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Healthy Tips for Getting the Kids Ready to Head Back to School

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 8/17/17 9:00 AM

Saying goodbye to summer isn't the easiest thing for school-aged kids to do, and if we're being honest, transitioning back into the school season can be a tough adjustment for parents as well. As back-to-school time approaches, keep the following tips in mind to help prepare your kids – and the entire household – for the new school year. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

When to Add Strength Training to Your Child's Tennis Routine

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 8/15/17 9:00 AM

It is a well-known fact that strength training is one of the best ways for tennis players to improve their power, control and athleticism. While strength training is commonly recommended for adult tennis players, what about for children? Is it safe, or will it cause problems down the road? Fortunately, the latest research has shown that strength training is not only safe for kids when done properly, but it can also be very beneficial to their overall body development.

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Topics: Tennis

5 Swimming Tips for Newbies

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 8/10/17 9:00 AM

Swimming is one of the best exercises in existence, and it's also an important skill to learn for the sake of your personal safety. If you're brand new to swimming and you want to get started off on the right foot, below are five tips that will help you shorten your learning curve. 

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Topics: Fitness, Aquatics

7 Refreshing Summer Salads

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 8/8/17 9:00 AM

The sweltering heat of summer can easily conjure up cravings for a cool, crisp and refreshing salad dish. Below is a mouth-watering roundup of seven summer salads to help inspire your meal planning during this sun-kissed season.

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Topics: Healthy Living

Sore? Best Stretches for Key Areas

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 8/3/17 9:00 AM

After an intense workout, it's not uncommon to experience stiffness or soreness that hurts-to-move-anything feeling in your muscles. One of the best ways to combat this is to perform stretching exercises that can increase blood flow to the affected area, bringing healing and relief from soreness. Below are some simple and effective stretches you can use to ease muscle soreness in key areas.

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Topics: Fitness

Natural Remedies for Summertime Ailments

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 8/1/17 9:30 AM

We know that the colder months typically bring certain maladies such as the flu and the common cold, but let's not forget that summer has its own brand of health issues to deal with as well. Below are four of the most common summer ailments, along with some highly effective natural remedies to help address those conditions.

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Topics: Healthy Living

Attending a Professional Match: 10 Things You Need to Know

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/27/17 9:30 AM

Any hardcore tennis fan will tell you that attending a professional tennis match is a thrilling and unforgettable experience. Whether you're venturing out to Western & Southern Open or another high-profile tennis event, below are 10 things to keep in mind to help you get the most out of your experience.

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Topics: Tennis

4 Dumbbell Exercises for a Total Body Workout

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/25/17 9:00 AM

Dumbbells are commonly used in exercises that target specific muscle groups (e.g., bicep curls, tricep kickbacks, etc.), but did you know they can be great tools for full body workouts as well? Below are four dumbbell exercises that can give you a fun, challenging and calorie-blasting full-body workout.

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Topics: Fitness

5 Ways to Jump Start Your Metabolism

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/20/17 9:30 AM

Hardly anyone ever complains that their metabolism is too fast--in fact, quite the opposite is true. Fortunately, your metabolic rate is not set in stone. With just a few adjustments to your eating habits and physical activity level, you can tweak your natural calorie-burning engine to help you shed fat and feel more energetic throughout the day. Below are 5 helpful ways that you can jump start your metabolism, so that it will start working for you instead of against you. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

Love: 5 Ways Playing Tennis Together Can Improve Your Relationship

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/18/17 9:30 AM

Most people know that playing tennis is a great way to stay in shape, but did you know that it can be a great relationship booster as well? For many couples, the word "love" is not only a part of the tennis scoring system, but it's also a by-product of playing this fun sport together! Spending time on the tennis court as a couple is an engaging and invigorating way to connect with your significant other, and as numerous studies have shown, there are several relationship benefits that can be experienced as well. Below are five ways that playing tennis together can improve your relationship. 

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Topics: Tennis