Here’s a look back on MBody’s sports, fitness, and wellness stories of the previous week/s, from April 15 to 26, 2019, in celebration of the Filipino physique, strength, and spirit.
Celebrity Bodies: Marco Gumabao on competing with himself and pushing his fitness limits to the edge
Aside from Marco Gumabao’s workout routines that mainly focus on bodybuilding, he has also engaged himself with Muay Thai sessions, and regularly plays basketball. Coupled with healthy eating habits, Gumabao has become a certified fitness enthusiast—just as he wanted.
Tiger Woods has clinched his fifth Masters, and here’s why people can’t get over it
Tiger Woods’ recent Masters victory has spread like a wildfire, and continues to make headlines and front pages all over the world. Whether you’ve known him because of his remarkable feats, or heard about him and his controversies through the grapevine, this milestone deserves recognition.
NU’s Ivy Lacsina and Francis Saura share some personal deets about themselves
The power towers of National University’s women’s and men’s volleyball teams, Ivy Lacsina and Francis Saure, have gone #BeyondTheCourt with MBody as they answer random questions about themselves, the sport, and the other UAAP teams.
Badminton players at risk for eye injuries that can cause permanent vision damage
A recent study has shown that majority of eye injuries inflicted during a badminton game occurred among doubles players and were mostly caused by the injured person’s partner.
‘Alcohol before bedtime improves sleep’ and other sleeping myths
Experts have studied that alcohol consumption can lead to sleep disturbances like worsening sleep apnea; the sleep disorder that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep.
Child abuse triggers depression in adulthood, research shows
Childhood trauma is associated with changes in the brain, among which is the major risk factor for the development of depression in adulthood.