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Rappler talks to sports science professionals on the safety of wearing face masks while exercising
Lorenzana welcomes suspension of VFA repeal
(UPDATED) 'In times of crises and global uncertainty, it is our belief that nations are only made stronger if we work together and focus our efforts on tackling the various challenges that confront us all,' says Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana
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Work out to Martie Bautista's home football routine
Philippine women's football team striker Martie Bautista shares her home football workout
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US kids stuck at home embrace online exercise classes
'We definitely want their mental health to equal their physical health'
7 exercises you can do with household items
Turn these household items into gym equipment for your home workouts!
Balikatan exercises canceled because of coronavirus
(UPDATED) What would have been the last iteration of the yearly drills between Filipino and American forces has been called off to protect soldiers’ health, says the US Indo-Pacific Command
Adulting 101: How to set up a home gym
Don't have time to head to a local gym? Set one up for yourself at home!
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No more military exercises with U.S. when VFA lapses – Lorenzana
Although planned joint exercises may still continue in the next 6 months, there won’t be any when the termination of the military pact takes effect, says the defense chief
What will happen to PH military if the VFA is terminated?
Can joint military exercises with American troops continue without the Visiting Forces Agreement? At the very least, mounting them would become a lot more difficult.
PH-U.S. military operations could ‘disappear’ if VFA scrapped – U.S. official
Some 300 joint activities between Philippine and U.S. forces require the VFA as a basis for operations, says U.S. Assistant Secretary of State R. Clarke Cooper
Carlos Yulo rules signature floor exercise event for 2nd gold
Gymnastics star Carlos Yulo easily tops the floor exercise event to bag his second gold medal in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games
Get moving! 4 in 5 adolescents don't exercise enough – WHO
In its first ever report on global trends for adolescent physical activity, the UN health agency stresses that urgent action is needed to get teens off their screens and moving more
[ANALYSIS] 75 years after MacArthur's return, WW2 combatants face common threat
Why were the US and Japan forces in the Philippines for joint 'warrior' exercises? Because China desires regional and global domination, and the Philippines is standing in its way.
Philippines, U.S., Japan hold military drills near West PH Sea
Japan joins the yearly exercise for the first time as regional allies build 'interoperability' in responding to security threats and natural disasters
PH, U.S. forces kick off ‘more advanced’ KAMANDAG war games
The joint military exercises will feature the Philippines' brand new amphibious assault vehicles in an international drill for the first time
U.S. paratroopers injured after botched night jump
Troops from the 4th Infantry Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division are blown off target from their parachute jump above Camp Shelby into trees, camp commander Colonel Bobby Ginn says
Military drill showcases PH’s first amphibious assault vehicles
The capability to launch an attack from the sea straight into land is basic and essential for militaries of coastal states, and the Philippines is now catching up with the acquisition of brand new amphibious assault vehicles
1st ASEAN-U.S. Maritime Exercise underway in Thailand
The drills are aimed at strengthening alliances among the US and Southeast Asian navies for 'an unparalleled advantage that no competitor or rival can match,' says a US Navy officer
U.S., ASEAN kick off first joint naval drills
(UPDATED) The first ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise between the regional bloc and Washington will last for 5 days, starting at the Sattahip Naval Base in Thailand and ending in Singapore
Philippines sends BRP Ramon Alcaraz off to ASEAN-U.S. naval drills
The Philippine Navy will participate in the first ever maritime exercises between the United States and ASEAN member states, as the region pushes back against China's expansionism
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U.S.-South Korea military exercises still on despite North's warnings
Despite North Korea saying its missile launches are a 'solemn warning to the South Korean warmongers', a Pentagon official says there is 'no adjustment or change in plans'
India and France hold biggest naval exercises – with one eye on China
Without naming the Asian giant, India and France worry about China's growing economic clout and its territorial claims that have caused tensions in the South China Sea
If we are natural givers, why don't we give enough?
Why is it that the most urgent and important causes in our community, country, and planet seem to not benefit enough from this basic feature of our humanity?
