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How The La Jolla Sports Club Can Make You Happy

How The La Jolla Sports Club Can Make You Happy

San Diego Fitness Psychology   “Happiness depends upon ourselves,” proclaimed Aristotle. And I would add, happiness also depends on our fitness.  From enjoying physical and mental health, improved coping skills and increased satisfaction at work and in personal relationships, having a stronger immune system and increased longevity, the benefits of happiness continue to fill the […]

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Excuses for Not Exercising

Excuses for Not Exercising

Many people have their reasons for not wanting to exercise. These are six of the most common excuses that people give for not exercising, and ways to combat those excuses: I am too tired: This is how a person says to him or herself when thinking about exercising and does not want to. If you […]

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All-Over Muscle Toning

All-Over Muscle Toning

Nearly everyone knows that cardiovascular exercise burns calories and helps keep you fit and strong, but if you’re seeking muscle definition you’ll need to do more than just cardio. Many people, women especially, avoid weightlifting because they’re afraid they could start looking brawny or bulky. But luckily, there are ways to attain a firm, all-over […]

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Jump Rope for Fitness

Jump Rope for Fitness

If you think jumping rope is mere child’s play, think again. Jumping rope is actually one of the best forms of cardio out there, not to mention the fact that it’s inexpensive, ultra-portable, and fun. 10 minutes of jumping rope (at 129 turns per minute) burns the same amount of calories as jogging for 30 […]

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Footprints!

Footprints!

Are you making enough footprints each day? Think about it. For the majority of the day are you sitting or walking? Most people (due to jobs) sit and are sedentary for the majority of the day. You may think that you do not have the time or energy to increase the number of steps you […]

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A Message for the Ladies

A Message for the Ladies

Ladies, I truly believe in the power of weight training…and yes…heavy lifting, while working your muscles to failure.   The more muscle you pack on the more fat and calories you burn throughout the day. 1 pound of muscle burns over 50 calories a day and 1 pound of body fat burns about 3 calories. […]

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Continuous Exercise

Continuous Exercise

If you are short on time try doing multiple exercises back to back. Rest for 45 seconds and choose another exercise for a different muscle group. I’m sure you have already observed many trainers doing this with their clients. Not only will your workouts be more productive but you’ll burn more calories in less time. […]

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