Freeze | Alexander Fucanan Dalhog Jr. – Student Model…

RESISTANCE training can be any exercise that causes the muscles to contract against an external resistance. The external resistance can be dumbbells, kettle bell, rubber exercise tubing, your own body weight or any other object that causes the muscles to contract. Expected results from resistance training are increase in strength, muscle tone, mass, and endurance.

ALEX started building muscles when he was 16 years old

ALEX started building muscles when he was 16 years old

Alexander “Alex” Fucanan Dalhog Jr. has been going through several types of training and life’s challenges to become a stronger person. In his own words:

“My name is Alexander Fucanan Dalhog Jr. Son of Alexander Aguado Dalhog Sr. and Fe Fucanan Dalhog, 5’8” in height and 84 kgs. in weight. I am the youngest among three siblings in our family. My mother is a full time mom. My father was an OFW in Riyadh Conference Palace as a bar captain but he died due to aneurysm 6 years ago when I was still in high school. Mom suffered a severe heart failure and was in a hospital for 3 months at that time. Maybe that was also among the reasons why my dad died as he wasn’t able to cope with all the pressure that was happening to our family. In my high school years I was not the best student who achieved a lot in academics but I was one of the national players in Arnis/Escrima. I won a gold medal for Davao City in a competition held in Zamboanga City in 2011. People say that the best memories were in high school days but I say it’s not true for everyone because I was not able to graduate on time due to financial constraints. I was one of those who benefited from the Drop out Reduction Program in Davao City National High School by studying at home while taking care of my Mom. I eventually graduated in summer. I knew it already during the graduation ceremony that I could not go to college since my dad passed away and no one would provide for our expenses in school. Even my siblings did not proceed to get higher education because of our financial problem. So I decided to take a big step and overcome obstacles. I worked and – at the same time – study at University of Mindanao. I enrolled in Business Administration Major in Human Resources Management because I heard that UM offers a flexible time schedule that is best and suitable for working students. I worked at McDonalds as Marketing Staff for 1 year and moved to Bibo Company where I taught English to Japanese Students online for 1 year. Then I moved to Pizza Hut and worked as Back of the House Dough Master and Pizza Maker and as well as Front Of The House Marketing and Server at the same time… I always believe that you should never stop learning and you have to take risks to be the best version of yourself. And nothing is impossible with hard work, passion, commitment, respect, and discipline. I dream of becoming a teacher at the University of Mindanao or to become a lawyer.”

His modeling career started when he was hired in an event as brand ambassador for Lactum. Alex also got hired as brand ambassador for Grab during a Kadayawan event. HiLeap Pro Sportswear by Marico Ventures International recently hired him as brand ambassador.

HE is a member of the Davao Durian Rugby Football Club

HE is a member of the Davao Durian Rugby Football Club

Mr. Dalhog joined Davao Durian Rugby Football Club and the team became champion in the 2017 Palawan 7s Rugby and the 2017 Clark Pampanga 10s Rugby.

His uncle Oscar Perez Fucanan got him into bodybuilding when he was 16 years old. His inability to lift her mom when she suffered heart failure was a major reason why he had to build up his body. The neighbors helped carry his mom into a taxicab and rushed her to a hospital.

 

AS a brand ambassador for Grab

AS a brand ambassador for Grab

Alex was JPMAP Ambassador of the University of Mindanao in 2017 and the 2018 JPMAP Regional Ambassador – also winning Best in Corporate Attire, Best in Festival Attire, Best in Production Number. And Best in Creative Jeans. He is 2018 Mr. New Placenta, Mr. Congeniality in the 2018 Mr. Pamati Pageant during the CBAE Fest at UM, and 1st runner up on the 2016 Mr. Teen Chinoy and Ms. Chinay. He was able to win medals in Arnis competitions since high school. As a human beatboxer, Alex using his voice in several music gigs.

He is proud to be a Red Cross Youth Patient Relay Captain at the University of Mindanao. It makes him confident to help during emergencies – unlike when his mom was in need of his physical strength to bring her to the hospital.

 

WITH his inspiration, Mommy Fe Fucanan Dalhog

WITH his inspiration, Mommy Fe Fucanan Dalhog

His mother constantly gives him inspiration to excel.

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