 171km, and the extra motivation he gets from fund-raising

No mountain too high for Hong Kong charity runner Stephen Pau – how he trains for endurance trail races and marathons
One woman’s Hong Kong ovarian cancer journey and her positive message for fellow sufferers, their friends and family

Hilary Faulkner, diagnosed three years ago with an aggressive form of cancer that has since spread through her body, has captured her positive approach to the disease in a book to help fellow ‘cancer virgins’

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Hilary Faulkner, diagnosed three years ago with an aggressive form of cancer that has since spread through her body, has captured her positive approach to the disease in a book to help fellow ‘cancer virgins’

One woman’s Hong Kong ovarian cancer journey and her positive message for fellow sufferers, their friends and family
Study highlights dangers of keeping your phone handy at the gym

Hong Kong fitness experts agree with US researchers that the distraction of calls or texting not only can lead to injury but also undermine the intensity and efficacy of a workout

21 Feb 2017 - 11:02AM

Hong Kong fitness experts agree with US researchers that the distraction of calls or texting not only can lead to injury but also undermine the intensity and efficacy of a workout

Study highlights dangers of keeping your phone handy at the gym