Fitness Jam Tries Vacation

Jam Tries X Club Balai Isabel Aqua Park

If you need a temporary breather from the hustle and bustle of the city, this two-hour drive to the Club Balai Isabel will provide that just that. After being loaded with pageant activities, my friends and I decided to try the new inflatable Aqua Park located in the resort facility. If you need a temporary breather fromContinue Reading “Jam Tries X Club Balai Isabel Aqua Park”

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Gym Girl Jam Tries x Yoga+ Express Legazpi + UNLIMITED YOGA PROMO!

No time to work out? Work or live in the Makati CBD? No problem. Flexibility has always been one of my biggest fitness frustrations. While I grew up doing ballet and gymnastics, my flexibility has always been my fitness waterloo and has receded over time. Unknown to many, weight lifting can grow muscles, but canContinue Reading “Gym Girl Jam Tries x Yoga+ Express Legazpi + UNLIMITED YOGA PROMO!”

Fitness Rehabilitation

PINNACLE X PROHEALTH PH LAUNCH

Newly opened in the 28th Floor of Centuria Medical Makati is a haven for professional and amateur athletes, and recreational fitness enthusiasts alike. Love at first sight! Maybe it is just me – but I love seeing free squat racks <3 Newly opened in the 28th Floor of Centuria Medical Makati is a haven for professional and amateur athletes,Continue Reading “PINNACLE X PROHEALTH PH LAUNCH”

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The Bar “Belle” Basics: The Squat

It was only after my time in pageantry that I started to appreciate the use of the Olympic bar. The great thing is: it is possible to work out different parts of your body with only the use of the bar. Out of all the things that initially intimidated me in the gym, the Olympic Bar rackContinue Reading “The Bar “Belle” Basics: The Squat”

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WE ARE SOLE SISTERS X GYMGIRLJAM: HOW TO STAY FIT WHILE TRAVELLING X HONG KONG SKYCITY MARRIOTT HOTEL

***This is an article written in collaboration with WeAreSoleSisters. It is a vacation after all; so, temporarily forgetting your diet is totally forgivable, right? I can always work out and diet when I get back. This is what I would usually tell myself before every trip, only to be met by a horror show steppingContinue Reading “WE ARE SOLE SISTERS X GYMGIRLJAM: HOW TO STAY FIT WHILE TRAVELLING X HONG KONG SKYCITY MARRIOTT HOTEL”

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The High Quality Diet Part Two: The Power of Portioning

I have seen people grow crazy trying to count calories. At one point, I did the same. Being on a balanced diet does not mean you should starve yourself. I have seen people grow crazy trying to count calories. At one point, I did the same. Being on a balanced diet does not mean youContinue Reading “The High Quality Diet Part Two: The Power of Portioning”

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The High Quality Diet Part One: Choosing Quality vs Choosing Calorie

Have you heard the saying that “a Calorie is a Calorie”? Will eating 1500 calories of processed food and sugar produce the same effect as eating 1500 calories of a balanced, high quality meal? Have you heard the saying that “a Calorie is a Calorie”? It argues that eating below your caloric intake, no matter what youContinue Reading “The High Quality Diet Part One: Choosing Quality vs Choosing Calorie”

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What The Fad?

In my fitness journey, I have tried pretty much every type of diet. Some fad diets initially produce dramatic results, yet what are its long term effects? Are the results from these fad diets sustainable? Types of Fad Diets 1. Low Calorie Diet (i.e. Cohen Diet) When you do not get enough calories in your body, yourContinue Reading “What The Fad?”

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Meal Prep: Mashed Kamote

When I pair it with any protein and vegetable, I do not feel like I am depriving myself of a good meal. In fact, kamote can leave you feeling full even just by eating half a cup of it (only about 60 calories per half cup!). One thing that I do dislike about kamote is the earthy and crumbly texture that can leave aContinue Reading “Meal Prep: Mashed Kamote”

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Kamote, The Underrated Rice Replacement

Mashed potato came to mind as a rice replacement, yet I wanted a cheap alternative and something easily found in the Philippines. Luckily, I found this “lowly” rice replacement. When my blood sugar level became pre-diabetic, (Read: Body Mythconceptions: Revelations, Then & Now) I looked for ways to control spikes in my sugar level. For diabetics, rice was notContinue Reading “Kamote, The Underrated Rice Replacement”