Big Mike's Hikes: Mandeville Canyon - 10/7

Big Mike's Hikes: Mandeville Canyon - 10/7

Come join the Team for a hike to Mandeville Canyon in beautiful Brentwood. This hike has 2 levels of difficulty with with an easier fire road next to a more challenging hill climb. Either way you will get a workout in. Feel free to bring your dog on a leash. We’ll grab lunch afterwards at Brentwood Country Market (nice food court).

The highlights of this hike include: Great views of West LA and Santa Monica bay as well as an old Military missile defense station that still exists that has a great observation tower.

 

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Big Mike's Hikes: Hollywood Sign - 7/25

Big Mike's Hikes: Hollywood Sign - 7/25

Come join the Team for a hike to the historic Hollywood Sign! The Hollywood Sign is Los Angeles' most iconic symbol, not to mention the most famous sign in the world. Originally erected in 1923 and then rebuilt in 1979, each letter is 50-feet high and 30-feet wide and the full sign spans 450-feet across the 1,675-foot summit of Mount Lee, overlooking the entire LA basin. Located within Griffith Park, an urban wilderness right in the heart of Hollywood, this strenuous, 5-mile hike will lead you to an overlook just above and behind the sign.

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New Year & New Look for UBW!

New Year & New Look for UBW!

You may have noticed a few changes around the ‘ol UBW website, from our new logo to a better performing user experience, we are committed to providing an easy-to-use interface and online presence that becomes the hub of your fitness goals, news and connection with your fellow Team members. Here’s what else to expect:

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Banish Your Belly - 7 Ways to Banish Visceral Fat

Banish Your Belly - 7 Ways to Banish Visceral Fat

All my boot camp clients, who are trying to lose weight, know it's all about burning off their unhealthy extra body fat. But as it turns out—not all of our body fat stores are created equal—and not all people who need to drop body fat even know they need to do it. To get the inside scoop on which type of body fat that you need to lose, you need understand the difference between the two kinds of bodyfat: Subcutaneous Body Fat, is stored between your muscle and skin; and Visceral Body Fat, which surrounds your internal organs, predominantly your liver. Visceral Body Fat (which can’t even be sucked-out by traditional liposuction), is much more dangerous than your Subcutaneous Body Fat. 

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