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My Monday mantra

So it is a Monday – 1st day of the week, which most people dread. Work starts today again after a relaxing 2-day weekend. Like most people, I used to dread this day. But I know I needed to change my mindset to keep things positive the rest of the week. Weekends are usually spent with family, which entails a … [Read More...]


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A Cohen Diet Testimonial from Vada

Anything is possible. I've seen it come true. Today, i'm sharing with you this Cohen Diet Testimonial from a close family friend, Vada De Villa Rodriguez. She went under a program of Cohen … [Read More...]

Sleeveless Shirts: Why Not?

Growing up, I was a chubby (ehem… ehem..), I mean a fat kid. I used to feel ashamed of myself. I never built the confidence that the other kids in class would have. Although, I was always top of my … [Read More...]


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The Eats Right Motivational Meet-ups

I'm so excited for this! We got a comment recently from one of the readers of this site asking if we have a group that she can join. Well, well, well... YES! We actually do. We launched this group … [Read More...]

The Girl Effect Factsheet

The Girl Effect

I was surfing the net and came across this video about the Girl Effect, which was posted by a friend. I was moved and shocked at the number of girls in the hundreds of millions who are encountering … [Read More...]

Fitness Goals for 2013

The year is about to end. It was a great year for Manila Fitness. It was also a great year for me in terms of achieving fitness goals. This year, I was able to break my weight of 140 pounds. I … [Read More...]