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.


Foods Fit for Summer (Part 2): Chicken

August 8, 2017

We’re headed into the dog days of summer—maybe you’ve been enjoying hot, sunny weather that supports fun times outdoors, plus many good foods from the garden and the grill.

We love summer for the chance to eat a variety of healthy foods that are fast and easy to cook. In our last newsletter, we focused on tomatoes. This edition, we feature chicken.

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Need a Gentle Start at the Gym? Try These Ideas.

August 8, 2017

Most of us were once beginners at the gym, new to fitness and in need of a guidance. But you might need an even softer start after a setback like illness, injury or other health challenge.

Whether you’re returning from a major surgery, an illness, or simply find yourself very unfit after years of weight gain, there are plenty of benefits to be gained from exercise. And there are some very good reasons for you to take it slow and exercise with care.

BE FIT in The XSport Life - Learn how here



Fitness as the Fountain of Youth—Science & Stats

August 8, 2017

You might be exercising for health and you might be exercising for your looks—or maybe you’re doing it for the love of sport or desire to compete. Whatever your reasons, it’s good for you!

Of all its benefits, one stands out as a magical effect: lowering your biological age. In other words, exercise can offset the effects of aging, and studies show it can help you live longer.

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Foods Fit for Summer (Part 1): Tomatoes

July 27, 2017

Classic summer foods include everything from ballpark hot dogs to ice cream cones, but one seasonal item not to be overlooked is the juicy garden tomato—and that season is here.

Don’t miss the chance to eat and cook with a variety of fresh tomatoes from a farm stand near you. They’re filled with health benefits and fit for feasting. Try our easy breakfast recipe, too!

EAT SMART in The XSport Life - Recipe Here



Getting Great Arms—Strong & Sculpted

July 27, 2017

In this warm and wonderful season of summer, we all get to dress a little lighter—now that it’s time to don tank tops and shorts sleeves, how do you feel about the extra exposure?

Of all your upper body highlights, it’s hard to beat the appeal of strong and sculpted arms. Focus on your biceps and triceps this summer with these super effective moves.

BE FIT in The XSport Life - Learn how here



Facing Your Fears at the Gym

July 27, 2017

No matter how dedicated you are to working out each week, there is likely to come a point when you reach a plateau or lose your steam. It’s the perfect time to try something new…

…if you can work up the confidence to venture into new territory at the gym. When you want to push forward with fitness, you might have to face your fears. Here are some fun ways to do it!

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Annual Clean Eating Summer Party Guide

July 12, 2017

It’s that time of year again: the weather heats up and your calendar fills up with family picnics, graduations, celebrations and outdoor parties. Yet, you have dietary goals—so what do you do?

Just like summertime fun, you can keep things fresh and healthy without much trouble. Clean eating is a great guide for the BBQ menu or whatever you fill your plate with this season.

EAT SMART in The XSport Life - How tos here



Lean, Strong & Stable: Train like a Water Sport Athlete

July 12, 2017

If you’ve ever watched the Olympic Games, you might have noticed the endurance, flow—and incredible muscular definition—of swimmers, rowers, divers and other water sport elite.

Not to mention the water skiers and the surfers you see on vacation, so balanced and strong... Good news, you can build your skills and your physique with training fit for a summer athlete.

BE FIT in The XSport Life - Learn how here



Making the Most of Your Body Chemistry

July 12, 2017

There are hundreds of processes taking place in the human body on any given day, and your inner workings are even more active when you’re active—that is, while you’re exercising.

It’s common to think physical activity is all about what happens to muscles, fat and calories, but there’s so much more to it than that. Here’s a primer on the chemistry of your workouts.

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Top Tips for the Times You’re Stuck Eating Fast Food

June 21, 2017

So the gang is running out to pick up some lunch for the work meeting and you need to eat…or you’re on a road trip and the only solution is to drive through and order to eat in the car.

Even when you are stuck eating fast food, you want a healthy choice—it’s not always easy, but we’ve learned it can be done! Just take a look at our list of contenders for healthiest fast foods.

EAT SMART in The XSport Life - How tos here



Top Tips for Working on Muscle & Strength Imbalances

June 21, 2017

Because the body isn’t perfectly symmetrical, we all have strength imbalances to some extent. Strong and weak sides are natural, while injuries and habits can accentuate them even more.

You have a dominant leg and arm, and you might have certain muscles that simply respond better. Here are some tips for bringing up your smaller side or your weaker muscle groups.

BE FIT in The XSport Life - Learn how here



Top Tips for Fitness Wear & Workout Gear Shopping

June 21, 2017

Part of the fun of having a hobby is getting to outfit yourself with supplies. When it comes to fitness, you might not need a large quantity of expensive toys, but you do need some quality.

It takes time to keep up with what’s new in core items like shoes and clothing, investments like outdoor gear, helpful tools like heart rate trackers. No worries, we have shopping tips for you!

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Recent Posts

Foods Fit for Summer (Part 1): Tomatoes
EAT SMART - July 27, 2017


Getting Great Arms—Strong & Sculpted
BE FIT - July 27, 2017
Facing Your Fears at the Gym
LIVE WELL - July 27, 2017


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