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.

Eat to Endure: Food Choices for Runners and Racers

Foods for runners - chicken with quinoaThe summertime race season is here, and those fond of training outside are gearing up for a fun and sunny season on the run. But you need to eat healthy to go the distance!

 

Shorter workouts:

Maybe you’re only in it for the short burn—if you’re exercising for an hour or less at average intensity, you don’t need to do too much in the way of dietary accommodations. Just the usual: plenty of water, and the right mix of nutrients to support your fitness goals.

EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How Tos Here

The Beginner’s Basic Strength Workout at the Gym

Are you new to weight training and looking for the best gym workouts for beginners? Or maybe you’ve taken some time off, now you’re back. To be fit, let’s start with the basics.

First, it’s important you recognize what it means to be a beginner in the weight room, how long you’ll be a beginner, and what the benefits and drawbacks are. Happily, there are many more benefits than drawbacks, so beginners can expect a positive experience from their strength workout at the gym!

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Health Benefits for Dog People and Cat People

woman petting a cat and a dogThere are many reasons you love having a pet—affection, protection and entertainment help you live well. Here’s another: dogs and cats can bring fitness and health benefits!

Owning a pet provides a number of healthy perks for the body, ranging from the potential for improved cardiovascular health to a reduced risk of asthma and allergic reactions in children exposed to pet allergens. Not to mention, wellness goes beyond the physical aspects, extending to psychological wellbeing—who hasn’t realized that cuddling with a furry friend truly feels good? LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

10-Minute Tricks to Help You Feel Great Every Day

woman writing in a journalYou feel better when you take good care of yourself: get sleep, avoid stress, eat healthy, be fit. It’s surprising how ten minutes can make a big difference and help you live well!

Whether it’s on the way to work, after a long day of chores, while you’re recovering from a big event, or on your lunch break, you can make choices that help you feel great every day. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here