Fitness + Outdoors
In case you ever doubted that your favorite pair of Levi's were built tough, consider this: nearly 1,000 Levi Strauss & Co. employees shoveled, planted, and generally got muddy on Wednesday for their 14th annual Community Day – and every single one them were in tried and true blue jeans.
With the Giants atop the National League West, and playing like the world champs of 2010 and 2012, all the chatter in the media is about Brandon Belt’s homers, Brandon Crawford’s extraordinary plays at short stop, the speed of Tim Lincecum’s fastball – and other such jockish preoccupations.
What no one in the media mentions, except in random unguarded moments, is the fact that they, as a team, are ridiculously, torridly, HOT.
Don’t make a rookie mistake and sojourn in Wine Country with the sole purpose of imbibing. Fitness and wellness programs are springing up all over the area, giving oenophiles plenty of opportunities to remedy their indulgent intake of food and alcohol. Check out the classes below if your body needs a little repentance.
Thursday night the entire Bay Area needs to be awash with blue and gold as the Golden State Warriors battle the LA Clippers for revenge, and what could potentially be the last time. If you're not already a fan, follow these tips for jumping on the bandwagon, and then head to one of these local bars to cheer on the home team.
If you haven't already heard, the celeb-verified Barry's Bootcamp is finally coming to the greatest city of them all (aka San Francisco). Gear up for their grand opening this May by getting “Barry’s ready" with an at home workout created by one of our city's finest Barry’s Bootcamp instructors, Shauna Harrison.
A geologic inevitability, Devil’s Slide is situated high above the Pacific Ocean between the coastal towns of Pacifica and Halfmoon Bay. For decades, it has been a consistent and persistent headache for local motorists and CalTrans alike, closing Highway 1 innumerable times as sections have slid into the hungry surf below.
Last weekend, local celebrity chef and avid cyclist Michael Chiarello (Bottega, Coqueta) brought together his two loves with Bottega Gran Fondo, an inaugural two-day cycling event in his hometown of Napa to benefit Napa Valley Bicycle Coalition, Napa Valley Vine Trail and Clinic Ole Community Health. Two bike routes, a 40-mile and a 75-mile loop, laid the course for 24 teams led by by cycling pros, chefs, and winemakers, with delicious stops along the way.
Unless you're a South Bay resident, this jewel of a park might be completely off your radar. Plainly visible across the San Francisco Bay from the Bayshore freeway, it's those hills you see silhouetted behind the San Mateo Bridge when driving south to SFO.