Expat in the Philippines – Just Another Day at the Gym

  by Sarah Novak, Expat in the Philippines   On Thursday mornings I work out with my trainer at the gym. We were doing a rotation of exercises in the weightlifting area. As I was walking between stations, I looked over and noticed a Filipino about to hoist up a big bar with about 50 pounds of weight on it. While that in itself was not an unusual situation, the fact that he was barefoot seemed quite inappropriate to me.   My trainer noticed it at the same time I did … [Read more...]