Tuesday, June 16, 2009


MetroLifestyle and NCCC Mall of Davao collaborated yet another successful fitness event as part of the culmination activities for summer. The event titled “METROSTRIKE: Metrolifestyle Bushido-Kai Karate Tournament, Muaythai Demo Fight and Metrostrike Group Fitness Marathon” was staged last Saturday, May 16, 2009 at the NCCC Mall of Davao, Maa, Davao City.

MetroStrike is a non-contact, mixed martial arts-based fitness program with moves drawn from Karate, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Kickboxing, Muaythai, Capoiera and Tai Chi. MetroLifestyle Fitness Instructors Nell Jone Astudillo, Ivy Ko and Bonn Sarabia were in command leading the combatants representing different fitness centers.

Congratulations to all the participants, kids and adults alike, who are all considered winners for stepping forward and facing the challenge of beating mediocrity for the sake of fitness.

Results of MetroStrike Group Fitness Marathon

ULTIMATE WARRIOR - Advanced Category
Champion: Erica Liwag of Katma Fitness Club
2nd Place: 94 (name to follow)
3rd Place: Flor Lumba
4th Place: Yolly Eridiano
5th Place: Myrna Zaspa

Advanced Category are either past winners of any aerobics marathon or professional fitness instructors. Winners received a gift pack from Sponsors, Medal of recognition, cash prize and 3 months Gym Membership at MetroLifestyle Fitness Center & Spa.

Ultimate Warriors - Beginners Category
Champion: Ronilo Barsalote of MetroLifestyle / NCCC Fitness Program
2nd Place: Noemi Sobiano

Successful Finishers (Men / Women)
3rd Place: Jojo Tutor – MetroLifestyle / Mcdo Bajada Fitness Program
4th Place (tie): Eva Albanez and Francis Felix Gregore Dullin
5th Place: Earl Vinson Maning
6th Place: Marilyn Ibanez Korenblom
7th Place: , Albert Quintano Jr
8th Place: Heddah Cardia
9th Place: Vivian Lantape

Ultimate Warriors-Beginners Category received a gift pack from sponsors, medal of recognition, cash prize and 2 months Gym Membership at MetroLifestyle Fitness Center. Successful Finishers are those men and women combatants who had shown prowess for their energy, enthusiasm, endurance and stamina.

BEST IN COMBAT ATTIRE were awarded to Mr. Francis Felix Gregore Dullin and Mrs. Carmen G. Oliver for; and SPECIAL AWARDS were given to Ms. Eva Albanez and Ms. Rowena Jabla. They are recognized for putting their best performance and exerted effort to show their love for fitness.

The Judges for this event were: Ms. Leng Dalo, who has been teaching group exercise for 9 years and handles any fitness class ranging from Belly Dancing, Cardio Kickbox, Hi-Lo, Bench, Latino, Punchbag Aero to Aqua Aero Exercises. Mr. NiƱo Calamba is the Senior Fitness Supervisor of the UM Fitness & Wellness Centre, columnist and feature writer of Mindanao Times newspaper, dancemaster and choreographer. Mr. Bryan Grandeza the Founder and Director of Groove Unlimited Dance Community, a martial artist, a dancer and choreographer.

The success of MetroStrike is a partnership among the Sponsors such as, MetroLifestyle Fitness Center & Spa, NCCC Mall of Davao and NCCC Employees Health & Wellness Campaign, Extreme Makeover Auto Detailing & Car Painting, Pearl Farm Beach Resort, Coca Cola and Powerade, Omron Digital, Bioskin Your Skin Care Solution, Agfa Photohouse Laboratories Inc and Digital Services, Johnson & Johnson Pure Essential Soap and Carefree.

Be in charge of your fitness lifestyle! Join MetroStrike and other group exercise classes at MetroLifestyle Fitness Center & Spa. Call now at 2286182 or visit MetroLifestyle Complex at F.Torres Street corner E.Jacinto Extension, Davao City. Know more about us, or make your reservations through www.metrolifestyledavao.com.

6- Bushido Kai kids
7- Muaythai demo fight

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