Category: Nutrition

Kick Your Sugar Habit!

Thursday, January, 19th, 2017 at 8:50 am by

Club USA

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If we were to award a food item with the title of “Fastest Way to Pack On The Pounds”, the winner would be refined sugar. You know the deal – sugar makes you gain weight (crazy fast.) We have been eating increasingly more sugar over the past 200 years, which has led to rising obesity numbers. Back in 1822, the average person ate only 6.3 lbs. of sugar per year, compared to 130 lbs. of […]

Changing Your Diet in a Positive Way

Friday, August, 5th, 2016 at 10:37 am by

Club USA

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“I’m working out so hard and not losing any weight………” Well, all I can say is, “You’ll get where you want to be by changing your diet”!!!! I’ve been working in gyms, training, and competing in a variety of activities since I was very young and I’ve always considered myself to be in “good shape”!!!  I mean physically inside and out!!!  I never realized how much my physique could change until I was FORCED to change my own […]

Healthy Habits

Wednesday, June, 8th, 2016 at 12:19 pm by

Club USA

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Has this happened to you? You know that moment when you realize that it’s time to do something about your weight . . . It may happen when you’re looking in the mirror or standing on the scale. Or trying on clothes, and the size you used to wear is now uncomfortably tight. Your first thought is to go on a “diet,” but as quickly as that enters your mind, the ghosts of a hundred […]

The Importance of Water That So Many People Disregard

Wednesday, April, 27th, 2016 at 2:05 pm by

clubusa_dev

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Your body is made up of 60% water, it lubricates bones and joints, it regulates body temperature, nourishes brain and your spinal cord.   Not enough water will lower your blood pressure, make your skin drier, decrease your mood and you will lose energy.   Chronic dehydration can contribute to disorders such as diabetes, weight gain, skin problems, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, digestive disorders, constipation and fatigue, even DEATH. The amount of water that […]

Healthy Habits… Should You Be Eating That?

Wednesday, March, 23rd, 2016 at 12:53 pm by

Club USA

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There’s no question that the foods you eat go far in determining how quickly you’ll meet your fitness goals. And if you’re eating a number of your meals out at restaurants, you’re going to want to keep reading because the average restaurant meal contains more than 1,200 calories. Most people have no idea just how fattening restaurant food is. In fact, the following information may shock you. Here, in no particular order, are 5 of […]

5 Ways to Stay in Shape Through the Holidays

Monday, November, 23rd, 2015 at 9:48 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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With huge meals and sweet treats galore, the holiday season is a tough time to stay in shape. In addition to the extra temptation in terms of what we eat, the busy holiday season often means less time to work out. To stay in shape during the busy holiday season, keep these helpful hints in mind. How to Stay Fit During the Holidays 1. Plan Ahead One of the best ways to stay in shape […]

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin B6?

Saturday, July, 11th, 2015 at 11:47 pm by

Dan Schliebe

Categories: Nutrition

Unlike the Vitamin B-12, B6 is water soluble. This means it dissolves in water and the result is unused parts leaving your body through your urine. While B-12 can stick around for a few years in the liver and come to the rescue when needed, B6 must be a consistent part of your diet. But why is B6 important? It helps the body in a number of ways. First of all it makes hemoglobin. This […]

Tips to Getting Kids to Eat Healthy

Friday, July, 3rd, 2015 at 11:33 pm by

Dan Schliebe

Categories: Kids Fitness, Nutrition

Commercials, videos, flashing signs, cultural apathy and so many more factors create a sea of unhealthy eating in which our children are swimming. We may not be able to control all these factors, but we can give a lifeboat to those little ones we love so much. Following are few tips that can be easy to pave a way of success for your children to not only eat healthier but to have fun doing it. […]

Recipe: Cold Brewed Iced Tea with Lemon & Mint

Tuesday, May, 26th, 2015 at 11:09 pm by

Dan Schliebe

Categories: Nutrition

With summer just around the corner, it’s important to stay hydrated while not jeopardizing your hard work at the gym.  Our advice?  Steer clear of energy drinks, overly sweetened juices, and sports drinks.  Stay hydrated on liquids such as good ole’ H2O, coconut water, or your own infused concoctions of waters and iced teas. Need some help getting started?  Give this simple tea a try… COLD BREW ICED TEA WITH LEMON AND MINT Here’s what […]

Healthy Drinks – A Parents Dilemma

Friday, May, 22nd, 2015 at 3:35 pm by

Dan Schliebe

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Studies are showing that more and more parents cannot easily tell what drinks are healthy and what are not for their kids. This is understandable given the marketing strategy to sell that edges out giving clear messages about the products in consideration. For starters, most parents understand that water, some juices, and most milk is healthy. And most parents know that soda is not healthy, diet or regular. But what about the ever growing aisle […]