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PhilHealth Run Manila Leg Race Registration Update

A 5-day special in-store registration for the Manila leg of PhilHealth Run in partnership with Toby’s and Runnr will kickstart on January 30 and will last until February 3. Select Toby’s (SM Manila, SM Fairview, EDSA Shangri-La) and Runnr outlets (Alabang Town Center, BHS, Trinoma) will accept all runners who wish to participate in the Manila leg of the inaugural PhilHealth Nationwide Run.

Meanwhile, as an update to the initially publicized race information, Runnr ATC takes the place of Toby’s SM Southmall due to logistical limitations. All race registrants may claim their complete race packets at the Sports Loop, 3rd level of Robinson’s Galleria from February 2 to 11. Race participants can likewise register and claim their race kits in a one-stop race registration facility at the Sports Loop throughout the same period.

PhilHealth Run Manila offers runners of varying capabilities four distance categories to choose from – 18K, 10K, 5K, and 3K. Corresponding race registration fees are Php 750.00, Php 650.00, Php 550.00, and Php 350.00. Roughly Php 6-million or 85% of the proceeds of the race registration fees will be given to the Manila leg’s local beneficiaries – Philippine Children’s Medical Center and Cottolengo Filipino orphanage.


More information about the race details can be found here.
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BDO Race for Life 2013

What: 2013 BDO Race for Life

When: 07 April 2013 Sunday, 4:00 AM

Where: SM Mall of Asia

Beneficiaries: Housing projects of BDO Foundation for typhoon victims.

Distance and Registration Fees:

  • 3K - Php 450.00

  • 5K - Php 550.00

  • 10K - Php 700.00

  • 16K - Php 900.00

Registration Centers:

Singlet Design:

Route Map:

4:00 AM gunstart, 21K

5:30 AM gunstart, 10K

5:35 AM gunstart, 5K

5:45 AM gunstart, 3K

For more information, please call BDO Foundation at 840-7000 locals 6046, 2520 and 7056 or visit the Race for Life website.
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Boracay SkyAthon 2013

What: 4th SkyAthon - Boracay Beach Run 2013

When: 13 April 2013 Saturday, 5:00 AM

Where: Epic Beachfront, Station 2, Boracay Island

Distance and Registration Fees:

  • 5K - Php 500.00

  • 10K - Php 600.00

  • Couple's 10K Relay - Php 1,000.00

Registration Centers:

Registration Form

Manila Registration Period: 26 January to 10 March

Boracay Registration Period: 26 January to 12 April

  1. Online at the following sites:;

  2. Gold's Gym - Glorietta

  3. Chris Sports - Glorietta 3; SM Mall of Asia; Market! Market!; SM Megamall; SM City North Annex; Boracay

  4. Fitness and Athletics - Bonifacio Global City

Race Kit Claiming:

Epic, Station 2, Boracay: 12 April 2013 (Friday) 2:00PM to 6:00PM

Post-Race Party:

90's Flavor: The SkyAthon Victory Party

April 13, 2013 (Saturday) 9:00PM onwards at Epic, Station 2, Boracay

Drink the night away as you get jiggy with your favorite 90's tunes!

Singlet Design:

2013 SkyAthon Boracay Beach Run race singlet

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Treading Forward

The previous year of racing and running brought a lot of fun, opportunities, new experiences, both bad and good news, and some... running heartbreaks. It is a runner's heartbreak (for me) when you weren't able to obtain what you initially thought was attainable (more on this on my next post)! The final month of the year 2012 was the most down time for me in terms of running and fitness where the lazy-bug took hold of my passion and got the motivation out of me.

But then, life moves on, and so must we!

Breaking Personal Bests

Just a few weeks ago, I realized that the year 2012 wasn't really bad after all. But a fruitful one indeed, much more than I have expected and wished for. It was my season of breaking my own personal bests or personal records (PR), although not that great, but hey, it was still my record!

Aside from obtaining my longest trail run (and a Skyrun at that), I have surpassed my previous sub-50 10K after more than two years during the Run for Light; unexpectedly hit a sub-1:55 21K at the 36th Milo Marathon (Manila elim.); and also finally surpassed my previous two Marathons, finally obtaining a sub-5-hrs at the Run United Philippine Marathon.

The Immuvit Fearless series also gave me some thoughtful realization that real fitness doesn't just concentrate in one muscle group, one discipline, but to our body's overall capacity internally and externally.

