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How to optimize an athlete’s nutrition and performance

by Cheshire Que of Manila Bulletin | May 7, 2019

Sports nutrition is vital for fueling an athlete during training, competition, and recovery phase. This goes hand in hand with training to enhance strength, endurance, and overall performance. Would this tandem between sports nutrition and training ever be enough for a professional athlete? Perhaps yes, or maybe not, at least not for a Featherweight Champ and MMA superstar like Mark Streigl. He combines dedication, healthy eating habits, a very active lifestyle that includes rigorous training, and state-of-the-art technology like HBOT to achieve and remain at the peak of his performance as an athlete.

RnR Recos: Fly To Balesin With The Fam For The Biggest Sports Camp-Turned-Ultimate Summer Vacay!

by ABS-CBN Lifestyle Team | May 6, 2019

Targeting families and friends who want the best of both worlds when it came to the ultimate summer experience, luxury destination Balesin has recently opened its dreamy shores and expanse to the idea of sports and athletics with its San Miguel Sports Camps.

Assemble Your Armour at Balesin

by Franc Ramon | January 31, 2018

When you get to mix your fitness and travel activities in one weekend then it must be a good one.  Balesin is a bucket-list adventure that gives you a feel of the different sites around the world like Bali, Phuket, St. Tropez, Costa Del Sol, Mykonos and a whole lot more.  I got to enjoy the island and had my share of fitness routine for the Assemble Your Armour Event last January 26-28, 2018.

Under Armour, Aegle Wellness Center present fitness retreat

by Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Business World | January 18, 2018

RECOGNIZING the growing health and wellness scene in the country, sports apparel brand Under Armour and Aegle Wellness Center have banded together to stage a fitness retreat designed to give a fresh perspective on how one should go about in their fitness journey.

Hidilyn summons Aegle in Olympic gold quest

by Romina S. Austria, Philippine Daily Inquirer | January 16, 2018

Hidilyn Diaz is leaving no stone unturned in her quest for glory.

In fact, the weightlifting star has summoned the gods in her bid to give the Philippines a first Olympic gold medal.

Radiant Good Health

Interview by Nickky Faustine P. De Guzman | Photography by Jonathan Baldonado

Nestled in Balesin island in Quezon province — which is only 25 minutes away from Metro Manila by plane — is Aegle Wellness Center, a sanctuary for people seeking healthier and less stressed versions of themselves.

Dr. Ben Valdecañas & the secret to wellness

Babe Romualdez | October 22, 2017

When the Aegle Wellness Center at The City Club in Alphaland, Makati City was launched two years ago, one of the challenges was to change the mindset of people who equate “wellness” with facilities that offer spa, salon and similar aesthetic services.

Wellness Destinations To Visit In The Philippines

Bianca Salonga, Forbes | October 15, 2017

No one destination or treatment program can fit all health needs and travel expectations.

Wellness Education Forum For September Moved To October

October 5, 2017

Due to an unanticipated scheduling conflict, the wellness talk "Do You Really Have Arthritis? A talk on osteoarthritis & other degenerative diseases; clearing up the myths & misconceptions" with Dr. Benedict Valdecañas, Medical Director, is moved to next Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 6PM at 6F Aegle Wellness Center, The City Club at Alphaland Makati Place.

Wellness Education Forum For September

September 28, 2017

One of the most over-diagnosed conditions of ageing is arthritis or "rayuma." Most joint pains can otherwise be ligamentous sprain, tendinitis, or even muscle strain rather than true arthritis.  Learn the true nature of arthritis and how you can avoid it and prevent it from bothering you.

You Are What You Eat

July 12, 2017

Do you ever wonder where the saying "You are what you eat" originated?  Yes, true, it implies the now gospel truth that our bodies, and subsequently our health, become what we put in them in terms of food. 

It's Not You. It's Your Toxins.

June 20, 2017

From our last wellness talk, You and Your Genes, in May: "All diseases are both genetic and environmental."  Being careful about how we expose ourselves to our environment can vastly change the manifestation of our genetic design. The most significant factors in our surroundings are the unseen toxins that lurk in everything about us, both externally and internally—i.e., the food we eat.

Aegle’s Ambrosia Opens in Balesin Island Club

June 13, 2017

egle Wellness Center’s signature healthy food restaurant in Balesin Island opened its doors this past weekend to discriminatingly healthy clientele. Named after the mythological food (or nectarine drink) of the gods of Olympus that was said to be their sustenance for immortality, Ambrosia serves delicious food that aims to prolong life by adhering to healthy standards. 

Aegle Wellness Forum for June

May 29, 2017

All diseases are both genetic and environmental.  Yes, ALL.  And yes, BOTH.  It's always an interplay between what is encoded in your genes and how these coded mutations are nurtured by the environment we put ourselves in.  

A Day of Total Wellness

by Philippine Tatler | May 16, 2018

"[Aegle’s A Day of Total Wellness] is designed to introduce you to some of the latest medical treatments that can reverse the effects of ageing, enhance your vitality and provide you with more energy."

Integrative Oncology Workshop

March 24, 2017

Cancer remains one of the most difficult management dilemmas a physician will ever be faced with in his or her career.  No other medical issue presents a more diverse challenge than a metastatic cancer that responds poorly to conventional modalities of chemotherapy and radiation treatment. 

From Farm to Fork

March 16, 2017

One of the basic changes that we can start working on when we want to shift to a healthier lifestyle is to modify our diet. Oftentimes we are faced with the difficult questions: How do I start?

