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A Halloween Workout to Scare Away the Calories

Hungry for another La Jolla Sports Club Personal-Trainer-inspired workout that will help offset some of those Halloween treats??? ‘But this is a candy apple!’ ‘I totally burned off, like, a bunch of calories walking through Bird Rock trick or treating!’ ‘Mwahgrwagh awwgh fshhhh grawwthy (incomprehensible mumbling due to Charleston Chew chewing [do they even make those anymore?])!’ […]

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Scare Away the Fat with this Halloween Workout

Peanut butter cup pounds be damned, this La Jolla Sports Club Personal-Trainer-inspired workout will scare off some of those unwanted pounds. ‘But this Snickers is bite-sized!’ ‘It’s candy corn, so it must be healthy!’ ‘Raisins?!! Who gives out raisins for Halloween?!!! Come on, kids, we’re egging his house.’ Hey, we’re not judging (except maybe egging someone’s house as […]

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Go Love Yourself – pt 4

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

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

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

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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The Plural of Octopus

It ain’t octopi. Did you know that the plural of octopus is not octopi, as many of us say without thinking, but octopuses? It’s true. Eighteenth-century English-speaking nerds mistook the original word as Latin, whereas Latin-speakers actually appropriated ‘octopus’ from Greek. Which, as you now know, changes the plural. In fact, even if it were from Latin, the […]

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