20 Tips for Self-Care
Most people don’t find enough time for self-care. Here at the Club, we are always talking about eating right and exercising, but there are tons of little things that you can do to make you a better, happier, healthier you. Here are 20 ideas to do just that: If you have 1 minute Sit back […]
Eating the Right Nutrition Throughout the Day
We’re all different from our heads to our toes. Combine lifestyle dynamics, diet and our exercise programs, it is no wonder why it is all too often too complicated to maximize our efforts in the gym and accomplish our performance goals. It is well understood that nutrition is as important as exercise in losing that […]
The Benefits of Swimming
The triathlon – thought of by many as an ultimate test of physical and mental endurance. A swim, bike, run event that is popular among many athletes as a goal to achieve, a test to challenge their body’s limits. It is glorified in its Ironman form – the intense 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, […]
The Importance of Effective Stretching
The number of times that I’ve seen someone finish their vigorous workout and leave the gym without stretching is way too high to count. And the number of times these same people have ended up injured and on the shelf is even higher! Despite being one the 5 major characteristics that define a truly fit […]
Protein Shakes: the Why and the What…
In order to get the most out of your workout here at the Club, it’s critical to think about recovery. Whether your performance goals are fat loss, muscle gain, toning or all of the above, optimizing the Recovery period that follows your workout is as critical to achieving your goals as your workout. Nutrition is more […]
Post-Workout Nutrition: How to Fuel Your Body After Exercise
You put a lot of thought into the things you eat before your workout. After all, it’s important to give your body the right amount – and right type – of fuel before putting it to work. But how much consideration do you give the things you eat after your workout ends? The things you […]
Perfect Form for Common Strength Moves
MAKE SURE YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT BEFORE YOU DO IT REPEATEDLY! We get it, you like the Group Exercise classes. Whether it’s the energy of the crowd, the music, the inspiring instructor, the choreography, or all of the above, the group classes are your happy place when it comes to working out. We love them […]
What’s the Deal with Caffeine before Work-outs?
Waking up for an early morning workout or waiting until after work to exercise can be equally exhausting. Feeling sluggish going into a workout could limit the results of the session. Moderate caffeine intake is an easy way to boost energy and see more results from exercise. HOW MUCH? 2-3 mg/kg of body weight 8-16 […]
Does Fasting Help Burn Fat?
FACT OR FICTION: EXERCISING IN A FASTED STATE BURNS FAT? There is a circulating theory that exercising in a fasted state (empty stomach) will cause the body to burn more fat than in a fed state (eating at least 3 hours before exercise). This theory is very attractive to people wanting to lose weight, burn […]
What Are Coaches Really Looking for at Tryouts?
Tryouts for fall sports will be here in a month! What is going to make an athlete stand out at the try-outs and get them a spot on the team? To get the inside scoop, we asked one of the winningest coaches in High School Ice Hockey history. With 3 state championships in the last 4 years, […]