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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...
Grip Strength Exercises
Jan 07, 2020
Grip day is everyday. Chances are that you’re probably not spending one of your days in the gym focused on grip strength or even incorporating exercises to help actively strengthen your grip. HEY, IT’S OKAY. But when you find yourself being unable to get those last three reps in because you’re grip slowly gave out, you may find yourself frustrated and...
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Digital Detox
Jan 07, 2020
When was the last time you went without your mobile device in your back pocket? When was the last time you went to dinner without taking a picture of it first? When was the last time you settled an argument without going straight to Google? When was the last time you went on a date where both parties stepped away from the phone?   Or perhaps you think...
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How to Write Resolutions in 2020
Jan 07, 2020
Research has typically suggested that the best type of resolutions are ones that give immediate results or satisfaction. This year, TBC is challenging you to look at your goals and resolutions a little differently. You can't expect change without implementing new actions, right? So as you put the pen to your journal, or your fingers to any digital device...
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Healthy Food Trends of 2020
Jan 07, 2020
2019 was the year of the plant-based scene exploding and trendy oak milk lattes became the new craze. So… what does that mean for snacking (healthy snacking, that is) for 2020? It seems like the predicted healthy snack trends of 2020 are packed with purpose, filled with more fiber, focused on getting cholesterol levels down, more environmentally sustainable...
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2010s Workout Playlist
Jan 07, 2020
IT'S A DECADE MUSIC RECAP, Y'ALL! If you know TBC, you know how important music is to us. If you aren’t as familiar with us, welcome and get ready to feel that bass. The 2010s was a time of exploring new types of music and new types of artists. Cardi B and Lizzo flooded our screens and playlists (whether we liked it or not)  And we had some continue to...
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The Boxing Club Kearny Mesa Grand Opening
Dec 12, 2019
WELCOME TO THE FAM, KEARNY MESA!   On December 7th, we officially welcomed our third location to The Boxing Club’s lineage with a grand opening celebration that will forever be a part of TBC history. Since 1999, The Boxing Club has a unique history rooted in making waves in the combat arts and fitness space  (we don’t have any intention of stopping any...
The Glute Bridge: Strength or Mobility
Dec 12, 2019
LEG DAY, ANYONE? If leg day is your favorite workout of the week, you are probably very familiar with glute bridges. If you’re not about strengthening your posterior chain or just haven’t learned enough about it, glute bridges probably seem like very unfamiliar territory. Guess what? That’s OKAY. The best time to learn is: ANY TIME.    First things first...
Fitness Programming Design
Dec 12, 2019
FITNESS PROGRAMMING 101   Alright, alright. Before diving into the actual programming itself, you need to define the foundation of your program. One of the best parts of creating a fitness program is that it is incredibly individualistic and is dependent upon everything that YOU are. What are your goals? Losing weight, building strength, focusing on...
How to Get Back to Working Out After a Break
Dec 04, 2019
We all know that life is busy and we’re ADDICTED to busy. And sometimes, the first thing to go after sleep is working out and exercising. Then, it becomes this never-ending cycle and daunting task to get yourself back to where you once were. It started out with a busy day that turned into a busy week that then spiraled into a busy month and then one thing...
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2019 Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 04, 2019
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...
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Brain Health Tips
Nov 13, 2019
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...
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Recovery Tips for Sensitive Skin
Nov 13, 2019
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 all...