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The Concern With Sugar


Sugar is a main staple of the American diet — we are consuming roughly 17 teaspoons, to what equates to 71 grams per day — this is a far cry from the recommended amount of six teaspoons (25 grams) for women and nine teaspoons (38 grams) for men.
So, why are we so concerned with the amount of sugar we’re consuming?
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Your Fitness Summer Reading List: 2019 Edition


Spring is in full swing and summer will be here soon. If you are like most people, you’ve likely begun preparing to show off your fit body you’ve been working hard for all winter. After all, summer bodies are made in the winter, right? What better way to get your mind in the mood that fueling it with brain food and motivation with some fitness reading? Check out our summer reading list that will work your mind and offer motivation to work your body.

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The Nitty-Gritty of Nutrition Fundamentals


We’re going to navigate nutrition today because we all likely know what comprises healthy eating, but sometimes we get lost in the information.

Should I do keto? What’s paleo? How about intermittent fasting? These are all questions many of us wrestle with when it comes to optimal eating and nutrition to support our fitness goals.

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Tips for the Endurance Athlete From Professional Marathoners


With the excitement of next week’s 123rd running of the Boston Marathon building, we thought we would help offer some additional motivation for our (hopeful) endurance athletes. Whether you are in training for your first marathon or you have signed up for your seventh 100-miler, there is no doubt that you often find yourself looking for tips and tricks to help make the miles seem easier or for you to reach that next PR or master some physical feat that you’ve yet to attain.

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Summer Safety Tips For Outdoor Fun


Summer is equated with freedom. Freedom from the constraints of four walls that seem to be pressing in upon you as the days shorten. Freedom from those same four walls that hold monotonous classes you dream about escaping. Freedom from those same four walls that cage your creativity. Summer is a time for fun in the sun with friends, family, and colleagues. It’s a time to romp in the pool, go on long mountain hikes, and lay on the beach all day long with your favorite summer read.

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How to Stay Motivated to Work Out


No matter how you slice it, working out is work (hence the derivative of the name). Sometimes, it’s hard work. Most of us would rather spend time reading a book in front of the fire with a cat on our lap, or catching up on our favorite Netflix show than working out.

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The Health Benefits of Swimming


We all know the benefits of physical exercise. It keeps our heart healthy, our weight down, and improves all aspects of our physical and mental well-being. But did you know swimming is one of the best activities you can engage in for both your physical and mental health? Club Sport in San Jose offers both adult swimming lessons and swimming lessons for kids of all ages.

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The Benefits of Group Fitness Classes


The hardest part of most tasks is just beginning. Taking that first step toward a goal can seem daunting when you’re standing at the foot of the mountain, looking up. Yet, if you never take that first step, you’ll never make it to the top.

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Benefits of Swim Lessons for Youth


As an activity that works every muscle in the body with no impact and is a cardiovascular activity, swimming is hard to beat. Your blood is pumping; you stay cool in the pool; you get a great workout; you emerge refreshed. Swimming is also a life skill that everyone should know. For a period of time in human history, swimming was all but forgotten, as society transitioned to an agricultural society and had no need for swimming.

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Finding Fiddy: Family Swim


Fidencio “Fiddy” Enriquez had an overwhelming fear of water that prohibited him from learning to swim at a young age. But, at 31 years old, he decided that he was ready to face his fears and learn to swim. Fiddy enlisted the help of the adult swim program at ClubSport San Jose and enrolled in our “Be Vacay Ready” series. It took him 16 lessons total or two-full cycles, but he finally learned to swim!

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