U.S. says display of warship, jets in West PH Sea not for China
'People can interpret the [warship's] presence as they wish, but the Wasp came here to be part of Balikatan,' says Lieutenant General Eric Smith, US Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force
PH, U.S. forces play up friendship amid calls for defense treaty review
'Balikatan is not just a fulfilment of our obligations under the Mutual Defense Treaty, but a commitment to solidify and strengthen the friendship of our nations,' says Defense Undersecretary Cardozo Luna
LOOK: World's most advanced stealth aircraft featured in Balikatan 2019
The F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Force appears for the first time in the Philippines, onboard the US Navy's USS Wasp during the Balikatan 2019 amphibious exercises in Zambales
Balikatan 2019: PH, U.S. forces 'take over' beach in Zambales
Philippine and US forces bring out battle-ready ships and vehicles as they complete an exercise to take control of a shorefront in the Naval Education Training Center in Zambales
[ANALYSIS] Balikatan: U.S. shifts gears from counterterrorism to great power competition
Balikatan may yet emerge as the template for multilateral exercises among US and its close allies in the entire Indo-Pacific region
DND, AFP renew call for defense treaty review in Balikatan 2019
'Remember the treaty was made in 1951, and several things have already transpired,' says Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Benjamin Madrigal Jr
Balikatan vs China? Drills not aimed at any country, says U.S.
US Balikatan Exercise Director Chris McPhillips says the purpose of the exercises is to develop cooperation among Filipino, American, and Australian soldiers
PH, U.S. armed forces open Balikatan 2019
Balikatan 2019 marks one of the biggest in the project's history, involving 4,000 Filipino, 3,500 American, and 50 Australian soldiers
North Korea slams new joint drills between Seoul and Washington
The US and South Korea agree to replace two major war games that take place every spring with a shorter 'Dong Maeng' or 'Alliance' exercise – a move designed to further ease tensions with the North
U.S. deploys THAAD missile defense in Israel for exercise
It is the first such exercise in Israel, although the two allies hold regular joint war games
Stand at your desk for a healthier, happier lifestyle
The Thai Health Promotion Foundation's standing desk is designed to promote physical activity with its own exercise manual illustrating various poses and stretches that you can do while standing
The week in photos: February 16-22, 2019
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Don't have time to exercise? Here's a regime everyone can squeeze in
Incorporating more high intensity activity into our daily routines – whether that’s by vacuuming the carpet with vigor or walking uphill to buy your lunch – could be the key to helping all of us get some high quality exercise each day
Gym membership: How to get the most out of it, according to a sports scientist
Here are few tried and tested (yet easy) exercises which, when combined with a broadly healthy lifestyle, are likely to improve fitness levels, maybe shed a little excess weight – and will make you feel at home in the gym
U.S., South Korea scale back military exercise
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Foal Eagle, the biggest of the regular joint exercises held by the allies, 'is being reorganized a bit to keep it at a level that will not be harmful to diplomacy'
IN PHOTOS: Philippine Navy team returns triumphant from sea drills held in China
The Philippine Navy team stands out in the communication drill despite bringing a logistics vessel, 'BRP Dagupan City,' whose technology was inferior to the frigates brought in by the other countries
U.S., South Korea suspend additional military exercise
The defense officials of the US and South Korea agree to suspend the drill to 'give the diplomatic process' with Pyongyang 'every opportunity to continue'
Japan military officer killed during U.S.-Philippine drill
Suguru Maehara, 38, was killed in a car crash while delivering food supplies to members participating in the drill
Russia launches biggest ever war games
(UPDATED) The week-long deployment dubbed 'Vostok-2018' is condemned by NATO as a rehearsal for 'large-scale conflict'
1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise – WHO
The study also finds that women still lag behind men in nearly every region of the world, with the gender exercise gap highest in Bangladesh, Eritrea, India, Iraq, and the Philippines
IN PHOTOS: PH Navy arrives in Hawaii for world's largest naval exercises
The Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) includes disaster response, maritime security operations, sea control, and complex warfighting
Indian prime minister trots and treads in fitness video
Narendra Modi talks about the 'refreshing and rejuvenating' benefits of his exercise workout in a video posted online