Boot camp

Sun.Star Baguio - - Opinion -

DE­SPITE be­ing busy with their work, Cordiller­ans in Dubai still found time to be at Gate 1 Zabeel Park Dubai for a se­ries of Box­ing Boot Camp.

This is to sup­port a mis­sion which aims to help the vic­tims of ty­phoon Om­pong in the re­gion par­tic­u­larly the civil­ian res­cuers in Ito­gon, Benguet.

A project ini­ti­ated by Fit­ness and MMA Coaches Er­win Tagure and Al­fred Lu­ciap Jr. the event also made the par­tic­i­pants re­al­ized the im­por­tance of healthy life­style and the essence of unity and shar­ing.

“We ex­tend our help to fel­low Cordiller­ans in our home coun­try. But aside from that, this event also serves as an eye opener for us work­ing abroad on the im­por­tance of healthy life­style,” Tagure said.

Also, in­cluded as ben­e­fi­cia­ries for the Box­ing Boot Camp for a cause are the or­phaned chil­dren who lost their par­ents in the calamity.

Former Cordiller­ans UAE Pres­i­dent Gre­gory Miguel said the ac­tiv­ity is also very ben­e­fi­cial to the OFW’s in Dubai as it also pro­motes good health.

OFW Dr. Ed­na­lyn Daki­was from Abra Chap­ter hopes for the con­tin­u­ous unity and love among Cordiller­ans in UAE in pur­su­ing such un­der­tak­ing that will ben­e­fit the kai­lyans who are in need of help back home.

Other fit­ness and MMA coaches like Crisaldo Gul­lod and Lester Canisi also sup­ported the fund drive where ex­er­cises such as the mix mar­tial arts con­di­tion­ing, body weights train­ing com­bi­na­tion, core work out, and high in­tense box­ing con­di­tion­ing were taught.

Also in­cluded in the ac­tiv­i­ties are var­ied and ef­fec­tive work­out, box­ing, cir­cuits body­weight, bat­tle ropes, core work, car­dio, and team ac­tiv­i­ties.

Cordiller­ans UAE Trea­surer Mary Jane Epi said the event is a project of their group in part­ner­ship with Benguet, Ifu­gao, Kalinga, Mt. Prov-

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