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Wondering How Long You Should Wait to Work Out After Eating? Here's the Answer

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 9/19/17 9:00 AM

If you've ever tried exercising too soon after eating a meal, you probably regretted it shortly thereafter. Prematurely engaging in a post-meal workout can sometimes cause painful cramping, feelings of sluggishness and other unpleasant physical issues that can quickly derail your performance. While it's obvious that you need food to fuel your workout session, how long do you have to wait before its "safe" to start exercising? Below are some key points to help you master the art of timing your meals on workout days. 

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Topics: Fitness, Healthy Living

Forget Tupperware, Try These Mason Jar Meals Instead

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

If you're a fan of convenient meal prep ideas, you've probably noticed that mason jar meals have become all the rage as of late. Often referred to as the "lunchbox for adults," mason jars offer convenient and easy storage for meals of all varieties, as well as a classically charming aesthetic. If you're ready to get a little taste of this "mason jar mania," below are six delicious make-ahead meals to get you started.

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Topics: Healthy Living

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Healthy Eating Habits No Matter the Occasion

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

It's an all-too-common scenario: You've been doing a bang-up job keeping your eating habits under control, but then there's that one event – e.g., a holiday gathering, office party, hotel breakfast buffet, or a night out at a restaurant with friends – that completely blows your diet to smithereens. Of course, the feelings of guilt and disappointment inevitably follow, and now you have to build up positive momentum all over again, which is no easy task.

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Topics: Healthy Living

5 Detox Water Recipes to Try

Posted by Five Seasons Family Sports Club on 8/24/17 9:00 AM

Detox water has become all the rage in the health and fitness world, and for good reason: Not only is it a fantastic tool to help you lose weight, but it's a delicious and refreshing way to keep yourself hydrated while flushing toxins from your system. For the uninitiated, detox water is basically cold water that has been infused with natural flavors by way of immersing any variety of fruits, vegetables and/or herbs into it. If you're ready to add this flavorful treat to your dieting repertoire, below are five detox water recipes that are sure to please.

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Topics: Healthy Living

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

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

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

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

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

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