A Sante’ Fitness Blog

  • 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 ...
  • May 30 Day Cardio Challenge April 27, 2015 Are you READY? The A Sante’ Fitness 30 Day Cardio Challenge begins on Friday, May 1st. We encourage you to take this challenge! Summer is right around the corner and this is a great time to strengthen and tone up your body for the sun filled adventures ahead. Remember, these are some of the healthy benefits of cardio exercise.   Weight ...
  • April is Nutrition Action Month April 5, 2015 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 9 monhs left in this year! You have plenty of time to be successful and on your way to feeling great. Let our motto be: Eat to LIVE better, Eat ...
  • 7 Getting-Ready-at-the-Gym Hacks to Make Your Life Easier April 4, 2015 Writen by Jen – Shared from FitBottomGirls.com Confession: I’m not a big girlie-girl. Sure, for special occasions I like getting dressed up and doing my make-up and hair and all that, but on the normal Wednesday morning when I squeeze in a workout and then have somewhere to be right after? Er, most of the time I’m just ...