A Sante’ Fitness Blog

  • Tahoe Tramping – Eagle Lake and Shirley Canyon May 23, 2016 Tahoe Tramping Two short, snow free hikes Eagle Lake and Shirley Canyon “You should sit in nature for twenty minutes a day, unless you’re busy, then you should sit for an hour.”     Eagle Lake – The trail to Eagle Lake in the Emerald Bay area is now snow free,although there are some small rivulets from snow melt running down a few ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Love Falls May 8, 2016 On Sunday we took a drive up to the Gold Lakes area to check on the current snow conditions.  It was a beautiful, partly cloudy day for a drive up Hwy 89 through Sierraville, and then onto Hwy 49 towards Sierra City. While driving through the Sierraville grasslands and pasturage, we saw a small patch of ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – South Yuba River SP April 28, 2016 Tahoe Tramping  – South Yuba River SP “Another day in the most favored province of bird and flower …”  John Muir After recently receiving almost a foot of snow at lake level, Cathy and I decided to take a day trip down to the Sierra foothills and visit South Yuba River State Park.  The park is a series ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – West Shore Waterfalls April 22, 2016 “Here is a cascade … filled with bounce and dance and joyous hurrah, yet earnest as a tempest …”            – John Muir If you are looking for a quick, easy hike, and enjoy the sound of cascading and tumbling water, and don’t want to spend a lot of time driving to ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Hunter Creek Falls April 11, 2016 Hunter Creek Falls In our first hiking post on the Brown’s Creek trail, we mentioned another early season, dry trail on the east side of the Carson Range, Hunter Creek Falls.  From Tahoe, you take Hwy 80 to Reno, get off on W. 4th Street near Mogul, turn right on Mayberry Rd., right on Plateau Rd., ...
  • Tahoe Tramping – Brown’s Creek Trail April 6, 2016 Although there is still a lot of snow on the trails in the local Tahoe area, if you are getting anxious to start hiking, you can start putting in miles on dry dirt by going over to the eastern side of the Carson Range. Last week, I took a 4.9 mile semi-loop on the Brown’s Creek ...
  • April is Nutrition Action Month! April 4, 2016 Did you make a resolution to eat better and move more this year?   How is it going?  Do you need to RE-COMMIT, RE-ENERGIZE and RE-BOOT? Don’t forget: We have 270 days left in this year or 9 months! You have plenty of time to be successful and be on your way to feeling great. Let our motto be: Eat ...
  • Tahoe Tramping March 25, 2016 Recently, I was asked by Cindy Streepey, owner of Asante Lakeside Fitness, to write a hiking column for the upcoming spring, summer, and fall seasons.  Our intent is to share current information on local trails, and hopefully encourage readers to add some out-door adventures to their fitness goals.  These articles will periodically appear on the ...
  • Closed Easter Sunday March 25, 2016 We will be closed on March 27, 2016 for Easter.  Enjoy the day off with family and friends.  We will see you back at the gym on Monday.  Best wishes for a wonderful Easter filled with sweet treats and the joy of spring.
  • March is Resolution Reboot Month at A Sante’ Fitness February 29, 2016 Have you made a resolution this year? How is it going? Do you need to RE-COMMIT, RE-ENERGIZE and RE-BOOT? Don’t forget: We are only 61 days into 2016  You have 305 days left in this year. You have plenty of time to make your 2016 goals a reality. It is never too late. Whatever your personal goal ...