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5 Skin Care Tips During the Cold Season

by: Jeric Danao

The best moisturizer review in the Philippines or anywhere else in the world would include not only the details about the ingredients used in the making of the products but also the kind of weather or season they are best suited for.

These details are important to add and discuss in a review of a certain beauty product because they would be the telling factors whether customers should purchase them in the first place. Furthermore, there are certain guidelines that should be followed when it comes to taking care of your skin during the hot or cold months.

Here is how you take care of your skin during the cold season.

1. Use Lukewarm Water

Using hot water when showering or bathing is always nice to do especially during the cold season however doing so may actually strip the natural oils in your skin that should keep it moisturized.

Dr. Frank Lipman, along with other skin experts everywhere, recommends using lukewarm water when you are just washing your hands or face to make sure they do not become completely dried up.

2. Moisturize Carefully and Properly

There are several moisturizers in the market that you can buy but not all of them would be good for your skin when you use them during the colder months, so make sure that you carefully sort them out and purchase the one that is good for your skin type at this time of the year.

After purchasing the right moisturizer for you, always be sure to immediately use them after you take a bath or a shower. Remember that you have to apply it while your skin is still slightly damp so that it can absorb the moisture in your body.

3. Drink Lots of Water

Hydrating your skin from the inside is just as important as using moisturizers on your skin from the outside, which is why it is important for you to keep drinking water even when you feel like you do not need a drink because you are not sweating a lot.

Instead of drinking hot chocolates and hot teas, you may want to consider replacing them with a warm lemon water that will surely sooth your throat, warm your body’s temperature, as well as hydrate your skin properly.

4. Exfoliate!

Dead skin cells have a tendency to block off your pores, making it impossible for moisture to come in, so be sure to exfoliate at least once or twice every week to get rid of this pesky stuff on your body.

You can use an exfoliating mask specifically for your face. There are also many body washes that will help you exfoliate during the cold season.

5. DIY Masks

Get busy and create your own homemade masks that will surely add moisture to your skin during the cold months. You can use ingredients like aloe, bananas, almond oil, jojoba and olive oils, yogurt, avocado, and honey to make the masks. Combine them all together and apply it on your skin for about 30 minutes so you can get lasting hydration.

Follow these tips and you won’t have to worry about having dry skin during the cold season!

About the Author:

Jeric is a freelance writer that features food, lifestyle, travel, DIY subjects, and nature. He is an adventurer, taking on the world and everything it has to offer, may it be the good and the bad. He also has a weird love for reggae and sharks.

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4 Tips to Stay Healthy Under the Sun

by: Jeric Danao

Earth relies heavily on the power of the sun. Historical accounts would tell you that most cultures in the world had formed deities to thank it for providing them with warmth and food (without its rays, plants would not grow after all).

Today, science has found a way to utilize the energy coming from the sun even more by converting it into electricity. This innovation is now being used in different countries around the globe and that includes the Philippines. Solar systems or also known as solar panels have been invented to allow this to happen.

It seems that the sun’s power is truly limitless however it would also appear that there are some ill effects when it comes to staying under the sun for too long; one of which is skin cancer. Therefore, it is important to learn the following tips to make sure you can stay healthy under its bright glow.

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1. Learn All About the UV Index

Various countries in different continents have all released their own UV index. It is a tool you can use to determine the level of UV radiation on the Earth’s surface. It is a great instrument that you can use to decide how much skin protection you are going to need if you plan to spend the day outdoors.

You can check out the UV Index that has been provided by the World Health Organization (WHO). The group has collaborated with other international agencies including the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to develop the Global Solar UV Index.

2. Apply Sunscreen

The most important tip on this list is to apply sunscreen on your skin. Most people think that they should only apply sunblock when they are going for a swim; however this is a misconception. You should always put it on before you head outside and be expose to the heat of the sun. There are several sunscreen lotions out in the market that features different kinds of sun protection factor (SPF). According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), people should opt to use a sunblock which has at least SPF 15.

3. Be Wary of Reflective Surfaces

Reflective surfaces such as snow, sand, and even water can increase your chance of getting sunburnt. This is because there are fewer atmospheres that could absorb the UV radiation coming from the sun’s rays, which means that you are getting more UV exposure at a higher altitude. So the next time you go swimming, don’t just stay in the water merely because it feels cool. Think about how unhealthy it is to do so.

