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Best Gyms in San Francisco

San Francisco, California is the 12th most populated city in the nation with just over 810,000 people. It’s known for the  Golden Gate Bridge and numerous steep rolling hills.

The city’s residents take their fitness seriously. And many of them keep up their healthy lifestyle at some of the top gyms and health clubs in the Bay Area.

Best Gyms In San Francisco:

  • Equinox – This health club is among the most exclusive in the nation. Equinox provides its members with state-of-the-art equipment and top-notch fitness classes. If you have never exercised at an Equinox facility, you are definitely missing out! (more…)

50 Biggest Losers Taking on San Francisco Triathlon

One side of the Biggest Loser that we never get to see is life after the contestants leave the ranch. Overall, they each go on to lead healthy, active lifestyles. They also have a very tightly-knit alumni community. From this, the contestants have support from the few people who truly know what the experience was like during and after, they create life-long friendships, and it gives them running buddies.

But not ordinary running buddies, like having someone to jog around the block with. No, these individuals take on endurance races together. This weekend, they’re headed out to the San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island.

More than fifty Biggest Loser contestants are decending upon the annual event, taking place July 9-11. Individuals representing seasons one through nine will be in attendance participating in either the triathlon, 5K or 10K events.

Running side-by-side with the San Francisco community will be these Biggest Losers: (more…)

Best Places to Run in San Francisco

golden gate promenade san franciscoSan Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the nation and has a population of around 800,000 people. San Francisco has so much to offer and I totally recommend a trip there if you have never been before. Just this year it was named number five on the list of America’s fittest cities, and in 2008 named the number one city for “walkability.” Finding a place to run in San Francisco is not hard, but be sure to find the safest and most scenic locations.

Best Places to Run in San Francisco

  1. Big Basin Redwoods State Park: It’s located near the Peninsula and offers more than 15,000 acres stretching from the Santa Cruz Mountains to the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. The ten-mile running trail will take you by waterfall after waterfall and trees that are more than 1500 years old. (more…)