For many years, ClubSport has dedicated its attention to various philanthropic organizations. This year, we are turning our attention to a rare condition that has hit close to home for our ClubSport family and community: Hemophilia, a bleeding disorder that presently has no cure.
Let’s be honest, the world of nutrition can drive anyone crazy trying to decipher what’s good for you and what’s not. It can be a nightmare trying to sift through the many conflicting viewpoints and programs.
In honor of National Nutrition Month, and in an effort to make nutrition less intimidating, we asked our nutritional staff to share the top basic tip they give their clients.
Most of us have heard of gluten, a protein found in wheat that can cause widespread inflammation in the body. Americans have spent billions of dollars on gluten-free diets in an effort to protect our health, but what if we’ve been missing the root of the problem? Gluten is just one variety of a common — and highly toxic — plant-based protein called lectins.
We’re upping the ante with this month’s workout, so we hope you’re ready to step up (and row, dip, and mountain climb)! Start with cardio, perform 3-5 rounds of these four basic gym moves on the versatile Freemotion Step machine, and finish off with another round of cardio for a full body workout that will hit every major muscle group.
By Maria Ferreira, Member at Renaissance ClubSport Walnut Creek
I never thought I would end up overweight. I had spent most of my life as a very fit and competitive runner, so I exercised a lot. But at 53 years old, as a mother of two with a very stressful job that required lots of travel and commuting, I found myself with 20 pounds too many. Unable to lose the weight on my own, I knew I had to do something different.