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How to Get the Most Out of Your Workouts

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many people who spend hours in the gym are trying to get lean and toned, but somehow it ends up being harder than anticipated. So, what does one have to do to actually tone their muscles and see some definition? Getting a fit body requires doing a variety of exercises, including increasing your endurance and […]

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The Other Life Changing Diabetes

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Other Life Changing Diabetes

By Dove Braunstein Recently I watched the documentary “What the Health” on Netflix. Being a self-proclaimed health nut (who, admittedly, doesn’t always practice what she preaches), I enjoyed the film and its general message. Processed food is killing us; eat less meat and dairy, and way, way more plants. Amen. But I had one huge […]

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The Effect of Sleep on Body Weight

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Obesity is a major epidemic in the United States with almost 71 percent of U.S. adults over the age of 20 being overweight or obese. Additionally, almost 21 percent of children between the ages of 12 and 19 are considered obese and 17 percent of six to 11-year-olds and nine percent of two to five-year-olds […]

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High Intensity Weight Training

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

People often don’t exercise due to lack of time. However, quick bursts of energy can deliver health benefits like regular cardiovascular training. This is also the case for lifting weights and building muscle. Because high intensity training works more muscles than regular training, you are able to get greater benefits and spend less time. What […]

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A Banner Year for St. Vincent School Sports Programs

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Banner Year for St. Vincent School Sports Programs

This was an amazing athletic year for the St. Vincent’s Vikings. John Stone, St. Vincent’s volunteer athletic director and one of the school coaches, describes a sporting renaissance at the small school in Mission Hills. “St. Vincent’s School is increasingly recognized as not only a leader in academics and spiritual study, but also a growing […]

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Growing Plants that Boast Medicinal Benefits

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Growing Plants that Boast Medicinal Benefits

By Violet Green Yep, I’m a plant nerd! I’ve spent most of my life dabbling in gardening (on the East Coast, then the Midwest, and now here in Southern CA) and playing with plants. I’m happiest with soil under my fingernails and on the bottoms of my feet. My current home garden boasts medicinal herbs, […]

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A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

by Violet Green When I was a kid I had dreams of “getting rich” or “making it big” when I was an adult. I thought that all problems could be solved with money. The experience of money in my family was that there were too many mouths to feed and there were never enough dollars. […]

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How to Gain Optimal Hip Health

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The hips are a primary part of the body, being the hinge point between the upper and lower body. Due to its central position in the body, it is important to do exercises that build and maintain hip strength. Weak hip muscles can have a large negative affect on mobility, which may lead to pain […]

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CycleBar Hillcrest Celebrates Grand Opening with 70 Free Classes

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
CycleBar Hillcrest Celebrates Grand Opening with 70 Free Classes

CycleBar Hillcrest, a new concept in Premium Indoor Cycling offering a high energy workout in a concert-like atmosphere, will open on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 1040 University Ave, Suite B 213, San Diego, CA 92103. CycleBar Hillcrest will hold its CycleBar Blast to celebrate its grand opening by offering 70 free classes over 10 […]

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The Relationship between Stress and Heart Health

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Excessive stress has a great effect on overall health. The fight or flight reaction is embedded into all of us, even though we are no longer facing archaic predators. The modern day causes of stress are typically not life-threatening, although your body may think they are. Having chronic stress can impact your health with fat […]

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