Crocs-ComeAsYouAre
The 5 New Year Resolutions You Should Make Instead
Jan03

The 5 New Year Resolutions You Should Make Instead

  By: Anna Oposa   Ah, it’s January 2017! ‘Tis the time we make promises to ourselves to leave the “old me” in 2016 and usher in the “new and improved me” at midnight. We list a number of things we will do differently. We will stop hitting the snooze button. We will exercise more. We will stop smoking and will drink less. The list goes on.   But after all the fireworks have been lit, the parties attended, and the...

Read More
Be Fit by Gerald Du
Aug10

Be Fit by Gerald Du

What being fit means to me Fitness in my opinion is the most important thing you can invest in yourself, second only maybe to education. The fitter you are, the longer you get to live healthier and happier. It also helps greatly with self-esteem. It’s a simple but effective way to make you feel better about yourself. I think everybody should be into it, regardless of age or background. How I got into fitness I wasn’t the most active...

Read More
Usapang Illustrado: FILIPINOS VS. FITNESS
Jul25

Usapang Illustrado: FILIPINOS VS. FITNESS

  Being a fit Filipino isn’t exactly a cakewalk, given the kind of food that we normally enjoy, or the way food takes center stage in most of our familial milestones. Unlike the majority of our Western counterparts, we kabayans are comfort eaters, above all. We like abundance, and richness; food that are so heartwarming, they feel like hugs. But oddly enough, we Filipinos are also incredibly obsessed with body shape. On top of...

Read More
Strong is the New Beautiful
May21

Strong is the New Beautiful

By Nicholo Jallores Photography by Alex Callueng; Hair, Make-Up and Grooming by Louise Monique Soriano Dare we open a nasty can of worms: what makes a body “beautiful?” Is it the long, toned dancer’s limbs that extend unto eternity out of Gwyneth Paltrow’s torso? Is it the number of packs in Ryan Reynold’s abdomen? Must you have Kim Kardashian’s child-bearing hips, or Kylie Minogue’s compact buns of titanium? What do you need to be a...

Read More
Illustrado Body Beautiful Filipinos – Model & Photographer Collab
Apr20

Illustrado Body Beautiful Filipinos – Model & Photographer Collab

Do you have the physique and the confidence to be part of ILLUSTRADO’s BODY BEAUTIFUL FILIPINOS of 2014? Are you ripped, svelte or full figured fit and just loving it? We’ve featured FACES, now we’re gearing to feature Filipinos in great shape and with a healthy body image to boot, in our forthcoming May-June Body Issue. MECHANICS Collaborate with your favorite photographer for your winning photo. Send us your superbly shot wholesome...

Read More
Loading...