Aegle Wellness Forum and Wellness Workshop

February 19, 2017

People who habitually surf the Internet for health advice face a constant barrage of confusing, sometimes outright conflicting information.  And that is true of information on heart disease, one of the most common conditions plaguing us.

Conquering Fear Through Mindfulness

January 4, 2017

Your new year's resolution would not be complete without taking into consideration the entire mind-body-spirit axis of health and wellness. This month, begin 2017 right by learning to use mind and emotion equally through the power of mindfulness, as we bring you the latest in Aegle Wellness Center's series of wellness forums that are not only educational but inspirational and motivating as well.

Doctors' Orders

AsiaSpa | January 2017

Most of us shudder at the thought of hospitals – the clinical environment and pungent hit of antiseptic in the air. But it’s a different story when these unpalatable elements are replaced with glorious seaside vistas, fuchsia sunsets and luxury villas. Aegle Wellness Centre has been designed to take the intimidation out of check-ups, and its Balesin Island location repackages the four-day retreat into a tropical getaway.

The Oasis

FHM: Pulse | December 2016

In the heart of the city-at the tip of Ayala Avenue to be precise-is a gleaming high-tech institute that wouldn't look out of place in those futuristic sci-fi flicks where people clone themselves for organs or implant false memories in their skulls.

Do You Really Have Arthritis

November 18, 2017

One of the most over-diagnosed conditions of ageing is arthritis or "rayuma." Most joint pains can otherwise be ligamentous sprain, tendinitis, or even muscle strain rather than true arthritis.  Learn the true nature of arthritis and how you can continue to avoid it and prevent it from bothering you.

Your Estrogen and You

October 6, 2016

Learn more about how to take care of your health and well-being by joining us for the third in our series of our continuing wellness education forums.  For this session, we’ll discuss how estrogen depletion affects the ageing process.

The First Aegle Workshop On Integrative Medicine In Balesin

October 13, 2016

Thank you for expressing interest in participating in the first Aegle Workshop on Integrative Medicine.  Although this is planned to be a series of events for continuing medical wellness education, the success of this endeavor depends on your support and feedback.  Your comments and questions during the announcement of this first wellness workshop at the PRIMA convention last week were all taken into consideration.

You Are What You Eat

September 5, 2016

One of the thrusts of Aegle Wellness Center in advocating preventive and proactive health is continuing wellness education.  In line with this, let me invite you personally to the second in a series of talks on how you can take control of your own health and well-being.

Aegle Health Subscription Program

August 26, 2016

Aegle Wellness Center is pleased to introduce our innovative Health Subscription Plans.  These programs are designed to make it easier and more convenient for you take good care of your health. 

Your Lifestyle and You

August 22, 2016

As part of our mission to improve your well-being and quality of life through health support, medical- and science-based information, and extensive life management strategies, we are inviting you to attend our series of monthly interactive forums in The City Club at Alphaland Makati Place every last Thursday of the month -- these discussions will highlight vital information to aid you in maintaining your overall health and wellness.

Thank You For Joining Us

August 10, 2016

First, let me express my gratitude to you for attending the inauguration of the Aegle Wellness Center in Balesin; your presence made it more successful.  Despite the rain, which many said was a sign of good fortune, you all came and celebrated with us what I would refer to as a paradigm shift in the practice of medicine and the institution of healthcare in our country.

Aegle Balesin And The Dawn Of Preventive Medicine

August 5, 2016

On a wet Saturday evening at the end of July, on an island called Balesin, guests started pouring in like rain to the newly opened Aegle Wellness Center at Balesin Island Club for its formal inauguration. 

Finding Balance on an Island

Lifestyle Asia | July 2016

The Mykonos Village in Balesin Island is the address of a holistic wellness center that offers Thalassotherapy treatments by the sea, state-of-the-art medical diagnostics and customized diets and supplements.

Checking Out

Mega | July 2016

Can four days in paradise alter the way you live, and, your health's destiny? 

Introducing Aegle Health Subscription Plans

July 26, 2016

It's a familiar story to many of us. We have the best intentions when it comes to minding our health, and we mean to schedule our Executive Checkups, get to the gym, get more sleep, eat healthier... but because of time and work pressures, and the frenetic pace of the lives we live, wellness more often than not gets neglected.  That is, until it culminates in illness, disease, or other types of health concerns.

RVO Update: July 22, 2016

My old friend (“old” meaning long-time, but not referring to his age because he is 11 years younger than me), Tony Lopez, has been kind enough to devote almost an entire issue of his BizNews Asia magazine to the Aegle Wellness Center, for which I thank him, and which I want to share with you by sending you a copy herewith.

Special Report on the Aegle Wellness Center in Balesin and City Club

BizNews Asia | July 2016

Two Aegle Wellness Centers open awesome possibilities for longer, healthier, happier life. The wonders of holistic medicine anchored on a healing approach to mind, body and spirit.

RVO Update: April 21, 2017

This update will be all about AEGLE’s newest gem, the Aegle Wellness Center at Balesin Island Club.

Aegle-The Goddess of Radiant Good Health-is now in Balesin, Philippines

Business Mirror: Health & Fitness | April 2016

How much are you willing to invest for our health and wellness of our family? After toiling more than 12 hours a day while sacrificing time for family just to make more, and have more, still for them. But are we really investing the right amount of resources and time to have a balanced and fulfilling life.

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