difficulties as world-renowned athletes, boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and
weightlifting champion Hidilyn Diaz showcased their determination as they
challenge one another at the recent Alaxan’s Showdown of the Year held at the
Unilab Bayanihan Center.
To celebrate the coming
together of Pacquiao and Diaz for Alaxan FR, the duo challenged each other by
switching roles—Diaz challenged Pacquiao to lift weights while Pacquiao dared
Diaz to a sparring. Aside from the challenges, the top-notch athletes also
shared about their recent professional and personal endeavors and reveals their
companion in their triumph through the years.
Together with the pain
relief medicine brand Alaxan FR, Pacquiao and Diaz, aim to empower hardworking
Filipinos–the everyday champions–who continuously persevere and push their
limits to achieve their goals and aspirations.
Moreover, as they
continue honing their craft to level up with their respective sports, Pacquiao
and Diaz, likewise demonstrate the same passion in their other endeavors.
unveiled his housing project called “Pacman Village” in Saranggani Province
after he was named "ambassador for the homeless and vulnerable" by
international organization Spring Rain Global. He is also dedicating his time
in supporting young boxers including Mark Magsayo who held the WBC
featherweight title in 2022. Pacquiao juggles these social projects with his
training as he gears up for an upcoming match this 2023 in Japan.
Hidilyn Diaz, on the
other hand, is undergoing rigorous training as she transitions to the 59-kg
division for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics in her attempt to defend the gold
after snatching it in the last Olympics in 2020. Named the Athlete of the Year
by the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA), Hidilyn strives to promote
weightlifting and empower young aspiring athletes, especially women, to reach
While busy with both
professional and personal ventures, Pacquiao and Diaz ensure they are
accompanied by their tried and tested pain relief partner which helps them
focus on being champions without worrying about body pains and without fear of
any serious side effect.
Since 2001, Pacquiao
has been taking Alaxan FR in fighting body pains not only from trainings but
also from his non-athletic activities and endeavors.
“Alaxan FR ang naging
kaagapay ko for the past 22 years. Ngayong 44 years old na ako, masasabi kong
malusog at malakas pa rin ako, at ‘di ako nangangamba kapag nakararanas ng
sakit ng katawan dahil sinusunod ko ang correct dose,” Pacquiao shared.
[Alaxan FR has
been a reliable companion for the past 22 years. Now that I am 44 years old, I
could say that I am perfectly healthy and have nothing to worry about when
experiencing and treating my body pain because I always follow the correct
“Kilala ang mga Pinoy
bilang masisipag kaya talagang isinasabuhay ko ‘to hanggang ngayon. Kapag
weightlifter ka, hindi talaga maiiwasan ‘yong sakit ng katawan. I’m sure marami
rin sa atin ang nakakaranas ng ganito sa araw-araw kaya importante na mayroong
trusted companion gaya ng Alaxan na tumutulong labanan ang body pain at magpatuloy
sa laban,” Diaz said.
[Filipinos are known for being hard-working and
it is a value that I always keep in mind until now. As a professional
weightlifter, body pains are inevitable. I’m sure many of us also experience
this in our daily lives so it’s important to have a trusted companion like
Alaxan that will help us beat body pains and continue moving forward.]
Trusted by many
Filipinos for 50 years, Alaxan has not caused serious side effects with regard
to taking this pain relief medicine. That is because it combined a lower level
of Ibuprofen & Paracetamol (200mg Ibuprofen and 325mg Paracetamol). In fact, in a systematic analysis done by
Cochrane in 2015, they found that “there were fewer side effects for people
taking ibuprofen plus paracetamol than those taking placebo (a pretend
treatment).” The study highlighted only Ibuprofen Paracetamol as having a good
safety profile among all other common pain medicines that were included in the
“Pacquiao and Hidilyn
have been icons and testaments that attaining your dreams is possible through
determination. We’re very honored to have these champions who are very
discerning about their health trust Alaxan, and we’re looking forward to seeing
them achieve bigger things in life and in their career without worrying about
body pains,” said Valerie Ifurung-Siquian from UNILAB Consumer Health.
For more information
about Alaxan FR, visit their Facebook Page at @AlaxanFastRelief or visit their
website: more about Alaxan. If symptoms
persist, consult your doctor.