With all the holiday festivities getting closer by the day, so follows all the long nights and excess eating— which is why any opportunity to help keep our figure through these months would be a big help! Whether it be through the latest promos, the trendiest workouts, or newest products in the market, it’s all for the best for us to be in the know about all these things! Here are some highlights of just that, for you to check out and hopefully, try out for yourself!
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Ride for a cause with Smile Train and Electric Studio for their 3rd annual “Ride for Smiles” challenge to benefit Smile Train, and raise awareness for children with clefts. Riders can sign up to complete 10, 15, or 20 rides within 30 days in any of Electric Studio’s three locations in Bonifacio Global City, Makati, and Ortigas. The proceeds from the challenge will support life-changing cleft treatment for Smile Train beneficiaries nationwide. “On the third year of our partnership with Smile Train, we hope to surpass results from the previous years and continue supporting children with clefts. As we work together as one Electric Studio family, we hope to inspire more members to not only take care of themselves, but to also help bring forever smiles to more children in need,” said Electric Studio Co-Founder and CEO Kristina Sy.
If a 60-minute yoga class is too long for you, and a HIIT session is way too tiring, here’s something you might want to check out: Ultra Lagree PH in Estancia Mall, Ortigas. Each session here lasts for 45 minutes, giving you time to shower before heading to your next meeting. But time isn’t only what matters, but Lagree workouts are also very effective being that it is a high-intensity, low-impact full body workout that targets pretty much everything from cardio to flexibility. You can now say goodbye to your leg days and substitute it with a full body workout at Ultra Lagree PH.
Looking good is half the picture. Feeling good is what pulls everything together! Keep your skin healthy and fresh with GlutaMAX Lightening Soap for only 175 Pesos! GlutaMAX soap is the first and only soap in the Philippines to harness the power of NanoWhite Technology, a safe, effective and very powerful innovation in skin lightening for faster absorption of lightening ingredients and maximum effect to help you achieve that evened out skin tone you’ve always dreamed of! Its effectiveness is also due to its ingredients, including Premium Glutathione, Superox-C, and BeeTox.
Pacsafe introduces their latest collection, Econyl—its latest product line that turns plastic waste into the safest gear. Not only was Pacsafe born from adventure and exploration, but also from the love of our planet. Pacsafe hopes to use recycled plastic on all their products by 2025. With Econyl, there’s less plastic in the ocean, and more anti-theft gear for us. The Econyl products are made of fishing nets, together with discarded nylon, and the line ranges from crossbody bags, backpacks, and a carry on travel pack. In addition, they’ve also been supporting Save Philippine Seas and World Wide Fund Philippines.
The Department of Tourism is celebrating a decade of the Republic Act 9593 or Tourism Act 2009, and how tourism has contributed and improved the livelihoods of many Filipinos. The Philippine economy has improved, thanks to tourism, with as much as 12.7% contribution. Since 2009, the country has doubled international arrivals with 7.1 million individuals by the end of 2018, compared to 3 million in 2009. Now, the Tourism Decade campaign highlights heartwarming stories of individuals as well as communities that have been touched by tourism.
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City of Dreams ups their coffee game by providing guests a complete farm-to-cup coffee experience at The Roaster located at The Garage VR Zone and food park. The Roaster begins by sourcing Arabica beans from South Cotabato and Benguet, and Robusta beans from Batangas. These beans are then roasted using the Probat 5 machine and then brewed to perfection by skilled baristas. The Roaster’s signature drink is the Roaster’s brew which can be prepared via a V60 Coffee Dripper, an Aeropress, or a Chemex. They also offer other brews for the more adventurous drinkers like the Moca, Spanish Latte, 9 to 5 and Black Pearl Macchiato.
For those who can’t decide whether they want to much on something sweet or salty, Yellow Cab has the solution for you with their Sweet and Salty Sale. For only P999, you get to enjoy 14” of Yellow Cab’s Hawaiian and New York Classic, together with crispy and juicy wings in three flavours - the original Hot Chix, Sweet Soy, and Sriracha, complete with a pitcher of Mountain Dew!
Pru Life UK recently held Prudential RideLondon, the world’s largest cycling festival, to promote health and fitness, hoping that more Filipinos will become more aware of becoming health-conscious. More than just fitness, Pru Life UK wants to promote cycling as a healthy alternative to driving, while also being a sustainable mode of transportation. The British organization sent some of their ambassadors to be part of 100,000 participants to ride collectively over three million miles for the We DO Health campaign.
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