Fitness Tag Archives

hiking iron mountain

Hiking Iron Mountain in Poway

View Larger Map One of Most Intense and Beautiful Hiking Trails in San Diego “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” -John Muir This morning my fiancé Patrick, my friend Sam Guillen, and I hiked to the summit of Iron Mountain in Poway. This hike is deemed “moderate” …

rock climbing in San Diego

Rock Climbing in San Diego at Vertical Hold

View Larger Map Rock Climbing in San Diego is Easy and Fun for Any Skill Level at Vertical Hold “Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.” -A. P. J. Abdul Kalam I started rock climbing my freshman year of college, when I needed only a few gym credits, and the …

Nekter Juice Bar

Best Drinks in Town? Nekter Juice Bar

View Larger Map Looking For a Delicious Healthy Drink? Nekter Juice Bar Has It “If life give you lemons, make some kind of fruity juice.” -Conan O’Brien When I first walked up to Nekter Juice Bar in Encinitas, I was instantly perplexed. A juice bar? What could that mean? I was very interested, so I went inside to find out more. Once I walked in, …

Living in San Diego

What Living in San Diego Can Teach Me

View Larger Map Celebrating My 26th Birthday Today and Focusing on What Living in San Diego Can Teach Me “It takes a long time to become young.” -Pablo Picasso Even though I’ve only been alive for 26 years today, now that I’m officially in my “late twenties” I’m feeling pretty thoughtful about life, and I believe that living in San Diego can teach me a …

golf in San Diego Vitality Tap Carmel Valley

Why I Love Vitality Tap

View Larger Map Smoothies, Juices and More at Vitality Tap in Carmel Valley “If you are not your own doctor, you are a fool.”  -Hippocrates We all try to live a healthy lifestyle, but as we all know, it is not an easy lifestyle to live. I always try to look for new places that are delicious, healthy, and nutrient-filled to help fulfill the healthy …

Yoga Mat

Finding the Right Yoga Mat

“The yoga mat is a good place to turn when talk therapy and antidepressants aren’t enough.” – Amy Weintraub When you’re just beginning to cultivate a yoga practice, any yoga mat will work. But once you start to step on your mat daily, it is beneficial to invest in a yoga mat that will make your practice more comfortable and help you to perform better. …

Yoga One San Diego Amy Caldwell

Yoga One San Diego

View Larger Map An In Depth Interview with the Founders of Yoga One San Diego “May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may my thoughts, words, and actions contribute to that happiness and freedom for all.” -Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavaintu As many of you already know, we love yoga here at The San Diego Lifestyle! Whenever we have a chance, we ask yoga …

staying fit while pregnant

4 Tips for Staying Fit While Pregnant

“Pregnancy does not limit lung function, and both pregnancy and exercise improve the ability of body tissues to take up and utilize oxygen.”  -James F. Clapp III, Exercising Through Your Pregnancy That glorious moment you pee on a stick and it confirms your suspicions… YOU’RE PREGNANT! An incredible parade of thoughts begin to flood your mind – and a slight bit of “holy crap” moments …

Holistic Health Coach San Diego

Lose Weight in San Diego: Eat ‘Happy Food’

Samantha From Happy Food is Helping Clients Lose Weight in San Diego “True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.” -Wilhelm von Humboldt Have you ever felt like your relationship with food just, isn’t that great? Do you find yourself wanting to lose weight in San Diego? Are you craving a diet that actually fills …