Athletes flaunt Threadborne line at UA Challenge
Marquee athletes and fitness coaches paraded the highly advanced Threadborne suits as they sweated it out with participants in the recent Under Armour Circuit Challenge held recently at the Greenbelt 3 Activity Center in Makati City.
Under Armour athlete Elle Adda hosted the event, along with Bellator fighter AJ Matthews and Celebrity trainer Mama Kat. Elle is a French-Filipino tri-athlete, fitness expert, model and an international performing artist.
Hosts all wore UA’s latest Threadborne line that takes pride with faster-drying, no-stick features.
One of the highlights of the event was the on-the-spot challenge that the crowd requested between fighter AJ Matthews and Elle Ada.
In the said challenge, Matthews and Ada also competed over a round of ball slams, squat, ball rock and roll-ups, press and burpees. Matthews won with a 1-second margin over Ada. Fighter AJ Matthews also showed some self-defense techniques.
The Circuit serves as a preliminary event to help prepare the participants of the regional fitness challenge UA ‘Test of Will’.
Getting tickets to the UA Test of Will Philippines were Circuit Challenge winners Edwin Lobelia (1:47),Ted Waikin (1:56), Jayson Ang (1:57), Jona Constantino (1:53), Marianne Roulade (1:54) and Ericka Mesia (2:00).
The Test of Will challenge is set to take place on March 25 & 26 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City. It is on its second year and will be held in six countries, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines.
Participants in ‘Test of Will’, will compete in a four-minute circuit consisting of Burpees, One Arm Thruster, TRX Rows and Sandbag Throw. Each competitor will be scored based on the maximum number of repetitions they can achieve within 60 seconds.
The highest scoring man and woman of the national heats from each respective country will win an all-expense paid trip to compete in the regional finals, happening in Kuala Lumpur on 6 May 2017.
This year’s overall champion of the regional finals will walk away with S$2,500 cash prize, or around Php 88,000.00.
For more information on how to register for ‘Test of Will’, please visit: www.testofwill.com.