May, 2017 - Issue #151
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Sweatin' Bathing Suit Season? Head to the Shack
By now, you've probably heard about Organic Sweat Shack in Old Town Newhall (Their Valencia location is expected to open late summer!). It's the place where men and women go to take advantage of the best far-infrared saunas available. What brings them in? Some go just to relax, but most are there to treat a variety of conditions ranging from auto-immune disorders to skin issues and even cancer. The benefits are supported by scientific study, but two seem especially important this time of year.

Studies have shown that the average calorie burn during a 30-minute quality far-infrared sauna treatment is 600; that means the average person can burn through a pound of fat in about five sessions. But that's not the only near-instant benefit you'll see thanks to your sweat sesh. Because the deeply-penetrating far-infrared wavelengths can build collagen, your skin will appear tighter and more smooth. The natural detoxing that comes with all that sweat production reduces the look of cellulite, too. The result: A trimmer, smoother "you" is the pleasant side effect of treating your health condition or heading in to help recover from a particularly-grueling workout (Or day!).
Organic Sweat Shack 678-0880

Get Fit with the Family
"Hit the Trail 2017" Includes a Guided Bike Ride
On Saturday, May 13, explore the City of Santa Clarita's trail system with the whole family on a guided, non-competitive bicycle ride. Your tour begins with a full nine-mile route or a shorter four-mile route for those with younger children. Free and open to the public, the ride begins and ends at Valencia Heritage Park where there will be a fun family fair featuring the Amgen Tour of California Street Team, giveaways, tricycle races and food.
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Burn more Calories & Fat in Less Time
Spring is an excellent time to revisit the goals you set at the beginning of the year - and if one of them was to give Motivate a try, you're almost there! They'll soon be open and ready to help you reach your fitness goals. The Motivate workout is based on the Lagree Fitness Method, which incorporates strength, resistance and cardio training not only in every workout but in each and every move - which makes your workouts efficient and effective. Their classes will leave you drenched in sweat, burning fat and calories - up to 500 to 800 of them - with elongated muscles and improved endurance in a blink of an eye. It only takes 45 minutes! Classes are delivered on the M3 Megaformer, simply named the M3. The M3 is designed to allow the body to move seamlessly and quickly from one exercise to the next to maintain a higher heart rate with effective intensity, which ultimately burns the calories and fat. This allows the body to move with an effective, greater intensity - but with low impact on the joints.
Motivate 713-8099

Say, "Hello Summer!" with Plate Therapy's Lite Plan
Summer is right around the corner. Do you have a meal plan "plan" in place yet? If not, consider Plate Therapy's "Hello Summer!" Lite Plan, made to get the best "you" ready for the season! Now is the perfect time to eat a little cleaner and greener. Join Plate Therapy in May for a four-week adventure that includes chef-prepared food, exclusive discounts on pop-up fitness fun with PT Transformation partners and much more. Questions? E-mail Here's to your happiest, healthiest summer yet!
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