2013 Target Races

"By their mid-30s, most athletes are generally considered past their prime -- whether they admit it or not." - Coach Rio, Men's Health Philippines vol.59, March 2010 issue.

It was that statement that somehow brought my athletic blood to life. I'm still at my early 30s (which I have been denying for the past 2 years already, lol), but a little 3-4 more years, and I will be already considered past my prime! That's not much of a big deal but I don't want either to be dreaming of beating more of my younger PRs when I'm already in my middle-age, or regretting that I haven't made myself stronger so that I can still somehow be at par according to my age. After all, my motivation for running and getting fit is the fact that we will all get old but getting fit, strong, and healthy is just like a financial investment without the risk. If you save or invest now, you will reap the rewards later!

With that said, I have changed my thought, my plan of not doing races anymore for this year. Since the 21K races appealed most to me (sorry for 42K and beyond distances), my target this time is to become much better on this distance than what I previously am. But of course, I will still continue running on trails, some longer distances (maybe one Marathon and Ultramarathon) and other shorter distances such as the 10Ks, after all, it was my previous favorite distance.

So, here's my initial target races for 2013, courtesy of RunRio and Unilab Active Health calendar.

*Note: Updated as of 29Jul2013
17-Feb PhilHealth-DOH Nationwide Run, Manila Leg 18K
17-Mar 4th RunRio Trilogy Leg1 - Run United 1 21K
23-Mar Salomon Road-x-Trail Run 12K
7-Apr BDO Race For Life 3K
27-Apr Merrell Adventure Run 4 21K
28-Apr National Geographics Channel Earth Day Run 21K
26-May Energen Fun Run 10K
23-Jun World Vision Run 2013 21K
14-Jul Takbo.Ph Runfest 2013 21K
28-Jul National Milo Marathon - Manila Leg 21K
06-Oct 4th RunRio Trilogy Leg3 - Run United 3 42K
27-Oct Sole Running Int'l Half Marathon Leg3 21K
15-Dec (UltraMarathon here) 50K

Where do you think we're going to see each other?
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Battle of the Sexes - Postponed

The most awaited Battle of the Sexes will be set back for a few weeks due to safety and security reasons as cited by the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) who has the jurisdiction over some area of the race route.

It means however, that those who weren't able to register now have another chance to show up on March 3, 2013 and join the battle as registration has also been extended. Read the letter below from the RunRio team regarding this postponement, then head on to registration sites and get your slot now!

Dear Runners,

It is with deep regret that we have to announce that the Battle of the Sexes race event which was originally scheduled to happen on Saturday, January 26, 2013 as a night-time race, is postponed.

Despite being able to acquire approval/permits from the SM Mall of Asia and Pasay City authorities, we will be unable to organize a night-time scheduled race because we were not granted approval by the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) who has jurisdiction on vital portions of the Battle of the Sexes race route.

Citing safety and security concerns, the PRA have declined to provide approval on the use of the road under their authority/jurisdiction on a Saturday night race.

With this being the case, RunRio in partnership with Hotel Sofitel will need to reschedule and redesign the said race as a Sunday-morning event, thus the need for postponement.

The new schedule of the Battle of the Sexes race will be on Sunday, March 3 at 5:30AM.

In line with the postponement, registration period will be extended until February 17 for Online Registration and until February 24 for In-Store Registration.

Runners who have already registered for this event need not worry since their registration will still be valid for use on the same event. For further concerns, you may send us an email via with the subject “Battle of the Sexes” or call us in any of the following RunRio hotlines:

Globe – 0927 347 7700

Smart - 0929 717 8164

Landline - (632) 703-1736

Our apologies for this inconvenience and we look forward to seeing you at the rescheduled Battle of the Sexes event!

Sincerely yours,

The RunRio Team
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Adidas Finds Fast with the New adizero f50 Runner 3

-Find Fast, Run Fast-

January 2013 - The next gear of fast is within reach. The adizero F50 Runner 3, the latest member of adidas’ highest performing lightweight range, is a result of precise engineering and thorough research to help athletes find new levels of fast.

The adizero F50 Runner 3 features the lightest advanced technologies such as the SPRINTFRAME platform. It replaces the conventional (more heavyweight) shoe construction while maintaining important performance characteristics, such as comfort and stability, and allowing for optimum forefoot propulsion. Fully integrated in the SPRINTFRAME platform is the TORSION® SYSTEM which allows independent movement of the fore- and rearfoot.

