At XSport, we believe fitness is more than just working out, it’s a way of life. We hope you enjoy our newsletter and find some helpful takeaways for staying healthy as you Eat Smart, Be Fit and Live Well in your XSport Life.

Stay-Healthy Tips for Busy People

salad, water bottle, food journalMany of us are just too busy to overhaul our diet and exercise routine in order to live well. That’s okay! Use these tips to stay healthy. One simple tweak can do the trick!

In fact, it’s possible for relatively small changes to have an even clearer impact on your weight, health, and fitness than changing around your entire workout regimen and/or diet. Consider picking one suggestion below and commit to it for a month. We suspect you’ll be glad you did.

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Streamlining Workouts When You’re Short on Time

couple doing chin-upsHappy you’ve joined a gym to be fit, but wish you knew how to make the most of your time there? Here are ways to streamline your workouts and get the results you want.

Have Plan and Stick to a Time Limit

Just like going grocery store with a shopping list, you will avoid wasting time at the gym if you know what you’re looking for when you get there. Don’t walk in without a clue of what is where or if you should do some cardio or head to the weights first. Wandering around or waiting for your turn is bound to eat up time.

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Need Fit Food Fast? Soup to the Rescue!

chicken soup

Cool weather can mean more comfort foods and fighting to say fit. You might miss summer’s fresh bites; you can eat healthy and stay warm with these fast soup recipes.

For most of us, motivation tends to drop when the temperatures go down. And you don’t want to arrive home in the dark, starving for nourishment and grabbing seasonal go-tos like mac ‘n cheese or deep dish lasagna. Want comfort? Hot soup to the rescue!

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Protein Powder Recipes: Your Diet’s Magic Ingredient

Protein powder pizzaWant to eat healthy, lose weight, or build muscle? Classic diet advice is to increase your protein. This recipe collection lets you use protein powder as your magic ingredient.

Wish you could skip the shake when it comes to leveraging protein powder? You can! Using it as an ingredient is another way to get the protein and carbs your body needs to repair muscles, fight off cravings and keep you energized between workouts.

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The Benefits of HIIT: Why You Don’t Want to Miss Out

group class doing an hiit workoutLooking for all-purpose ways to be fit? High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one way to get more fitness benefits to compliment and make the most of your weekly schedule of workouts.

HIIT integrates short bursts of intense exercise, such as sprinting, jumping rope, burpees or stair climbing, with low-intensity recovery periods, such as walking or body weight squats—in interval that alternate a few minutes of intensity with 30 – 60 seconds of recovery.

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Belly Fat Busters: Lifestyle Fixes for Your Waistline

woman measuring her waistlineEven if you exercise regularly, your waist circumference (belly size) can be a health risk. live well with these lifestyle fixes to help get rid of excess fat around your waistline.

As a fitness goal, losing belly fat brings big benefits, and it’s not just about how you look—a smaller midsection can help you stay healthier, because extra fat in the abdominal area is linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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