Miss Universe Philippines 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach as pictured by Jonas Gaffud
Pia being “punished” in the gym by John Cuay (back)
Miss Universe Philippines 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (beautifully captured by Jonas Gaffud in the photo above
) continues with her daily training with John Cuay at Gold’s Gym. And mind you, the fitness program designed for her is physically punishing but for a really good cause.
John’s description of the first video below:
“It pays to functionally train one’s core! Pia did a 4 level intermediate core challenge. SUPINE – MERMAID – KNEE – STAND! Short term goal is met this month, which sorta put a smile on my face. Significant changes as far as numbers in the waist and thighs are concerned. We are on the track people! Yahooooo!!!
Good job Miss Universe Philippines 2015″
PS: I want Pia to wear something loose when she works out, wala lang, just for the BASHERS!
courtesy of The Emerald and John Cuay
John’s description of the video below:
“Workout of the day! – “2 direction leg circles, roll over, and partial V pose at the end range”
The 29 core muscles are made sure to contract all throughout this particular workout. The extremities are isometrically contracting as well. The V pose at the end is to make sure that every muscle of Pia’s body is being worked out. 1 out of 20 exercises that she did earlier at Golds Gym Glorietta.”
courtesy of The Emerald and John Cuay
Ms. Gay Manila 2015 Trixie Maristela during her Q&A portion of the finals (Photo credit: Jeff Lobos)
Trixie Maristela getting ready for her Q. (Photo credit: Jeff Lobos)
According to the buzz I got regarding the Ms. Gay Manila 2015 Finals last Wednesday night, Trixie Maristela scored so high on all fronts that only the 1st and 2nd Runner-Up placements were up for grabs going into the decisive Q&A of the Top 5. True or not, the results speak for itself. This smart and beautiful winner – who is also an active advocate of ‘Gender Proud
‘ – came through as expected.
Watch the video of the Top 5 Q&A now.
courtesy of Viva Ent
A very deserving winner indeed, this Trixie Maristela. (Photo credit for the swimsuit and evening gown photos: Jeff Lobos)
Above is a photo grid of eleven (11) of the already competing eighteen (18) bets for Mister United Continents 2015
During the glamshot pictorial with RL Lacanienta
Things are happening left and right in the ongoing pre-pageant activities of Mister United Continents 2015. Headshots (above
), Glamshots (left photo
), Talent & National Costume Competition (below) and a visit to Villa Escudero in Quezon.
While the eighteen (18) guys in contention still fall short of the anticipated number of delegates, they are continuously enjoying the hospitality of the host venues, sponsors, organizers and the general public (particularly the ones who get to see them during scheduled appearances).
During the National Costume Competition of Mister United Continents 2015
Candidates in NatCos
Next week will be extra challenging for the candidates because the important preliminaries will be conducted where their performances will be graded to see who will figure out well during next Friday’s Grand Finals at Tanghalang Pasigueno.
Top of my head right now, one of the several Asians could be the first-ever Mister United Continents titleholder. The entries from Lebanon, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are particularly noteworthy. I’m not counting out Australia, Guam and Dominican Republic, though. They could give the regional favorites a run for their money. ;-)
Images from the Talent Competition (Photo credit: TPQ The Pageant Queens)
Tim Alsowyed (center) was crowned Slimmers World Miss Bikini Philippines 2015 last night at RW Manila.1st Runner-Up is Angelu Gonzales (right) and 2nd Runner-Up is Nicole Dichoso (Photo credit: Joy Arguil)
Tim displays her winning form (Photo credit: Joy Arguil)
I happily shared with you my Top 5 Predictions yesterday and three (3) of them actually made it to the winning troika. Ma. Fatima ‘Tim’ Alsowyed snagged the title of Slimmers World Miss Bikini Philippines 2015 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts Manila last night. Her 1st Runner-Up is Angelu Gonzales, with Nicole Dichoso claiming 2nd Runner-Up.
Tim was crowned by last year’s winner Hazel Ortiz and will now be the face (and body) of Slimmers World. I will update you should she be fielded abroad for an international bikini competition abroad.
Congratulations to all the winners! :-)
Congratulations, Tim! (Photo credit: Joy Arguil)
Bessie Besana, the designer, and his first muse, Miss Manila 2014 KC Halili (Photo credit: Jory Rivera)
KC proudly wore Bessie’s first creation (Photo credit: Jory Rivera)
During last night’s Ms. Gay Manila 2015 finals at the PICC Plenary Hall, some people curiously asked Miss Manila 2014 KC Halili which designer she was wearing. She proudly answered, “Bessie Besana!
Of course, you all know my friend Bessie Besana as Mark Besana, one of the several pillars behind Aces & Queens. Well, the lovable guy can now add a new profession to his already colorful achievements in the pageant world – Fashion Designer.
Prior to this career shift, Bessie was doing corporate work before spending almost a year fulfilling a logistics-based position in Hong Kong. It is here where he realized that pageant life is what really makes him happy and fulfilled. And so, he enrolled at Slim’s to equip him with the technical know-how. His creative juices happily flowed from there, and the rest was inaugurated last night when his first muse – KC Halili – paraded the first-ever creation. He plans to initially foray into pageant designing, while continuing with his coaching job for Aces & Queens. I bet we’ll hear and see a lot from him in the months and years to come.
It will all be pleasantly uphill from this point for Bessie Besana, the Brand (see logo on the right) and the Fashion Designer.
Count on my 100% support every step of the way. And I’m sure my dear readers will also welcome you with open arms. Right, guys? ;-)
Best of luck, my dear friend!
All of us are aware of her story right from the time she was plucked out of UP Diliman after graduating Magna cum Laude with a degree in Architecture up to that fateful year in Bb. Pilipinas 2011 when she was crowned the country’s representative to the Sao Paolo-hosted Miss Universe where she placed in the Top 5 and was named 3rd Runner-Up to Leila Lopes.
But how much do you really know about the life of Miss Universe Philippines 2011 Shamcey Supsup-Lee before she became a Beauty Queen, TV host and now, a successful restaurant owner with her husband Lloyd Lee?
Well, let’s allow Shamcey to do all the talking in this 15-minute video I stumbled upon on YouTube. It was taken last year when she was invited as one of the inspirational guest speakers for Accenture Philippines’ “Many Facets of Being a Woman” series where she detailed about her life before the pageant and how dreams can be transformed into reality. Watch now.
courtesy of Accenture Careers
One of the beautiful and sexy ladies above will become this year’s Slimmers World Miss Bikini Philippines 2015 tonight!
Tonight at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila, Slimmers World Miss Bikini Philippines will be crowned by reigning winner Hazel Ortiz. From among the official candidates, I came up with just five (5) ladies I’d like to see take the title…hopefully. ;-)
They are: Angelu Gonzales of SM Megamall, Nicole Dichoso of Subic, Ariz Encarnacion of Adriatico, Tim Alsowyed of Pasay Road and Angela Yagaya, also of Adriatico.
I’ll keep you posted on who will win tonight. :-)
I’d like to see one of the five ladies above win the competition tonight.