10 Filipinos to Follow for Your Summer Fitspiration - LA Lives

These people know how to keep a body right (and tight) for the summer and beyond.

Things are heating up as we turn the corner to summertime here in the Philippines, which mean beach trips will surely abound the next few weeks. If you plan on getting your body ready we have a few people that can inspire you to get those extra hours at the gym. By your own will or by a little push from social media, this list might just give you that needed push to reach your body goals for the summer.


Christian Tantoco

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A frequent at the beach, the son of Donnie Tantoco enjoys swimming and surfing around our nation’s islands, sometimes with the occasional turtle or whale shark. If anyone knows how to get beach ready, it’s this guy.


Bea Fabregas

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Bubbly and full of energy, Bea is always promoting an active lifestyle on her social media. She posts lighthearted home workout videos you can do at home and even some motivational words to get you started on your sweat session. A VJ and host by profession, her positive aura radiates through and will surely get you on your feet in no time.


Miko de los Reyes

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An architect with a penchant for nature, Miko uses his practice to uphold sustainable and environmentally-friendly projects. His affinity for nature is seen in his frequent beach trips with his wife, Nicole Tantoco de los Reyes, and their daughter.


Amanda Fernandez

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When it comes to fitness, there’s no question about this woman. The founder of Sparta Philippines and a pioneer for calisthenics in the country, Amanda knows how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Aside from the calisthenics, her main sport is football which she also houses in Sparta with the only FIFA Quality Football Field in the country.


EG Bautista

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When he’s not helping manage his family’s farm in Tarlac, you can catch EG in one of his classes in Ride Revolution. The gourmand/cycling instructor enjoys a good cardio session all the while enjoying some good food around the metro, must be the best of both worlds.

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Lexi Gancayco

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A competitive swimmer for seven years, Lexi found her true fitness calling as a coach at The Movement Studio (TMS) and Electric Studio. A gym where you get the balance of cardio and athletic strength training, TMS provides a diverse set of exercises to always keep you on your feet while at Electric Studio, being the first in door cycling studio in the country, provides a full body cardio—and with both combined make for a knock out physique.


Brian Poe Llamanzares

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The son of Senator Grace Poe has had a busy 2019, and he shares that it caused him to gain some weight since. Now, after 9 months of rigorous training, he’s recently posted that he’s back in “fighting condition.” He credits his coach and a proper diet (and some stress on the side) for his transformation.  Now, how’s that for inspiration?


Arielle Escalona

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As the Managing Director of Pure Nectar, Arielle knows a thing or two about staying healthy. She stays active by frequenting the UFC gym and sometimes even being trained by her dad. Pair that regimen with some healthy fruit juices and you have yourself a power fitness combo.


Miguel Villafuerte

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Taking office as the Governor of Camarines Sur since 2013, the youngest elected governor (aged 24 in assuming office) enjoys exploring his home province and staying active in the waterwhether it be surfing, wakeboarding, or snorkeling. You can catch his weekly vlog, as he chronicles the many fun facets of Camarines Sur.


Bianca Salonga

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A balance of brains and brawn, Bianca is a prime example of a well-rounded woman. To start, she’s a contributing writer for Forbes as well as an avid art collector, but in her free time she makes sure she stays active by taking Pilates and slow resistance training (SRT).

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