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From workout tips to the latest trends in the world of fitness, we hope our blog is a healthy blend of useful information and inspiring stories.  Check back monthly for our newest post.  

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11/17/2017
Survive the Holiday Season Without Losing Your Sanity With This One Simple Trick

Hold on….. What’s the date?!? How can that be?
 

How many times have you heard that exact sentiment this week? And how many more times over the next few weeks......Read More

11/01/2017
November Fitness Tip

6 Reasons Why Working with a PERSONAL TRAINER is a Good Investment

Working Out with a trainer by your side can push your fitness level forward much more quickly than working......Read More

10/20/2017
The Sweetest Treat: Classes at OCSC

The month of October is filled with all things scary as everyone prepares for Halloween.  From ghastly ghosts to snickering witches, everything gets a little spookier around this time......Read More

10/13/2017
October Fitness Tip

Get Your Heart Pumping – All About Heart Rate

Everyone knows that your heart is one of the most important organs in your body. 

But did you know that......Read More

09/18/2017
September Fitness Tip

How Exercise Can Help the Elderly

Exercising is a great idea for the whole family from the kids to Mom and Dad, even Grandma and Grandpa too!  According to the American......Read More

09/13/2017
The Sport That Takes You to Brand New Heights

Throughout history, there has been one sport that has stood the test of time.

It is still a popular activity to watch when competitions are on TV. 

Four thousand years ago,......Read More

08/22/2017
We Hope You Dance...With Us!

“Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.” Martha Graham

From the beginning of time, people have been moving their......Read More

08/16/2017
August Fitness Tip

How Much Exercise is Enough?

We’ve all asked ourselves the question: How do I lose this weight?

Weight management is an urgent public health issue,......Read More

08/01/2017
Back To School Means Back To Routine

Enroll in our Parent Membership Special! 

 

Florida, NY- Orange County Sports Club is proud to announce the new OCSC Warrior Zone, created to bring the fun from the television show American Ninja Warrior......Read More

03/24/2017
Spring into Spring Training

With snow on the ground and the temperature outside still being on the chilly side, it is hard to believe that summer is only three and a half months away.  Putting your body through some Spring......Read More

02/28/2017
March Fitness Tip: FIVE REASONS TO HAVE A PERSONAL TRAINER

1. You'll Show up to Work out!

Some fitness experts recommend scheduling reasons into your calendar......Read More

02/10/2017
Loving Yourself Comes From the Heart

Loving yourself should start at the core of your being- your heart.

According to the American Heart Association, about 2,200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average......Read More

02/06/2017
Get Fit Promo!

Introducing Get Fit +

A 6 week program that combines the best of OCSC:  personal training, group fitness classes & our state of the art fitness center.

6 Weeks......Read More

01/30/2017
2017 Fitness Resolution Won't Stick? Group Fitness Classes for the Win!

Are you having trouble sticking to your 2017 Fitness Resolutions as we slip into the second month of the year?  If YES is your answer then trust me on this, YOU ARE NOT ALONE!  Most people......Read More

01/30/2017
February Fitness Tip - Wearable Fitness Devices get Results

Wearable fitness technology delivers data that far exceeds technology that has previously been available in the marketplace.

Here are just a few of the benefits:

  1.  Recovery   ......Read More
01/18/2017
January Fitness Tip - Aerobic Fitness Should Be Considered a Vital Sign

A new statement from the American Heart Association says aerobic fitness should be considered a vital sign and become part of annual physical exams. 

 

A recent New York......Read More

12/15/2016
Why Getting In Shape May Be The Best Gift You Could Give You and Your Family

You’ve spent hours and hours running around different stores trying to find the perfect gifts ranging from elaborate Barbie play sets to rough-and-tough toy trucks.  Shopping around like......Read More

11/18/2016
The OCSC Guide to Surviving the Holidays!

Who doesn’t love the Holidays?  Still, with all the wonderful things about the season many of us find ourselves feeling overwhelmed and STRESSED!! 

We understand!  Take......Read More

10/26/2016
November Fitness Tip

The Role of Antioxidants in Exercise and Disease Prevention

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Choose your food wisely.