Men's Adizero F50 Runner 3

Inspired by the dynamic 3-Stripes execution and seamless upper design of the F50 football boot, which is worn on the field of play by adidas football ambassadors such as Lionel Messi, the F50 Runner 3 also features FORMOTION™ technology which adjusts to every runner’s individual style and assists the runner’s take-off with every stride. The shoe also offers full forefoot adiPRENE®+ which propels the forefoot for an improved toe-off.

Women's Adizero F50 Runner 3

Some of the fastest athletes in the world, such as Yohan Blake (100m World Champion), David Rudisha (Olympic 800m gold medalist and world record holder) and Patrick Makau (Marathon world record holder) trust the adizero range in their competitions.

The adizero F50 Runner 3, which is miCoach compatible, is available in adidas Sport Performance Stores and other Sports retailers nationwide with a recommended retail price of PHP 5,695.00.

For more information on adidasRunning, please visit, our social media news room or follow them on

About adidas

adidas is a global designer, developer and marketer of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories with the mission to be the leading sports brand in the world. Brand adidas is part of the adidas Group, a corporation that includes brands such as Reebok, TaylorMade and Rockport.
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PBS Bible Run 2

What: Philippine Bible Society's May They Be One, Bible Run 2

When: 09 March 2013 (Saturday), 5:00 AM

Where: Quirino Grandstand, Luneta


May They Be One Bible Campaign - a fund-raising event to bring 5 million bibles to 5 million families in 7 years.

Distance and Registration Fees:

  • 3K - Php 350.00

  • 5K - Php 350.00

  • 10K - Php 500.00

  • Students - Php 250.00 (any category)

Registration Centers:

  1. Chris Sports - Robinson's Ermita; SM Manila; SM Megamall; SM North; Festival Mall Alabang

  2. Philippine Christian Bookstore

  3. Bible House - UN Avenue; Sta. Mesa; Baclaran

  4. Runnr Alabang

  5. CFC Singles for Christ - 156 20th Ave., Cubao, Quezon City

  6. Day by Day Christian Ministries - Folk Arts Theater, CCP Complex, Pasay City

Bible Run 2 is being staged in cooperation with the Episcopal Commission for the Biblical Apostolate of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (ECBA-CBCP), the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) and other partners.

For more information, visit: Bible.Org, BibliYaman or contact the PBS Secretariat at 526-7777 local 631.
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4th RunRio Trilogy - 2013 Run United Series

Can you see how time flies so fast? It's already the 4th year of the RunRio Trilogy, and these series still keeps on getting better and better in each installations. The first leg of the very 1st RunRio Trilogy was already superb, yet, RunRio Inc. and Unilab Active Health still gives a lot of surprises for the runners.

Ever responsive to the runners’ feedback, Unilab Active Health and RunRio are now focusing on longer distances to be in step with the requirements of progressive runners who want to better their personal records and outdo themselves in every race.

If last year, the Trilogy was concluded by a 4th leg - the RUPM, with a big, plate-like medal, this year's medal will be much better. A Batman-shaped medal will be on your neck for the 3rd leg, and if you completed all the other 2 legs, the 3-medals combined will unfold a heavier, thicker, better-looking, Superman logo-shaped United medal.

“We noticed a trend during the previous years’ races that the slots for longer distances get filled up faster. There were instances when we had to open up more slots. So, by focusing on longer distances, we will be able to accommodate more runners,” said Alex Panlilio, Head of Unilab Active Health.

Coach Rio dela Cruz added: “This is in line with our plan to be part of the growth and journey of Filipino runners. It just goes to prove that the local running community is more mature, that is why we also launched the Run United Philippine Marathon (RUPM) last year. Filipino runners have leveled up.”

Getting excited now? Let's move on to the race details:

2013 Run United Series Calendar:

Run United 1 Race Details:

When: 17 March 2013 (Sunday), 3:00AM

Where: Mall of Asia Grounds, Pasay City

Registration Fee and Race Inclusion:

Registration Centers: (In-store from 04Feb2013 to 03March2013)

  • Online via (21st January to 24th February 2013)

  • Riovana Store - Bonifacio Global City; Katipunan

  • Toby's Sports - SM North The Block; SM Mall of Asia Entertainment Hall

Singlet/Shirt Design:

Run United 1 Singlets made of soft and moisture-wicking fabric designed to help improve the performance and comfort of the runners

Run United 1 Finisher's Shirts made also of soft and moisture-wicking fabric

Route Map:

Finisher's Medal:

Winner's Medal:

For triathletes, Tri United 1 2013 on March 10, 2013 and Tri United 2 2013 on July 7, 2013 both will be held in Playa Laiya, Batangas. Tri United 3 2013 on October 26-27, 2013 in Subic and the fourth and final leg of Tri United will be fired off in Ayala, Alabang on November 24, 2013. Moreover, Unilab Active Health Duathlon will be on September 8 at SCTEX, Clark, Pampanga.

