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How To Set And Achieve Fitness Goals

According to SELF Magazine, there are a handful of best practices that can make all of the difference when thinking about the fitness milestones you want to reach. These tried and true tactics are rolled into the SMART Method, a goal-setting guide that trainers and professional athletes swear by. The SMART Method says that each […]

Don’t Give Up on Sleep

Originally posted on Vie 2 Cycling.  Work hard/play hard- right? It’s easy to think that getting enough sleep is a distant third in importance.  In fact, it’s vital.  Most of us need 7-9 hours of sleep to restore the body and mind.  The effects of too little sleep go beyond feeling tired.  Chronic sleep deprivation […]

Put Your Balance To The Test At Sandbox Fitness

By Tamara Lapinskas If you are looking for something completely different to incorporate into your workout routine, you should check out the TRX class at Sandbox Fitness. It is a fun, energetic workout class that will give you a combined, full body strength training and cardio session. Lila, our instructor, was getting stuff ready when […]

How To Energize Your Morning With Meditation

For many of us, getting up in the morning is a struggle, and it can take hours to actually feel awake and engaged. So surely the last thing you would want to do in the morning is meditate? Not so, we discovered last week, when we dragged ourselves out of bed to head to a […]

5 Things You Should Never Do After A Workout

5 Things You Should Never Do After A Workout Story originally published on Well + Good.  Showing up for that spin class and pushing yourself through tough intervals is the most important aspect of your fitness regimen—but what you do afteryou sweat can have a major impact on how your body responds to the work […]

Open Sweat Co-Hosts #SweatToStopStigma Event

This past Saturday, during National Mental Health Awareness Week,  the Open Sweat team joined actress Kate Mansi to co-host a #SweatToStopStigma workout at YAS Fitness in Silverlake, CA. Kate has opted to ‘give up’ her last few birthdays to raise awareness and funds for a cause that resonates with her. This year, she chose to host an […]