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Is it safe to exercise while wearing a mask?

Jun 18, 2020 - 3:28 PM

Rappler talks to sports science professionals on the safety of wearing face masks while exercising

Physical Education stays, PSC and DepEd say

May 28, 2020 - 4:29 PM

The Philippine Sports Commission fights for the retention of PE, citing it as a 'core subject' as the country shifts to blended learning

[PODCAST] I've Got An Opinion: Fat is not a bad word

May 20, 2020 - 8:00 PM

For many, to be fat means to be unattractive, undesirable, unhealthy, and lazy. But some people want to turn that around.

[OPINION] My long road to physical education

May 18, 2020 - 11:01 AM

'Being strong makes everything, from running to yoga, a bit easier – a fact that even Jose Rizal knew'

LIST: Where to buy gym equipment for your home

May 17, 2020 - 4:25 PM

Check out these online stores that may just provide what you need for your workout program

WATCH: Yes you can! A week’s worth of workouts at home

Apr 13, 2020 - 11:05 AM

We know, a home workout is not the gym – but for those of us staying at home, it can have a massive effect on our wellbeing

Work out to Martie Bautista's home football routine

Apr 05, 2020 - 6:45 PM

Philippine women's football team striker Martie Bautista shares her home football workout

Not enough room? Do these exercises for tight spaces

Apr 05, 2020 - 10:39 AM

Nothing – not even a tight space – should stop you from working out!

Fitness challenges to do with friends under quarantine

Apr 01, 2020 - 9:58 PM

Make working out more exciting with these fitness challenges you can do with your friends

7 exercises you can do with household items

Mar 29, 2020 - 6:06 PM

Turn these household items into gym equipment for your home workouts!

Adulting 101: How to set up a home gym

Mar 25, 2020 - 8:21 PM

Don't have time to head to a local gym? Set one up for yourself at home!

Call it 'physical distancing,' not 'social distancing,' says WHO

Mar 22, 2020 - 6:30 PM

There's still a need to remain connected with each other in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization says

DISTANCING. A supermarket in Barangay Highway Hills in Mandaluyong City on March 17, 2020, taped lines on the pavement to ensure that social distancing norms are followed. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

1 in 2 Filipinos have high cholesterol. Here’s what you can do about it

Mar 13, 2020 - 6:27 PM

Give your heart a healthy diet

Yes you can! Work out at home with these YouTube channels and apps

Mar 13, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Can't head to the gym? We got you, fam

Screenshots from YouTube.com/blogilates, and YouTube.com/ OfficialBarStarzz, and YouTube.com/yogawithadriene

RESULTS: February 2020 Physical and Occupational Therapist Licensure Exams

Feb 05, 2020 - 6:51 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 729 out of 1,195 pass the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 159 out of 216 pass the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination

Yes you can! Fitness tips from outside the comfort zone

Feb 04, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Here are a few things that have helped this recovering couch potato get started on a healthy lifestyle

Oceans were hottest on record in 2019

Jan 14, 2020 - 8:18 PM

Oceans last year are by far the hottest ever recorded. The effects of ocean warming are already being felt in the form of more extreme weather, rising sea levels, and damage to marine life.

Your beloved could be your analgesic

Nov 03, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The lines between our emotional and physiological states are as blurred in our biology as in our experiences

Nobel Prize in Physics: How the first exoplanet around a sun-like star was discovered

Oct 19, 2019 - 9:00 AM

This award marks a long-awaited recognition of one of the greatest revolutions in modern astronomy, one that has radically changed our perception of our place in the universe

'EXOPLANET'. Artist impression of the exoplanet 51 Pegasi b. ESO/M. Kornmesser/Nick Risinger, CC BY-SA

Dark matter, exoplanet discoveries win 2019 Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 08, 2019 - 6:12 PM

(UPDATED) 'Their discoveries have forever changed our conceptions of the world,' according to the jury

