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NEWS & EVENTS from the XSport Life – Learn more
Sugar—no doubt it’s on the list of foods you should try to avoid on a clean eating plan or when trying to lose weight. But can you satisfy your sweet tooth and still eat healthy?
Well, maybe a little. But let’s be clear, eating sweets on a regular basis is not the best approach to a healthy diet. For some folks, sugar is rather addictive. And it’s sneaky, too, coming in many forms and bearing many names. So first, let’s get our facts (and myths) about sugar straight. EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How-tos Here
Stretches—they may not be the key to your most intense workouts, but they can be key to your recovery. Plus, releasing tight muscles helps you offset everyday habits and be fit.
Bones—they will help you live well and carry you into your golden years if you care for them. You might take calcium for that, but did you know exercise is bone-building, too?
One thing we can’t escape in life is the passing of time—as our life moves along, the aging process naturally tends to diminish the strength and mass of our bones. In other words, bones tend to become smaller and weaker. It’s one reason people maybe become shorter in height as they get older, and may be more likely to break bones. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here
It might be more convenient to seek out healthy foods that are prepared for you, but it almost always costs more, too. Here’s how you can eat healthy and stick to your budget!
Sure, it will take a little extra planning and maybe even a bit more work, but the rewards of eating healthy on a budget should be worth it in the end—aside from saving money, your efforts will help you feel better, reach your weight loss and fitness goals, too. That’s less stress and more enjoyment all the way around. EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How-tos Here
Sometimes fatigue catches up with you—after an illness, having a rough night or having a rough patch at your job. Here’s how you can be fit despite the occasional tired feeling.
Getting out of bed in the morning can feel like a workout during some phases of your life. What if it happens on your scheduled workout day? Should you head to the gym anyway? Being a little light on sleep doesn’t have to distract you from your routine, but then again, it’s not a good idea to work out if you’re exhausted, either. Following are some tips for understanding your energy level and working with it to stay fit. BE FIT in The XSport Life – Learn how here