Perfect Diet

What Does the Perfect Diet Look Like?

By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Results are in from various studies as to just what exactly will make up the “perfect diet.” Young and old alike will benefit from knowing when they are consuming enough but not too much!

Here’s a breakdown of the perfect diet:

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Reasons You Are Amazing

10 Reasons YOU are Amazing!

Sure you want to start the week of on the right foot. You had a whole plan for how you were going to eat well this week, you even set out your workout clothes before you went to bed last night. You looked in the mirror and chanted repeatedly “Mondays are great. I love Mondays. Mondays are great. I love Mondays.” And then your alarm clock rang this morning…Pretty much everybody needs a little pick-me-up on Monday. So, here’s yours. Keep reading for 10 reasons we think that you, yes YOU, are amazing! Continue reading

Healthy Kid

How to Talk to Your Kids About Health & Fitness

It can be a sensitive topic, but parents need to know how to discuss health and fitness with their children. If your child is overweight, you may be at a loss for how to help. No matter the age, talking to kids about health and fitness can be a difficult topic. Keeping the conversation on healthy habits and lifestyles and involving your child in the conversation is the best way to approach the subject.

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Keys to Weight Loss

5 Keys to Weight Loss Success

By Gage Livingston, ACE Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-North Shore

Are you struggling to lose weight? You’re not alone. The concept to losing weight is simple—eat less and move more. However, doing those seemingly simple things can be difficult. Here are 5 tips to keep you on the right track: Continue reading

Healthier School Lunch-Hot Lunch

Building a Better School Lunch—Hot or Cold

By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Many children have a wonderful time taking a break in the day with their school lunches. Some families prefer a hot lunch, some prefer cold lunch, and some do a combination depending on the hot lunch being served and if the child likes it or not.

With the costs of food going up, it is important to plan a lunch that children will actually eat at school, after all, the school lunches are moving toward three dollars per student.

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