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6 Gift Ideas for the Fitness Fanatic on Your List

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 12/12/17 9:00 AM

Holiday gift shopping for your favorite workout enthusiast can sometimes be a tricky affair – after all, you're trying to find something that will have plenty of practical value without losing the "I actually put some thought into this" vibe. If you feel like you're coming up short on ideas, don't fret – below are 6 excellent finds for the fitness fanatic on your list. 

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Topics: Fitness

What Happens to Your Body When You Overeat?

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 12/7/17 9:00 AM

The fun and festive vibe of the holiday season makes it incredibly easy to overeat at various parties and family gatherings. Add to that the fact that many of life's most indulgent foods tend to emerge during this time of year, and you set the stage for what would seem to be a "perfect storm" of overconsumption. Now we all know that overeating is not the best thing to do, but we might not know exactly why. Below are some key points that detail what exactly happens to your body when you overeat. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

Match Day Diet: What You Should Be Eating Before a Tennis Game

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 12/5/17 9:00 AM

It's no stretch to say that a healthy diet should always be prized by people who lead active lifestyles, but it becomes even more important on the eve of a big game. When it comes to tennis, you can take a page from the pros and see what they eat on match day in order to stay fit and sharp on the court. As everyone knows, tennis is a challenging sport that requires plenty of running, hitting and jumping, all activities which tend to consume a lot of energy, so let's examine the foods that help you stay on the court and the ones that don't:

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Topics: Tennis

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Exercise Ball

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 11/30/17 9:00 AM

An exercise ball can be one of your greatest allies when working out. Despite its simple appearance, it can play a variety of roles and even help people with various injuries tone their muscles and get back on track. That being said, learning how to properly use one in order to maximize its utility is essential, so let's review a few of the most common things you need to take into account when working out with an exercise ball:

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5 Ab Workouts that Don't Involve Crunches

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 11/28/17 9:00 AM

There are few people out there who wouldn't wish for a flatter belly or more toned ab muscles. That explains why the abdomen is so often the main focus for plenty of people, whether they're beginners or seasoned workout veterans. But many become disheartened after hundreds of crunches that seem to yield no results and sometimes end up putting unnecessary strain on their backs. For that reason, let's take a look at several alternative ab workouts that are just as effective and much safer overall:

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7 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 11/23/17 9:00 AM

The aftermath of Thanksgiving Day always leaves us with plenty of fond memories, and it usually provides us with plenty of leftover food as well. After all the hard work you put into preparing your Thanksgiving meal, what sense would it make to let any of it go to waste? Try repurposing your Turkey Day leftovers using these simple and scrumptious recipe ideas. 

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Topics: Fitness

5 Friendly Ways to Increase Your Water Intake

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 11/21/17 9:00 AM

As science has exhaustively proven, drinking enough water is one of the building blocks of a truly healthy lifestyle. After all, dehydration and mental tiredness are just some of the immediate side-effects one can experience if not abiding by this rule. However, drinking enough water is often easier said than done, as our minds have a tendency to wander and disregard what's good for us on a daily basis. For that reason, here are five excellent tips to help get that H2O into your system:

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Topics: Healthy Living

4 Ways to Unleash Your Competitive Side

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 11/16/17 9:00 AM

No matter what type of sport you play, learning how to become an intense competitor is one of the first steps towards greater success, especially when it comes to tennis. If you're not quite sure how or where to start, below are some essential tips to help you unleash your competitive side and become a force to be reckoned with during game time. 

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Topics: Tennis

Tea: Which to Drink When

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 11/14/17 9:00 AM

Tea is the most widely consumed drink in the world (outside of water, of course), and in the minds of many, there's never a bad time to enjoy this beloved beverage. With so many amazing varieties of tea to choose from, how do you determine which ones to drink, and when? Below are some tried-and-true recommendations to help you keep your tea game on point throughout the day. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

Dumbbells: How to Pick the Right Size

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 11/9/17 9:00 AM

Most fitness experts will tell you that strength training with weights is one of the most effective ways to build muscle density and achieve a lean, toned appearance. Among the many strength training options, there are to choose from, dumbbells stand out as an uber-popular choice due to their convenience, ease of use and versatility. If you're new to the world of dumbbell training, how do you determine which size dumbbells you should use? Below are some handy tips to help you choose the right size dumbbells for your workout. 

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Topics: Fitness

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