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.

Maximize Results with Metabolic Training

Woman doing a Kettlebell swingIt’s officially spring and that means skimpier clothes are right around the corner. Feel your body isn’t quite ready for that? Be fit and boost your exercise results by cranking up your workouts to stoke your metabolism.

Firing up your metabolism is a way to increase your body’s ability to burn calories — you want that, so your body will still be helping you work on weight loss even when you’re not working out. Enter “metabolic training.” BE FIT in The XSport Life – Learn how here

Put Some Spring in Your Step with New Shoes

Woman tying running shoeEven with April showers, it’s time to break out of “cabin fever” mode and live well this season. Spring cleaning, spring sales…while you’re at it, maybe you need to pick up new fitness shoes?

Whether you’re changing your fitness routine or replacing worn out shoes, you’ll see plenty of new styles on the fitness shoe shelves. But there’s more than looks and price to consider when it comes selecting a new pair of workout shoes this season. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

6 Fun To-Dos to Spring Out of Your Winter Rut

group of friends on a nature hikeFeeling bored with your routine, or stuck in a rut? It happens, after a long winter and maybe a little hibernation, we all can use something to spring us into a fresh season. Add a few new to-dos or change up your environment to “unstick” yourself, starting with this list of six simple, fun ideas.

  1. Try a new food every day. Meal planning takes on a whole new dimension when your goal is not just to count or limit what you can eat, but instead, to eat outside the box and find something new you can try. Start with the produce aisle and you can hardly go wrong with anything from pea shoots to starfruit. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here

4 Foods for Fast and Fresh Spring Dinners

Display of Salmon, Olive Oil, and healthy food ingredientsTo maintain a clean diet that supports your wellness and weight goals, keeping key pantry and freezer items handy helps you turn fresh foods into healthy dinners, fast.

The goal is to make grocery choices that make it simple to eat smart, with a few ingredients that can serve as “go-to” basics for wholesome meals without much fuss. Spring cleaning? Don’t ignore your pantry! To stock up on clean food that tastes great, start with these four items. EAT HEALTHY in The XSport Life – How tos here

How to Feel Good in Your Skin

Happy Woman Smiling - Feel good in your skinMaybe beauty is only skin deep, but how we feel about our skin is part of how we feel about our appearance overall—self-esteem and first impressions are key to “feeling good in your own skin.” That confidence, plus the fact that your skin is your body’s largest organ, makes knowing how to care for your skin an important part of knowing how to live well in a healthy lifestyle.

There is a lot to like about innovation and modern medicine when it comes to our health and wellness, and yet sometimes we find the best prevention is a bit more old school, and relies on simple things we can do for ourselves, like eating healthy and being fit. LIVE WELL in The XSport Life – Start here