Tagged: diabetes

New Facts About Sugar Substitutes You Need to Know!

Some good research this year has brought us to the point where you may want to look again at your use of Sugar Substitutes. One such study has to do with drinking sugar-free soda versus regular soda and what it means for your health. The second study addresses drinking diet soda and how it affects […]

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Why Exercise Simply Isn’t Enough on Its Own

According to many weight loss and nutritional experts, body weight is affected by a proportion of twenty percent exercise and eighty percent diet. Thus no matter how much we exercise, if we want to maintain or lose weight, we have to consider both the quantity and quality of our food intake as well.

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A Peek Inside a Diabetic’s Kitchen Pantry

3 weeks into the New Year, I am very proud of the progress I have made toward my goals of being the healthiest person that I can be.  I am down 7.5lbs, and I have discovered a new green smoothie recipe that has literally replaced my need for caffeine.  But this year, my journey toward becoming […]

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Fitness For The Former Fat Girl

215 pounds. There it was. It was staring at me and the nurse on that ugly, white scale. Wait..what?! That can’t be true. I mean, I know in college you tend to gain some, but I couldn’t have gained that much! Denial shot through me like a bullet and then nothing but shame was left.

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Andrew Schreier "Not just a diabetic."

My name is Andrew (A.J.) Schreier and I have recently passed twelve years working at West Brookfield of Elite Sports Clubs as well as working over eight years now as a primary counselor for addiction and correctional clients. Most notably of milestones however is being a type one diabetic for over seventeen years now.

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Skip the Donuts, Here’s a Dozen Reasons to Exercise

  Those of you who made that concerted effort to change your lifestyle for the healthier have probably been bitten by the health bug. You may even feel like shouting off the rooftops the wonderful changes (for the better) you have experienced while becoming more active and eating right. Or at the very least, you […]

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Fiber! Part 3: The Benefits of Eating Fiber

This is Part 3 in a 4-part series on FIBER! (Read Part 1 & Part 2.) Fiber is a substance found in the skins of fruits and vegetables and in whole grains, which is hard to digest and important for digestion. It is recommended that adults incorporate between 30 and 40 grams of fiber per day, but most […]

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What Can a Registered Dietitian Do for You?

If you have been following our blog for awhile, you have probably noticed the weekly posts from Elite Sports Clubs’ Registered Dietitian, Rita. However, many of you may not really know what exactly a RD does or how one could help you reach your health and weight loss goals. Check out the article below from […]

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Benefits of Whirlpool Therapy

Sit back and soak in the tranquility of Elite whirlpools. Let the jets massage your woes away.

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