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Turkey Trot for Fitness

Before you dig into piping hot turkey and mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving, get your run on with one of these Turkey Trots.

 

Usually held on Thanksgiving morning, these running events has grown in popularity in recent years to the point where they have become as traditional as the bird itself.

 

Nutrition & Wellness

Nasty or Nutritional? Edible Weeds That Support Your Health

By Doug Jaser, Nutritionist at Renaissance ClubSport Walnut Creek

 

Eating weeds is probably one of the last things on your mind. In fact, they are, by most accounts, undesirable. Consider this dreary definition: “A valueless plant growing wild.” But the dictionary isn’t always correct, and in this case, something we detest may actually be more precious to us than we think.

 

Nutrition & Wellness

Ghee vs. Butter - Know the Difference

By Elizabeth Parsen, Nutritionist at ClubSport San Jose

 

Ghee, like butter, has been pleasing the palates of human mouths for thousands of years. However, it wasn’t until recently that a focus on fats has created confusion about the differences and similarities between the two and their role in human health.

 

Workouts

November Workout: Upper Body and Core Strength

By Shoshana Gordon, ClubSport Oregon Personal Trainer

 

Improve strength and stability with this month’s workout. Practically guaranteed to make you superhero strong — or, at the very least, enable you to open up that jar of cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving dinner. The purpose of this double-dipper workout is to help you increase performance in both sports and everyday activities, as well as improve your posture and reduce the risk of injury. Make it a part of your routine and reap the rewards.

 

THE WORKOUT

 

Fitness

ClubSport OCR Athletes Conquer Spartan World Championships 2017

For two years, Spartans have traveled to picturesque Lake Tahoe to compete in the Spartan Race World Championship. With the Sierra Nevada mountain range on the horizon, competitors race down tight, single-track trails and trudge up the steep, rocky mountainside. A frigid swim and tough elevation make this historical venue a “must-race” for Spartans.

 

Fitness

Anuj’s 40-Pound Journey to Better Health

I ran my first Bridge to Bridge race in San Francisco this year — a 12K run that began at the Ferry Building in and ended at the Marina Green. While the run was grueling, any fatigue was well masked by glorious views of the bay and the Bollywood playlist pounding in my ears.

 

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