4. Dress Appropriately

Wearing appropriate clothing like pants and long-sleeved shirts is essential when you know you will be spending some time under the sun. Aside from wearing clothing, you can also put on hats and sunglasses to cover your face and head aptly.

Always choose to wear sunglasses that can block 99% to 100% of the UV rays so you can avoid getting cell damage. According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), pterygium, macular generation, cataracts, and other sun-related vision problems are caused by harmful UV rays.

Do yourself a favor and be sure to follow these tips so you can stay under the sun all day long.
About the Author:

Jeric is a freelance writer that features food, lifestyle, travel, DIY subjects, and nature. He is an adventurer, taking on the world and everything it has to offer, may it be the good and the bad. He also has a weird love for reggae and sharks.
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Running Through the City: Inspiration in Motion

by: Jeric Danao

Running is definitely one of the best sports any Filipino can engage into. It is inexpensive and people will be able to see the results of architectural design services in the Philippines. Running has a lot of health benefits: it helps you lose weight, strengthens the muscles and joints and relieves stress at the same time. However, you cannot deny that running in the same area over and over again can be tiresome. Here are 5 places that are perfect for running based on their walkability and accessibility:

1. Circuit Makati
Location: Hippodromo Street and A.P. Reyes Avenue, Barangay Carmona, Makati City (formerly the Sta. Ana Race Track)

This budding entertainment and leisure village has already hosted sold-out concerts and music festivals, including Wanderland, which is the Philippine version of Coachella. If the place is unused, people are free to do a long run in this 21-hectare property, which is right by the Pasig River. The best time to jog here is during the late afternoon when the cool breeze is present and the sunset emphasizes the view of the Makati Business District skyline.

2. Quezon Memorial Circle
Located: Elliptical Rod, Diliman, Quezon City

The heart of Quezon City is considered as a runner’s haven. Joggers can start by the monument of then-President Manuel L. Quezon. The outer perimeter, which is about 1.8 kilometers, will treat the runner to longer runs towards UP Diliman, Commonwealth, and Katipunan. Park-goers also flock this area for various sports like badminton and aerobics. It is perfect for solo exercises or quality exercise time with family and friends.

3. Greenhills Shopping Compound
Location: Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan

Before the mall opens and shoppers flock the area, go jog at the Greenhills Shopping Compound. The entire block is not too busy during the early hours of morning. After running or jogging, people are welcome to join the aerobics class that happens in the open parking lot. Since it is also a mall, people can stop for a light breakfast after their exercise before going home.

4. Filinvest City
Location: Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City

If going through the concrete jungle known as Metro Manila is not your thing, head over to Alabang and go jogging at Filinvest City. Feel free to take in the fresh air and let the large trees provide you with shade as you cool down from your run. The path is mostly made up of dirt and soft grass so you will be able to sit without worrying of hurting your skin. The place is also great for biking and, if you are up for it, you can bring a buddy or even your dog along for a better exercise experience!

5. Ayala Triangle Gardens
Location: Ayala Avenue and Paseo De Roxas Streets, Makati City

Right in the middle of the Makati business district is the urban haven called Ayala Triangle Gardens. For people who are working within the area, this place is perfect for a quick jog before or after office hours. The loop is only 1.2 kilometers but the landscape, trees, public art, and friendly people will make your run visually appealing.

About the Author:

Jeric is a freelance writer that features food, lifestyle, travel, DIY subjects, and nature. He is an adventurer, taking on the world and everything it has to offer, may it be the good and the bad. He also has a weird love for reggae and sharks.
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Health Remedies: Pest Control and Prevention of Rodents

Keeping our mind and body healthy does not only mean watching out for the food that we eat and religiously following our daily workout regimen, but also keeping our surroundings clean both in the office and in our own dwelling. Our bedroom is the area in our house where we fall into deeper recovery from the day's physical and mental stresses so keeping our beds clean and tidy ensures that we get to sleep well and comfortably. But our body's natural recovery process gets disturbed when we always wake up in the middle of the night just to scratch our itching arms and back. These itches may be caused by bugs lurking underneath our blanket, pillow, or bed sheets.

When someone mentions pest control, it usually means that either someone's home or garden is infested with unwanted insects or animals that needs to be eliminated. Nobody likes pests or what they do to our homes or gardens, but they’re actually very common. If you think your home has an infestation, here are some tips you can do to drive them out, get rid of them, and prevent your home from being infested again.

