Weight Loss

Have big travel plans coming up? Make sure you fast on your flight. Here’s why:    Reduce Jet-lag. As a way of coping with a long 12-hour flight often times we load up on snacks as a distraction tactic. On your next long flight skip the in-flight meals and terminal snacks, instead fast until you land to help avoid symptoms of jet-lag. The reason this helps...
Unless you are training for a long distance running competition your treadmill workouts should be no longer than 25 minutes. This is good news for most of us who truly hate cardiovascular based workouts. Here are the reasons why:    Your workout can be more intense.  For longer runs we tend to set a slower pace so that we do not feel like we are not going...
       The consumption of collagen peptides has grown as a major trend in the wellness and health community in the past two years. When we hear the word collagen most of us immediately think of skin treaments and different skin products. Collagen is the major protein found in our skin that keeps our faces glowing, plump, and fine line free. However, it is...
       Keto, plant-based, pescatarian, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, there are SO many different food and diet trends going around, and new ones popping up everyday. It can be overwelming and confusing to figure out what is healthy for you. Truth is, everyone has a different reaction to foods and there is no one-size fits all diet. However, we...
Many people have heard of vitamin shot injections from articles on celebrities who swear by them and use them religiously. We did a little research about how they benefit the body and if they are worth the sting, monetary wise and literally. Research shows that taking vitamins orally is not always the best way to absorb nutrients because of the many factors...
Meal Planning To Reach Your Fitness Goals
A common question among beginners starting a new fitness and nutrition plan is, “Will eating the same thing every day hurt or help my fitness progression?” Meal planning is becoming more and more popular because fitness gurus are beginning to share exactly what they eat and it can look quite repetitive. Meal plans are the most popular among fitness...
It’s that time of year again! Are you ready for the challenge?   Starting January 22nd we will be holding the first weigh-in to signal the start of our 2018 Weight Loss Challenge and you will have until January 28th to enter. We love a little friendly completion at TBC and can’t wait for the challenge this year. Every member who enters will be weighed...
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are almost over and it’s time to dust off your gym bag and start motivating yourself to become a better and healthier you. For some people, a simple motivational Instagram post will do the trick, but for the rest of us it’s not quite that simple. The hardest part about a fitness resolution is figuring out where to...
A common question we get asked at TBC is, “What should I eat to fuel my workouts?” We addressed this question in our previous post on 3 Tips to Fuel Your Intense Workouts, but what we rarely get asked is another question, which is equally as important, and that question is, “What should I eat AFTER my workout?” After a workout, your muscles are broken...
The official first day of summer is only a few weeks away which means it’s time to buckle down. NO MORE EXCUSES! Here are 8 tips to help kickstart your summer slim down and have you ready to hit the beach in no time. 1.Drink more water. Put down the sugary sports drink and the coffee and replace it with water. According to Boston College, “Two-thirds of...
The Importance of Nutrition for Weight Loss | TBC San Diego
By: Jessica Lopez The human body truly is an amazing organism, comprised of billions upon billions of cells. On their own, each cell is a microscopic powerhouse and together they create something so incredibly complex we have yet to fully understand it. That something is of course you, me, and the entire world. Cells combine to form tissues, tissues combine...
The New Year is now in full swing as we near the end of January. The New Year’s “resolutionists” have come and gone, leaving behind the truly motivated, and the consummate regulars. Maybe you aren’t feeling as motivated as you would have hoped so early in the year. Maybe the built-in motivation of the New Year has started to fade. What should you do? How...
It is that time of year again. Your resolutions are set and you’re ready to take on the new year and make sure you achieve them. Well, why not have some help along the way? Join us for our annual TBC 90-Day Weight Loss Challenge, where you’ll not only  fun while achieving those goals, but you’ll also have plenty of accountability and motivation along the...
With Halloween just around the corner and with one of our core values being that exercise should be fun, we decided we would spice things up with a devilishly depraved Halloween workout complete with zombies, werewolves, and skeletons. Get in the spirit with us and burn some calories while practicing some scary moves to spring on trick or treaters this...
Meal prepping is nothing new. In fact, athletes and bodybuilders have talked about it for decades. Preparing your meals ahead of time is a positive dietary technique that has worked for thousands, and it can help you on your journey to lose weight, burn fat, or build muscle. Our resident nutritionist, Jessica Lopez, breaks down the top seven reasons why you...