Win a New Bike with Enervon Activ!

Thursday, 25 June 2015  |  News + Promos

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So you want to Exceed Yourself?  Some runners choose to run longer distances or run faster, others venture into trails, while some get into duathlons or triathlons.  If you’re part of the latter and you’re pining for a new bike, Active Health and Enervon Activ will help you do just that! (more…)

Overtraining: 5 Ways to Know if You’re Burnt Out and What to Do About It

Tuesday, 16 June 2015  |  Running + Triathlon

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As endurance athletes, we’re trained to push beyond our limits. When it feels like we’re falling apart, we push our bodies even harder believing that our will can overcome any weaknesses. This attitude often leads to overtraining or burnout, which experts say at least 61% of runners experience in their careers. When you’re burnt out, your performance deteriorates because you pushed your body beyond its capacity to recover. Experts say it’s not so much a problem of running too much, but more of not getting enough sleep, nutrition, and recovery. (more…)

New Gear: Sony Smart B-Trainer

Saturday, 13 June 2015  |  Gear + Gadgets

10PRODUCT– Showing off our new Smart B-Trainers with Gab of Men’s Health, Nakato Koike, creator of the Smart B-Trainer and 2:59 marathoner, Coach Rio, and Rhoel of Spin.ph. I was thrilled to get the neon green one! –

I just got back from a quick trip to Singapore! Sony flew me over for the unveiling of its new product: Sony Smart-B Trainer for runners. It’s a wearable 16GB music player and GPS-based fitness tracker in one. It comes in a neckband-style housing that gives you freedom to move while on the run. Wow, I couldn’t wait to use it when I got my hands on it!  (more…)

Bravo Empowered Women

Wednesday, 10 June 2015  |  Bullish Insights

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Last night, Security Bank and Zonta Club of Makati & Environs awarded 8 Bravo Empowered Women for their contribution to society and dedication to their work.  The women were nominated among other women in their fields and went through an interview process with a distinguished panel of judges before being chosen as the winner in their specific category such as education, arts and culture, science, and more.  It was an honor for me to be awarded the Bravo Empowered Women for Sports and to stand among other distinguished and inspiring women. (more…)

Run United 2 2015 a Success Despite the Summer Heat

Monday, 8 June 2015  |  Race Reports

IMG_4244– Our 1:10 pace group at the finish line –

Despite the intense summer heat and the crippling humidity, over 12,000 runners participated in Unilab Active Health’s Run United 2 yesterday at SM Mall of Asia featuring 5K, 10K, 21K, 32K and a special category for Persons with Intellectual & Developmental Disability (PWID). It was the 21k and 32 categories with the biggest pool of runners with 5,000 and 4,149 runners, respectively. (more…)