Sel Guevarra is the first Filipina IFBB Bikini Pro
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - October 8, 2019 - 12:00am
History was made last Sept. 28 at The Tent at Acacia Estates as sportscaster and athlete Thistle “Sel” Guevarra was named the first Filipina IFBB Bikini Pro on Philippine soil.
Why the special Olympics Philippines is special
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - October 1, 2019 - 12:00am
In a chance encounter this afternoon with sports benefactor Ronald Mascariñas of Bounty Agro Ventures Inc. (BAVI), best known for its Chooks-To-Go, he excitedly told me that he will support the Special Olympics...
Olympia producer Tamer El-Guindy dreams with eyes wide open
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - September 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Just this past weekend, Tamer El-Guindy posted a photo of himself on Instagram before opening the doors of Olympia in Las Vegas, aptly captioned “Dream with open eyes.”
What iron maidens are made of
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The 2019 Olympia was held recently (from Sept. 11 to 15) in Las Vegas, where a new set of exuberant winners was proclaimed. The first one was staged in 1965 with Larry Scott emerging as the first Mr. Olympia.
The fitness world bids farewell to Franco Columbu
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Franco Columbu, recognized as one of the greatest bodybuilders and strongmen in history, passed away last Aug. 30.
Get deliciously fit with triathlete Walter Derrig
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Walter Derrig turns heads both for his good looks and incredible athletic performance.
Bless others and be well
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - August 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Many of you responded positively to my feature last week about how wishing others well can actually make us well.
Wishing others well makes you well
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - August 13, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s easy to pick a fight or even start a fight in social media.
Life lessons from bodybuilders
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - August 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Bodybuilding, which has evolved into a modern-day fitness regimen, is getting more and more popular.
Not all protein bars are made equal
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - July 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Amazed by the SPORTEC in Tokyo last year where more than 50,000 attended the fitness events and trade show, I made sure not to miss the July 2019 event.
How Miss Philippines Earth Janelle Tee stays fit
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - July 23, 2019 - 12:00am
At 28 years old, Janelle Lazo Tee from Pasig City was recently crowned Miss Philippines Earth 2019.
Why mani-pedi matters
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - July 9, 2019 - 12:00am
You know you are so stressed when you feel so calm and rested after a mani and pedi.
2019 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard wears his faith on his sleeve
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - June 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Since I was a San Antonio Spurs fan, I found myself rooting for the Toronto Raptors in the recently concluded NBA Finals.
Like father, like son
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - June 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Last weekend marked two big events for the men in our households — the NBA finals and Father’s Day.
Coping with the death of a parent
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - June 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Since my mother passed away last December, I have gone to at least one wake every month.
Can eating rice prevent obesity?
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - June 4, 2019 - 12:00am
You are what you eat, as the old adage goes.
Living alone is linked to mental disorders
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - May 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Unlike our western counterparts, Filipinos live with their parents until marriage.
The healing power of flowers
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - May 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The month of May bursts with vivid colors of various fruit harvests and fragrant blooms.
Fit Mommas
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - May 14, 2019 - 12:00am
We look up to our mothers for inspiration in almost all areas of our lives — our career, our marriage, pregnancies, mothering, cooking, even our spirituality. But rarely do we see them as our fitspiratio...
BodyCon 4.0: The country’s most inclusive contest
by Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit - May 7, 2019 - 12:00am
There will never be a shortage of pageants in the Philippines.
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