For other clarifications, download this Frequently Asked Questions and/or visit and
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Year-End Race

Yes, you read it right! I know 2013 has already stepped ahead and I should have done a kick-start run by now, but you see, I haven’t found yet the self-push that I need to fire-up my running shoes. So, bear with me for a while as I share to you my 2012 year-end race (and soon to be posted my other pending accounts of my race adventures). Besides, I don’t really want to just put away the great things of this year-end event without sharing and immortalizing it through this blog.

It was already the 2nd staging of this event, and to some, if not most of the runners in this Cool City have been watching out for, to be their year-end race also. On regular days, this same route has already become a favorite training ground of some grass-root runners and those aiming to better themselves. As for me, the route was no longer that much unknown as I have already hiked it thrice when most of the road was still rocky trail, and also had my share of training here once in preparation for my first Ultra-Marathon (T2N 2011).

I’m talking about the 2nd Mile-Hi Radar Run – a short 8-km distanced elevation run yet challenging enough to give the participants an overhaul of their lungs with high-altitude and fresh air, organized by Mr. Jonel Mendoza of the FrontRunner magazine.

The two radars shot from Mt. Sto. Tomas
I arrived at my hometown (Baguio) 15-hours before the event, and upon knowing that Ate Glo and Allan (my co-Six:30 Running team mates) were also in Baguio, I did everything at my SMS-power to convince them to also join, of which, I did succeed! Good thing there were still 2 race-kits remaining from Ms. Melan (Event Coordinator), meaning the race was really meant for both of them.

Next morning, realizing that I haven’t done a good hills training yet nor any kind of training for the past weeks, I decided to jog down and start my freezing blood going to the Hotel where Ate Glo and Allan are staying, that was a good 2.5-km run which was still not enough to drip out my sweat yet good enough to activate my quads and lungs. While waiting for them, I saw Marcelo Bautista (the Baguio runner who’s been topping the Country’s recent Ultramarathons) on his running short-shorts pacing himself southwards, going to the race venue.

Some familiar faces
Arriving at Green Valley in Brgy. Dontogan, we did not get out from Ate Glo’s car until 8-minutes before the gun-start due to the very cold breeze which made the pre-race more chilling. At the starting line, we saw some friends on vacation who also joined the event, the atmosphere then became warmer as we saw familiar faces and chatted with them. I haven’t seen Franc Ramon yet but I’m sure he was just around since he registered ahead of me right after he learned about the event.

Then the gun-start was fired!

I swear, the radar was just there!
Based on the elevation profile of Franc (using his Garmin), the starting elevation was at 1,490-masl (meters above sea level), slowly gaining at the first 3-kilometers of not so flat, not so hilly concrete road, while the rest was already pure uphill with a total elevation gain of 483-masl. It’s not really that much, but the change in altitude and air density would make someone new to this puff like a tired horse.

Some runners taking a breather at the highest peak.
To the right is the road going to the radar
Going higher, one can’t really help but be amazed by the cool fogs (take note, it’s not a smog like in the Metro), the descending clouds, the cliffs of the mountain ranges, the smell of the red soil and pine trees, the morning moon which was still peeking, and the slowly shining sun. If you’re not the nature-lover type, you will still enjoy the scenery of the strongly built houses at the opposite mountains and a top-view of the Marcos Hi-way tunnel and the long stretch of its elevated pass. At past 5-km mark, you will see the centralized aircon of Baguio (the two-radars) becoming bigger and bigger as you get higher, then farther once again as you turn from the winding roads.

Allan and Ate Glo a few meters away from the Finish line
The location of the finish line though wasn’t at what I expected – the radar station itself, but about 300-meters farther towards Mt. Sto. Tomas (just a segue, the two radars are located at Mt. Cabuyao and not Mt. Sto. Tomas). Nevertheless, the surprises at the finish line weren’t also the one that I’m expecting. For a mere Php 350.00 of registration fee, it already offered a lot for the participants. It wasn’t just the basic loots such as the singlet, the simple plastic finisher’s medal, and the roving ambulance, but also of keeping the race as a green event as there were no disposable cups at the water stations, but runners were obliged to bring their own drinking bottle. And as I’ve mentioned, I loved that the finish line offered the runners a boiled-egg, a hot coffee (I don’t drink coffee but the cold temperature made me do so), pan-de-sal, and a banana. The kind of breakfast that I do eat whenever I’m home!

