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   Sep 06

Organic in Irvine

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More and more people are starting to turn to local organic eating for various reasons.  Whether you do it out of worries over chemicals in processed foods, or simply a move to try to get closer to nature, the move to organic eating is one to consider.
Once you have decided that the organic lifestyle is one you would like pursue, you have to be able to find the best local sources for you to purchase your provisions.  This post is to help you with your search, and make eating organically, a simple and fun transition.
Deciding which is for you, Farmer’s Market, or Organic Grocery
With a farmers market, you are going to be able to find produce straight off of the farm, to the market, to your table.  This is the freshest you will ever find produce, with most of the proceeds going straight back to the farmer who raised it, if not all.  The one drawback is you will only be able to purchase produce which is in season in your area.
An Organic Grocery will carry a more diverse stock.  Not only organic produce, but organic box goods and other staples as well.  While not so much of the profit goes to the farmer, they do usually still see some, and many Organic Groceries offer free trade options, or even your own chance to buy in to a Co-op.
Top 5 Organic Farmers Markets
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1. Sprouts Farmers Market

3775 Alton Pkwy Irvine, Ca 92615
(949)705-5435

2. Irvine Farmers Market

Campus Drive and Bridge Road
Irvine, Ca 92612

3. Smith’s Farms

5481 Bryan Ave
Irvine, Ca 92620
(949)726-8366

4. Mother’s Market & Kitchen

2963 Michelson Dr
Irvine, Ca 92612
(949)752-6667

5. Great Park Farmers Market

Sandcanyon and Marine Way
Irvine, Ca 92618
(949)724-6247

Top 5 Organic Groceries

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1. Sprouts Farmers Market

3775 Alton Pkwy
Irvine, Ca 92614
(949)705-5435

2. Trader Joe’s

6222 Irvine Blvd
Irvine, Ca 92620
(949)551-6402

3. Trader Joe’s

4225 Campus Dr
Irvine, Ca 92612
(949)509-6138

4. Trader Joe’s

1443 Culver Dr
Irvine, Ca 92604
(949)857-8108

5. Gelson’s Market

5521 Alton Pkwy
Irvine, Ca 92618
(949)551-6093


   Sep 06

Running Around Town

 

Looking to get fit all while supporting a worth cause?  Check out this list of runs in the Irvine area for the fall and winter season.  Included are links to several 5k’s, or 10k’s in and around the Irvine area.

 

 

Saturday, Jan 11 8:00a
Barranca Parkway between Lake Streets and Creek Road in Irvine, Irvine

   A scenic course that is suitable for any fitness level.  Digital clocks at each mile marker, and entertainment along the way.  Both individual and team medals awarded.

 

Woodbridge Lake, Irvine

A scenic run around the lake with all proceeds going to With My Own Two Hands Foundation (helping orphaned children in Africa).


   Sep 06

Easy Vegan Eating in Irvine

So you’ve decided to go Vegan.  Congratulations!  This is one of the best decisions for your health that you have ever made.  Now, it’s Friday night, and you realize you can’t just run through the local take out place anymore.  What can you do?  Where can you go for a dinner out with the family, and still stay strict and loyal to your diet?  Good news!  It is no longer a difficult task to find a Vegan restaurant in you very own neighborhood.  Thanks to the ever growing number of Vegans the offerings of Vegan food is ever growing as well.

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14370 Culver Drive
Irvine, Ca 92604
(949)551-8222

Vegetarian Thai Cuisine

Hours:
Tues-Thurs 11am-3pm / 4:30pm-9pm
Sat 11am-3:30pm / 4:30pm-9:30pm
Sun 11am-3:30pm / 4:30pm-9pm
Closed Monday
Lunch Special 11am-2pm Tues-Fri
100% Vegan, No MSG, No Cholesterol, Low Fat, High Flavor, and Organic

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4213 Campus Dr
Irvine, Ca 92612
(949)509-0003

Hours:
Mon-Thurs, Sun 11am-10pm
Fri/Sat 11am-10:30pm
100% plant based food. All can be assured of no meat, dairy, eggs, cholesterol, animal fats, or trans fats.

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Food Truck
Irvine, Ca 92606
(949)463-2473
Check website for online schedule to know where the truck will be parked. For up to date, last minute changes follow them on Facebook

Organic plant based food since 2010

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2963 Michelson Dr.
Irvine, Ca 92612
(949)752-6667

Hours:
Mon-Sun 8am-10pm

Raw foods, vegan, organic, gluten free, and gourmet. Something delicious can be found for all

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2453 Park Ave.
Tustin, Ca 92782
(714)259-0400

Hours:
Mon-Sun 11am-10pm

Premier chef crafted Vegan restaurant serving homemade fresh food everyday of the week.


