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LA Boxing offers fitness classes in boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts. The proprietary style of the LA Boxing workout is a mixture of genuine fight training, engaging fitness, and stronger-than-earth gravity. Quasi-boxers and martial artists may burn from 800 to more than 1,000 calories during these total-body routines, which combine external inspiration with jukes, jabs, and kicks. Both men and women are welcome in the ring, where they'll learn new techniques and methods to blissfully break into a sweat in an energetic group setting. Gloves are provided during the one-month trial membership, as are a set of reusable pro-quality hand wraps and complimentary motivational mumbling from Burgess Meredith (all three subject to availability).

1691 Melrose Dr
San Marcos,
CA
US

Equipment: Cybex Cardio and Strength

Students should bring: Bottle of water, towels, and a desire to get fit.

Registration required: Yes

Good for beginners: Yes

Average class length: 30?60 minutes

Number of Staff: 1?5 people

Class location: Indoors only

Established: 2007

Guests allowed: Yes

Parking: Parking lot

Pro Tip: We welcome everyone to become a part of our community, so come ready to have fun.

Q&A with Kim, General Manager/Owner

Exercise is challenging, and people frequently give up on their fitness routines. How do you keep clients motivated?

We have a smaller membership so that gives us the ability to know everyone's goals and we follow up and call our members to make sure they are doing well to reach their goals. We offer customized personal training for each individual member.

What's the most radical physical transformation you've seen a client make?

We have multiple members who have lost more than 100 pounds. But it's also great to see the confidence and swagger members have once they lose the first 10 pounds.

Besides working out, what else can clients do to spend their time at your facility?

We offer yoga, Zumba, boot camps, and one-on-one personal training.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

We are a special club. We truly want our members to use the club and reach their fitness goals. We also trust every member with a key so they can workout 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in over 1,500 Snap Fitness centers throughout North America.

985 Woodland Pkwy
San Marcos,
CA
US

Kathleen Quinn took her time with the practice of yoga. Though she had her first yoga class more than 30 years ago, she didn’t really delve into the practice until 1996. Boasting certification and a degree from the IYNAUS Assessment Board, she owns and teaches at San Marcos Yoga and works with another certified yoga instructor, Nancy Ito. Together they help students improve their balance, strength, flexibility, and ability to mimic a table during charades.

Using the progression of poses arranged by yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar, the instructors adapt their lessons to each student’s ability, and help the practice become a personal one. While lessons are adapted to skill, the instructors do offer an intro class and level-one, level-two, and level-three classes. They also stock the studio with blocks and blankets that may be used during classes.

801 Grand Ave, Ste 4
San Marcos,
CA
US

"I consider sacred the bond of trust that develops over time with our athletes, forged by sound direction, collaboration, and real, lasting results," says Erik Preston, owner and head trainer at CrossFit San Elijo. The ex-Marine recruited a team of instructors who work to forge a sense of community among its members through rigorous shared effort of their group workouts. Instructors teach athletes foundational movements during an initial class before embarking on daily workouts where they’ll hoist kettlebells, master gymnast’s rings, and walk with 45-pound weights. Every exercise is rigorously monitored, as instructors insist on proper form while students execute core exercises of squat, press, and lift. Along with emphasizing sound mechanics, instructors help copilot participants toward healthier eating habits and recovery techniques.

3146 tiger run ct.
Carlesbad,
CA
US

Rich Sayen started his training career more than 10 years ago. In that time, he became a CrossFit Level 1 coach, an American Kettleball Club Coach, and he was certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine. By the time he founded Crossfit2.0, Rich was an expert trainer.

His gym looks more like a playground than a fitness space, except that the metal loops and brightly colored straps of the CrossFit equipment stand in place of slides or tetherball poles. Students grab hold of these to do the Workout of the Day (WOD), which might include climbing ropes to the ceiling, doing dips on suspended rings, or slinging kettlebells. Sometimes workouts even spill into the parking lot as athletes run laps around the building, push weighted sleds, or shot-put meteors back into space.

1370 San Marcos Blvd Suite 120
San Marcos,
California
US

Holistic Hideaway founder Tenia Bentley is a one-woman show when it comes to health. In addition to her role as a licensed holistic-health practitioner, she plays the part of a certified clinical nutritionist, an oriental-arts massage therapist, and a yoga instructor. All these approaches to living healthfully give Bentley a certain circumspection when clients approach her with the desire to learn how to improve their diets or bolster their immune systems through her unique brand of raindrop aromatherapy.

1132 San Marino Dr, Ste 105
Lake San Marcos,
CA
US