Sir Jonel announcing the winners
Overall, the event was really more than great! Thanks to Sir Jonel for always making sure that he has a great race to offer just before the year ends in Baguio!

with Jun Rodillas

At the Finish line with Allan, Ate Glo, Juvy, Juvy's friend, and Koi Grey
On my Diadora Axeler and Dri-fit shirt with the radar fog on the background
Stray dogs cows while on my way back to Green Valley, Brgy. Dontogan
Going down only took me half of the time going up
(photo shot by Franc)
That's the two radar shot the next morning from the house
You may view the official race results from Sir Jonel's blog.
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First VitaPlus PoweRun

First Vita Plus celebrates it’s 11th year with a fun run for the whole family. Join the different race distances that suits your fitness level. Or find one that best challenges you.

What: First Vita Plus PoweRun 2013

When: 03 February 2013 (Sunday), 5:00AM

Where: Bonifacio Global City, Taguig


  1. Share and Care Foundation

  2. Child House Foundation

  3. UP/PGH Children Cancer Ward

Distance and Registration Fees:

  • 500m - Php 250.00

  • 3K - Php 650.00

  • 5K - Php 750.00

  • *10K - Php 850.00

Registration fees includes: Dri-fit event shirt; Race bib; RFID timing; loot bag; 500m Kids category will receive Race bib and special Kiddie loot bag

*First 100 finishers on the 10K distance will receive a Finisher's medal.

Registration Centers:

  1. Chris Sports - Festival Mall; Glorietta; SM Mall of Asia; SM Megamall; SM North EDSA

  2. Fitness and Athletics - Bonifacio Global City

  3. First Vita Plus Head Office - 2F Suntree Bldg., Meralco Ave., Ortigas

Assembly and Gun Times:

Route Map:

3K Route

5K Route

10K Route

Top Finisher's Prize:

For more information, you may visit the events' website.
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PhilHealth Run 2013

18 Sites, 18 Years, 1 Nation -- in commemoration of its 18th year anniversary and observance of National Health Insurance Month, PhilHealth is staging a running event emphasizing the point of unity and oneness in aim and spirit - universal health care in the Philippines, reducing child mortality and improving maternal health.

Through this momentous event, PhilHealth aims to rally the entire nation as it helps stage a push towards bringing universal health care a reality. With universal coverage, every Filipino, regardless of status, is given the financial access and support to quality health care and services.

What: PhilHealth Run 2013: Nationwide Run for Mother and Child Protection

When: 17 February 2013 (Sunday), 4:45 AM

Where: Quirino Grandstand, Manila and 17 other major Cities across the Country

Beneficiaries: 85% of the proceeds will go to each City's chosen beneficiaries

  1. National Beneficiary - Philippine Children's Medical Center

  2. Manila Beneficiary - Cottolengo Filipino Orphanage (DSWD accredited)

  3. There will also be 1 select local beneficiary in each of the other venues

Race pack Claiming:

     Date: February 2 to 11, 2013

     Venue: Sports Loop, 3rd Level, Robinson's Galleria

(present your claim stub and official receipt)

Other Race Venues:

  • North Luzon - Baguio, Clark, Dagupan, Malolos, Tuguegarrao

  • South Luzon - Legazpi, Batangas, Sta. Rosa

  • Visayas - Cebu, Iloilo, Tacloban

  • Mindanao - Butuan, Davao, Iligan, Koronadal, Marawi, Zamboanga

Distance and Registration Fees:

  • 3K - Php 350.00

  • 5K - Php 550.00

  • 10K - Php 650.00

  • 18K - Php 750.00

Registration Centers:

  • Online at PhilHealth Run's website

  • Manual at PhilHealth Local Health Insurance Office (LHIO) and express outlets

    1. Quezon City – PhilHealth LHIO, 880 F.R. Estuar Building, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City

    2. Rizal – PhilHealth LHIO, The Brick Road, Sta Lucia East Grand Mall, Marcos Hi-way cor. Felix Avenue, 
Cainta, Rizal

    3. Caloocan – PhilHealth LHIO
, Remcor Building, Rizal Avenue Ext. Between 10th &11th Avenue, Caloocan City

    4. Manila – PhilHealth LHIO
, Marc 1 Building, 1971 Taft Avenue, Manila

    5. Mandaluyong – PhilHealth LHIO, Liberty Boni Building,
 94 Boni Avenue cor. P. Cruz, St.,
Brgy. San Jose, Mandaluyong City

