Merrell Philippines once again brought its free outdoor training program, the Nature’s Gym, to fitness enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers across Metro Manila and Cebu. The leading outdoor and nature getaway brand hosted the event in several key locations of the two metropolis during the weekends of November.
Now on its second year, the Nature’s Gym program tapped the expertise of Anytime Fitness, one of the largest gym chains in the country. Anytime Fitness provided coaches and equipment used for the weekend workout. Dozens of fitness bloggers and influencers were also present during the Manila event which was held last November 18 at the Eton Centris Activity Center in Quezon City.
Actor Hideo Muraoka together with the Tao Tribe group led the warm-up session. Other members of the Tao Tribe group present at the event were Eduardo Lara, George Novo, Guillherme Hasegawa, Noel Agra and Sam Ajdani.
Other personalities present at the event are athletes Rica Rivera and Rex Intal, courtside reporter Mikyla Chavez, sportscaster Synjin Reyes and obstacle course warrior Glorien Merisco.
The full body workout designed by the Anytime Fitness coaches mainly consists of log lifts, rolling ball pushups, tossing and jumping over fitness balls, mountaineer and a short sprint. Everything was timed and you have to do at least 10-20 reps (depending on your fitness level) to clear one stage and proceed to the next challenge.
Aside from experiencing a kickass workout, most of the attendees also get to try some of the latest Merrell footwear such as the Merrell Agility Peak Flex, Merrell Trail Glove 4 and the Merrell Bare Access Flex which are all geared to give you an awesome nature getaway.
Merrell Nature’s Gym Footwear
The shoes under the Nature Gym platform are all designed to help you keep up with the demanding qualities of the outdoor playground. Each have their own unique features that helps them cope with the wide variety of terrain that Mother Nature has to offer.
The Merrell Bare Access Flex, for example, has a FLEXconnect™ dual-directional flex groove EVA midsole for added agility and stability making it perfect both for trail and road running. The shoe has a versatile construction and has the M Select™ grip with precise grooves. This allows the shoe to have a good grip regardless of the surface you are running on.
Meanwhile, the Merrell Trail Glove 4 puts more emphasis on comfort with its sock-like feel and locked-down fit. The shoe also has Vibram® TC5+ outsole which provides great cushioning while giving it a lightweight feel. Maximizing its performance while sticking to its minimalistic roots, the shoe lives up to its name as it truly “fits like a glove.”
Lastly, the Merrell Agility Peak Flex collection is designed specifically for trail running and hiking. It also has the Merrell Air Cushion Viz and FLEXconnect™ technology which helps you adapt to almost every surface conditions on the trail. Moreover, it also is equipped with high rebound EVA foam which helps absorb shocks on the heel area.
You can read Takbo.ph’s review of the Merrell Agility Peak Flex in case you want to check out the shoe.
All of the shoes mentioned area available in Merrell outlets and concept stores nationwide.
If you plan on becoming an Anytime Fitness member, Merrell has a great offer for you. By purchasing any of the regular-priced shoes at their store in Ayala Center Cebu, Glorietta 3, SM Cebu, SM North Avenue Annex, and Trinoma, you can get 50-percent discount on Anytime Fitness’ joining fee. This promo is valid only until May 29, 2019.
Are you interested in joining the Merrell Nature’s Gym workout session? Catch the next event on December 8, 2018 at the Paseo Center in Makati.NOW AVAILABLE. TAKBO.PH COTTON TEES AND HOODIES. CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO ORDER.
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