Common Pests

Some of the more common pests that invade someone’s home are ants, fleas, bed bugs, cockroaches, and termites. It’s not difficult to know if you’ve got a pest infestation in your home. There are signs that can tell you if you have any unwanted "guests". These are:
  • Hearing any scratching noises in the walls, floors, and ceiling;
  • Seeing holes on the walls and the floor, and gnawed on sheets, boxes, paper, and wiring;
  • Holes can also be seen on wooden furniture and floors;
  • And insect wings that have been shed.

What to do?

If you think you have an infestation, call your local pest control service to assess the condition of your home. You must also remember that you should also take some steps to make sure that these pests won’t come back. Here is what you should do.

For bed bugs and fleas

You should wash all of your bed sheets, blankets, comforters, pillow cases, towels, curtains, carpets, or any cloth and furniture that you think they can nest in. Vacuum clean everything, and continue to vacuum after the infestation has been treated at least once every few days or weeks. If your pets have fleas, take them to the veterinarian or the groomers at once and have them treated. To avoid catching them again, use anti-flea shampoos when bathing your pets and comb them and drop the fleas into a cup of soapy water.

For rats and mice

More often than not, you’ll hear the rats and mice first before you see them. They come out during the night and hide during the day. You’ll know you have them when you see their droppings and when you see your belongings gnawed on. The best way to get rid of them is to call an expert or a local pest control service. You can also plug up holes where you think they’re going through or set up rat traps. Fly traps can also catch smaller mice.

For termites

Termites have a nest, so it’s important that you locate it. The best way to get rid of them is to call a pest control service. Usually their nests are underground and the experts will have to use chemicals to drive them out and kill them.

The best way to prevent any kind of infestation from invading your home is to clean. Clean your house out thoroughly on the weekends and vacuum regularly. Taking your trash out makes all the difference too, since nothing will live in it. Your pets should also be always groomed. Your bedding and curtains should be washed and replaced every month, and clean your carpets. And of course, seal off any cracks and holes in your house since this can serve as entry points for pests.

Just follow these tips and you’ll be able to prevent any future problems and infestations.

About the Author:

Jeric is a freelance writer that features food, lifestyle, travel, DIY subjects, and nature. He is an adventurer, taking on the world and everything it has to offer, may it be the good and the bad. He also has a weird love for reggae and sharks.
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Three Mobile Apps To Motivate You While Running

by: Jeric Danao

While running through your regular routes, for example, Los Angeles iPhone repair centers are one of the things that you’ll run past. Running may not come so easy for others, but there are some mobile apps that you can use to motivate yourself.

Some people like running without any gadget with them, while others loves it when they have music to listen to. Good thing that because of the popularity of smartphones, applications that motivate and help people get healthy are getting popular, too.

Running is a good way to lose weight while sticking to your training regimen. Some of the other everyday things that you can do if you don’t have time to run or jog is to park in the farthest corner of the parking lot at work then walking and taking the stairs up to your floor. Have a workout in the morning before work or in the evening. You have to do all of these consistently if you want to keep all that weight off.

The apps that are becoming more popular because of being geared towards fitness don’t just measure how long you’ve exercised, but also how many calories you’ve burned, how long you walked, ran, or biked. They also help you keep track of your burned calories or calorie intake and the routes you’ve gone to and the average time for every kilometer. Because of these calculations, you can see how much you’ve improved over time.

The best thing about these apps is that they can get you started on what you’ve been wanting to start for ages and you can always just slow down and go at a pace you’re comfortable with.

Zombies, Run!
The best way to get everyone running is a zombie apocalypse, so this developer took that idea and turned into a fitness app. This app lets you listen to a story, and the more you run, the farther you’ll get in the story. Running will help you gather your supplies to stay alive during the apocalypse. Running is also what will enable you to complete missions which moves the story along.

Spotify Running
While Spotify doesn’t measure your average running time, it does feature playlist that will get you into the running mood. Several playlists are available for you to choose from, with themes from epic movie scores, expertly put together mixes by DJs, and there’s even a playlist that’ll let you pretend you’re in a movie chase scene. However, this is only available to users who’ve availed the Spotify Premium.

