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Next-level stretches

Posted: October 13th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe | Get Fit

Everywhere you go, people are taking fitness to the next level. Boot-camp lovers turned to Crossfit; Zumba enthusiasts dove into Aqua Zumba; yoga innovators took to aerial yoga; and cardio die-hards increased the challenge with high-intensity interval training (HIIT).

You may wonder: “How can I kick it up a notch for my flexibility?” The answer: facilitated stretching.

Fusion fitness

Posted: September 8th, 2017 | Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe

Our palates enjoy exploring new and delicious delicacies that are a mix of different cuisines and cultures.  The mouth-watering creations come from the fusion of two (or more) foods that may not have been paired together previously. The end result is better than the two separately. It may be that your workout routine could use some new pairings, as well. Take it to the next level, and feed your body with fitness fusion!

A league of their own

Posted: August 18th, 2017 | Features, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Top Stories | No Comments

By Jess Winans

Michael Jordan has his own shoe, Maria Sharapova has a premium line of gummy candies and if you’re a Splash team member of the San Diego Senior Women’s Basketball Association (SWBA), you have Miracle Whip.

Splash is an SWBA team for players over 80 years old that has been featured by ESPN, NBC, The Huffington Post, Yahoo News and endorsed by Miracle Whip — an endorsement which they said “comes with a side of potato salad” on their Facebook page.

Habit hack

Posted: August 11th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe | Get Fit

What if I told you the secret to a creating a habit is doing less instead of more? You want to exercise on a daily basis? Carving an extra 90 minutes out of your day to create that new healthy behavior can feel like climbing Mt. Everest. Want to know the secret? Dr. B.J. Fogg is sharing his habit hack, called Tiny Habits. This just may be the easiest thing you do all week. Here is the secret to create a change in your habits:

Oriental medicine for veterans

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News | 1 Comment

By Joyell Nevins Have a pain, take a pill. Have another pain, take another pill. And keep going until the pain stops or your tolerance to the pills grows too strong. But is there another way to fix the problem? The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) community clinicians and patients think so. One of […]

Help save trauma patient lives by giving blood

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By The American Red Cross During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital […]

What’s hot and trending now

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe  If you find yourself running the same two-mile route in your neighborhood repeatedly, hiking Cowles Mountain for the 99th time, or feeling like your stationary cycle is going nowhere, literally, here is the answer: The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Top Trends for 2017. Now you can spice up your regimen […]