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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...
How to Progressive Overload
Nov 13, 2019
Let's Talk Progressive Overload     Building muscle isn’t all bro tanks and protein shakes. Building muscle is built (no pun intended) on the concept of progressive overload. It may sound like a rather aggressive term, but it’s really just a foundation to help get you to where you want to be. Progressive overload is the process of creating additional...
Best Fitness Recovery Tools
Nov 13, 2019
  LET'S RECOVER RIGHT, Y'ALL.   So, it’s almost 2020 and learning about recovery will certainly not be a new trend next year. Fitness trends come and go all the time, but foam rolling is here to stay. With all of this information and different studies about different recovery tools, it can be trickier than that last set that did you in to figure out what...
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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...