Noom Coach
This app will help you stay on your diet. This will watch what you eat and let you see what food you can and can’t eat by labeling them with colors, and of course count your calorie intake. The labels are color coded that make you look again if you’re supposed to eat them or not. Green for good and healthy food, and red for bad. This app also has been gamified, which means that you can see how others are doing with their diet.

Which app helped you lose weight?

About the Author:

Jeric is a freelance writer that features food, lifestyle, travel, DIY subjects, and nature. He is an adventurer, taking on the world and everything it has to offer, may it be the good and the bad. He also has a weird love for reggae and sharks.

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How Personal Fitness Can Improve Your Chances on Employment

by: Jeric Danao

Working in a company that specializes in manpower agency in the Philippines involves countless efforts to accomplish the work required from them, which may be similar with other kinds of work as well. Being employed means that you have to exert 60-70% of your body and mind to the work you do. This can definitely be tiring, sitting all day if you’re doing a desk job, walking all around a certain location, or going from one place to another are how people do their jobs every day. This means that we have to be physically active and become energetic to do our tasks well. Get to know how personal fitness can improve your chances on your employment life.

Increases your energy

With continuous exercise, rest assured that your energy will increase positively. You will become more vibrant and joyous with the mundane things you do in life. Soon enough you’ll notice how your interpersonal relationship with your loved ones and workmates will improve.

Lessens weight

One of the initial things anyone ever notices is how your weight decreases during exercise. Losing weight enables you to move more and become more mobile with ease to go around in doing certain tasks.

Prevent disease or illness

Having a healthy body will prevent the chances of acquiring diseases or sickness to one’s body. This will lessen cardiovascular diseases, meaning that your heart will become healthier and happier. As you train yourself to have a stronger body, your body will also be immune to certain body illnesses as well.

Peaceful sleep

Exerting huge amounts of effort to workout means you’ll be exhausted already. This will help you have a sound sleep once you fix yourself on your bed. Rest assured that you will be still once you sleep. However, if you exercised too much on that day, expect that your body will be sore the next day! Remember, no pain no gain.

Develops Character

Once you start routinely doing exercises, your overall personality changes. It is believed and proven that the person who frequently exercises becomes more positive in life, more enthusiastic, and contradicts chances of depression and anxiety as well. Overall, the self-image of the person drastically improves.

Physically Attractive

Last but not least is how your physical attributes will definitely change in a positive manner. You will notice how your body will become toned, leading you to have a sexier and stronger body! Employers will notice your dedication in improving your body image so they will think that you are a dedicated and hardworking employee.

Now that you know the benefits of personal fitness, do your part by aiming and maintaining a healthy mind and body. Engage in physical activities to make your body be prepared for all the possible effort you exert in your workplace which involves you to move or not to move at all. With this, your body will become stronger and healthier. This will guarantee that you would not experience many illnesses compared to when you don’t work out.

About the Author:

Jeric is a freelance writer that features food, lifestyle, travel, DIY subjects, and nature. He is an adventurer, taking on the world and everything it has to offer, may it be the good and the bad. He also has a weird love for reggae and sharks.

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5 Tips on How to Jog Safely on the Roads

by: Jeric Danao

In the Philippines, Toyota Altis, Honda Civics, or cars in general are just all over the place. People who turn to jogging as their daily form of exercise sometimes end up being scared because of the risks they may encounter on the roads. Surely, you would want safety precautions in place when you are taking a jog, right? Having that in mind, these tips will surely help you jog safely.

1. Be Visible

Do not assume that the drivers on the road can see you; in fact, it would be better for all parties if you pretend that they think you are invisible. Try wearing bright colors for your jogging outfit so that you will appear and remain visible to them.

Furthermore, remember to wear reflective clothing like a lightweight vest or take a headlamp or a handheld light to catch the eyes of all the cars in the area where you are jogging at. Take note that the light you should bring is supposed to be an LED that is bright enough.

2. Face Traffic

Going along the flow of traffic is not the right decision when you are jogging on a busy street. Keep in mind that going the other way and facing the traffic is the far safer option for joggers everywhere. It is so much easier for you to be able to see and react to incoming cars that may potentially bring you harm.

Apply this same method when you are walking on the roads. It is like what they say, “better safe, than sorry.”

3. Be Wary of Your Surroundings

Although it is cool to listen to your own soundtrack while you are jogging, it is actually better if you do not listen to one. It is important to be conscious of your surroundings and wearing earphones will not help you notice incoming hazards.