Internal Oxidation:  ( “your......Read More

10/25/2016
SLOW DOWN, BE AWARE & EAT HEALTHIER...how to help your family stay fit

by OCSC’s Youth Programming Director Melissa Rimpici

In today’s crazy world, playtime is more important than ever.  Children......Read More

10/20/2016
Drink UP! Keeping your body hydrated is good for you!

Milk may do a body good but water…does a body better!  Water suppresses hunger, speeds up your metabolism, aids in digestion and helps to keep constipation away.  A women’s body......Read More

09/28/2016
October Fitness Tip

In search of the Ideal Aerobics routine?

"6 to 8 very hard 20 second intervals with 10 second rest periods may be one of the best possible training protocols...."......Read More

09/19/2016
Academics and Athletics go Hand in Hand

As parents we want to do all we can to help our kids become their best. 
We encourage them to be active and we push them to excel academically.

Are you ready for some good news? ......Read More

08/22/2016
September Fitness Tip

Your V02max is your maximal aerobic capacity - It tells a lot about you and your overall health.

It can predict your athletic performance in events lasting longer than a few......Read More

08/09/2016
Olympic Fever...Fun Facts about the programming the world is watching!

All eyes are on Rio as Olympic athletes from all over the world come together to compete from August 5th – August 21st.  We thought it might be fun to share some facts about the......Read More

08/01/2016
August Fitness Tip

What happens to your engine at the end of a long car trip? It doesn’t require a degree in automotive engineering to know that once you’ve reached your destination, your car’s engine......Read More

07/18/2016
Are your habits creating muscle imbalances? Review our list of 5 to find out!

There are activities that people do each and every day without giving them a second thought that could be affecting the growth and performance of your muscles.  If you are repeatedly doing any......Read More

06/29/2016
JULY FITNESS TIP - Exercise is a powerful pill

Exercise = Less Stress.

Physical activity itself can take your mind off of your problems and......Read More

06/27/2016
Is your tummy ready for Summer? We've got some top tips for you!

When it comes to being happy with your body image most of us struggle.  When it comes to pinpointing the body part that is the most cringe worthy many of us would look no further than......Read More

05/26/2016
JUNE FITNESS TIP - Are you getting the most out of your workout?

According to the guidelines established by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) adults should be getting at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each......Read More

05/19/2016
If you are ready to begin a regular workout routine, OCSC is the place to be!

Obviously we love Orange County Sports Club and believe that we offer amazing features and benefits for our members but we felt it might be time to highlight some of the things we think make......Read More

04/25/2016
Summertime is Coming...make sure the livin' isn't too easy!

What am I going to do with my kids all summer long??!!??

It is a question that echoes in the minds of many parents at this time of year.  We want our kids to have a good time......Read More

03/28/2016
If you are Feeling Stressed...OCSC is the place to be!

Life can be overwhelming, not to mention stressful.  These days it seems everyone is feeling maxed out and many report that they feel stress on a daily basis and it is getting in the way......Read More

02/24/2016
Orange County Sports Club to host the 6th Annual Florida in February International Gymnastics Competition.

FLORIDA, NY.  Orange County Sports Club will once again host the 6th Annual Florida in February International.  The competition will be held at OCSC from Friday, February 26, 2016......Read More

02/16/2016
Be the Example. Advice for parents!

Today in the United States, nearly 1 in 3 kids are either overweight or obese.*  This is a heartbreaking statistic. Outside of the social implications for children who are carrying extra......Read More

02/03/2016
Parent Membership Special!

Why should kids have all the fun?  We are excited to offer....
$0 Enrollment and......Read More

01/26/2016
January 2016 is coming to an end - DON'T QUIT! Tips to help your fitness resolutions stick!

We are just taking a stab in the dark here but our guess is that you were doing great as 2016 began and now that you are 3 weeks into the New Year your motivation is starting to wane.   If......Read More

12/17/2015
The Holidays are here... & so are the extra pounds!

The holiday season & weight gain are two things that can go hand in hand. Whether it’s a crazy holiday schedule that is keeping you from the gym or holiday stress that is causing you......Read More

11/18/2015
Give the Gift of Fitness

For some people, buying and giving gifts is the best part of the holiday season, for others it is a chore.  We are here to help with gifts for both the fitness fanatic......Read More

10/15/2015
Yoga is for Athletes!

