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Mar 26, 2020
COVID-19 FAQ’S 1. Am I getting a refund on my membership because of COVID-19? We’re sorry, you will not be receiving a refund. The total time of our temporary closure will be credited to your account and able to be used when we re-open. 2. Is my account frozen? Will I be charged a freeze fee? All information regarding freezing your account will be sent to...
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Pros and Cons of Working Remotely
Mar 17, 2020
The ability to work from home, anywhere, or on-the go has become astronomically more popular with the advancement and prevalence of technology. There are some industries and organizations where working remotely is very conducive to the end-goal and its people and some are just the opposite - where it is not feasible or has not progressed with technology...
Social Media Break
Mar 17, 2020
We’ve been there - Facebooking, Instagramming, Snapchatting, Tweeting, texting, filming, basically anything with an “ing”.. every. single. day.  Disconnecting or taking a break is… hard. Our brains have become wired to let our “phones eat first” and to “do it for the gram”. Not to mention, social media and having an online presence is a major and pertinent...
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Tips for Organizing Closet
Mar 17, 2020
Some of us struggle more than others with organizing our closets. Some of us think, “but MAYBE.. Just MAYBE this will come back in style”, “but.. I paid so much for this”, “my ex from 5 years ago gave this to me”. Then there are others of us who can clean and purge to the point where it’s hard to even have a full set of basics. Well, as always fam, we’re...
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Productivity Hack
Mar 17, 2020
Productivity Hack: Ivy Lee Method   A very simple choice that could end up making a very large difference in your life. Technology has made it possible for many of us to be able to work from home and especially during times like this, it really can be a saving grace. That being said, we know it’s easy to stay comfy in your pjs, netflix and chill while...
F4 Muay Thai Series Fight Night Postponed
Mar 12, 2020
OFFICIAL STATEMENT F4 Muay Thai Series was created to grow the sport of Muay Thai and present dedicated fighters with a new stage. We couldn’t believe the response from the Muay Thai community and were looking forward to our first event here in San Diego. With heavy heart we regret to announce that due to the current state health advisory of COVID-19 we...
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Putting Health First: Tips for Staying Healthy!
Mar 12, 2020
In lieu of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and our dedication to staying strong, we wanted to share some tips to help keep your health game up.    If you are feeling under the weather, stay home! It’s okay to take a rest day (anyone say, Netflix?).   Drink lots of water and stay hydrated - it’s essential for keeping that immune system on point.    Use...
Kettlebell Only Workout
Mar 05, 2020
Are you ready for a workout that uses only one piece of equipment? If you aren’t ready - get ready.    The kettlebell sets itself apart with its weight and structure, allowing you to turn plyometric exercises into an intense strength and cardio combo. Kettlebell workouts help promote building muscle, explosiveness, and getting that heart rate through the...
Cheat the Cheat Day
Mar 03, 2020
We have set-up quite the interesting predicament for ourselves by creating a meal or entire day that is influenced by all of our biggest indulgences or “excusing” us from keeping to feeding our bodies the nutrients it needs. Some fitness enthusiasts will encourage a cheat meal or a cheat day for the extra energy boost; however, there is no real scientific...
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Coach Highlight: Kerri Kolarik
Mar 03, 2020
  COACH HIGHLIGHT   Meet Kerri Kolarik - Rig instructor, bad-ass, and lover of reality T.V. and chocolate. Kerri is from Kentucky and moved to San Diego from D.C. not too long ago. We recommend that you avoid offering her a banana because she is repulsed by the smell and taste. She is an early bird. Her favorite compliment to receive is that she works hard...
Mar 02, 2020
We know that we’re in the gym a lot. We also know that San Diego always has events going on and that summer is so close yet so far. Spring is here! When we’re not in the gym, here are some San Diego events where you may find a swarm of TBC shirts.    The Flower Fields:  Starts March 1st;  A San Diego classic. Catch all the beautiful colors in North County,...
Muscle Activation Exercises
Mar 02, 2020
If you’re not asking yourself, “where are you feeling this?” or “what do you feel working?” during your workout then you may have found why your pull-ups aren’t getting better, your weights or reps stay the same, or why you aren’t getting stronger at the rate you think you should be. Granted, there are a lot of factors that could belong to this theory....
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Heart Tips for American Heart Month
Feb 19, 2020
5 Heart-Healthy Tips for American Heart Month   It may be the month of love, but it’s important to remember that there’s more than one way to look after your heart this month! When we think of February, Valentine’s Day is typically at the forefront of our minds; but this month is also American Heart Month—a time to remind people of all ages that heart...
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Winter Skin Care
Feb 03, 2020
  It’s cold outside and your skin is being cold to you too. Harsh winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin due to a decrease in moisture in the air. There’s even a scientific term for skin in the wintertime: Xerosis. It can be more difficult than normal to keep your skin smooth and hydrated when you combine an increase of winter chill, drops in...
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2020 Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Feb 03, 2020
    2020 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide     Valentine’s Day gifts can already be tricky enough, let alone for the fitness lover in your life. There are so many different factors that go into planning this gift, so don’t worry. We’re here to help take some of that pressure off of you and make sure that you get something that is both thoughtful and practical....
Hip and Knee Mobility
Feb 03, 2020
KNEE / HIP MOBILITY:  It starts with that feeling in your ankles, and now in your hips. It’s okay, we often neglect parts of our bodies that do the most for us without even realizing that we are neglecting them. But once we know how to best support those areas, there is no going back. Think about it. There’s a synergy and connection with hip, knee, and...
Gym Intimidation Tips
Feb 03, 2020
  Okay, today’s the day. You got all of your ducks in a row. Scheduled your day perfectly to make sure you have time to hit the gym today. And then here you go.. Walk in with your favorite athletic attire and the GYM INTIMIDATION hits as hard as the pre-workout should (if that’s your thing).    Hello, gym-induced anxiety – NOT nice to see you. It often...
Pull Up Tips
Feb 03, 2020
Beginnings are tough, but so are you. Pull-ups are seen as one of the true tests of strength and overall fitness. We have probably all been there and seen someone crank out pull-ups like it was no big deal and sat back thinking #goals. Just remember that those that know how to properly execute a pull-up started somewhere too. There are also a lot of people...