Proper Nutrition During Pregnancy

We all know that women’s bodies change during pregnancy, but how exactly should nutrition change during pregnancy? There are specific nutritional requirements for energy intake, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals that differ during pregnancy. Keep reading for more information on proper nutrition during pregnancy. Continue reading Proper Nutrition During Pregnancy

All in the Family Nutrition Program

Rita Larsen is Elite Sports Clubs’ Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist who developed a program for Elite called ‘All in the Family’. In the video clip below Rita talks about this family nutrition program and a few tips on how you can improve eating as a family.

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Dirty Peanut Smoothie Recipe

Here’s a smoothie recipe from one of our Elite Sports Club – Mequon members. It’s a go to for parents as a favorite smoothie that kids love and will drink. Several of our other members have also tried this particular peanut smoothie recipe and enjoyed it. Continue reading Dirty Peanut Smoothie Recipe

10 Habits of a Healthy Family

Leading a healthy lifestyle is a family affair. But keeping everyone on board with the plan to be healthful can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of healthy family habits. Get in a routine and before long, your clan will be reminding YOU how to stay on top of your health.

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Getting Kids Moving and Competing with Video Games

It’s redundant to explain that kids are falling short of the mark with regard to their physical fitness, but a look at the data paints an eye-opening picture: a whopping 80% of kids aren’t getting enough physical activity. The culprit is obvious—screen time is eating up much of our kids’ time. The fastest growing and most profitable sector of screen time options for kids is video games. The level of imagination, engagement, and sensory immersion involved with this $100 billion dollar per year industry was unimaginable years ago, when the games consisted of two paddles and a ball going back and forth. Almost as unimaginable as the fact that about 8 out of 10 kids are now relatively inactive. Continue reading Getting Kids Moving and Competing with Video Games