    6. Las Piñas City – PhilHealth LHIO, Editha Building, Alabang, Zapote Road,
 Las Piñas City

    7. Makati - PhilHealth LHIO, ITC Building, Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City

    8. Pasig City – PhilHealth LHIO, G/F DAP Building, San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City

    9. Robinsons Novaliches

    10. Robinsons Galleria

    11. Robinsons Metroeast

    12. Robinsons Otis

    13. Robinsons Ermita

    14. All SM Bayad Centers

  • In-store (Jan. 30 to Feb. 3):

    1. Toby's Sports - SM Manila; SM Megamall; SM Fairview

    2. Runnr Store - Trinoma; Bonifacio High Street

Singlet design and sizing chart

Route Map:

Race route for Manila Leg

PhilHealth Run Event Ambassadors

Philippine Volcanoes Rugby Team standout Chris Everingham and GMA 7’s prime talent Gwen Zamora were handpicked by PhilHealth to be its official event ambassadors for their positive image and sterling achievements in their respective fields.

For more information, visit the website of PhilHealth Run 2013
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30-Minutes Fitness Now in Quezon City

About more than a year ago (Sep 2011), a fitness club that pioneered the Country’s express fitness opened its branch in Makati – a good news for the people in the south. That time, I mentioned in my blog post that I hope someday they will also open their 3rd branch in Quezon City where it is more accessible to us who are in the Northern Metro area.

The People behind the 360 Fitness Club must have heard my plea back then, as to my surprise and gladness, they unveiled their 3rd branch to the Public last Saturday (Jan. 12, 2013), and guess where? Yeap, just in Timog area – a jog away from my turf! What great news, right? It was a great opening day as it was graced by a lot of people, fitness and non-fitness enthusiasts alike.

The 1st active station and last (20th) active rest station
Suspended pull-ups
Upon my arrival past 1:00PM at their new branch, I was welcomed by one of the Staff who is also entertaining other visitors and asked me if I would be interested to join their Circuit challenge, at which I excitingly obliged. Jeff Lo (PinoyFitness) was also there and introduced me to Ms. Jopi (Joana Piñon), the Managing Director. Some of the visitors were already sweating and puffing at the circuit trials, which gave me a good idea of what we might be doing for the circuit challenge.

Coach Chappy explaining the details of the Circuit Challenge
After a few minutes of waiting, Head Coach Christopher “Chappy” Callanta called us in at a bigger room to explain the mechanics of the circuit challenge. There were a number of us who are participating and we were divided into five groups of 4 members. Each group will compete by completing 4 different sets of circuit exercises simultaneously. The 4 circuit exercises were composed of 3 active workouts and 1 active rest: 1) Burpees; 2) 40-lbs dumbbell squats; 3) kettlebell swings; and 4) jumping jacks (active rest).

Circuit challengers doing the sample burpees
Participants warming-up for the Circuit Challenge
The member who was doing the burpees will have to complete 12 counts while the other members are doing the other circuit workouts. After 12 burpees, the members will rotate in doing the workouts and will continue until the time is up. The winning team was determined through the total number of dumbbell squats performed all throughout the 15-minutes allotted time, of which our team completed a total of 100 counts while the winning team – Teacher Cheryl’s team completed a total of 144, wow, that’s a lot!

That short circuit challenge really proved to be challenging, specially that I’ve been in hibernation for quite a number of weeks already. The dumbbell squats made my quads burn and the burpees made me puff hard – these two workouts were like a reminisce of the Metafit challenge of Immuvit. The kettlebell swing was a new workout to me of which I think I haven’t done properly, while the jumping jack still proved to be still a hard one when you’re already out of breath and leg strength.

360 Fitness Club does not only offer Circuit trainings but as well as other 30-minute programs and fun group classes such as Suspension trainings, Yoga, Running, Dance classes like Zumba and Pole dance.

Complete the circuit now and get a redefined total fitness.

360 Fitness Club Timog
2nd Floor ESNA Building, #30 Timog Ave., Quezon City
Facebook page: 360FitnessClub
Email: 360Fitness

Special shout out of thanks to Ms. Mars Callo!
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