DIVING IN BOHOL

Here is a short video from my first dive in Bohol. The second we jumped into the ocean we were beside this school of over 1000 jack-fish. The video will show some of our interactions with the jack-fish. It was amazing to swim through the school and to be surrounded… read more

    QUICK BORACAY TRIP

During the 1st week of my off-season, I have been trying to relax my mind and body to give it a break from basketball that it needs. I couldn't think of a better place to go then boracay. The funny thing is that the idea to go there came up… read more

    MY OFF-SEASON

          There’s a saying that goes “Teams are made during the season, Players are made during the off-season.”  In the PBA our breaks are really short and we don’t have much time to develop our games or bodies. We spend most of the year maintaining as… read more

    WHY YOU SHOULD ADD PALEO SMOOTHIES TO YOUR DIET

Rob Reyes is one of my old teammates and introduced me to a diet called the “paleo diet”. It has also been referred to as the “Paleolithic” or “caveman” diet. The theory behind the diet is that humans have evolved over millions of years to thrive off on foods only… read more

    MY RAW FOOD EXPERIENCE: WHAT I LEARNED AND COOKED

Recently my friends came up with a Raw Food cook book, which sparked my interest into what raw food was. I ended up spending a day at their medical and wellness resort, The Farm at San Benito. There I learned some of the theory behind raw food and went into… read more

    BREAKFAST: THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE DAY

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. When waking up I get excited to open the fridge and start my day off right. The word “breakfast” itself sums up why it’s the most important meal. It’s the break from the longest fast of your day. Meaning if you are… read more

    10 TIPS FOR A LONGER & HEALTHIER LIFE..

Just the other day we lost an amazing visionary, Steve Jobs. He changed the way we live through his innovation, passion and energy.  His passing at such a young age got me thinking about how a lot of people abuse their health and don’t appreciate the gift of a healthy… read more

    10 SMALL TIPS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

I had a few requests to write about easy weight loss tips. It’s pretty well known that proper diet and exercise is the way to go when it comes to weight loss. But here are a few tips you can pair up with a proper diet and exercise routine to… read more

    WHY WE SHOULD EAT MORE FISH

For the last few years, I have been for the most part following a simple rule one of my nutritionist told me: “The less legs the better.” This means when selecting what type of protein I want in my meals, I usually start of in the fish section (no legs),… read more

    HOW TO NOT LOOK LIKE SANTA AFTER THE HOLIDAYS

Over my past few years of living here in the Philippines, I have noticed that Christmas is a HUGE celebration here. The city is covered with light displays and I have never had to attend soooo many Christmas dinners. I think it’s great but it sometimes comes at a cost,… read more