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[Gameplan] What does it take to be an MMA champion?

Mar 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Geli Bulaong fights to reach her dreams more literally than most of us. Find out how she overcomes the day-to-day pain she experiences as an MMA fighter in order to reach her goals

[Gameplan] How SEA Games gold medalist Claire Adorna powered through injury

Mar 16, 2018 - 9:42 AM

Powering through pain for the love of her sport and country, triathlete Claire Adorna overcomes the challenges of an old injury

[Gameplan] Newbies conquer their first trail run

Jan 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

#JustStart and sign up for a trail run or an outdoor challenge race! You never know what you might discover

[Gameplan] Beginners try Vinyasa Yoga

Jan 25, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Take deep breaths and #JustStart your fitness journey with Vinyasa Yoga

[Gameplan] First-timers try indoor cycling

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:50 PM

Squeeze in a workout and burn those holiday calories away with indoor cycling!

[Gameplan] Dance your way to fitness with Zumba

Dec 13, 2017 - 6:15 PM

Dance like no one’s watching and #JustStart your fitness journey with Zumba®!

[Gameplan] Beginners try suspension training

Dec 12, 2017 - 6:16 PM

Strengthen your core with suspension training!

[Gameplan] Athlete advocates health and fitness to beat cancer

Dec 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The moment Louie Sangalang finds out he has cancer, he tries to learn as much as he can about his disease, and tells himself he is going to do everything in his power to fight it

[Gameplan] Filipino swimmer powers through physical disabilities

Dec 06, 2017 - 2:42 PM

It takes more than just a few strokes to become a great swimmer. Paralympic swimmer Ernie Gawilan shares how he gets through their rigorous trainings despite his disability.

[Gameplan] First-timers try pole dancing

Dec 05, 2017 - 7:46 PM

Leave your excuses out the door and try out pole dancing!

[Gameplan] Boxing for newbies

Nov 20, 2017 - 1:40 PM

Take small steps to wellness and try out boxing!

[Gameplan] Reformer Pilates for beginners

Nov 18, 2017 - 1:18 PM

Is Reformer Pilates the exercise you need to #JustStart your fitness journey?

[Gameplan] How ballerinas dance through pain

Nov 17, 2017 - 3:37 PM

A ballerina’s day starts by waking up to pain. Ballet Philippines’ principal dancer Denise Parungao shares how she powers through it.

Gameplan: Anti-gravity yoga for newbies

May 29, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Yogi and triathlete Bubbles Paraiso shares how wholesome food and regular exercise can help us deal with everyday stress

Gameplan: 7 tips for traveling to Iceland

Jan 05, 2017 - 7:00 AM

Fancy a trip to Iceland? Gameplan s Mara Lopez shares her encounter with the Northern Lights and tells us how traveling changes her perspective

Gameplan: Pinoy wheelchair racer sprints with a strong heart

Dec 13, 2016 - 12:55 PM

Who says you need legs to be able to run? Wheelchair racer Jerold Mangliwan shares how he overcomes pain and sprints to the finish line with a strong heart

Gameplan: Skin diving in Anilao

Oct 30, 2016 - 8:59 PM

The Philippines is known as the world’s center of marine biodiversity and you don’t need a scuba tank to dive into its beauty

Gameplan: Award-winning dance crew brings international hip hop competition to PH

Oct 03, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Multi awarded A Team Philippines brings together Filipino dancers from all over the country to share their passion for street dance on the Vibe PH stage

Gameplan: Filipino athletes battle their hearts out at Rio Paralympics

Sep 14, 2016 - 4:51 PM

The Philippine Paralympic team shares what motivates them as they face rigorous training and physical challenges

Gameplan: Street kids turned ballet dancers compete in Asian Grand Prix

Aug 10, 2016 - 11:20 PM

From the streets to the barre – and now the Asian Grand Prix

Gameplan: Capoeira, a marriage of combat and grace

Jul 03, 2016 - 3:00 PM

New Gameplan host Mara Lopez discovers a different kind of refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life through Capoeira

What do ‘legit’ career firsts feel like?

