Tips For Returning to the Gym + Peek Inside Surge Fitness & Lifestyle

After months of hiatus due to lockdown restrictions, it’s time to go back to our regular exercise routine. Here are some tips for returning to the gym after a long break.

First is to set realistic goals. They need to be achievable and within a particular time frame. Remember that it may take a few weeks to bring back your strength and energy. Second, is to make sure you’re ready to hit the gym. There will be hindrances as well as temptations, don’t let the rain interrupt your fitness journey. Don’t forget to warm up before a workout to prepare your body and prevent injuries. Make sure to start slowly.

Marjorie Uy at SURGE Glorietta

We can start our regular exercise routine even at the comfort of our home. However, there are many advantages of going to the gym. First, you have access to different fitness equipment as well as guidance from a fitness instructor. At the gym, you stay focus on your workout. It is also good for you to mingle with other people, meet new friends and learn from their fitness journey.

Quick Tour at Surge Fitness & Lifestyle in Glorietta 3

We visited the newest lifestyle center, Surge Fitness+ Lifestyle (SFL) in Makati the other day. The fastest growing fitness and lifestyle hub in the Philippine market is launching its first flagship fitness center this May at the all-new Wellness Wing of Glorietta.

SURGE Fitness and Lifestyle Glorietta

The SFL Flagship Fitness Center is a mega lifestyle hub in a sprawling 1,300 sqm. bi-level all-premium complex. Aside from its top of the line, high-tech fitness equipment, the flagship branch also boasts of several firsts and exclusives in Fitness Technologies such as the SURGE Cardio Cage which trains agility and reaction time; SURGE VIRTUAL REALITY which makes working out fun and more motivating; SURGE Interactive Fitness which allows members to compete against other members on-site and off-site; and many more. Surge Fitness + Lifestyle is also the first and only full-heart rate-monitored fitness facility in the Philippines.

All branches will have SFL’s signature PlayZone area that is a leisure space fitted with billiard tables, air hockey, and other gaming consoles for members who are looking to unwind and hangout after their workouts. The locker rooms are equipped with steam and saunas for members to rest and recover. The Glorietta Flagship branch will have Tasty Habit BY SURGE, a concessionaire that serves fresh and healthy drinks and light meals for those who need extra surge fuel.

Zanjoe Marudo, Sunshine Cruz and daughters Angelina, Samantha, and Francheska; Zanjoe Marudo and Baby Baste

Surgers or the fitness club members, also get access to SURGE GXprerience. A complimentary access to group fitness classes ranging from dance, yoga, spinning, high intensity training, martial arts, and more as well as licensed classes like Les Mills, Pound, Zumba, etc. SURGE EXperience group classes are best experienced in-club at the most advanced exercise studios that feature the best lighting and sound ambience to keep members motivated. Classes are also available online live through the signature SURGE at Home and SURGE On-Deman, for those who want to keep up with classes anywhere.

Zanjoe Marudo

Celebrities and athletes are also getting the surge. Sunshine Cruz and daughters Angelina, Samantha, and Francheska are all fans of the Surge lifestyle. The tight-knit family are all very much into staying active and are regulars of the FIT IN 20 EMS TRAINING BY SURGE – the latest fitness secret of A-list Hollywood actors like Spideman himself, Tom Holland, and Professional Athletes like the fastest man in the world, 8-time olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt.

LA Tenorio, professional basketball player of Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, and primetime actor, Zanjoe Marudo, are also part of the growing SFL brand enjoying performance training programs for athletes and advanced fitness level individuals by SFL’s globally-educated fitness coaches.

Marjorie with Zanjoe Marudo

Even one of the most sought-after child stars and TV host Baby Baste is among the lucky first members of SURGE JR – a scientifically designed program for kids and young adults intended to develop healthy physical, mental, and social skills through fun workouts using SURGE Interactive technology and highly skilled coaches.

Sunshine Cruz

SFL currently operates two lifestyle centers in Quezon City: Mplace, South Triangle and Holy Spirit Drive, Commonwealth; two lifestyle centers in Makati: Jupiter and Glorietta; and another two opening soon in Alabang: another Flagship Center in Festival Mall and a Boutique in Westgate Center. And just closed last week, another Flagship Center in Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Pasig. All branches operate 24/7 and all members have unlimited access to all SURGE Lifestyle Centers. All branches observe strict health protocols and follow IATF guidelines.

SURGE Gym Makati
Tasty Habit

SFL intends to have 10 branches by the end of 2022 and lead the Philippines into the Future of Fitness. Time to bounce back and reclaim our health! #FeelTheSurge

To know more about Surge Fitness + Lifestyle packages and locations, or to inquire about FRANCHISING, visit , or follow SFL’s official social media accounts @SurgeLifestylePH on Facebook and Instagram.

Finding time to exercise can be challenging, it’s best to find someone who would encourage you to achieve your fitness goals. We’re excited to start our fitness journey at SURGE Fitness + Lifestyle.

Jonel & Marjorie Uy

Mr. & Mrs. Jonel & Marjorie Uy are the blogger couple 'seated' behind, Know more about her at and him at

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