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Collagen Conclusion
Mar 27, 2019
       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...
Why Are My Joints Clicking?
Mar 27, 2019
  Many people experience joint clicking when doing certain body movements. The occasional knee pop when standing up, ankle clicks, and knuckle cracks can have you wondering, why? Luckliy it is incredibly common and we have found out the answers to many of your questions concerning joint noises.  Why are our joints making noise? The main and simple answer is...
What's in your gym bag: Jessica Smith Bridges
Feb 12, 2019
We had the pleasure of sitting down with blue-eyed babe Jessica Smith Bridges to find out how she prepares for the gym and what motivates her to stick to such a regimented gym routine. Jessica became a member at The Boxing Club in April 2013 after receiving a special one-month coupon from a friend. At that time she was working at Robeks, the smoothie shop...
Art Of Food Combining
Feb 12, 2019
       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...
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You Probably Aren't Cleaning Your Reusable Water Bottle Enough
Feb 11, 2019
Living in Southern California, one of the most health conscious regions in the country, it is pretty much expected that everyone has a reusable water bottle bouncing around in their bag. We see them all over and it has become a convenient way to stay hydrated all day long. What most people don't realize is how much bacteria you could be carrying around and...
vitamin shots your new go-to
Jan 02, 2019
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...
Apr 26, 2018
You’ve stepped up your workout routine, now let’s kick your gym experience up another notch. Here is a list of gym bag essentials to make you look forward to your workouts even more! 1. Drop Bag: Whether you prefer leather, cotton, or nylon, anything beats a plastic bag or loose shampoo bottles rattling around in your gym bag.  2. Headphones: Sometimes you...
Why Athletes Use Plyometrics, And Why You Should Too
Mar 22, 2018
Have you ever seen someone at the gym skipping or jumping around and wondered, “How is that helping them get into shape?” Well, most likely they are using plyometrics to train for an upcoming competition or event. A majority of athletes use plyometrics to increase their endurance and coordination. You may have seen our trainer, Ron Casper, with our fight...
Meal Planning To Reach Your Fitness Goals
Mar 06, 2018
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...
Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
Jan 16, 2018
  Did you know that according to an article by Business Insider, over 80% of New Year's resolutions faily by February? With the likelihood high that most people won't achieve those lofty goals they set for themselves, it's important to have the right game plan in place to ensure you don't fall off track. Here are 5 tips to make sure you achieve all of your...
Achieve Your 2018 Fitness Resolutions
Dec 21, 2017
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...
Holiday Gift Guide for Fitness Enthusiasts
Dec 04, 2017
Need some holiday gift ideas for your workout buddy or looking to splurge on yourself? Check out this list of gifts that we wouldn’t mind opening up this holiday season.    1. Swell Water Bottle: Hydro-flasks are the new standard water bottle. Treat your loved one to a Swell bottle to keep them hydrated during their workouts!  2. Smart Rope: Jumping...
7 Signs Addicted to Jiu Jitsu
Oct 26, 2017
If you don’t know what Jiu Jitsu is, you are missing out! Jiu Jitsu, which originated in Japan, was previously known as Judo or Kano Jiu Jitsu. It was introduced to a now very well-known family in the sport, the Gracie’s, in 1914. Jiu Jitsu is a combination of grappling, choking, wrestling, holds, sweeps, and much more, making it extremely technical. The...
San Diego’s Best Brunch Spots
Oct 04, 2017
Boxing then brunch, punches then brunches, however you say it, nothing quite feels as good after a hard workout than sharing some delicious food and drinks with friends. We thought of all our favorite spots for brunch in San Diego, and somehow managed to get it to manageable list of our 6 favorites. Next time you and your friends take a morning class, keep...
Foods For Post-workout Recovery
Sep 17, 2017
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...
TBC East Village - Coming Soon!
Sep 04, 2017
We are excited to announce that in spring of 2018, TBC is bringing its experience and world class coaches to the East Village nieghborhood of downtown San Diego. “Our up-and-coming club mirrors the ‘happening’ nature of East Village,” said Artem Sharoshkin, the Owner and Managing Director of The Boxing Club. The energy of downtown is changing, and East...
Benefits of Saunas
Aug 22, 2017
Saunas have been around for over 2000 years, so suffice it to say, there must be something behind their longevity. Those who have tried saunas most likely know that few things beat a good sweat, especially after a tough workout, but what are the actual benefits? Regardless if you are a newbie or a sweat-soaked veteran, we will detail just how good saunas...
Fuel Your Intense Workouts
Aug 10, 2017
Cardio and strength-based workouts like Power Boxing, Power Kickboxing, and Burn can be demanding on your body, so it’s important to properly fuel your muscles before your workout so you can have enough energy to make it all the way through! Have you ever felt yourself tiring before the end of a class? Have you felt that maybe you should have a little...