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Philippines Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai to host a health and wellness fair

Author: Vicky Karantzavelou / Date: Mon, 01/17/2022 - 09:34
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The day also witnessed several engaging talks and discussions on fitness & wellness and had an in-depth seminar focusing on obesity awareness and proper nutrition.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The Philippines Pavilion ‘Bangkóta’ at Expo 2020 Dubai kickstarted 2022 with a health and wellness fair. United Architects of the Philippine (UAP) 124 Dubai and the Filipino International Triathletes Club collaborated with the Philippine Organising Committee (POC) to spearhead a series of fitness events this weekend set to prepare visitors to the pavilion with exciting ways and means to transition to a healthier and active lifestyle for the year ahead.

Started from 10:00 am, the inaugural ‘Fitfest’ at the Philippines Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai included activities such as a full body workout session followed by a cool down yoga session at the Bangkóta. Individuals were requested to bring their own yoga mats to take part in the cool down session.

The day also witnessed several engaging talks and discussions on fitness & wellness and had an in-depth seminar focusing on obesity awareness and proper nutrition. 

Visitors also enjoyed free body mass index (BMI) checking and health consultations, while badminton enthusiasts could participate in several on-the-spot games and other activities as well.

In addition, visitors at the ‘Fitfest’ also witnessed the launch of the 75-Day Healthy Fat Loss Challenge for 2022. Pavilion visitors were invited to register to participate in the initial weigh-in which was revisited after 75 days to see each individual’s progress on their weight loss journey by March 2022. 

The ‘Fitfest’ at the Philippines Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai took place on January 15, from 10:00 am onwards

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