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Pole Dancing: Not Just for Strippers

Fitness and fun: Lala Dinglasan has it both ways

“Pole kisses” are what you should be prepared for after the first encounter. No, not hickeys or love bites, but bruises on your body where skin hits pole – and muscle soreness all over the day after.   But once you get past that, you’ll realize, as this convert did, what a totally fun and exciting [...]

Posted: October 1st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

The man with the killer eight-pack abs


Along Edsa, you’ve probably noticed the billboard of a handsome hunk with killer abs, tantalizing you in Hang Ten jeans or SM casuals. In another billboard, the same guy looks suave in a Memo blazer and slacks. Born in Spain to Moroccan parents, Abdel Abdelkader represents the current ideal in male models—the dark-haired, manly sophisticate [...]

Posted: September 13th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lose inches fast to a greater body

MANILA, Philippines – Discover Bodivance thermogenic accelerator cream that allows you to lose inches, fast. It enhances heat production and increases blood circulation on slow-to-respond areas that retain fatty deposits such as the arms, tummy and thighs, to ensure that fat is being burned. The Low Down on Stubborn Fat Areas Studies have shown that [...]

Posted: July 16th, 2011 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The best calorie-burning cardio exercises for rainy days


Beach season has come to an end. For some, it can be harder to get moving, to run on a treadmill, to use the elliptical machine, or to join fitness classes in the gym during rainy season. It might also be harder for you to pursue your outdoor exercises such as running, walking or cycling. [...]

Posted: June 14th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Impeccable style


She’s a graphic designer, a fashion designer, and a style icon. Locally, her swimsuits are worn by society’s elite and adored by Manila’s top fashion magazines. Internationally, her swimsuits have been featured in US Harper’s Bazaar, Hong Kong’s Prestige Magazine, Singapore’s Female Magazine, and many others. Intelligent, talented and beautiful, Wendy Puyat has all eyes [...]

Posted: June 10th, 2011 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dying to be thin


Her breasts were full and her derriere, as the French would call it, was shapely.

Posted: June 8th, 2011 in Look Magazine | Read More »

Good bodies – and how to get them


Lorraine Lapus, surfer She got into surfing in 2003, more out of curiosity and with no formal training except this piece of advice: “When you go out there,” a friend told her, “don’t hit anyone.”

Posted: June 8th, 2011 in Look Magazine | Read More »


Workout  REY VIVO

That health is wealth has become the most popular mantra among the suddenly fitness-conscious populace who are into running, biking, yoga, Pilates, weights and assorted physical regimen. Exercise after all improves one’s general health and conditions us both physically and mentally. Workouts also help us achieve a slender physique and put on curves in the [...]

Posted: May 28th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

‘Sniper’ drugs–promising cure for the Big C


CHEMOTHERAPY, that treatment that eliminates cancer cells along with normal cells, will someday be a thing of the past as science advances into the 21st century. The “sniper” drugs are here. By focusing not on the organ but on the pathway from the gene to the cancer cells, “sniper” drugs are designed to hit their [...]

Posted: May 17th, 2011 in Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ruffa’s new body –courtesy of Jinkee


IN AN EXACTING industry where looks are everything, Ruffa Gutierrez is one lucky woman who seems immune so far to weight problems. But after giving birth to Lorin and Venice the normal way, the actress was dying to have a “tummy tuck” to get rid of loose, unsightly skin in her tummy area. “I watch [...]

Posted: May 9th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Good karma ends fear, says yoga teacher


THE DANCE of destruction has begun, she warns, “not to create panic” but to urge people around the world to really see what has brought it about and what can be done. She presents the scenario: “Widespread climate change, economic downturns, civil uprisings in countries run by corrupt autocracies-and international intervention employing sophisticated missiles. It [...]

Posted: May 3rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories,Mind and Body,Photos & Videos | Read More »

  1. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  2. Noli Yamsuan, Cardinal Sin’s ‘official’ photographer: ‘I could smell the aftershave lotion of the Pope’
  3. Palawan favorite getaway of show biz celebrities
  4. Fashionistas flock to designer’s wedding
  5. Joe de Venecia visits the Queen Mother of Cambodia
  6. President Quezon was born here–and so was Philippine surfing
  7. A tale of two Priscillas: my mother Prissy and Chona Recto Kasten
  8. This is not just a farm
  9. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  10. Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  1. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  2. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  3. How Vitamin B can be a remedy for ‘manhid’ and neuropathy
  4. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Giudicelli sing ‘All of Me’–and we all swoon
  5. 90 percent of Filipino households don’t practice proper toilet hygiene, sanitation
  6. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  7. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  8. This is not just a farm
  9. 12 other things you can do at Pico de Loro Cove
  10. Marcos grandson to wed beautiful Rocha scion
  1. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
  2. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  3. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  4. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  5. Manila in shock over model Helena Belmonte’s death
  6. Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer
  7. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  8. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  9. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  10. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?


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