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2019 Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday Gift Guide for Fitness Lovers: Sometimes it can seem like fitness enthusiasts are the most expensive and trickiest to shop for. And let’s be real, these are the type of people that have New Years resolutions set before 2020 hits. It’s okay, put that energy towards finding them the perfect gift rather than being envious or just not understanding...
Brain Health Tips
In the gym, we focus so much on physical health. We want to figure out how to get stronger, how to look a certain way, how to have more energy, etc. Yet, we often neglect one of the most important pieces of physical health or health in general: brain health. Alzheimer’s or other conditions that impact the brain don’t have a “look” and it may exist in our...
Recovery Tips for Sensitive Skin
  Let’s picture this scenario together. You’ve been working for months to get your skin to a healthy place and actually following the skin routine that you’ve mapped out for your “sensitive skin”. Your skin finally has decided to stop throwing temper tantrums. But then… you veer off with one product and now you feel like you’re starting from square one...
How to Stay on Track During the Holidays
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,...
24 Hours in San Diego
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...
Apartment Hunting Tips
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
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...
Member Highlight: Peter Lemke
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...
Gym Bag Beauty
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.   ...
TBC Coach Highlight: Aurora Adamecias
“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...
Busy Is The New Tired
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...
Tech Neck: Stop the Epidemic
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 Goes Green
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
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...
Top Summer Reads 2019
  Whether you’re lounging poolside, tanning on the sand, or relaxing indoors, you’ll need a good book to keep you company during any summer day or night.    1. Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russel:  This collection has 8 short stories that are perfect for being able to read and then take a dip into the pool. Although, with Karen Russel, it may be...