Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Work out like Rizal

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Basagan ng Trip with Leloy Claudio: Work out like Rizal
Jose Rizal wasn't just an intellectual – he was also a fitness buff

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MANILA, Philippines – Jose Rizal was a Renaissance man, best known for his forays into the sciences and the arts. While history puts greater emphasis on his academic intellect, he was also a sportsman: a fencer, a weightlifter, and a gymnast.

In this episode of Basagan Ng Trip, historian and educator Leloy Claudio is joined by Mark Limbaga, a fitness trainer who has studied the history of physical fitness. Limbaga trains using the Strongfirst technique, a method founded by Russian Pavel Tsatsouline. The Strongfirst technique uses Russian kettlebells, and draws heavily on techniques seen in Rizal’s journals.

Watch this episode to learn more. – Rappler.com

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