If you must listen to music, be sure to keep the volume low enough for you to hear your environment. You could also wear just one earphone instead of both of them.

4. Watch Out for Drivers at Dawn and Dusk

Dawn and dusk (and evenings) are the hardest time for drivers to be concentrating, especially because of the lack of sunlight. If they cannot see you while the sun is out, then they will definitely not see you at these times of the day. Be sure to wear reflective piece of clothing so you will appear more visible to the cars on the road.

Be also wary about how drivers could be overly tired, which result to inattentiveness, at these times so be extra careful where you jog.

5. Follow the Rules

Now, you have to admit that the cars, and their drivers, are not always to blame when it comes to some road accidents. At times, it will be the pedestrian’s fault which is why it is important for everyone, including joggers, to always follow the rules.

Follow the traffic light at all times, even when you believe there is no car in sight. Also, remember to be courteous while you are on your run. You are not the only one who uses the road, after all.

Always keep these tips in your mind and remember to have fun and be safe while on a jog!

About the Author:

Jeric is a freelance writer that features food, lifestyle, travel, DIY subjects, and nature. He is an adventurer, taking on the world and everything it has to offer, may it be the good and the bad. He also has a weird love for reggae and sharks.

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The Pursuit To Win is Limitless

Press Release

Nike comes out with yet another inspiring film for its latest Nike Unlimited - Just Do It campaign. The film celebrates world-class athletes, who despite injury, setbacks, and obstacles, push their limits every day. The video shows their relentless pursuit for athletic perfection which continues to fuel their game and eventually inspire all other athletes.

The “Unlimited Pursuit” film is the latest installment in the Nike "Unlimited” — Just Do It campaign, and celebrates the power, beauty and pursuit of athletic perfection.

The film features an all-star cast of the world’s greatest athletes, those who push their own limits to embark on an unlimited journey and to empower the next generation of athletes. From Scout Bassett, Simone Biles, Elena Delle Donne, and Gabby Douglas to Allyson Felix, Dafne Schippers, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, English Gardner, Alex Morgan and Serena Williams, these world-class athletes push their limits not just every four years, but every day. Recovering from setbacks, losses and injury, rising from obscurity and destroying obstacles to claim victory, they command the spotlight and inspire Nike to innovate to match their strength and their dreams.

The Nike “Unlimited” — Just Do It campaign includes the “Unlimited Will” film, "Unlimited Courage" film, “Unlimited You" film, "Unlimited Youth" film and the company’s recent series of athlete shorts. The campaign hails both the everyday and champion athletes who regularly push their limits — and who are poised to prove their unlimited potential this summer and beyond.

About NIKE, Inc.

NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiary brands include Converse, which designs, distributes and licenses casual sneakers, apparel and accessories; and Hurley, which designs and distributes a line of action sports and youth lifestyle apparel and accessories. For more information, NIKE, Inc.’s earnings releases and other financial information are available on the Internet at and individuals can follow @Nike.

For more information and/or questions, please contact:

Kim Dy
EON, The Stakeholder Relations Group
Contact number: +632 893 5642 Local 168
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Change Is Coming and It Starts At The R.O.X. Bike Fair 2016

Bikers assembled under the rain for the ROX Bike for a Cause
Press Release

You’d think people will stay indoors during the rain. Not the bikers of the ROX Bike for a Cause 2016. Despite the heavy rain and flood, more than 500 bikers showed up, all geared up and ready to roll last August 14 at the CDC Parade Grounds in Clark, Pampanga. Those who weren’t able to make it because of the rain wore their pre-ordered event shirt wherever they were, and posted it online and showed their support for the event.

This annual event not just brings together bike enthusiasts from all over the country, it also gives people an opportunity to help communities live better quality lives. Like the years prior to this, the Concepcion Integrated School is the beneficiary of this much anticipated bike affair.

The Bike for a Cause event received full support from the Clark Development Corporation, with OIC/President Mr. Noel F. Manankil, and Tourism Promotions Division Manager Ms. Noemi B. Garcia, in attendance. R.O.X. non-profit organization partner Bikes for the Philippines founder Mr. Joel Uichico was also present at the said event, as well as the School Head of Concepcion Integrated School Ms. Adoracion C. Simbulan, its teachers, and its students for the turnover of the bikes and bike racks. It was a truly memorable event that went beyond a friendly competition between bike lovers, it positioned everyone who was part of it to change a generation, one simple bicycle at a time.

