THE QUARANTINE names may have changed, but for the fitness industry, the plea remains the same.A day after the Palace formalized a new four-level alert system to implement more localized lockdowns (which will take effect today, September 16), a consortium ...
Sep 16, 2021
No exceptions to the face shield rule, said Joint Task Force (JTF) COVID Shield commander Lt. Gen. Cesar Binag in an interview today with CNN Philippines (and quoted in the Philippine Star).That includes cyclists and joggers."Ang general rule kasi outside ...
Dec 18, 2020
THERE'S a brand new face mask in town. And what's more, it comes with a bold claim: It is "scientifically proven to destroy 99.9 percent of pathogens, including [the virus that causes] COVID-19."The mask is called Fine ...
Dec 14, 2020
BOTH gym members and gym owners may have a slight financial reprieve during this pandemic, thanks to a new DTI circular issued last November 20.Acknowledging the unique circumstances brought on by the pandemic, as well as "several reports and requests for ...
Nov 24, 2020
NO mandatory swab or any antigen testing is required for student-athletes who will enter bubble trainings, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) announced on Monday.In a press conference about the resumption of collegiate athletic trainings, a technical working group (TWG) ...
Oct 26, 2020
LIKE a line of dominos, one singular, unexpected event - the departure of star Growling Tigers captain CJ Cansino - blew open allegations of quarantine violations, bad food, and a mass exodus of collegiate players at the prime of their careers. Now, the UST ...
Sep 8, 2020
IN a major blow to one of the most hotly expected superhero films, Robert Pattinson, star of The Batman, has contracted COVID-19. Film production is now on hold.First reported by Vanity Fair, film studio Warner Bros. has refused to comment, ...
Sep 4, 2020
WHILE the restart gave the NBA a chance to wrap up its aborted season and bring back a much-needed bit of normalcy in the world, it also hosted a medical experiment that could end up making a huge impact outside sports. ...
Aug 17, 2020
LATE last night, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) would return to Metro Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal, and Cavite.Fitness establishments had earlier been given the green light to restart operations on August. They may now have to ...
Aug 3, 2020
LEILA Barros, a decorated former Brazillian volleyball star who earned the hearts of many Filipino sports fans when she played at the FIVB World Women's Volleyball Grand Prix in Manila two decades ago, announced early Monday (Manila time) that she tested ...
Jul 13, 2020
WITH the global pandemic shuttering passenger flights, several Filipino flight attendants found themselves stuck abroad for many months.But FAs based in the city of Riyadh are using this time to help out fellow kababayans who are in dire straits."The whole ...
Jul 11, 2020
AS stores reopen while COVID-19 cases continue to rise, major retailers are treading carefully when it comes to the safety of both customers and staff.In a statement issued by Toby's Sports today, the sporting goods store announced that it ...
Jun 29, 2020
GLOBAL shoe giant Nike just released its financial report for its fiscal fourth quarter (that is, covering the months of March, April, and May), and the results were not pretty.With the novel coronavirus forcing worldwide shutdowns of shoe stores, Nike reported ...
Jun 26, 2020
A FULLER picture is now emerging from yesterday's COVID-19 case scare involving a branch of Decathlon Philippines.In a statement emailed to SPIN Life and posted on their social media accounts, the sports retailer clarified the events that led to ...
Jun 17, 2020
DECATHLON has reported a "suspicious case of COVID-19" in one of their branches, the brand announced today.According to their announcement, the case was detected earlier today in Decathlon Alabang. Decathlon Philippines immediately moved to close the branch. While none of ...
Jun 16, 2020
FITNESS junkies locked out of gyms, commuters fearful of public transit, and families going stir crazy inside their homes during the coronavirus pandemic have created a boom in bicycle sales unseen in decades.In the United States, bicycle aisles at mass merchandisers ...
Jun 14, 2020
TO THOSE waiting for an official announcement on the status of the enhanced community quarantine over areas like NCR and the Southern Tagalog region, President Duterte's inconclusive press briefing this morning provided no answers.But a few hours earlier, Cavite Governor ...
May 12, 2020
METRO Manila mayors are looking at recommending to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases a possible extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR).Paranaque mayor Edwin Olivarez said that the ...
May 8, 2020
THE COVID-19 crisis has just claimed a major victim in the fitness industry. Major fitness chain Gold's Gym has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States."On May 4, 2020, GGI Holdings, LLC and its affiliates ('Gold' ...
May 5, 2020
THE ORDER for PhilHealth came straight from the top.In a morning press briefing, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that the Palace has "issued a directive to PhilHealth to make payment of OFWs (overseas foreign workers) of PhilHealth premiums voluntary."Also this ...
May 4, 2020
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