A Sante’ Fitness Blog

  • Lifting Weights? The 6 Things You Must Do August 9, 2016 1. Posture first. Before you pick up that weight and dive into your first set, take a moment to align the spine and engage the core. Stand tall, roll your shoulders back and broaden your chest; engage your abs to protect your back and lightly squeeze your glutes. You are now officially in correct posture and ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Round Lake Loop July 24, 2016 “The lakes are lapping their granite shores and wearing them away …”    John Muir The Round Lake Loop is located about an hours drive north of Tahoe in the vicinity of Graeagle and Sierra City.  Drive north from Truckee on Hwy 89 and after passing Sierraville and Sattley, take Hwy 49 towards Sierra City and Downieville.  At ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Elephant’s Back July 24, 2016 “Doubly happy … is the man to whom lofty mountain tops are within reach …”        John Muir One of the more prominent landmarks in the Carson Pass area is Elephant’s Back, a large, volcanic mountain of stratified cobble breccia conglomerate that reaches a height of 9,580′.  There no trails up to the top, ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Showers Lake July 24, 2016 “How lavish is nature … ever changing, ever beautiful.” – John Muir The moderate trail to Showers Lake is a 10.2 mile (out-and-back) hike through some of the best Sierra scenery in the Carson Pass area located south of Lake Tahoe.  To reach the trailhead for this hike, you will drive south on Hwy 89 from ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Sagehen Creek July 10, 2016 Tahoe Tramping – Sagehen Creek “Every day opens and closes like a flower, noiseless, and effortless.”  – John Muir Now is a good time to visit Sagehen Creek, seven miles north of Interstate 80 on Hwy. 89.  Look for a dirt parking area on the right hand side of the road just after crossing a highway bridge over Sagehen Creek. This is ...
  • BEST of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee July 9, 2016 Voting is now LIVE for the Sierra Sun-North Lake Tahoe Bonanza 2016 “BEST of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee”.  Show your LOVE for A Sante’ Lakeside fitness by voting now! If you LOVE Tahoe City – Please VOTE for all your favorite Tahoe City businesses today! Voting will be live through July 31st!  
  • 4th of July Holiday Hours at A Sante’ Lakeside Fitness June 28, 2016 Here are our hours for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.   Gym hours are all normal except for the 3rd and 4th, the hours on those days will be… Sunday July 3rd    7:00-5:00 Monday July 4th    7:00-12:00 Group Fitness Classes are cancelled both days.  Everything goes back to the normal schedule on Tuesday.  A Sante’ Lakeside Fitness wishes you ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Dardanelles Lake June 23, 2016 Tahoe Tramping Dardanelles Lake “We are in the mountains and they are in us …” If you are looking for a moderate, relatively short hike with a variety of habitats and a good swimming lake as your destination, then Dardanelles Lake would be a good choice. This trail is about eight miles out-and-back, and gains a little over ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Lake Genevieve and Crag Lake June 13, 2016  “There is a love of wild nature in everybody.”   – John Muir One of my favorite west shore trails starts at Meeks Bay and gradually climbs up toLake Genevieve  and Crag Lake.  This is about a 10 mile out-and-back hike into the western part of Desolation Wilderness.  You will encounter plenty of wild nature along ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Rubicon Trail June 4, 2016 Tahoe Tramping – Rubicon Trail One of my favorite Tahoe trails is the Rubicon Trail going from D.L. Bliss State Park and continuing on into Emerald Bay State Park.  It is a classic Tahoe trail with outstanding views of the lake and shoreline, and you might even see an Osprey or Bald Eagle at this time of ...