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FitFil Challenges Pinoys to Lose 1 Million Pounds, Be Fitter, Healthier

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Are you waiting for added motivation, fitness buddies or workout regimen to follow, then now is the time to suit up your workout clothes as the nation can join you in your journey to fitness with the Fit Fil 1 Million lbs National Weight Loss Challenge.

Wellness and lifestyle coaches, Jim and Toni Saret, challenge the nation to fight the battle of the bulge in the biggest on-ground and online fitness campaign in the country.

Fit Fil Movement’s is a national challenge that envisions one million fit Filipinos by 2020. According to the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRl) Director Mario V. Capanzana, “Three in 10 Filipinos are overweight or obese. Of these three, one overweight adult can be found in the National Capital Region.”

“We want Filipinos to see that getting fit and healthy can be easy and fun when you have the whole nation rallying together for this cause,” said Coach Jim Saret.

This was seconded by Coach Toni Saret. “Wellness starts with the little changes in our lifestyle choices. We can start with better eating habits or a simple 4-minute workout daily, ” she added.

Among the first organizations that pledged support is the Philippine Heart Association (PHA). “Prevention is still the best step to be in tip-top shape. Following PHA’s 52100 Health Lifestyle (which stands for five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, two hours of screen time, one hour of exercise daily, zero sugary sweets, and 0 smoking) is one way of supporting the Fit Fil Challenge,” said PHA President Dr. Raul Lapitan.

The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) is also taking on the challenge. “Obesity needs to be addressed. Proper nutrition and fitness can reverse that. We encourage everyone to join the Fit Fil Movement,” said PMA President Dr. lrineo Bernardo Ill.

Registration is free, and will start on June 5 until December 5, 2017, at

Interested Participants can also visit select Robinsons Supermarket every Saturday to reglster and submit their official weight. After their final weigh-in, partiapants can avail of a reward if they achieve their wellness goal.

Be part of the biggest national weight loss challenge in the country and join the FitFil 1 Million Lbs. National Weight Loss Challenge.

For more information, visit or inquire at select Robinsons Supermarket outlets.

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