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.


Two Top Fats to Support Fitness -- Olive and Coconut Oil

February 9, 2017

Fats and fitness—it can be confusing. After all, it doesn’t sound like fat should be in the diet of someone who wants to be lean. And yet we know fat is essential…so, which fats are best?

Clean fats like avocado and raw nuts are a good starting point, and, cooking fats are likely to account for a lot of your daily fat intake. Let’s take a look at two top choices for oils in general.

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How to Protect Your Back at the Gym

February 9, 2017

Your spine—it’s so important as the conduit for your central nervous system, which lets you move. And feel! From neck to tailbone, this is a body part you don't want to mess around with.

There are plenty of attachments to the spine to protect as well. It’s best not to overdo it and hurt your back, or worse, to injure your spine at the gym. Use these tips to avoid a “bad back.”

BE FIT in The XSport Life - Learn how here



Blame Your Parents or Your Choices? (Genes vs. Lifestyle)

February 9, 2017

Look around the gym at all the body types, sizes and fitness levels. Many of them have been working out just as long, doing similar routines, eating similar diets. Still, the results may vary.

Are traits like athleticism or thinness inherited or developed? What if it seems like your family genes are holding you back when it comes to fitness? Nature vs. Nurture: we explore right here.

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Winter Citrus: It Brings You More than Vitamin C

January 24, 2017

Fresh citrus fruit shipped in from warm-weather climates is a special treat for most northerners in winter. Bright and tasty, citrus also offers us many health benefits.

When we think about oranges, limes and grapefruits, we might think first of Vitamin C, but there’s more goodness there to be found, including fiber, minerals and antioxidants.

EAT SMART in The XSport Life - How tos here



Getting Results: Tips from a Top Personal Trainer

January 24, 2017

Results. Getting them is the reason most people join a fitness club in the first place. If you’ve ever wished you were getting more, better results, faster, you’re not alone.

We’ve asked one of our top trainers for specific advice on how he gets results with his clients, and what you can borrow from his approach to get the most from your own fitness program.

BE FIT in The XSport Life - Learn how here



Pampering 101: My First Experience at the XSport Spa

January 24, 2017

In recent editions of the XSport Life, we’ve heard from our fitness blogger, Faith, about her experiences as a first-timer in classes like AthletiX and the X-IT Xtra, Boxing.

This time, we’ve sent her to spend time at the XSport Spa for some healthful pampering and rejuvenation. Read on to hear about her chocolate mask, LED light facial and more.

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Purge your Pantry and Start the Year Right

January 12, 2017

It’s that time of year again when many of us are ramping up our self-care so we can move away from our bad habits, get fitter and healthier, and maybe lose a few pounds.

You can take care of many of those goals by paying close attention to the food you put in your body. A deep pantry purge helps you clean up your diet and start the year right!

EAT SMART in The XSport Life - How tos here



Your First Boxing Class: A Beginner’s Experience

January 12, 2017

At XSport, we offer more than traditional workouts, knowing that it’s good for our bodies to try new things. Still, beginners aren’t always comfortable with new fitness alternatives.

So we’ve sent in a newbie to give things a try. Last month we met Faith, our XSport blogger and beginner in AthletiX. This edition she writes about her first boxing class!

BE FIT in The XSport Life - Learn how here



Top 4 Habits to Help You Steer Clear of Winter Colds

January 12, 2017

You hear the coughing and sneezing all around you… between work, home and the gym, is there any way to avoid being exposed to those germs that cause colds and flu?

Maybe – try these four habits to help you escape the winter cold, because no one wants to get bogged down by illness when they’re working on keeping a healthy lifestyle!

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Recent Posts

Two Top Fats to Support Fitness --
Olive and Coconut Oil

EAT SMART - February 9, 2017


How to Protect Your Back at the Gym
BE FIT - February 9, 2017
Blame Your Parents or Your Choices? (Genes vs. Lifestyle)
LIVE WELL - February 9, 2017


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