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    20 Tips for Self-Care

    Most people don’t find enough time for self-care. Here at the Club, we are always talking about eating right and exercising, but there are tons of little things that you can do to make you a better, happier, healthier you. Here are 20 ideas to do just that:

    Tips for Summer Eating

    Wow mid-summer is already upon us! There’s no better time for being outdoors, barbecuing, and drinking a nice cold beer on the beach. But with all these activities, how can you keep yourself eating healthy?  Here are some ideas to help you eat well over the summer while enjoying yourself:

    Eating the Right Nutrition Throughout the Day

    We’re all different from our heads to our toes. Combine lifestyle dynamics, diet and our exercise programs, it is no wonder why it is all too often too complicated to maximize our efforts in the gym and accomplish our performance goals. It is well understood that nutrition is as important as exercise in losing that last pound or blah blah but most of us completely thwart our efforts in the gym by eating the wrong things at the wrong times and either too little or too much.

    The Benefits of Swimming

    The triathlon – thought of by many as an ultimate test of physical and mental endurance. A swim, bike, run event that is popular among many athletes as a goal to achieve, a test to challenge their body’s limits. It is glorified in its Ironman form - the intense 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run - but opportunities to compete in triathlon events exist all over the world and on smaller scales than the full Ironman.

    The Importance of Effective Stretching

    The number of times that I’ve seen someone finish their vigorous workout and leave the gym without stretching is way too high to count. And the number of times these same people have ended up injured and on the shelf is even higher!

    Protein Shakes: the Why and the What…

    In order to get the most out of your workout here at the Club, it's critical to think about recovery.  Whether your performance goals are fat loss, muscle gain, toning or all of the above, optimizing the Recovery period that follows your workout is as critical to achieving your goals as your workout. Nutrition is more than 50% of the battle and the key to your success.

    What Should I Look for in a Kids’ Swim Class?

    One of the most valuable gifts you can give your children is teaching them to swim.

    Swimming is not only fun and a great form of exercise, but it also offers your kids a critical survival skill. And a good children’s swimming lesson should incorporate all three elements: it should teach them how to be safe in the water, let them get some exercise, and have some fun.

    If you’re in the process of searching “kids swim lessons near me,” here are a few things you should consider when deciding on a class.

    Post-Workout Nutrition: How to Fuel Your Body After Exercise

    You put a lot of thought into the things you eat before your workout. After all, it’s important to give your body the right amount – and right type – of fuel before putting it to work.

    But how much consideration do you give the things you eat after your workout ends? The things you eat after you exercise are just as important as your pre-workout diet.

    That’s why we’ve put together this guide to post-workout nutrition. Read on to find out how you can refuel and recover after you exercise.

    Perfect Form for Common Strength Moves

    make sure you're doing it right before you do it repeatedly!

    We get it, you like the Group Exercise classes. Whether it's the energy of the crowd, the music, the inspiring instructor, the choreography, or all of the above, the group classes are your happy place when it comes to working out. We love them too! But, are you doing all the standard moves safely and efficiently?

    15 Easy Tips for Better Nutrition

    Here at the Club, we hear a lot of talk about diets, eating plans, eating apps (the gadget kind), meal planning, and all the other ways we humans have come up with to try to take control over our weight, or just our health. A lot of them are actually healthy and effective. The problem is that  when they are over (either the length of the diet or your interest in sticking with the plan), so are the benefits. So, for the rest of the time, consider these 15 quick and easy habits that can help you to eat smarter all the time!