"Tuck," "pulse," "bend," "lengthen," "point," and "turn out" are all terms much more associated with dance than with one of the most inclusive, effective, and popular workouts in recent times. And while barre does have its origins in ballet, the rhythmically challenged shouldn't worry: No tap shoes, leotards, or fancy footwork are required (unless that's your thing, in which case please carry on).
North Lake Tahoe is usually a scenic destination where crowds flock to enjoy leisurely outdoor activities. But on the weekend of October 1-2, it turned into a grueling trial for those wishing to test their physical and mental fortitude when the Spartan World Championship marched into town.
I went into Week 6 of swim lessons knowing it was crunch time. I gave myself eight weeks to learn to swim and I only had three more lessons to do it. The only thing standing between me and my goal was a tall, sturdy wall called side breathing.
Doing things in pairs is usually a lot more fun and memorable than doing something by yourself. Take my wife, Liz, and I. We play on a coed indoor soccer team on Monday nights, try to do as many activities as we can together, and the trips that we've had the most fun on have been with each other. So the other day, as we were walking out of ClubSport, we saw The Detox Box on a shelf and decided to give it a go as a sort of couple's nutritional therapy, if you will.
By Melissa Waters, Nutrition Coach at ClubSport San Jose
Protein powder is most commonly found in a gym bag ready for a quick post-workout drink, in the hand of your personal trainer, or at a smoothie bar. But it should also be in your kitchen ready to be cooked into your next homemade meal.