Jun 08, 2016 - 3:19 PM

As development worker James Roman and football player Graham Caygill have learned a legit first can be pretty life changing

Gameplan: La Union beach festival makes pitch to save our seas

Jun 06, 2016 - 2:01 PM

Conservation groups and social enterprises team up to mount an eco friendly beach festival

Gameplan: Football clinic urges peace among different religions

May 29, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Two hundred kids from Mindanao arrive in Manila and discover the unifying language of football

WATCH: Gameplan hosts on sports, action, and new adventures

May 21, 2016 - 7:04 PM

Ton Juls and Amanda are off to new adventures Meet Katz Mara and Graham

Meet Mara Lopez, new Gameplan host

Mar 20, 2016 - 11:47 AM

Our surfer host shows how being passionate about one sport can create ripples of positive change

Meet Katz Salao, new 'Gameplan' host

Mar 19, 2016 - 9:30 AM

After years of having a love hate relationship with fitness and exercise 25 year old Katz Salao discovers her passion in helping other people achieve their fitness goals

Meet Graham Caygill, new Gameplan host

Mar 18, 2016 - 4:09 PM

This Filipino British football player is out to prove that hard work and determination are sometimes more than enough to reach your goal

Who will be the next Gameplan hosts?

Mar 13, 2016 - 5:26 PM

Gameplan hosts Amanda Fernandez Ton Vergel de Dios and Julian Rodriguez are off to new adventures Who will take their spots?

Gameplan Must-try: Trampoline Park

Feb 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM

When was the last time you did something for the first time?

Gameplan: What's your life's next great adventure?

Feb 20, 2016 - 7:56 PM

What s your GAMEPLAN for 2016?

Gameplan: Mountain trail biking in Negros

Feb 14, 2016 - 4:22 PM

Salvador Benedicto in Negros Occidental is a favorite spot for mountain bikers because of the variety of trails uphill downhill and hairpin turns plus a beautiful view of Mt Kanlaon

What's your Gameplan Profile: Raven Cruz for Parkour

Feb 13, 2016 - 1:35 PM

What’s Your GAMEPLAN Profiles WYGP is a series on different athletes – from the newbies to the veterans from everyday athletes to professionals

Gameplan Profiles: Progressive Athletes

Dec 06, 2015 - 7:26 PM

Here are inspiring stories from athletes who will stop at nothing – not even physical hindrances

Gameplan: Meet 4 of Manila's driven yuppies

Nov 29, 2015 - 1:47 PM

What drives these 4 achievers to reach their goals?

Gameplan: Longboarding Lowdown

Nov 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Dare to go longboarding? Here are a few tips

Gameplan Profiles: The 60 year-old skateboarder

Nov 21, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Probably one of the coolest senior citizens you ll encounter in the streets of Metro Manila

Gameplan: Thrilla in Manila

Nov 15, 2015 - 11:34 PM

Our Gameplan hosts go on a spooky adventure in the streets of Intramuros

Gameplan: Manila Urban Challenge

Nov 14, 2015 - 3:22 PM

Our hosts kick their urban adventure up a notch

Gameplan: Manila Urban Adventure

Nov 07, 2015 - 4:11 PM

Who says you have to travel far for an adventure? Gameplan hosts Amanda Julian and Ton show you what you can do in Metro Manila

Gameplan: How pacers guide a 42K marathon finish

Nov 01, 2015 - 7:31 PM

Running a full marathon is no joke and these pacers serve to guide runners from gunstart to finish line

Gameplan: Eco-Traveling in Danjugan Island

Oct 31, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Here are some eco travel ideas you can try and experience in Danjugan Island

Gameplan: How not to do your first triathlon

Oct 18, 2015 - 2:36 PM

Triathletes share rookie mistakes and then some

Gameplan: How to input recovery into your triathlon training plan

Oct 11, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Recovery is 50 of a good training plan

Gameplan: Hobie Cat Sailing in Danjugan Island

Oct 04, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Gameplan s Amanda Fernandez takes on the Hobie challenge

Gameplan: Diving in Danjugan Island

Sep 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Gameplan takes you underwater diving into Danjugan Island s breathtaking marine life

Gameplan: Discover Danjugan Island

Sep 26, 2015 - 9:00 AM

A trek around the island will bring you to mangrove plantations and a cave where thousands of bats dwell

Gameplan: How to do your first triathlon

Sep 20, 2015 - 9:07 AM

Here are Coach Dan Brown’s tips on how to race your first tri

Gameplan: Exploring Salvador Benedicto

Sep 13, 2015 - 8:28 AM

The Gameplan hosts go off the beaten path and head to the mountainous municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto in Negros Occidental

Gameplan: Top 3 Bacolod City Hotspots

Sep 12, 2015 - 1:10 PM

Julian takes us to 3 of his favorite spots in Bacolod