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Want to Run Faster? Try These Tips

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/13/17 9:30 AM

Do you want to run faster? It's entirely possible, but it does require making some key adjustments to your training and nutritional regimen. If you're ready to improve your speed as a runner, below are some handy tips that will help you do just that. 

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Topics: Fitness

Foods to Add to Your Diet to Help Fight Headaches

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/11/17 9:30 AM

A splitting headache can put you in a world of misery fairly quickly, but after you've popped a couple of Tylenol and tried to take it easy, is there anything else you can do? Fortunately, Mother Nature has provided quite a few tools to help you fight headaches as well. Below are 7 foods you can add to your diet to help combat that cumbersome headache pain. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

6 Ways to Keep Your Workout Routine on Vacation

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/6/17 9:30 AM

There's something about travel that can put a real damper on your workout routine. While it's true that a vacation is a time to ease up a little bit and take a break from the daily grind, you don't want to undo all of your hard work by kicking exercise completely to the curb – after all, those vacation calories can definitely come back to haunt you. So to avoid losing your fitness momentum, below are 6 tips to help you stay in shape while you're on vacation. 

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Topics: Fitness

Fire Up the Grill! 3 Healthy Recipes

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 7/4/17 9:30 AM

Grilling out is the quintessential summer activity, and while it's hard to beat the smoky and savory flavors of grilled food, it can be easy to blow your calorie budget. Fortunately, it is entirely possible to enjoy delicious barbecue dishes without loading up on sodium, calories or fat. Below are three healthy grilling recipes that will provide those classic summer flavors while helping you keep your beach body intact.

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Topics: Healthy Living

The Secret to Winning in Doubles: Controlling the Net

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/29/17 9:30 AM

Although doubles tennis obviously shares a lot of things in common with singles tennis, in many ways it's an entirely different animal. There are certain elements of doubles tennis that require a completely different approach to strategy and tactics, and many times what works well in singles tennis might not work at all on the doubles court. One of the biggest differences between singles and doubles tennis strategy is how the net is played.

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Topics: Tennis

SUP Yoga: What You Need to Know

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/27/17 9:30 AM

You may have heard the term "SUP yoga" before, but what exactly is it? To the uninitiated, SUP yoga stands for "Stand-Up Paddleboard" yoga, and it is quickly becoming one of the hottest summer exercise trends in the country. For many people, performing yoga on the water provides a sense of calm and exhilaration at the same time, as it offers healthy stimulation for the mind and body.

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Topics: Fitness, Aquatics

6 Tips for Raising Active Kids

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/22/17 9:30 AM

Raising healthy, active kids in today's world can definitely be a challenge. Studies show that the average child spends more than six hours a day in front of some type of screen (e.g., computer, smartphone, TV, etc.), which obviously does not leave a lot of time for physical activity.

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Topics: Fitness

4 Keys to Stressing Less

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/20/17 9:30 AM

Stress is something that all of us have experienced at one time or another, and although it's not physically tangible, its effects can be felt in many areas of life. If you've been feeling burdened down by excessive stress, below are four helpful things you can do to live a less stressful life. 

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Topics: Healthy Living

3 Ways to Improve Your Defensive Backhand

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/15/17 9:30 AM

If you want to become a well-rounded tennis player, you're going to have to spend some time adding defensive shots to your arsenal. After all, nothing is worse than losing to an opponent because they discovered a weakness in your defensive strategies. One of the most important shots to develop along these lines is the defensive backhand, as you will probably have to use it in match play more often than you would like.

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Topics: Tennis

Tone Your Glutes with These Yoga Moves

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 6/13/17 9:30 AM

Yoga is a great way to relieve stress, improve flexibility and achieve mind-body balance, but it can also do a bang-up job on your glutes as well! If you're looking to achieve a little more firmness and tone for your derriere, the following four yoga poses will definitely do the trick.

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Topics: Fitness