Keeping Fit in the Fall

Those three glorious months of sun, beach and barbecues are steadily coming to an end. But as students return to school and the weather begins to cool, one thing that doesn’t need to change is your fitness regimen. It might not be bikini season anymore but that doesn’t mean your workout routine slows down. On the contrary, fall is a great time to start and maintain a fitness program that will help you prepare for the upcoming holiday season.

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To Juice or Not to Juice

We’ve been told to eat our fruits and vegetables since we were in primary school, since raw fruits and veggies provide us with many needed nutrients. But if eating fruits and vegetables has always been a challenge for you, then drinking your daily dose of produce may be just what the doctor ordered. Juicing is the latest health craze that has been sweeping the nation and getting lots of mainstream attention. Juicing, different from blending or pulping, extracts the water and nutrients from fruits and vegetables into a drinkable serving of vitamins.This growing trend was made even more popular after the endorsement of some admired celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek, Megan Fox, Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Seacrest,

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Quidditch Isn’t Just for the Wizards Anymore

Ask anyone under the age of 70 who Harry Potter is and you are bound to evoke conversation or at least an acknowledging smile, considering one of the biggest literary successes of the 21st century is hands down J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter series. With eight feature films, a theme park, an interactive website, tons of merchandise, and much more, Harry Potter has grown to be a phenomenon all its own. Even after the final book and film, the magical world of Harry Potter continues to captivate and inspire the muggle world, and the latest Harry Potter attraction has people riding on broomsticks and chasing after a Golden Snitch.

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Get Ready to Embark on a Journey of Self-Love

 

Loving your body is easier said than done. We are all constantly bombarded by images, advertisements, social media etc., dedicated to telling us what is and isn’t beautiful and who is valuable and who isn’t. With this being a daily phenomenon in our lives it’s remarkable that we even have the self-confidence to get up and continue to take on the day. What’s important to keep in mind is that these feelings of worthlessness based on our bodies, is a learned behavior and it’s about time we as a society, began retaking our lives and start loving our bodies.

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Open Air Yoga

Steadying your breathing while inhaling the scents of the ocean or the aroma of flowers, may just be the perfect motivating agent to jump-start an engagement with yoga. Taking her passion for instructing yoga to the great outdoors, Santa Barbara local and yoga instructor, Lourika van Tonder, teaches yoga with a unique approach. Van Tonder does pop-up yoga classes all around Santa Barbara. Pop-ups are essentially traveling, non-permanent

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