Run to Your Beat

by angel
September 15th, 2014
Posted in Get Inspired, What's Up |

Five reasons why you should join the Rexona Run on October 26, 2014:

1. It’s going to be one big party! Can you run and dance at the same time? Because you can totes do both at this year’s most awesome run-party ever. Get pumped with music from the country’s top DJs, such as Ace Ramos, Mars Miranda, Deuce Manila, Martin Pulgar, Euric, Motherbasss, and MC Pao.

Run to your beat 2014

2. You get to pass through tunnels with different music themes. Running long distances can be a tad boring when there aren’t any interesting sights along the route. Trust us, there’s no way you’ll get bored in this run because at key points during the race, you’ll be able to experience the Retro, HipHop and EDM themed tunnels. They’ve got everything from roller bladers to disco balls, street art to laser light. (The 5-K and 10-K runners will go through two tunnels, while 21-K runners will be able to experience all three!)

10k Route

3. You get a free training singlet which you can use during the event or anytime you want to work out. I’m loving to electric blue and neon green colors!

Rexona Run singlet

4. You can train with Coach Rio dela Cruz, one of the country’s top running coaches and cover star of Runner’s World Philippines. To have a good run and stay injury-free, you’ve got to get some training in. Luckily, Rexona will be holding free running clinics from September 16 to October 23. Led by Coach Rio, in collaboration with 360 Club Fitness, the clinics will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6-9 PM at the Fort. Sign up now at the Training Camp tab on the Rexona Facebook page.

RW April 2014 FInal Cover lo res

5. You get a ton of cool freebies at the finish line, including a medal for all 21-K finishers!

Race Medal

Remember, gun start is at 3:45 AM (5-K), 3:30 AM (10-K), and 3:00 AM (21-K). Register online at until October 12, 2014. In-store registration will also be available in Toby’s MOA, RUNNR Store or Move in Bonifacio High Street, Toby’s SM North EDSA, The Block and Toby’s Robinsons Galleria starting Friday, September 12 until October 19. It’s going to be a blast!

Ready to party,
Angel O:)

#OOTD plans

by stephie
September 14th, 2014
Posted in Candy, Pretty Girl, What's Up |

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When I first heard that the theme for the #CandyFair2014 was EDM, I had no idea what to wear whatsoever! Luckily, Erin’s style guide was super helpful. So I *think* I may have a Candy Fair outfit after all. This is what I’m planning to wear, EDM style but still my girly and classic self. Do you already have an outfit planned? See you there!  :beautifuleyes:

I want to see what you’re wearing, too! Post your #candyootd on Instagram and don’t forget to tag us @candymagdotcom and use the hashtag #candyEDM.

Kids Got #Swag

by guest
September 13th, 2014
Posted in Candy, What's Up |

I’ve never really been into dancing (never mind the fact that I’m not good at it at all!). But I do love watching other people dance. Seeing their heart poured into a single performance is always nothing short of moving.

Dance X from Xavier School

In their second year, SMART Jump In Dance-off held the Metro Manila leg of their qualifying round in two venues: SM Mall of Asia and SM City North EDSA last Sunday, September 7. In an effort to expand their reach and make more dreams happen, SMART decided to include grade school teams this year. Over 25 hopefuls from schools, colleges, and universities across the Metro came together to battle out their moves on the stage. And, in order to make it to the final show, which will be held on October 5 at the SMART Araneta Coliseum, each team must gain enough text votes, which will then be added to the scores the judges gave them.

Sayawatha Dance Troupe from Miriam College

Being able to catch the show in SM City North EDSA, I would say I was really impressed by the well-thought-out routines presented by the contestants. It’s simply amazing to see all these kids and teenagers – most of them younger than me – move to the beat of the music almost flawlessly. I cannot dance to save my life, but they sure can!

UP Streetdance Club

Want to know if your school’s favorite dance troupe made it to the grand finals? Visit for the complete list of finalists!

Andy, COC 14

Cold Weather Treat

by kaye
September 11th, 2014
Posted in Candy Bites |

There are two kinds of food that I crave when it’s cold and rainy: something spicy and something soupy (and corn, but that’s another story altogether). Ayessa and I got to try the Shabu-Shabu at Bulgogi Brothers in Greenbelt 5 and I think it’s safe to say that they’re pretty great in either category.

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The meal began when the server poured a delicious broth over a pot of meat, mushroom, and veggies. Shabu-Shabu is generally cooked on a hot plate right in front of you so you can smell everything when it comes to a simmer. We’d had lunch just a few hours ago and were still feeling pretty full, but I swear, our mouths were watering in anticipation.When we had the first sip of the broth, we were pleasantly surprised to find that it was both sweet and spicy—and not the kind of spicy that hurts your tongue and throat, either. No worries if you’re not into spicy food; you can ask your waiter to lower the spice level before they serve it to you.

You can actually just have it as a hot meat and vegetable soup, but they also serve it with noodles and rice. Now, I know what you’re thinking—noodles are a pretty good addition to most (if not all) soups, but rice? Trust us when we say that it was an unexpectedly good combination. When you add the rice to the pot, the rice absorbs the leftover broth, leaving you with a kind of porridge that’s just as delicious as it was in its original form.

Best of all, a single order is good for around 4-5 people, which basically means that I can eat with my family and friends and still be suitably stuffed afterwards. Thank you, Bulgogi Brothers!


Stop by Bulgogi Brothers in Greenbelt 5 and Glorietta 2 to enjoy your own Beef and Vegetable Shabu-Shabu!

Love At First Slurp

by erin
September 10th, 2014
Posted in Candy, Candy Bites |

I’m a big ramen fan, which is why when I found out that Ippudo, Japan’s highly acclaimed ramen emporium, was coming to Manila, I got pretty excited. Even more so when I found out that they were giving me a sneak taste of the famous ramen place founded by Japan’s Ramen King Shigemi Kawahara. But before I fill you in on my Ippudo experience, you must know that I’m no food critic or official foodie. I basically discern food as your basic food lover–someone who knows how to appreciate good food, at least I think so!

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The title basically sums up my feelings about the ramen at Ippudo. It really was love at first slurp and I almost couldn’t stop eating until I realized that I had to take a photo and document my delicious bowl. I got the Akamaru Shinaji which is served in a big red bowl with Ippudo’s original tonkotsu broth enhanced with special blended miso paste and fragrant garlic oil. It’s also served with thin noodles, pork belly, kikurage, and spring onions. It’s described as a refined, modern-style ramen and this is how it looks like! Btw I chose the hard noodles option.


They also serve two other ramen dishes, Shiromaru Classic and Karaka-men. Also, lots of really yummy side dishes to complement their ramen like Hakata-Style Gyoza, Dashimaki Tamago, Agadeshi Tofu, and more. My favorite is their pork buns!

Ippudo’s flagship store officially opens tiday at the 3rd level of the Mega Fashion Hall of SM Megamall! I highly recommend for you to go check it out ;)

’till next time!



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Run to Your Beat

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