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Wendy Ramos-Lenert – Best Personal Trainer

Beach Cities Training co-owner Ramos-Lemert has more than a decade of experience with cardio-kickboxing, TRX, weight-loss and toning. She has a fondness for teaching and helping people achieve their fitness goals while keeping the intensity high, the energy positive and her workouts tough. “We focus on Dynamic Personal Training and that’s what sets us apart […]

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South Bay Trainer – Best Neighborhood Gym

Nationally certified trainers provide quality, affordable personal training in a comfortable, friendly community atmosphere. A broad spectrum of workouts is offered for youth to seniors, from bodybuilders and fitness buffs to the overweight. No contracts, sign-up, cancellation or membership fees and multiple clients at the same time keep prices low. Owner/Head Trainer Josh Sola was […]

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Elite Training – Best Martial Arts

“We are not just a gym but a school,” Elite program director Sean Derhammer said. “When it comes to martial arts studios, the South Bay is very competitive so being here for 13 years is really unusual.” Instructors teach techniques such as LOTAR (Close Quarter Battle techniques) and Krav Maga (intuitive self-defense independent of strength […]

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Spectrum – Best Health Club

The repeat winner offers an array of amenities including pools, saunas, certified personal trainers, group fitness classes, a wide variety of exercise equipment and an Interactive Kids Club. The 105,000 sq. ft. South Bay facility in El Segundo offers resort-quality amenities, including the Body Spectrum Day Spa and Café Vida, indoor cycling studios, kids only […]

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Hermosa Cyclery – Best Bike Shop

  Hermosa Cyclery has been an institution in Hermosa Beach since 1974 and remains where it began in the same tan, two-story structure fronting 13th Street near The Strand. Is is known as the place with the “free air.” The air stations were designed by its owners and allow bicyclists to dial their air pressure. […]

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Redondo girls reach Southern California title game to keep hoop dreams alive

Redondo girls reach Southern California title game to keep hoop dreams alive

When a title is on the line, Redondo’s girls basketball team has responded this season. Mira Costa has been their victim. After dropping its only Bay League game at Mira Costa, the Sea Hawks defeated the Mustangs for the third straight time Tuesday to advance to the CIF State Southern California Divison 2 Regional Championship […]

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Voting underway for first member of Mira Costa’s Women’s Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame

Voting underway for first member of Mira Costa’s Women’s Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame

With the continuing growth of beach volleyball and the Manhattan Beach Open considered the most prestigious tournament in the sport, Mira Costa High School has implemented its Women’s Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame to recognize past greats of the game. The Hall of Fame’s first member will be selected among three candidates who are true South […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, cycling, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, cycling, volleyball and more

Volleyball: 2014 National Prepvolleyball.com Coach of the Year Tommy Chaffins is holding a 4th thru 8th grade boys and girls volleyball spring break camp at Redondo Union High School.  Camp dates are Monday through Friday, April 6-10 from 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Cost is $275 for the week or $75 per day For more into go to goscvc.com or […]

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Cardona, Boettcher win Village Runner St. Pat’s 5K in first attempts

Cardona, Boettcher win Village Runner St. Pat’s 5K in first attempts

Now living in Las Vegas, Torrance transplant David Cardona returned to his old stomping grounds to capture the 12th annual Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K held Sunday morning in Redondo Beach. The former North Torrance, El Camino College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo distance runner is an employee of Village Runner but Sunday’s […]

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Redondo impressive at Nike Track Festival

Redondo impressive at Nike Track Festival

The 5th Redondo Nike Track Festival once again proved to be one of the West Coast’s premier early-season events where six national leaders, 17 state leaders and 133 EPI Elites were determined at last weekends two-day meet in Sea Hawk Bowl. Redondo’s boys distance medley team turned in the fastest time in the state this […]

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Costa, Redondo girls set for showdown in CIF Southern California Regional basketball semifinals

Costa, Redondo girls set for showdown in CIF Southern California Regional basketball semifinals

Mira Costa and Redondo will meet for a fourth time this season when the rivals square off at Redondo in the CIF Southern California Regional Division 2 girls basketball semifinals Tuesday at 7 p.m. Mira Costa hopes to have a better showing than its sub-par performance in the CIF Southern Section Division 2AA championship game […]

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Redondo, Costa girls advance in CIF State Regional basketball championships

Redondo, Costa girls advance in CIF State Regional basketball championships

Any thoughts of complacency after Redondo’s girls basketball team captured the CIF-Southern Section Division 2AA crown on Saturday were quickly put to rest Wednesday when the Sea Hawks routed visiting San Pedro 71-30 in the first round of the CIF State Regional Division 2 playoffs. “We were concerned about a let down after winning CIF,” […]

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Mira Costa girls seek third straight IBVL title

Mira Costa girls seek third straight IBVL title

Mira Costa’s girls beach volleyball team begins its quest for a third consecutive Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL) championship when action begins Saturday, Mar. 14 at 10 venues in five counties. Coached by 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist Eric Fonoimoana, the Mustangs are led by Pepperdine-bound Skylar Caputo, future USC Trojan Katrina Kernochan, and Tulane-bound duo Claudia […]

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Redondo hosts 5th annual Nike Track Festival

Redondo’s track & field team is off to a strong start and looks to showcase its talent when the Sea Hawks host the 5th annual Redondo Nike Track Festival Friday and Saturday. The Distance and Throws Carnival begins Friday at 4 p.m. followed by Saturday’s Track & Field Invitational that begins at 8 a.m. Fifty […]

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Thousands prepare to run for the green at St. Patrick’s 5K

Thousands prepare to run for the green at St. Patrick’s 5K

Redondo Beach’s Riviera Village will be a sea of green this Sunday when more than 2,000 runners are expected to participate in the 12th Annual Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run and Community Walk. Prior to the 8 a.m. start of the race, the event features a Race Expo and Costume Contest where green-clad […]