We get it; people assume that it’s only acceptable for women to do yoga. But that is far from the truth! Athletes everywhere are taking advantage of the benefits of yoga. Many amateur and professional......Read More

09/22/2015
Back to School, Back to Fitness! Tips on getting back into your fitness routine for adults.

September is here which means the kids are back in school and everyone is getting back into their routine. This is the perfect time of year to get back into your fitness routine as well! We wanted to......Read More

08/19/2015
Introduce your kids to Olympic featured sports through classes at OCSC!

The Olympics are the ultimate test of athletics. Many kids watch the Olympics and create fantasies about competing at that level.  It’s fun to dream and we love that OCSC provides classes......Read More

08/18/2015
Orange County Sports Club Celebrates New Brand with Ribbon Cutting.

Florida, NY – The Orange County Sports Club or OCSC, celebrated their re-brand with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 14th at noon.  President of OCSC Eric......Read More

07/24/2015
Get in shape for summer with these fitness apps and trackers!

Technology makes many things in our lives simpler, but can technology really help you to get in shape? Recently, there has been a lot of talk about fitness apps for your smart phone and fitness trackers......Read More

07/21/2015
Orange County Sports Club is officially a USA Gymnastics Trampoline Development Center!

What little girl hasn’t imagined herself as an Olympian?  We are proud of the Gymnastics classes that are part of our youth programming here at OCSC and we are so excited to have the opportunity......Read More

07/09/2015
School's Out! What to do to keep your kids active this summer.

According to the CDC, childhood obesity has nearly doubled in the past 30 years. With school now out for the summer, your kids are going to be spending a lot more time at home. It’s important......Read More

06/18/2015
Taking a closer look at the OCSC world of gymnastics

When little girls watch the Olympics, dreams begin to form.  Dreams of competing, stepping up on the podium and getting a shiny medal placed around their neck.  Gymnastics is a wonderful......Read More

06/04/2015
Orange County Sports Club to host Warwick Chamber of Commerce Event

Press Release:

Orange County Sports Club to host Warwick Chamber of Commerce Event

Florida, NY – Orange County Sports Club or OCSC is proud to be hosting an......Read More

05/29/2015
Orange County Sports Club is among first chosen for the USA Gymnastics Trampoline Development Center Program.

Press Release:

Orange County Sports Club is among first chosen for the USA Gymnastics Trampoline Development Center Program.

FLORIDA, NY.  Orange County Sports......Read More

05/12/2015
What's best for you? Taking a closer look at the Les Mills Group Fitness Classes

The Group Fitness programming at OCSC offers a wide variety of classes for people who are looking to get their fitness fix alongside other enthusiasts with an instructor ready to lead and motivate......Read More

04/16/2015
Get your kids out to play! 5 reasons Soccer is great for your kids

1 – Outdoor play is great for kids
Not only will they get their needed dose of Vitamin D, studies have shown that kids who spend time playing outdoors have lower......Read More

04/07/2015
Welcome to Dylan Gaucher as our new Sports Park Director & Coach!

Below is a press release announcing the addition of Dylan Gaucher to the OCSC team, as the new director of our Sports Park!

Orange County Sports Club welcomes Dylan Gaucher as OCSC......Read More

03/18/2015
What's the difference? Taking a closer look at the types of Martial Arts

The Martial Arts program at OCSC focuses on developing character, respect & self-control through the teaching of two styles......Read More

02/19/2015
Strength Training, it's not just for athletes!

There is no doubt that when it comes to building muscle and targeting specific muscle groups, working out with strength training equipment is the way to go.  We all know......Read More

01/23/2015
The Buddy System! Why working out with a buddy might be the key to reaching your fitness goals.

Do you remember the buddy system?  Back when you were in grade school and your teacher made you pair up with......Read More

12/19/2014
Why introduce your children to a love of Dance? Let me count the reasons!

Why Dance? 
Well, aside from the fact that it just feels good to dance, there are in fact a TON of benefits for children to give dancing a try!

1......Read More

11/20/2014
The 12 tips to avoid holiday weight gain

The average person gains between 5-8 pounds in the 5 weeks between Thanksgiving & New Years Eve.
That would not be so scary except for the fact that most of us NEVER......Read More

10/31/2014
Gymnastics, the perfect blend of Sports, Fitness & Fun!

There is no question that organized sports are great for kids! 
Participating in a sport as a youth provides not only increased physical activity, but it also helps them......Read More

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