Self Care

Asia's Largest Obstacle Course

Facility Opens in Manila

by Erika Lagunzad, March 04, 2019 4:38pm

Photos by Erika Lagunzad

Self Care

Asia's Largest Obstacle Course Facility Opens in Manila

by Erika Lagunzad, March 04, 2019 4:38pm
Photos by Erika Lagunzad

Filipinos can now try fun and collaborative way to toughen up and achieve their fitness goals aside from treadmills or dumbbells—through Pretty Huge Obstacles course.

Pretty Huge Obstacles (PHO), dubbed as Asia’s largest indoor obstacle course training facility brings a 2,300-square meter course with several obstacles configurable into over 100 flexible combinations. PHO is headed by the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation in partnership with the Philippine Olympics Committee, aims to lead the obstacle sports industry in testing and pushing the boundaries of health and fitness in the Philippines and its neighboring countries in Asia.

It includes both Adult and Kid Obstacle Zones, a 100-meter elevated indoor race track, 5-star changing rooms, and a health and food lounge.

The facility is equipped with quintuple angles steps, monkey bars, five-foot walls, nine-foot walls, balance beams, small wheels, island hops, gymnast rings, weaver cliffhanger, Tarzan swing, and the famous wave wall—all designed to push one’s limits.

Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) as a functional sport involves a lot of running, swimming, and climbing wall climbing. It's a great combination of cardio and strength training, plus a fun way to get fit—think of it as a playground but for big kids!

PHO offers Obstacle Race Training for those who want to champion the physical and mental challenges brought about by the obstacle courses. The facility also offers classes such as functional training classes, yoga, High-Intensity Training, and Pilates.

PHO also has an adjunct facility called PhysioPHOrtress, which provides outcome-based health programs for obstacle course racers through sports-specific individualized assessment and intervention. PHO employs licensed and accredited personnel within the facility, offering services on performance enhancement, recovery program, physical therapy rehabilitation, and newbie profiling.

More than its state of art facility, Pretty Huge Obstacles is a breeding ground wherein members will be part of a supportive and bully-free community of OCR enthusiasts. Plus, training in this facility is safe and more personalized since PHO’s OCR instructors are certified, highly-capable trainers in their field. They come from diverse obstacle training backgrounds and even participated in professional obstacle race competitions worldwide.

Pretty Huge Obstacles is also the official training ground for the Philippine Obstacle Course team, which is targeting six gold medals in the 2019 SEA games.

Ready to conquer Pretty Huge Obstacles? Pretty Huge Obstacles is at 2/F Civic Center, SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. For membership, training programs, and race event inquiries, visit or contact PHO at


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