On its sixth year, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recently completed a worldwide fitness trend survey of 2,620 ACSM certified professionals from Asia, Europe, Australia, Africa, North America and South America.
She’s late bloomer. Well, sort of. She was 28 when she tried out for the Philippine Dragon Boat team. She wasn’t even hoping to snag the position as paddler in the team. She just wanted to see what it was like. But she did it, clocking in an impressive 4:16 minutes for the 300-m distance.
In response to the need of its growing market the world over, particularly in Southeast Asia, for a “hybrid” smartphone that combines a fluid keyboard for texting with intuitive, timesaving touch-screen features for accessing the Internet and various apps, Canada-based Research in Motion (RIM) recently launched the BlackBerry Bold 9790.
It’s a yearly occurrence that turns the season of merriment into mourning. All too often is our holiday dampened by tragic news on the untimely demise of a friend, relative or neighbor. This health invader is breaching the walls of our community and fast infecting the country and the world, with fatal results.
When I first started writing for a mass circulation newspaper before I joined Inquirer, I did not really expect everybody to agree with me. I was prepared to get contrary opinions. But these didn’t bother me, because it was not my intention to convince people of my highly controversial topics. I merely wanted to present an alternative view or another way of looking at things, based not merely on my own research and experience, but also on considered opinions of experts and other knowledgeable people.
Candidates for the 2011 Miss Earth Beauty Pageant planted trees in the gardens of a 4-star hotel here, Monday morning.
Since the early 1980s, the Andres Bonifacio Concert Choir (ABCC) has been regaling audiences with their highly selective repertoire consisting mostly of patriotic anthems, religious hymns, time-honored compositions, love songs, Visayan haranas, regional folk songs and—once the season sets in—Christmas carols plaintive as well as festive.