Fitness

Baliktanaw: 5 Years of Movement!

I’ve been doing this fitness thing for 5 years! From heavy lifting to endurance running, I’ve enjoyed the broad spectrum that moving about has to offer. Here’s a look back through my fitness journey and how my outlook on physical activities have changed through the years.

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Fitness, Hike, Travel

Takbo: Outrun Your Dreams 22km

Sunday
May 27, 2018

After more than a month of no trailrunning, I’m back with a quick recap of an enjoyable run for the benefit of some friends. This is my race report for the Outrun Your Dreams Trail Run.

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Fitness, Hike, Travel

Takbo: Cordillera Mountain Ultra 2018

Sunday
March 4, 2018

Exactly a month after the tedious Akyathlon 2018, I found myself once again on the starting line of an ultramarathon. Once again, we were bound for the summit of Mt. Ugo, and once again, I was in for a lot of pain. How did it ever come to this?

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Fitness, Miscellaneous

Baliktanaw: Thank you 2017!

2017 was fast. The pages of my planner filled up quickly but I guess that’s what happens when you count the year with weekends. Looking back always makes the year seem so short. But living the days, that’s the hard part. Yet that’s also where our growth happens. Here’s a quick post about my year.

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Fitness, Hike, Travel

Marshal Duties: CM50 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve done some race photography and it’s my first time doing one for the trails. Since I was injured and lacked a lot of training, I officially became a race marshal/photographer in this year’s edition of the CM50.

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Fitness, Hike, Travel

Takbo: 1st P2P 50/20km Challenge

Sunday
November 5, 2017

Hearing stories of the Mt. Pinatubo Circuit from friends, I’ve been interested in the place since way back. It just never became a priority and with most hikes taking place at the same time as other hikes, Pinatubo was a distant dream. So when the Pinatubo-master himself, Sir Jherry Guiao announced a new trail run along that route, I didn’t have second thoughts. Here’s my long and winding recap of the 1st edition of the Porac-Pinatubo 50km challenge.

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