The Bike for a Cause is the culmination of R.O.X. Bike Fair, a month-long initiative to promote fitness and a healthy lifestyle through bicycling. Premier outdoor brands in R.O.X. dished out irresistible discounts and special promos during this period, and R.O.X. sponsored community bike rides called Bike Out in Nuvali, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, and Davao served to satisfy enthusiasts’ appetite for more of outdoors! A donation drive was also done during the month, wherein R.O.X. customers gave items that may be of use to Bikes for the Philippine. Backpacks, eye glasses, and other helpful gear were collected and given to the partner organization to distribute to their other beneficiaries.

Any significant impact can only be done with the right team and the right brands that rally behind the cause. R.O.X. would like to thank its partner brands, namely Fox, Tern, Bickerton, Osprey, Spyder, 360 Degrees, C3Fit, Nathan, Gatorade, 8A Performance, Ambucore, Official hydration partner Summit Natural Drinking Water, Clark Development Corporation as venue partner and media partners –Business Mirror, Manila Standard, Mellow 94.7, Crossover 105.1, Endurance Magazine, WhenInManila.Com, Swimbikerun.PH, and Runningatom.Com for making the R.O.X. Bike Fair 2016 not just an event, but an experience that will not be soon forgotten.

You can find R.O.X. stores at Bonifacio High Street, Marquee Mall Pampanga, Camp John Hay Baguio, Ayala Center Cebu, Ayala Center Cagayan De Oro, Nuvali, and the District North Point Bacolod. You can also follow R.O.X. at their Facebook and Instagram account at @roxphilippines for your daily dose of outdoor fun!

ROX is owned and operated by the Primer Group of Companies, Asia’s next retail giant.

About R.O.X.
Recreational Outdoor eXchange (R.O.X.) is creating raves in the outdoor industry with its unique concerns on people and environment. It is currently the largest outdoor sports and recreation superstore in Southeast Asia. It derives satisfaction in providing the tools of trade for the outdoor enthusiast, and subsequently provides outdoor experience to sustain consciousness of people on issues pertaining to environment.
What R.O.X. wants is to get everyone outside and experience firsthand the outdoors, outlive every exhilarating moment and embrace the adventurer in each one!

Like us on Facebook: roxphilippines
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Use the hashtags: #ROXBikeFair2016, #ROXPhilippines

About Primer Group of Companies
Established in 1985, the Primer Group of Companies is engaged in the retail and distribution of the world’s top and premium consumer brands in outdoor, travel, footwear, fashion, wellness and urban lifestyle. We have also established a solid ground in the industrial products and services landscape, with companies in digital and silkscreen printing, air-conditioning and creative graphic design and services.
The company is aggressively pursuing new grounds to become the leader in the global distribution and innovation of premium goods and services. Its’ retail authority alone has grown to over 130 premium brands, with over 300 stores in 8 Asian countries. The Primer Group’s 3000+ strong employees in the region and countless recognition present it as one of the most formidable retail players in Asia today.
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Unlock Your Potential at the Nike Unlimited Stadium

Imagine a gloomy day, and you have to hit the track, but all your training buds are out, nobody else is around to give you a push, and you don't enjoy being alone on a speed-session day. Now ask yourself, what are the chances that you'll still get out and give your full effort into training? What are the chances that you might still get out, but you will skip into a much lighter training session instead? What are the chances that you will just stay put and finish those TV series you've been eyeing on?

Beat your limit and discover your potential with customised avatars at the Nike Unlimited Stadium
Last August 4, Thursday, Nike Philippines launched their Unlimited Campaign at Whitespace Manila followed by the unveiling of the Unlimited Stadium at the 32nd St. cor. 9th Ave. in Bonifacio Global City.

The Unlimited Campaign "applauds the perseverance of the world’s greatest athletes and underscores a summer of sport... and encourages everyone to embrace an “unlimited” mindset" (Nike Unlimited Future). During the media launch, Nike Athletes in the Country like Lian Melegrito (UP PepSquad), Jimmy Alapag (PBA), and Running Coach Rio de la Cruz (Runrio) shares their story of being unlimited and what resolve victory requires that enabled them to conquer and achieve their feats.

