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How to Stay on Track During the Holidays
Nov 04, 2019
It’s officially November, which means it’s time for an influx of memes about how Halloween is out and Mariah Carey’s Christmas album is in. That also means that it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room – staying on track during the holiday season. The holiday season is filled with the four F’s: family (whether you like that or not), friends, fun,...
Kickboxing Tips for Your First Class
Oct 24, 2019
The Ultimate Guide to Your First Kickboxing Class   The first kickboxing class can be intimidating for any newcomer, on top of the fact that a kickboxing class may involve certain movements and actions that an individual never thought they would ever attempt. But, that is also some of the best parts of a new class. Whether you’re looking to help build...
Rest Day Tips
Oct 22, 2019
The last thing you want on a rest day is to listen to more rules – so let’s try out this mindset and tips together. In order for you to perform at your best, you need to make sure you that you rest at your best. A rest day should never involve being overly lazy or overly ambitious, either. Just like life, balance is key. It’s easy to get into the “off” day...
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24 Hours in San Diego
Oct 22, 2019
Stay Classy, San Diego!   San Diego is one of the U.S.’s gems –– with 70 miles of coastline, more beaches than you could imagine, and 72 degree weather pretty much year-round. SD is a city with its own type of laid-back and all sorts of treasures. It’s difficult to cram all of San Diego into 24 hours, but you sure can make a hell of a good 24 hours by...
Fall Fitness
Oct 22, 2019
Fit Girl Fall Swimsuit season and “hot girl summer” may be over, but that doesn’t mean its lose-track-of-progress season either. It’s time to get cozy with blankets and pumpkin spice, but also time to balance that out with some fit fall tips.    1.Park & Trail workouts  That fall foliage, though! The weather has started to cool down, making all of...
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Apartment Hunting Tips
Oct 22, 2019
Apartment Hunting Tips:   Before scheduling a bunch of open houses and diving full-force into apartment hunting, it’s important to punch some numbers and have a realistic range. Typically, a good rule of thumb for rent is 30% of income (before taxes). This can vary based on circumstances, cost of living, etc. Take the time to budget out the first month,...
Andy Ruiz Jr. at The Boxing Club
Oct 11, 2019
Born to be a fighter, Andres “the Destroyer” Ruiz Jr., is the first boxer of Mexican heritage to become a world heavyweight champion. Now, with an upcoming rematch on December 7th against Anthony Joshua set, Andy Ruiz Jr. made his TBC debut on October 19th with a press conference, open workout, and meet-and-greet.   Andy Ruiz Jr: Early Life & Career...
Sep 18, 2019
Finally, surfing will be introduced as an Olympic sport at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo (about damn time, right?). Now that the sport is getting the recognition it deserves, it’s a good time to learn a thing or two about how surfers train.    SHAKA SHAKA   One of the biggest mistakes that any surfer or athlete can make is to jump into training, the surf,...
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Member Highlight: Peter Lemke
Sep 18, 2019
His guilty pleasure is raw cookie dough, he’s the owner of a 120-pound silver lab who is more like his roommate, and currently eats salad for breakfast. Peter Lemke is 34-years old and is originally from Mesa, Arizona. You may find Lemke at his favorite San Diego spot, Kate Sessions Park – probably with his dog child. A hidden treasure about Peter’s...
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Gym Bag Beauty
Sep 18, 2019
Living an active lifestyle shouldn’t mean that you have to sacrifice your skin. Being active exposes us to sun, sweat, makeup, dirt, cuts, bruises, chlorine, salt, wind, and heat. Skin can become reactive with all of the stuff we don’t want: irritation, redness, discoloration, congestion, oiliness, blotchiness, dryness, and uneven skin tone.   ...
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TBC Coach Highlight: Aurora Adamecias
Sep 04, 2019
“We are more than what we do, more than our passions.”   Meet Coach Aurora Adamecias, aka certified bad-ass. We’re currently in the process of trying to get her legal middle name to become “bad-ass” (we’re serious). Adamecias was born in New Orleans, but her favorite San Diego spots are Mission Bay and Balboa Park. You can catch her dancing to...
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Busy Is The New Tired
Sep 04, 2019
Remember, when someone would ask “how are you?” and the autopilot response would be “I’m tired”? Now, the new autopilot response is “busy”. “I’m busy” has become the new “I’m tired” even though we’re still tired. Why?   Busy, busy, busy! We’ve become addicted to busy. This doesn’t mean we’re addicted to productivity, but we’re addicted to being busy...
Pre-Power Class Power Food
Aug 09, 2019
Food is fuel, food is confusing.   There’s so much information out there about what you should and shouldn’t eat. It can be hard to figure out who is actually telling you the truth. We all know the truth about TBC’s Power-anything class – you’re going to WORK and here’s the low down about some of the best foods to eat before class. Remember, a car...
Rules for Running
Aug 09, 2019
A sport that is usually a punishment for other sports doesn’t always get its badge of “bad-ass” honor. And with that badge comes some standard golden rules to keep it intact.    1. Mimic the pace you're training for. Practice makes perfect. If you want to run 3 miles at a 7-minute pace, you need to practice running 3 miles at a 7-minute pace. Seems...
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Tech Neck: Stop the Epidemic
Aug 09, 2019
Chances are that you have a smartphone and chances are that you may have a new phenomenon called Tech Neck. Tech Neck is stiffness and pain in the neck caused by spending hours hunched over a screen(s). Most of us don’t even realize how much we check our phones, iPads, laptops, or other handheld devices but the number is definitely up there. Let’s be...
TBC Coach Highlight: Milan Bakic
Jul 31, 2019
Peru native and new TBC coach, Milan Bakic calls ice cream his guilty pleasure and his favorite San Diego spot is the Fish Market downtown. His biggest strength as a person and a martial artist is loyalty and discipline. He finds his heart to be his weakness and would tell his 19-year old self, “if I knew then what I know now”. With 17 years of Brazilian...
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TBC Goes Green
Jul 26, 2019
It is no surprise that we are in dire need of taking care of our environment. The alarming data and depletion of resources can be overwhelming and makes it tricky to figure out where to start to help. And while three-quarters of Americans claim to be concerned about the environment, only 1 in 5 say they are conscious about reducing their carbon footprint...
Marvin Madariaga
Jul 01, 2019
In between training and coaching sessions and making everyone in the gym laugh, we got to get real with Coach Marvin Madariaga in the Pilates studio. Madariaga, also known as “The Mad Lion” joined the TBC family in 2006 and has never looked back. Coach Marvin admitted that his guilty pleasure is watching World of Dance despite the fact that his footwork in...