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In the land of eternal sunshine and endless beaches, how does one fit in great food, while still fitting into a swimsuit? Hotel Erwin is partnering with TV host, lifestyle expert, and certified health coach, Allison Hagendorf, to introduce her monthly “Fit To Feast” event series.

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Allison will guide guests through a non-stop sweat session followed by a post-fitness feast on the rooftop. The menu, collaboratively curated with Chef Adam Steudle, will fuel both fitness and foodie fans alike.

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WHAT: “Fit To Feast” At Hotel Erwin
WHEN: Starting Saturday, April 4 | 10 am – Noon
WHERE: Hotel Erwin | 1697 Pacific Avenue | Venice, CA 90291

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Take A Hike Day

November 14, 2014 — Leave a comment

There is no better time to celebrate the brisk beauty that is late autumn than on Take a Hike Day. On November 17th, as the last of the deep red and orange leaves finally relinquish their grasp on their branches and fall crunchily to the forest floor, it’s time to take a hike and take advantage of all Mother Nature has to offer. Not only is hiking a great way to discover local scenery, there are also many health benefits – both physical and psychological – linked to hiking.

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Depending on the difficulty of the hiking trail you choose to take, and the weight of your backpack, an hour of hiking can easily burn 500 calories. The usually grassy terrain of hiking trails is known to be easier on joints than the hard concrete of an indoor track, reducing your risk of a stress injury while exercising.

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Hiking has been linked to decreasing the symptoms of depression. Removing yourself from the pressures of a busy life and the constant distractions produced by technology will allow you to reconnect with yourself, resulting in increased moods and a sense of well-being.

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Whether you choose to spend your time in self-reflection, or take the family out for an adventure in the forest, don’t forget to take a hike on this November 17th and enjoy the great outdoors! Stay safe out there!

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Runyon Canyon

Hiking suggestions:

WHAT: Take A Hike Day
WHEN: November 17, 2014 
WHERE: You choose!

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The Santa Monica Pier and the Ferrigno family fitness dynasty have teamed up to present a free six-week wellness program on the Pier called Hey There Muscles – Lean Fitness by FerrignoFIT, offering a complete overhaul of mind, body, and spirit with classes focused on creating lean muscle and healthy living and eating habits. Classes will be led by acclaimed actor and body builder, Lou Ferrigno, his daughter and business partner, Shanna and the extended family, as well as local experts.

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Following the overwhelming success of the Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival and weekly ROGA (free running + yoga classes), Santa Monica locals demanded another unique fitness program on the Pier, and the Hulk and his family delivered. Hey There Muscles was designed by the Ferrigno family and their team of dietitians and workout gurus to be a 360-health experience from mind to muscle.

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The classes are a free way to shake off a Friday night and discover muscles that have been hiding, perhaps for years. Each week features a different acclaimed FerrignoFIT instructor in a judgement-free environment for all levels. The series is based on the full 12-week Incredibly Fit by FerrignoFIT program, which is a comprehensive fitness program that offers personalized meal plans, workouts, recipes, lifestyle tips, and more.

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Class Schedule

  • July 12 – Start with Determination – Lou Ferrigno and NASM certified personal trainer and Yogaworks yogi, Mike Dunlavy
  • July 19 – Habits for Longevity – Lou’s wife and author, Carla Ferrigno and Equinox instructors, the Double Time Twins
  • July 26 – Stop Self Sabotage – FerrignoFIT CEO, Shanna Ferrigno and Nike Master Trainer, Joselynne Boschen
  • August 2 – Importance of Food – Hilary Perez and Chris Minnes
  • August 9 – Exercise by Body Type – Kim Ward and Karen Jashinsky
  • August 16 – Building Your Fitness Family – The whole Ferrigno family

WHAT: Hey There Muscles
WHEN:
Every Saturday starting July 12 – August 16 | 9:00 am  
WHERE: 
West end of the Santa Monica Pier, CA 90401

DETAILS:

  • Free

CONTACT INFO: info@santamonicapier.org | 310-458-8901

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This is by far the best and most scary neighborhood haunted house in Los Angeles. Big Worms’ Sherwood Scare returns for another Halloween season and with a completely new theme! Once again, they are using their combined skills as filmmakers and craftsmen to bring you the best scares their imaginations could dream up.

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This Halloween event takes place in a residential home where friends and family have created the most haunted DIY maze on the block!

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The 3,600 square labyrinth of terror takes between 8 – 12 minutes to go through, and about the same time to recover from.

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All proceeds go to Big Worms’s Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Their mission is to help ease the time for CF patients during hospital stays for frequent “tune ups” of IV antibiotics by giving them tangible gifts. CF patients are referred to the foundation through a social worker at Children’s Hospital. Donations given at Worm’s fundraisers will provide age-appropriate gifts on request such as video games, laptops, MP3 players, guitars, DVD players, and various toys. Until a cure is found, your donations can make a difference in the lives of children with Cystic Fibrosis. Donate here.

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WHAT: Big Worm’s Sherwood Scare
WHEN: October 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 | 7:00 – 10:00 pm | October 31 | 7:00 – 12:00 am
WHERE: 8856 Encino Avenue | Northridge, CA 91325

DETAILS:

  • Tickets: $3 donation 
  • Special “Lights On” event for children October 27 | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

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The Kush Expo is the world’s biggest Medical Marijuana Mega Show! Join for a fun and enlightening experience. There will be free coupons from dispensaries and the annual KUSH CUP! Also enjoy the annual Hot Kush Girl Contest! There will be a 420 Medicating Area as well as DJ’s, hundreds of booths, and tons of free giveaways. The resting lounge will include a food area, a full liquor bar, and massage chairs. Doctors will be at the event providing medical recommendations.

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Awards for the cup will be given out on Saturday, July 6 of the event. Make sure you don’t miss out!

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In order to tryout for the contest, contestants mush submit photos and contact information to KushGirlContest@gmail.com. Glass bongs and many other prizes will be raffled away for free!

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Doctors will be at the event all weekend providing patients with Medical Evaluations. These Medical Recommendations can then be used to enter the on site 420 Medicating Area!

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Free Pulse Glass bongs and other prizes giveaway throughout the entire event.

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Who will be there:

  • Dispensaries/Collectives (Handing out free coupons!)  
  • Glass Bongs, Pipes, etc.
  • Doctors (Medical Recs)
  • Vape Pens
  • Hydroponics
  • Marijuana Apparel
  • Vaporizers
  • Grow Experts
  • Growing Equipment
  • Nutrients/Chemicals/Fertilizers
  • Seed Companies
  • Innovative Containers
  • Electronic Cigarettes
  • Safe & Vault Companies
  • Clubs/Associations
  • Clothing
  • Publications
  • Artists/Glass Artists
  • Graphic/Web Design
  • Lawyers
  • Security Companies
  • AND MUCH MORE!

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The Kush Expo will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, the largest convention center on the west coast with over 1.6 million square feet in the exhibit space.

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Watch a video on the expo here.

WHAT: The Kush Expo Medical Marijuana Show
WHEN:
July 6 – 7, 2013 | Saturday 12:00 – 9:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 – 8:00 pm
WHERE: Anaheim Convention Center | 800 West Katella Avenue | Anaheim, CA 92802

DETAILS:

  • Tickets: Online $14, at door $20
  • No med card needed to enter event
  • Must be 18+

CONTACT INFO: Click here

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