Alden Richards and Nadine Lustre (MNS photo)

MANILA, Aug 5 (Mabuhay)– Alden Richards has said he is willing to work again with Nadine Lustre.

Alden and Nadine, who are a “fitspiration” to their fans, are co-ambassadors of a health and fitness competition.

According to Alden, he has worked with Nadine when she is just starting her career.

“During the early stages ng career ni Nadine nagkikita-kita kami doon during ’yung mga Sunday shows namin. Magaan, magaan din. Wala kaming naging hardships ni Nadine during the shoots,” Alden said.

Asked if they could both appear in a movie together, Nadine answered: “Ah! That would be awesome!”

“Yes, yes,” replied Alden.

The actor had since been working out to achieve his fit and toned body, as seen on his Instagram posts.

Asia’s Multimedia Star, however, admitted that he struggled to maintain being healthy during the lockdown, especially with less gym time and lots of distraction inside the house.

“Knowing subconsciously that the gyms are closed and physical contact with a lot of people is prohibited, so ang hirap nang ikaw lang nagpu-push sa sarili mo kasi you are just at home, andiyan ’yung ref, nasa baba ’yung ref tapos ’yung kama mo lagi kang tinatawag and ’yung online games are always available,” said Alden.

He is however aware of the need to take care of himself and his immunity, especially now that he is back at work, going outside almost every day, and is exposed to many people.

“At the end of the day iniisip ko rin kasi if I will not do it, sinong gagawa nito for me? Parang hindi ibang tao ito eh, hindi ako puwedeng mag-rely for other people to push me to be fit and healthy rather than myself,” he said.

Alden advised those staying at their homes and in a work-from-home setup to have “no excuses” when it came to exercise. (MNS)

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