WINNERS. Members of the Nobel Committee for Physics (Bottom L-R) Chair of the Nobel Committee Mats Larsson, Secretary General of the Academy Goran K Hansson, and Ulf Danielsson sit in front of a screen displaying the portraits of the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics (Up L-R) Canadian-American James Peebles, Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on October 8, 2019 in Stockholm. Photo by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Scientists teleport qutrits in new step towards quantum computing

Aug 31, 2019 - 10:39 AM

Qutrits carry more data through quantum teleportation – the act of transferring the state of a quantum particle over a distance without physically moving that particle

Building, burning, and storing: The truth about your body fat

Aug 23, 2019 - 9:49 AM

Body fat is not the enemy – unless you let it

RESULTS: August 2019 Physical and Occupational Therapist Licensure Exams

Aug 14, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Physical and Occupational Therapists

Scientists seek limit to human endurance

Jun 07, 2019 - 10:37 PM

To wit: cycling, running and triathlons cause people to use different muscles. But they all have the same stomach.

Image via Shutterstock

GMA 7 actor Migo Adecer arrested, faces reckless imprudence charges

Mar 27, 2019 - 9:51 AM

The actor is arrested in Makati after he tried to evade arrest

CERN: Study sheds light on one of physics' biggest mysteries

Mar 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Why is there more matter than antimatter?

UNDER THE MILKY WAY. The Milky Way as seen from Yellowstone National Park. Neal Herbert/Flickr

Don't have time to exercise? Here's a regime everyone can squeeze in

Feb 23, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Incorporating more high intensity activity into our daily routines – whether that’s by vacuuming the carpet with vigor or walking uphill to buy your lunch – could be the key to helping all of us get some high quality exercise each day

NO EXCUSES. For those of us who are time-poor, high-intensity exercise can be incorporated into our daily routines. Image from Shutterstock

Results: February 2019 Physical and Occupational Therapist Licensure Exams

Feb 07, 2019 - 4:47 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed Physical and Occupational Therapists

Gym membership: How to get the most out of it, according to a sports scientist

Jan 05, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Here are few tried and tested (yet easy) exercises which, when combined with a broadly healthy lifestyle, are likely to improve fitness levels, maybe shed a little excess weight – and will make you feel at home in the gym

WORKOUT. Are you getting your money's worth? Image from Shutterstock

Canadian Nobel physics laureate hails womens' progress

Oct 03, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Nobel prize winner Donna Strickland was praised 'for inspiring other women and young girls to dream without limits and pursue the careers of their choice'

NOBEL LAUREATE. Professor Dr. Donna Strickland is applauded during a news conference at the University of Waterloo to field questions about her shared Nobel Prize in Physics, October 2, 2018 in Waterloo, Canada. Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images/AFP

Trio wins Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Oct 02, 2018 - 6:38 PM

(UPDATED) For their work in the field of laser physics, Arthur Askin of the US, and the tandem of France's Gerard Mourou and Donna Strickland of Canada, share the Nobel Prize

NOBEL WINNERS. A screen displays portraits of Arthur Ashkin of the United States, Gerard Mourou of France and Donna Strickland of Canada during the announcement of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on October 2, 2018 in Stockholm. Photo by Hanna Franzen

Blank page for Nobel Literature Prize in 2018 awards season

Sep 28, 2018 - 11:29 AM

Without the Literature Prize, this year's other high-profile Nobel is the Peace Prize, to be announced in Oslo on Friday, October 5

Why you should try Physique 57

Aug 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Looking for a new workout to try? Know more about Physique 57!

UST student in viral beating confession guilty in another physical abuse case

Aug 13, 2018 - 8:58 PM

This involves another student before the incident in the viral Twitter confession

Death squads, Gilas suspension, Tropical Storm Inday | Evening wRap

Jul 19, 2018 - 8:51 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Mara Cepeda

VIRAL: UST student tweets how she was physically abused

Jul 19, 2018 - 2:30 PM

On Twitter, she accuses her ex-boyfriend of repeatedly beating her up

International School Manila students win prestigious physics competition

Jun 21, 2018 - 1:33 PM

The students win the Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire's 2018 Beamline for Schools competition with their proposal to explore the use of particles known as 'pions' for cancer therapy

PHYSICS COMPETITION. Particle physics laboratory Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire announced a team of students from the International School Manila are among winners in its 2018 Beamline for Schools competition.

