A Sante’ Fitness Blog

  • 13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise September 14, 2015
    Shared from Greatest.com  Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a rockin’ bod, but working out has above-the-neck benefits, too. For the past decade or so, scientists have pondered how exercising can boost brain function. Regardless of age or fitness level (yup, this includes ...
  • Fall is in the air, time for our September special! August 29, 2015
    Hello! The summer has gone by way too fast. We hope you have had a lot of fun. Even with low lake levels, boats were able to launch and people skied and played. The wildflowers seemed to last forever this year. Tom’s hiking group explored new and exciting trails and came back with amazing pictures. Tom ...
  • Join the September 12-Day Glute Challenge August 23, 2015
    Who’s ready for the next A Sante’ Fitness Challenge?   We know it’s been a busy summer and that fall is the perfect time to get back on track with your fitness goals.  This fun challenge is just 15 days long and is a sweet warm up to our upcoming autumn fitness challenges to tieing into ...
  • What Are Fast- and Slow-Twitch Muscles? August 22, 2015
    Know any HIIT aces who struggle to run a mile? How about amarathoner who can’t nail a box jump? The difference might lie in the makeup of their skeletal muscles. People have two general types of skeletal muscle fibers: slow-twitch (type I) and fast-twitch (type II). Slow-twitch muscles help enable long-endurance feats such as distance running, while ...
  • Bandha Yoga Workshop with Deanna Kay July 21, 2015
    We hope you will join Deanna Kay on August 9th from 9-11 AM for this special Yoga class including an asana practice and discussion on the 3 bandhas and their uses.  Great class for all practitioners.  Please call A Sante’ to RSVP (530)583-4283.  Invite a friend to join you for this refreshing and energizing workshop!
  • 7 WORKOUT MYTHS TO STOP BELIEVING July 21, 2015
    Getting your butt to the gym is hard enough without wasting your time and energy believing old wives’ tales. Case in point: Lifting weights won’t turn you into Hulk Hogan, just like a few extra squats won’t make you a Kardashian. Those and more workout myths you should stop believing, right this way. Read more: 7 ...
  • 4th of July Hours at A Sante’ July 2, 2015
    A Sante’ Lakeside Fitness Wishes You a Happy and Healthy 4th of July! HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND: Friday – July 3rd           5:30-5:00 Saturday –  July 4th        7:00-12:00 Sunday  – July 5th         9:00-7:00 Group Fitness Classes are cancelled all days including Monday the 6th as our teachers are ...
  • This Is the Brutally Honest Body Image Lesson That Should Be Taught in School June 19, 2015
    Shared from Greatist.com – Written by Jessi Kneeland Wear more makeup, don’t be fat, look less haggard, wear tighter clothes, wear looser clothes… Flip through any women’s magazine, and there’s a good chance you’ll get the same underlying message: No matter what we do with our brains, hearts, or spirits, if we’re not also sexually desirable, we’ve failed. ...
  • A Sante’ Pole Annex – New Class May 27, 2015
    NEW TO A SANTE’ HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT TO TAKING A POLE FITNESS CLASS?  WELL NOW IS THE TIME!  ASANTE’ POLE ANNEX IS NOW OFFERING POLE FITNESS CLASSES FOR ALL LEVELS.  COME JOIN THE FUN, MEET NEW FRIENDS AND GET FIT AT THE SAME TIME.  POLE FITNESS IS A GREAT WAY TO BUILD STRENGTH AND FLEXIBILITY!  Sundays ...
  • Best of Contest for 2015 May 25, 2015
    It’s that time of year again to choose your favorite local businesses in the “Best of North Tahoe and Truckee Contest”, and we hope you will choose A Sante Lakeside Fitness as your favorite fitness center.  While you’re there be sure to nominate your favorite Tahoe City small businesses, places and people. Why not celebrate ...