#Marchmallow

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S’mores are delicious. Campfire, friends, that crunchy graham cracker, melted chocolate and soft, squishy, gooey marshmallow. And then, naturally, we reach into the assorted bags for a little taster and decide to make a cold a la carte s’more and then maybe we reach for a metaphor deep in that desert night sky and think ‘Oh no, […]

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Go Love Yourself – pt 4

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Welcome to the last installment of our much-ballyhooed ‘Go Love Yourself’ series. People all over the 92037 zip code are talking about it, so if you’re feeling a little left out of the conversations at Brick ‘n Bell, check out our posts on how exercise benefits the body, the brain and your emotions. Great, you’re back–stronger, smarter […]

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Go Love Yourself – pt 3

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This past Tuesday, some people cried (both in good and not-so-good ways), some people swiped right and got lucky, some people looked lovingly into the eyeballs of some other human and some people just plain protested the ‘Consumerist Hallmark Holiday’ and went about their day. REGARDLESS, the spectrum of emotions was covered this past Valentine’s Day, […]

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Go Love Yourself – pt 2

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Throughout the lovelorn ages, poets, songwriters and talkshow hosts have espoused the idea that ‘Before you love someone else, you must first love yourself.’ While our tender high-school hearts might not have agreed, it makes a little more sense now that our raging teenage hormones have passed: When you’re happy, the world, and the people in […]

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Go Love Yourself – pt 1

'We are but dust in the wind.' Bill & Ted & Hippocrates

Oh no… While researching for this article, we came across the fact that Justin Bieber has a song / video called ‘Love Yourself,’ which is absolutely awf–what’s that? We get a higher SEO ranking just by mentioning Justin Bieber? THE Justin Bieber? That little Canadian Internet sensation turned global megastar that has absolutely nothing to do […]

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Working Out the Myths pt 2

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There are a lot of ‘facts’ out there… La Jolla Sports Club helps you cut through the workout myths Hello, LJSC’ers, welcome to part two of our award-winning* article covering workout myths. If you haven’t read part one, yet, go ahead and catch up, we’ll be waiting for you. Caught up? Great. If you have […]

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Working Out the Myths pt 1

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There are a lot of ‘facts’ out there… La Jolla Sports Club helps you cut through the workout myths Hello, LJSC’ers, welcome back to our Ju-Lie series where we cover fitness-related non-truths. Last week, we tackled running, and this week we’ll be discussing some workout myths that have become a little too prevalent for our industry. […]

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March Mobility Series #3 – Primal and Functional Movement

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Fix your mobility — get back to the basics! We sat down with La Jolla Sports Club trainer, martial artist, inventor and all-around good guy, Maurizio Tangari, to answer members’ questions on Primal Movement and mobility and how it benefits each and every one of us. (Scroll down for Maurizio’s favorite dynamic stretching / warmup) […]

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La Jollans Reduce Injury with Stretching and Mobility pt 2 – Shoulders

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Increase shoulder mobility with a few easy steps In our second installment of the March Mobility series, we’re going to discuss a few easy things you can do to decrease shoulder pain, increase shoulder mobility and improve posture. Last week, we mentioned that ‘When we are young, our bodies are graced with full mobility. Over […]

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