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin – study

May 28, 2018 - 6:16 PM

'Combining exercise and gum chewing may be an effective way to manage weight,' says a study by Japanese researchers published in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science

Hawking's remains to be buried at abbey near Newton, Darwin

Mar 23, 2018 - 11:54 AM

The remains of the legendary physicist and icon will be laid at Westminster Abbey during a thanksgiving service later this year

ICON. A student takes a photograph of a notice announcing the death of British physicist, Stephen Hawking, outside Gonville and Caius College, where Hawking was a fellow for over 50 years at Cambridge University in Cambridge, on March 14, 2018. File photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

Aguirre orders probe into NBI panel, Con-Com on political dynasty, Trump sacks Tillerson | Midday wRap

Mar 14, 2018 - 1:04 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Marguerite de Leon

Stephen Hawking: A brief history of genius

Mar 14, 2018 - 12:41 PM

Inside the shell of his increasingly useless body was a razor-sharp mind, fascinated by the nature of the Universe, how it was formed and how it might end

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 05, 2006 British astrophysician Stephen Hawking gives a press conference to present his latest book, "God Created the Integers: The mathematical breakthroughs that changed History" in Paris. AFP PHOTO JOEL SAGET Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76, a family spokesman said Wednesday, March 14, 2018. We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today," professor Hawking's children, Lucy, Robert, and Tim said in a statement carried by Britain's Press Association news agency. "He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years."  / AFP PHOTO / Joël SAGET

China Cheerleading Association joins 13th NCC season

Feb 27, 2018 - 9:32 PM

This marks the start of a long-term friendship between the Philippines and China in cheerleading

FRIENDSHIP. Shenzhen Huacheng Primary School and Jilin Institute of Physical Education join the NCC for the first time. Photo from National Cheerleading Championship's facebook page

[Two Pronged] Should I leave my husband?

Feb 25, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Emma asks our columnists if it's time for her to leave her abusive husband

PRC results: Physical and Occupational Therapists February 2018

Feb 07, 2018 - 5:08 PM

Congratulations to the latest batch of licensed physical and occupation therapists!

Bust a move: How dancing got me back on track

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:31 PM

I kept telling myself that I'm okay, when in fact I wasn't

#PugadBaboy: Wrong Choice of Containers

Dec 30, 2017 - 11:00 AM

2017 top science stories: Space 'visitors', smartphone addiction, and your pet dog

Dec 19, 2017 - 11:45 AM

What are the biggest stories, discoveries and ideas in science this 2017? The Mind Movers of the Mind Museum list down some of the most important ones from the past 12 months.

Filipina scientist wins prestigious 'Women in Science' fellowship in Australia

Oct 26, 2017 - 10:39 AM

Dr Jacquiline Romero, a researcher at the University of Queensland in Australia, is recognized as an Australian Fellow of the prestigious L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship for her work on quantum alphabets

FELLOW. Dr Jacquiline Romero is one of the Australian Fellows of the prestigious L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship. Screenshot from YouTube

Neutron star smashup 'transforms' our understanding of Universe

Oct 17, 2017 - 7:19 AM

For the first time, scientists have witnessed the cataclysmic crash of two ultra-dense neutron stars in a galaxy far away

DISCOVERY. Samara Nissanke, Representative of the Virgo Interferometer, speaks during a presentation at the ESO speaks during a presentation at the ESO (European Southern Hemisphere) German headquarters in Garching near Munich, southern Germany, on October 16, 2017. Christof Stache/AFP

U.S. trio wins physics Nobel for detection of waves from black hole collisions

Oct 03, 2017 - 6:15 PM

(UPDATED) US astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss win the 2017 Nobel Physics Prize for their discovery of gravitational waves

WINNERS. Laureates (L-R) Rainer Weiss, Barry C Barish and Kip S Thorne are pictured on a display during the announcement of the 2017 Nobel Prize winners in Physics on October 3, 2017, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP