FitFlop gives a whole new meaning to walking

Regardless of age and ability, walking is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable ways to keep fab and in tip-top shape; and just recently, a means to find new and lasting friendships. FitFlop, the world’s leading and award-winning wellness footwear brand, has stepped up the fun in fitness with its recent Fun Walk event at the Seaside, SM Mall of Asia.

Friendship walk. The FitFlop fun walk served as the perfect chance for online fans to personally meet, greet and interact with co-members.

Participated in by FitFlop online fans from all over, the fun walk served as the perfect chance to get together, as they get to personally meet, greet and interact with co-members. Provided with exclusive FitFlop shirts, the grounds of Seaside Mall of Asia also served as virtual cat walk for the fans as they do their fitness regimen wearing their favorite FitFlop footwear, which range from the classic Walkstar to the latest Frou High Summer designs.

As it was deemed to be a significant affair for all avid FitFlop fanatics, the fun walk turned out as an exciting and exhilarating day out with lots of food, pictures, camaraderie and smiles all the way from the start, finish and half-way points of the trail.

Joining them in their early morning walk was the team at FitFlop Philippines lead by brand manager Melody Nubla.

According to Nubla, the fun walk is deemed a successful event not just because of the fans’ strong show of support for the brand, but more of how it connected and fostered friendship among fellow fans who share many common interests. “Our fan page, FitFlop Philippines went beyond being just a typical “fan page”. It has established friendship and good relationships among its members.” Ties that bind. Deemed as a significant affair for all avid FitFlop supporters, the fun walk turned out as an exciting day of camaraderie among fellow fans.

“For our part, we actively interact with our customers, keeping them up to date with all the latest happenings and promotions. Fans are free to share their insights, post pictures and interact with other fans,” she said .

Nubla added that with the positive response of the fans, FitFlop Philippines is considering organizing more activities in Manila and other key cities and provinces in the country.

“We are looking forward to welcome more fans. Simply visit our official Facebook page at”  she noted.

Famous for its superb toning advantage and muscle workout, FitFlop footwear is built with the revolutionary Microwobbleboard midsole – the technology of which provides maximum support and ease to fitness while walking. Just recently, FitFlop has been awarded the prestigious Drapers ‘Footwear Brand of the Year’ award for 2011, edging out behemoth runner-up brands: UGG Australia and Converse, as well as niche brands Fly London and Melissa

FitFlop is exclusively distributed by the Primer Group of Companies. For list of authorized dealers, visit its fan page at


Mercury Drug and Hydrotrim join fight against Obesity.

hydro1.jpg The Mercury Drug chain of stores and Hydrotrim, the country’s first orange-flavored slimming beverage, recently banded together to spearhead the newest salvo in the fight against obesity and the health risks associated with being overweight. The program which came in the form of a free body fat clinic and seminar held at 20 of the drugstore’s major outlets aimed at educating hundreds of people on how to become more aware of their body fat and how to combat it safely and effectively. Participants were educated on different techniques on how to bring down and control their weight, including proper eating habits, awareness on ingredients in food products, exercise tips and the Hydrotrim daily regime. The program, which began simultaneously with the recent launch of the product, will continue to run in Metro Manila before moving to major drug outlets in neighboring provinces in the coming months. Hydrotrim is now available in all Mercury Drug outlets and other major drugstores in the metro. For more information about the program, call 02-894-1111 or email:

Hydrotrim Body Fat Reduction Program Benefits 500 Filipinas

A total of 500 filipinas of various ages recently discovered a new way of trimming down their weight and body fat levels through a body fat reduction trial spearheaded by Hydrotim, the newest slimming beverage to enter the country.

The program, which is the first-of-its-kind to be embarked by Hydrotrim in the country, involved 12-weeks of closely monitored tests wherein the women drank a glass of the product thirty minutes before every meal, every day. Sample products were provided for free for the duration of the trials. Continue reading

Spa-inspired groundbreaking for Antel Spa Residences

In a society that has rapidly embraced the concept of wellness; the newest project of Antel Land Holdings, Inc. recently made its timely presence felt in a groundbreaking ceremony that celebrated the coming of a spa-inspired lifestyle to be ushered in by the new Antel Spa Residences.


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Orange is the new color of Fitness


Being fashionably fit has become the craze nowadays as more and more people have become figure and diet conscious, defining a new culture wherein staying trim and healthy is the most important aspect of their lives.

And with this culture comes various figure enhancing food supplements, diet pills, alternative beverages and slimming teas that all profess to aid the individual control their weight and attain slim figures.

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New US Slimming Product Enters Local Market

In the rapidly growing business of health beverages, a new slimming drink is set to penetrate the Philippine market and challenge the dominance of other industry players by providing a convenient and tasty alternative of attaining trim and sexy body.

Hydrotrim, recently launched into the market by Mega Lifesciences Pty Ltd, is touted as the country’s first orange-flavored slimming beverage to the Filipino consumers.

“Drink it, trim it—it’s that simple,” said Hydrotrim brand manager Shirley Jocson. “No nasty diets, no stigma associated with taking medications, no embarrassing side effects, no bad taste, it’s just like drinking your regular orange drink.”

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Four new flavors spice up SoyMagic Health Drink

Soy Magic, the healthy and delicious non-dairy milk alternative introduced into the market by the country’s premier juice bar Fruit Magic, has now added four new exciting variants to its flavored soymilk line.


The new variants, which include Cappuccino Uno, Bubble Gum Gulp, Vanilla Loca and Ube Ole, add four new ways to enjoy the soy-based beverage derived from soybeans, filled with health-giving nutrients and packed in stylish glass bottles.

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