   Sep 03

Choosing the Gym Which is Right for You

Deciding which gym is the right fit for you can be a daunting task but it need not be.  Everyone knows the criteria they need for a gym to fit into their lifestyle, what you must do is search out and find the gym which fits you best.  See which offers the activities and classes that you desire, which has the best offerings in your price range, and which is open during the hours you need.

The following are short synopsizes of what could be called the ten best gyms in Irvine, along with the link to eachs page.  Investigate them completely. Then when you find the best one for you, give them a call, schedule a meeting, and get ready to change your life.

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Jungle Fitness   (949)302-4939
17795 Sky Park Cir
Ste C
Irvine Ca. 92614

Jungle Fitness believes in enabling each of their clients by giving them the motivation, knowledge and belief to achieve their fitness goals and aspirations. They take pride in helping clients redefine previously established limits beyond their initial conception of what they thought was possible.

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Crossfit Insanity

(949)660-8801
17875 Sky Park Cir
Ste AB
Irvine Ca. 92614

CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements executed at a high intensity. This fun, affordable program for people of all experience levels will provide results that you will not get through any other fitness program.  From beginners to elite athletes, all ages and sizes can benefit from CrossFit.

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Total Woman Gym & Dayspa  (949)733-0478
14280 Culver Dr Suite B
Irvine Ca. 92604

Total Woman Gym and Day Spa is the largest, full-service women’s only gym and day spa in California.

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Next Level Fitness

 (949)263-9003
17811 Sky Park Cir Ste E Irvine Ca. 92614

“In Just 90 Days From Today You CAN Completely Transform Your Body, Fit Into Your Favorite “Skinny Jeans”, Tone Your Stomach, Hips And Thighs, And Feel Amazing When You Step Out Of Your Shower And See Yourself In The Mirror?  Kick strict diets to the curb, simply follow these loose guidelines to shrink your hips and flatten your belly and then the 3-in-1 Rapid fat Loss Workout will take care of the rest.

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Total Training Boot Camp

(949)444-3667
1 Beech Tree Ln
Irvine Ca. 92612

Voted the “Best Workout in Orange County”, this Boot Camp program makes it convenient, affordable, fast and — best of all — fun to get into the best shape of your life. With Boot Camp, you’ll see guaranteed results or you don’t pay. So, what have you got to lose?

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Equinox  (949)975-8400
1980 Main St
Irvine Ca. 92614

Equinox Fitness Clubs operates 57 upscale, full-service facilities in New York, Chicago, Southern California, Dallas, Florida, D.C, Boston, and Northern California. Since its inception in 1991, Equinox has developed a lifestyle brand that represents service, value, quality, expertise, innovation, attention to detail, market leadership and results.

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OC Life Fitness

(949)335-8680
17811 Sky Park Cir
Ste E
Irvine Ca. 92614

Celebrity style workouts help clients reshape and transform their bodies into the best possible physique. We do this by offering creative, energetic, and proven celebrity style workouts that are guaranteed to get you in shape and out of your funk. Always different, always intense – our workouts will melt away body fat and burn many, many calories.

Highly recognized and sought after personal trainer serving cities in Orange County.  Conveniently located in Irvine, CA.

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Primal Fitness Centers  (949)943-3157
16782 Hale Ave
Ste A
Irvine Ca. 926096

At Primal Justice Training Center, our mission is to help change the lives of individuals, families and teams through fitness and training. We provide a state-of-the-art facility with expert trainers and rehabilitation care to exceed client goals and expectations through commitment, consistency, discipline, and determination.

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24 Hour Fitness  (714)665-1233
13752 Jamboree Rd
Irvine Ca. 92602

At 24 Hour Fitness they believe in changing lives through fitness. And they’ve spent the past 25 years doing so for millions of people across the nation. Their 400 clubs feature amenities to suit every fitness level–from swimming pools, spas and basketball courts at our Ultra Sport clubs, to state-of-the-art equipment, great workout spaces, and friendly staff at every club.

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Bodyworks Lifestyle

(714)202-2629
17811 Sky Park Cir
Ste E
Irvine Ca. 92614

At BodyWorks Lifestyle they operate on a simple belief; People deserve the best life they can have. A healthy strong body coupled with a nourished, focused mind can achieve anything.  The training principles are pure science but they come with more philosophy.

 


   Jul 21

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