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.

Oblique Workouts to Carve Your Waistline

Oblique WorkoutsThe physiques we most admire often have a V-shaped upper body tapering to a slim waistline—those defined lines running up the sides of six-pack abs are called the obliques. Most of us know how to work our surface abdominals in the front, but how to get those extra ridges above the waistline of our jeans? Try these bending and twisting oblique workouts.

Oblique Anatomy

Your oblique muscles surround your abs in the front part of your torso, serving as a part of your “core.” There is an external and internal oblique muscle on each side right and left: while one set sits a little closer to the top layer of your abs, all these muscles help you stabilize your spine and be fit.

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Are You Eating Your Greens? You Should Be!

Green SaladGreens are high on the list of nature’s most beneficial foods, offering a great nutrition source per calorie. That’s why one of easiest ways to eat healthy is to eat your greens!

Stick with the Leaves

Green plants have long been recognized by food and nutrition researchers for bringing plenty of health benefits—and with very little caloric impact. That’s why extra veggies are a favorite go-to for lean athletes and fitness buffs alike. Some dietary experts recommend seven to nine cups of produce per day, with three of them coming from leafy greens. EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How tos Here

Want to Streamline your Time at the Gym? You Can!

man doing a bicep curlYou’re fitting workouts in between everything else you do. Want to get a lot done, break a sweat and reach your goals to be fit? Here’s a plan to streamline your time at the gym.

  • Have a Game Plan
    Streamlining starts with knowing what you’re trying to accomplish – in other words, what are your goals? You should know these for each workout! For example, you might have finally performed a pull up, so this week you’re working on two. Or, you’re bench pressing 125 pounds, now shooting for 130.
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