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…)

Race Report: Buffalo Marathon 2015

Sunday, 7 June 2015  |  Race Reports, Travel + Adventure

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There was no doubt about it. As I stood in the coral of Buffalo Marathon last May 24, 2015, I was certain that I chose the best race I could after a string of World Marathon Majors the past years. While finishing the six World Marathon Majors was a dream come true and exposed me to the world’s biggest and best races, I still believe that small, intimate marathons have their own beauty. I was ecstatic to be standing among the almost 8,000 runners in this race. (more…)

adidas Climachill Apparel Offers Cooling Technology

Wednesday, 20 May 2015  |  Gear + Gadgets

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adidas must’ve seen all of us runners suffering under the torturous sun and took pity! adidas recently launched the new adidas Climachill™ apparel range which features intuitive body heat management technology to cool athletes in hot conditions.  (more…)