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Fitness + Outdoors

Bike the Strike: Combining Your Bike and Other Transit

The BART strike is well underway, and causing chaos for a lot of commuters. But those with bikes seem to be faring the best in the BART shutdown. 

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Allen Crabbe waited, and waited, and waited, and waited.

The Ultimate Sunday Hike: GGNRA Gerbode Valley from Wolfback Ridge

Rodeo Valley from Wolfback Ridge

While it can be difficult to reconcile the fact, Bay Area outdoor enthusiasts should appreciate the long-term US military occupation of the lands surrounding the Golden Gate.  Because without the Army’s ongoing stewardship (however good or bad that was), these lands would have been developed for housing after the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area might never existed.

Four Reasons for Bike Riders to Celebrate This Week

There’s a lot to celebrate in San Francisco this week! So let’s keep it going.

The Best Ways to Play in the Bay, 2013 Edition

We present to you the best ways to get off your butt and do stuff.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick can do a lot of things. Apparently, he can do pretty much all of them well.

Scenes of the City: Portola's Abandoned Rose Nursery

For this week's Scenes of the City we tour a historical gem in San Francisco's Portola District. Overgrown and falling apart, the 'hood's old rose nursery is one of those places that reaps its magic from its state of decay. Full of brambles, broken glass, and old nursery tools, the greenhouse takes up an entire city block. See it on Google maps here

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

On a day reserved for the dads of the world, it was a mom from Berkeley who won Father’s Day in record-breaking fashion.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Cummins Skyway to Martinez

The view from Snake Road over the Carquinez Strait

Are you looking for some outstanding views and little off-the-beaten track exploration on your next cycling adventure? Then this twenty-mile Crockett Martinez loop is just the ticket. Most of this route is the road less traveled for even longtime Bay Area residents and offers some unique perspectives on familiar landmarks.

Fitness That Works for Your Life

JCC Fitness Center

In San Francisco we can have it all, but not in one place. We work out à la carte, going one place for our yoga, another for our Pilates, and way over there for our much-needed massage. It’s a perfectly curated, but totally inconvenient (and super exhausting), fitness experience.

In another part of town, at the intersection of California and Presidio, locals are enjoying customized and convenient fitness in the comfort of community. They’re parking in an underground garage, dropping their children off at childcare, meeting their friends for a power-up smoothie at the onsite café and checking in to the JCCSF Fitness Center–a lifestyle gym that meets all their needs, all in one place.

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