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4 Ways to Get Your Child Excited About Learning to Play Tennis

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 2/20/18 9:00 AM

If you’re an avid fan of tennis, there’s no doubt you want to share your passion with your child. However, introducing a child (especially those 10 and younger) can be difficult. Most children aren’t going to be as interested in participating in regimented practices and drills, as a teen or adult learning the game may be. So, how do you go about introducing your little one to the sport? Below are four tips to get you started.

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Topics: Tennis

Get the Most Out of Your Fitness Tracker with These Tips

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 2/15/18 9:00 AM

Fitness trackers are all the rage these days, and for good reason: They're a super-convenient tool that can help encourage greater physical activity, boost motivation and hold you accountable to your fitness goals. Whether you're thinking about purchasing a fitness tracker or you already have one, below are 6 useful tips to help you get the most value out of your device. 

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Topics: Fitness

6 Apps to Consider Adding to Your Self Care Routine

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 2/13/18 9:00 AM

Between work, family and social obligations, there just doesn't seem to be a whole lot of time left in the average day to think about self-care. The good news is that it doesn't have to be this way! In fact, one of the most powerful tools to help you take better care of your mind and body can usually be found no more than an arm's length away – yep, we're talking about your smartphone. Below are 6 excellent apps that you should consider adding to your self-care routine. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

Tennis: Should You Use Your Hips for More Power?

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 2/8/18 9:00 AM

Most of us would love to learn how to add more power to our tennis game, but how exactly do you go about doing it? Should you focus on building arm and shoulder strength, or is it all about the quads and calves? While these areas definitely deserve attention in your training, you might be surprised to learn that the majority of the power behind your tennis strokes will actually come from your hips. Hands down, the hips are the most powerful joints in the human body, and they are the area responsible for generating the force that enables us to run, jump, punch, throw, and – not surprisingly – swing a tennis racquet. Below are some key points that illustrate the importance of using your hips to generate more power in your tennis game. 

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Topics: Tennis

5 Healthy Meal Ideas for a Romantic Valentine's Day at Home

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 2/6/18 9:00 AM

Practically all major holidays are going to have their fair share of indulgent foods, and Valentine's Day is no exception. Between the copious amounts of chocolate and the carb-laden concoctions of the average V-Day restaurant dinner special, it can be difficult to enjoy Cupid's busiest holiday without worrying about what it's going to do to your waistline. So is there a way to enjoy this classic love fest without turning it into a caloric cluster bomb? Thankfully, there is! Below is a romantic roundup of five delicious yet healthy Valentine's Day meal ideas that you and your significant other can share in the cozy comfort of your own home. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

Looking For a New Running Buddy? Here are 4 Reasons to Start Running with Your Dog

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 2/1/18 9:00 AM

If you’ve been scrolling through your contacts looking for a running buddy, consider the friend who doesn’t have a phone – your dog, of course! Running with your dog isn’t just a fun way to exercise and get some fresh air, there are also several real benefits that can be gained by running with your pup. Hurry, find the leash!

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Topics: Fitness

New to Working Out? Avoid These Common Mistakes

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 1/30/18 9:00 AM

Congrats! The fact that you’re reading this means that you’ve made the choice to dedicate some of your time to improving your health and fitness. As with any new skill or hobby, there is a learning curve to mastering effective workout habits. Avoid these four common rookie mistakes and you’ll be on the fast-track to becoming a workout pro.

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Topics: Fitness

Cooking Healthier Meals? Here are 4 Reasons to Get the Kids to Help

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 1/25/18 9:00 AM

Cooking is pretty important – after all, we need to eat to live. There’s no substitute to a real meal made with real ingredients, and teaching children to live off of processed foods and ready-made frozen meals is setting them up for an unhealthy diet later on in life. Below are four reasons to have your children help out in the kitchen: 

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Topics: Healthy Living

Make Tennis Practice More Fun with These Games

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 1/23/18 12:21 PM

It’s been said that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill. Chances are, if you don’t mix up your practice routines, you’ll go crazy before you reach that benchmark. While there’s no way to guarantee that all of your practice time will be fun (it is hard work, after all), mixing in some competition with your regular drills is a great way to keep things fresh. Add one of these games to your tennis practice routine and challenge yourself or a friend while getting better at the game:

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Topics: Tennis

Maintain Your Fitness Routine with These Tips

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 1/19/18 9:00 AM

It is easy to make excuses for not going to the gym when you’re sore, busy, and uninterested, but when it comes to maintaining a fitness routine and working toward your goals there’s no room for excuses. Work through these moments of low-motivation by trying these tips for adding fun to your time at the gym.

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Topics: Fitness

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