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Dec 07, 2015
Not sure what to get the combat sport lover in your life for the holidays? Look no further! It is easy to get lost in the sheer number of options when it comes to selecting the right gear. We break down the definitive list of the best gear on the market for boxers, MMA fighters, or students of Jiu Jitsu in our holiday MMA gift guide. Watch the looks of...
dessert-pie
Nov 29, 2015
The humidity has cleared and our sunny California air feels as crisp as Fall. Halloween has passed and the holiday season is finally upon us. For most people, the holidays signify a time of overindulgence and, with that, usually comes unwanted holiday weight gain. What if we told you that it’s possible to enjoy the holiday season without gaining an ounce?...
Motivational Fitness Quotes
Nov 18, 2015
It’s easy to lose sight of your fitness goals, especially during this time of the year when schedules are jam-packed with holiday events and temptations surround you. Here are 10 Motivational Fitness Quotes to keep you going throughout the holiday season and to help you get motivated to reach your New Year’s fitness resolutions. Top 10 Fitness Quotes
Common Training Mistakes
Mar 19, 2015
Whether your goal is to lose weight, build muscle, or hone your fighting skills, it’s always important to make sure you are performing each movement in a workout correctly and that you have a well-balanced workout regimen. Improper form leads to injuries, fatigue, and lessens your overall results. Before you increase the intensity or frequency of any...
Member Spotlight: Andrea
Mar 11, 2015
On any given day, you can find our member, Andrea, at TBC almost as much as some of the employees. She joined The Boxing Club family in 2012 and, during her time here training in Muay Thai, has competed in four of TBC’s Fight Nights and 1 match in LA last month. After her last match in February, she immediately went back into training mode to prepare for...
Kids Martial Arts
Mar 03, 2015
In a culture that seems to prioritize video games and cartoons over physical activity, it can be difficult to motivate your child to put down the remote control and do something fitness-related. Here are 10 reasons why enrolling them in a martial arts or combat sport program will be beneficial and why they’ll love it too! 1. Builds confidence: With every...
Post Exercise Stretching
Feb 17, 2015
Stretching is an integral part of any balanced fitness regimen. Not only will it increase your overall flexibility and range of motion, but it also helps you to stay injury-free and prevent post-exercise soreness. Even though after an intense workout we know the last thing you want to do is MORE activity, taking 5 minutes of your time to complete this...
Coach Caine
Feb 12, 2015
Coach Caine Gayle has been with The Boxing Club family since 2005. During his time here, he has trained many amateur and professional fighters including our current owner, Artem Sharoshkin. Caine specializes in Muay Thai, kickboxing, and weight training. He uses a combination of these elements to get his clients into their best physical shape! Keep reading...
Muay Thai Tips for Beginners
Jan 23, 2015
Am I in shape enough? Is everyone else going to be more advanced than me? Will I get my butt kicked sparring? When just starting out with Muay Thai, it’s easy to have these thoughts surging through your mind.  Although growing in popularity, Muay Thai isn’t exactly a common way for individuals to get in shape, so it can be a little off-putting when you walk...
water
Jan 07, 2015
With the New Year comes new fitness and health goals for most people. While a majority of people tend to focus on eating more fruits and vegetables or developing a consistent workout regimen, few people consider the importance of water to their overall health. Not only does proper hydration make sure your body functions properly, it also helps to keep your...
Gloria-Treadmill
Dec 05, 2014
Boxing is an excellent way to get into shape because it works on increasing your speed, explosiveness, and strength. But in order to make sure you have a well-rounded routine and get the most out of your boxing training, you also need to supplement it with other forms of exercise. Not only will this enhance your boxing skills, but it will also make sure you...
Jess-Training
Nov 28, 2014
Early last week, our very own Jessica Lopez was featured in an article on The Active Times regarding tips for how to keep weight off once you’ve lost it. Since the topics of weight loss and maintenance are very prevalent during this time of the year, we figured we’d share some additional tips and tricks from Jessica on how to lose weight and keep it off...
Nov 07, 2014
If you’re using your boxing gloves multiple times per week, those babies encounter lots of blood, sweat, and tears. While it seems innocent enough to just take them off and throw them into your gym bag, this could be a big mistake and lead to a shorter lifespan for your gloves and cost you excess money. Not only will this cause an unpleasant odor to...