GLOBAL ATHLETES AND CELEBRITIES JOIN UNDER ARMOUR’S ‘TEST OF WILL’ HELD AT GLORIETTA LAST MARCH 25 & 26
27 March 2017 – Manila, Philippines: The Philippine leg of Under Armour’s ‘Test of Will’, took place last weekend at Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City.
Some of the athletes and celebrities who joined the event on UA Test of Will’s first were Filipino-American Bellator fighter AJ Matthews, Alliance Gym’s top coach George Castro, UAAP football player Kali Huff, volleyball player and TV Host Gretchen Ho, actor JC de Vera, MMA fighter Mark Streigl, fitness expert Elle Adda, three-time world Jiu-jitsu champion Meggie Ochoa and Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz.
Participants witnessed MMA fighters AJ Matthews and Mark Striegl slug it out in the 4-minute challenge ‘Test of Will’. Striegl won over Matthews 119 to 101 in terms of total repetitions.
UA’s ‘Test of Will’ which is on its second year is designed as “the most advanced urban fitness challenge”, was held last March 25 & 26 at Glorietta Makati City.
It offers athletes the chance to compete in a simple 4-minute circuit consisting of Burpees, One Arm Thruster, TRX Rows and Sandbag Throw.
UA’s ‘Test of Will’ which is on its second year is designed as “the most advanced urban fitness challenge”. It offers athletes the chance to compete in a simple 4-minute circuit consisting of Burpees, One Arm Thruster, TRX Rows and Sandbag Throw.
The side-events also included arm wrestling challenge and a fitness session with Elle Adda.
Each competitor was 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 be sent to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 6, 2017, to face-off with other representatives from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei.
This year’s overall champion of the regional finals will walk away with S$2,500 cash prize, or around Php 88,000.00, winners will also get free head-to-toe gear and special discounts.