Category Archives: Women

Mayor Duterte says Davao to continue working for rights of women, children

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 07 Oct.) – The local government will continue advocating for the rights and welfare of women and children through the implementation of the Women Development Code, City Mayor Sara Duterte told women leaders during the 16th General Assembly of the Philippine Federation of Local Councils of Women Inc. at the SMX Convention […]

MOORISH AND MOORING: March is for Women, and for Bud Dahu

Aim for the Heart. To make that part malfunction, tell it to the Commander in Chief, to shoot at the heart For women who fight, fight for love That women die in the battlefield not as women But as humanity loving humanity. dying for humanity. So when you want that malfunction Shoot her while giving […]

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Duterte’s order to shoot private parts of female NPA: no laughing matter

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 11 February) — Like previous controversial statements, President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to soldiers to shoot the private parts of female guerrillas of the New People’s Army (NPA) will likely be dismissed as a joke but “encouraging violence against women” is no laughing matter. A militant women’s group on Sunday described the […]

Women, children pushed into prostitution due to lack of better opportunities in Davao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 5 Oct) – Failure to address lack of better economic opportunities has brought up the number of women and children engaged in prostitution in Davao City, the non-government organization Talikala Inc. said Thursday. From January 1 to October 4, 2017, Talikala Inc. executive director Jeanette Ampog told reporters during the “No […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Digong’s Day for Women. 31 March 2017

(Note from MindaNews: This is the official transcript of President Rodrigo Duterte’s speech, released by the Presidential News Desk of the Presidential Communications Office) Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE DURING HIS ATTENDANCE TO THE “DIGONG’S DAY FOR WOMEN” [Kalayaan Grounds, Malacañang Complex | 31 March 2017] Kindly sit down. […]

Maguindanaon women urged to fight ‘extremism’

BULUAN, Maguindanao (MindaNews/21 March) — Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu on Monday urged Maguindanaon women to help government rid Moro communities of “violent extremism and radicalization”. Speaking during the celebration of Women’s Month, Mangudadatu said, “ We should not allow extreme minds to persuade among our youth or husbands. Mothers have bigger role to play […]

‘Ang Mga Mananahi’ signals start of homegrown Bangsamoro theatre group

“Walang kapayapaan dahil walang kalayaan,” Rogelio Braga reminds the audience in his play “Ang Mga Mananahi.” The Office on Bangsamoro Youth Affairs (OBYA) in partnership with the UP Repertory Company and Atisa bring Braga’s play to Cotabato City as part of this year’s Bangsamoro Week of Peace. “Ang Mga Mananahi” will be staged in three […]

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: Terminally Accused: Si Allah na ang bahala sa akin (God will now take care of me)

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 9 March) – On International Women’s Day 2017, I remember Jalila Maulani, whom I met five years ago when I first began volunteering in the Davao City Jail along Ma-a Road. Long before the current Tokhang anti-drug effort, Jalila Maulani and her sister, Jalima, were arrested in 2008 in connection with an undercover […]

Women’s Football

Ladies battle it out for possession of the ball during the 1st Congressman Frederick Siao football festival in Iligan City Saturday (17 Sept 2016) using the “seven a side” format, wherein seven players per team are fielded, instead of the usual 11, on a smaller field. MindaNews photo by Bobby Timonera

Things To Look For When Buying Workout Clothes For Women

As they say, fitness is the best fashion accessory a woman can ever have.  After all, it will be a lot easier for you to wear the most stylish clothes if you have a healthy and fit figure. That is why many women should invest some time working out in the gym or in the jogging lane to keep their bodies as toned and lean as possible.
If you have finally decided to lead an active lifestyle, you might be looking for clothes to wear to the gym, particularly workout tanks for women. If you wish to find ones that are not just functional but also stylish, here are some of the things that you have to put into consideration:

• Fit

One thing that you have to understand is the fact that different brands of workout tanks for women do not have the same sizing charts. Because of this, it is best that you focus more on the fit of the top, instead of its size. When trying out the top, it is best that you make some exercise movements so you can determine if the top will allow you to do a wide range of movements comfortably. 

• Fabric

Keep in mind that you will use these workout tanks while performing strenuous activities repeatedly. That is why it is best that you shy away from any types of rough fabrics that have the tendency to irritate the skin. In addition to that, you also need fabrics that will allow you to move freely and will let your skin breathe properly. It is recommended that you opt for a workout tank top that contains the least percentage of spandex in its material list.

• Moisture wicking ability

As we all know, you will be sweating a lot when you work out. To keep you dry and comfortable during the entire workout routine, it is recommended that you opt for a top that is manufactured using Polyester and Lycra blend.

• Versatility

This is probably one of the most important things to look for when buying workout tanks. It is important that your tank tops are versatile, not only when it comes to fashion but with its function as well. This means that you should opt for tank tops that are easily layerable. In this way, you can wear it during the summer time and you can just simply add a sweater or jacket over it to keep you warm come winter time.

Other Features:

Today, there are workout pieces that have technologically advanced features like anti-microbial treatments (perfect for the gym), ultraviolet protection (perfect for day jogging) and glow in the dark designs (perfect for running at night).

There are many mistakes that you may commit when looking for workout tanks for women. There is a high chance that you will prioritize style over function. On the other hand, you might go with function and sacrifice style completely. With the considerations mentioned above, you can find the perfect workout tank for you. 

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Sunday with the Ladies of

I SPENT SUNDAY afternoon at the Fort Santiago in Intramuros to join these women in their photo op for Pinay correspondent (photographer and poet) Bopeep Espiritu lead the activity yesterday.We managed to take pictures inside the famous …