Lian Melegrito, Jimmy Alapag, and Coach Rio de la Cruz
They have different stories but what they have in common is their unwavering spirit of not giving up despite the odds, and pushing beyond their limits - thereby unlocking their very own potentials in each of their own fields.

With this, the installation of the Unlimited Stadium encourages everyone to do the same, to believe that you can do much more than what you thought you possibly can.

Tread your soles in this magnificent 200-m digitally-enabled running track
The Unlimited Stadium is a 200-meter running track in the shape of a 100-foot sole print of the Nike LunarEpic Low Flyknit. It is lined with LED screens that let a runner experience racing against their digital avatars that grows in size based on the speed and distance they run, thus motivating you to push yourself in every lap - a great speed workout even without your training buddies with you.

So how does the Unlimited Stadium and Avatar works?

Each runner must register first before heading out to the stadium's track, and upon registration, you will have to wear an iPico RFID timing chip that is matched with your registered nickname. Of course, there will be sensor mats placed at the start and finish lines to read the timing chip. Now the challenge is you have to outrun your own avatar starting from your 2nd lap. There's no avatar yet on the first lap as this lap will be used by the system to gauge your average speed and determine your approximate position/distance on each succeeding laps.

My avatar is ahead of me
During our trial, we made four (4) laps, with the last three (3) laps chasing and running away from our chosen avatar.

The Unlimited Stadium welcomed the public last Friday, August 5, and will continue to operate for 17-days only until August 21, 2016 from 4:00PM to 10:00PM. So here's your chance to try it out, it's FREE anyway! And what's more reason to go aside from the chance of outdoing your limit? You'll get to reap several rewards according to your "milestones" during the course of the Unlimited Stadium Challenge:

Reward for every milestone (first-come, first-served)
Below are the challenges that will enable you to go beyond your beyond and earn you your milestones/sticker:

A. One-time challenges:
  • Download Nike+ Running App
  • Download Nike+ Training Club App
  • Run at the Unlimited Stadium for the 1st time
  • Post your Unlimited Stadium run on instagram with #JUSTDOIT
  • Clock one 10km run in Nike+ Running App
  • Clock one 15km run in Nike+ Running App (2 stickers)
  • Complete 2 workouts in Nike+ Training Club App
  • Complete a total of 42km in 17 days with Nike+ Running App
  • Bring a buddy to NRC or NTC session. Sign up at
  • Bring a buddy to the Unlimited Stadium
  • Trial a shoe at Nike Park Fort
B. Repeat these challenges:
  • Attend NRC session
  • Attend NTC session
  • Complete a daily goal at the Unlimited Stadium
  • Clock three 3km runs consecutively in Nike+ Running App
  • Clock two 5km runs consecutively in Nike+ Running App
So what's your excuse?

Unlimited You
Registration and footwear trialing area at the Unlimited Stadium
Coach Rio leading the warm-up before the challenge
We get to test these Nike LunerEpic Mid (mid-cut) Flyknit on the Stadium
The inner portion of the "sole" running track
The iPico timing chip mat reader on the starting line. Overhead is a mini-overpass
Towards the finish line
View at night from 9th avenue
Unlimited You wall
Unlimited Colorway

Nike released its Unlimited Colorway collection, with selected styles available in the Philippines. The colors used in the collection represent not only the unlimited athletic abilities of each individual, but also the way in which Nike views the world: bursting with unlimited inspiration and design possibilities.

The Unlimited Colorway collection will be available in selected Nike stores and will be offered across the Running, Training, Basketball, and Nike Sportswear categories.

The following selection of styles from the Unlimited Colorway collection is available at the Nike Park BGC and Nike Stadium Glorietta 2:

  • Nike LunarEpic Low Flyknit (P8,095)
  • Nike LunarGlide 8 (P6,295)
  • Nike Free RN (P5,295)
  • Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33 (P6,295)
  • Nike Zoom Streak 6 (P5,795)
  • Nike Air Zoom KD9 (P7,645)
  • Nike Hyperdunk Flyknit 2016 (P9,895)
Women’s Training
  • Nike Metcon 2 (P6,745)
Nike Sportswear
  • Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Flyknit (P8,995)
Presenting Nike Philippine athletes with their Unlimited Colorway
The Nike Lunarglide 8 sports one of the Colorway collection
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