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Addicted to Muay Thai
Aug 16, 2016
Have you ever looked around and noticed that your furniture seems to rearrange itself little by little every day? Have you ever looked down only to see bruised shins, or wondered why you constantly think about fighting your shadow? Maybe you have to frequently suppress the urge to throw a knee every time you hug someone? We have great news, you are not...
Beach Boot Camp
Aug 03, 2016
Living in San Diego, we’re fortunate to be able to experience summertime weather year round! With the weather always being beautiful, it’s nice to mix up your workout routine and take it outdoors every once in a while. If you’ve ever taken one of our Burn classes, then you know this high intensity class is designed to burn fat while toning your muscles,...
Hand Wrapping Tutorial
Jun 07, 2016
We know that hand wrapping can be a little confusing for new students, so we want to show you an easy way to get it right every single time.  
Benefits of Pilates
Mar 31, 2016
Originally developed in the early 1900’s, Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that improves flexibility and builds strength through slow and controlled movements. Not only does this type of exercise help to develop and stabilize your core muscles, but it also can be a great way for athletes in any sport to cross train as it emphasizes alignment and...
Prepare for Your First Boxing Class
Feb 04, 2016
So you decided to sign up for your first non-contact boxing class and you quickly realize you are unsure of what you need to bring or what you need to know. Have no fear! These are the first steps on what we hope is a long and rewarding relationship with boxing:   1. Have the right equipment: You will want to start with comfortable non-restrictive athletic...
Benefits of Meal Prep
Jan 13, 2016
Meal prepping is nothing new. In fact, athletes and bodybuilders have talked about it for decades. Preparing your meals ahead of time is a positive dietary technique that has worked for thousands, and it can help you on your journey to lose weight, burn fat, or build muscle. Our resident nutritionist, Jessica Lopez, breaks down the top seven reasons why you...
Workout Routines for the New Year
Dec 29, 2015
With 2016 rapidly approaching, many of you are probably scrambling to get your New Year’s resolutions sorted out. Among other things, most of us usually have at least one fitness related resolution we would like to achieve in the New Year. We gathered the best tips for starting and sticking to a new fitness routine in 2016. 1. Design your fitness routine...
Gift Guide for Combat Sports Addicts
Dec 07, 2015
Not sure what to get the combat sport lover in your life for the holidays? Look no further! It is easy to get lost in the sheer number of options when it comes to selecting the right gear. We break down the definitive list of the best gear on the market for boxers, MMA fighters, or students of Jiu Jitsu in our holiday MMA gift guide. Watch the looks of...
dessert-pie
Nov 29, 2015
The humidity has cleared and our sunny California air feels as crisp as Fall. Halloween has passed and the holiday season is finally upon us. For most people, the holidays signify a time of overindulgence and, with that, usually comes unwanted holiday weight gain. What if we told you that it’s possible to enjoy the holiday season without gaining an ounce?...
Motivational Fitness Quotes
Nov 18, 2015
It’s easy to lose sight of your fitness goals, especially during this time of the year when schedules are jam-packed with holiday events and temptations surround you. Here are 10 Motivational Fitness Quotes to keep you going throughout the holiday season and to help you get motivated to reach your New Year’s fitness resolutions. Top 10 Fitness Quotes...
Common Training Mistakes
Mar 19, 2015
Whether your goal is to lose weight, build muscle, or hone your fighting skills, it’s always important to make sure you are performing each movement in a workout correctly and that you have a well-balanced workout regimen. Improper form leads to injuries, fatigue, and lessens your overall results. Before you increase the intensity or frequency of any...
Member Spotlight: Andrea
Mar 11, 2015
On any given day, you can find our member, Andrea, at TBC almost as much as some of the employees. She joined The Boxing Club family in 2012 and, during her time here training in Muay Thai, has competed in four of TBC’s Fight Nights and 1 match in LA last month. After her last match in February, she immediately went back into training mode to prepare for...
Kids Martial Arts
Mar 03, 2015
In a culture that seems to prioritize video games and cartoons over physical activity, it can be difficult to motivate your child to put down the remote control and do something fitness-related. Here are 10 reasons why enrolling them in a martial arts or combat sport program will be beneficial and why they’ll love it too! 1. Builds confidence:  With every...
Post Exercise Stretching
Feb 17, 2015
Stretching is an integral part of any balanced fitness regimen. Not only will it increase your overall flexibility and range of motion, but it also helps you to stay injury-free and prevent post-exercise soreness. Even though after an intense workout we know the last thing you want to do is MORE activity, taking 5 minutes of your time to complete this...
Coach Caine
Feb 12, 2015
Coach Caine Gayle has been with The Boxing Club family since 2005. During his time here, he has trained many amateur and professional fighters including our current owner, Artem Sharoshkin. Caine specializes in Muay Thai, kickboxing, and weight training. He uses a combination of these elements to get his clients into their best physical shape! Keep reading...
Muay Thai Tips for Beginners
Jan 23, 2015
Am I in shape enough? Is everyone else going to be more advanced than me? Will I get my butt kicked sparring? When just starting out with Muay Thai, it’s easy to have these thoughts surging through your mind.  Although growing in popularity, Muay Thai isn’t exactly a common way for individuals to get in shape, so it can be a little off-putting when you walk...
water
Jan 07, 2015
With the New Year comes new fitness and health goals for most people. While a majority of people tend to focus on eating more fruits and vegetables or developing a consistent workout regimen, few people consider the importance of water to their overall health. Not only does proper hydration make sure your body functions properly, it also helps to keep your...
Gloria-Treadmill
Dec 05, 2014
Boxing is an excellent way to get into shape because it works on increasing your speed, explosiveness, and strength. But in order to make sure you have a well-rounded routine and get the most out of your boxing training, you also need to supplement it with other forms of exercise. Not only will this enhance your boxing skills, but it will also make sure you...