July 2023

Tips and Tricks: How to Fuel Your Workout

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Tips and Tricks: How to Fuel Your Workout

No matter where you work out, at your local gym, or attending Jazzercise, here are a few tips and tricks to take your workouts to the next level! Not only will these benefit your workout before and after, but they will also help improve your overall well-being.
From the night before to the drive to your gym, here's how to achieve even better workouts!

The Day Before Your Workout: Keep the Caffeine In Check

We've all felt it before; the dreaded afternoon slump. You may reach for some caffeinated drink to combat this, but before you grab the third coffee of the day, keep in mind that the effects of caffeine can last 7-14 hours! If you want to feel your best during your next workout class, consider skipping the afternoon espresso and opt instead for a brisk ten-minute walk or practice a few stretches instead.

The Night Before Your Workout: Prioritize Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Being well-rested does more than just keep you energized throughout your Jazzercise class. It also helps balance your hunger hormones which can help you avoid overeating after working out. A well-rested mind also helps reduce stress and helps you feel happier throughout the day! If you struggle with falling asleep, try establishing a "no screens" rule after a certain time, at least 30 minutes before bed. Blue light emitted from devices (your phone, TV, tablet, etc.) can disrupt your body's natural release of melatonin.

The Night Before Your Workout: Pack Your Workout Bag

Have you ever pulled up to a workout class only to find you needed a hair tie, socks, or even the right shoes? Ugh. Make sure to start your day on the right foot and practice this easy trick to set yourself up for success! Bookmark this checklist so you're always ready for your next sweat sesh.

Workout Bag Checklist:

Workout shoes and socks
Tank or tee
Sports bra
Small towel
Post-workout snack

Always Keep These in Your Bag:

Hair ties
Water bottle
Cleansing wipes

The Day of Your Workout: Snack Wisely

Making healthy food choices pre and post-workout is so important to ensure you get the most out of your workout and reap the maximum benefits afterward, including repairing and building muscle! No matter if you snack before or after your workout, be sure to fuel up with a well-balanced, high-protein snack. Remember to drink plenty of water during the day as well!

Our Fave Pre and Post-Workout Snacks:

Apple and peanut butter or a handful of nuts
Greek yogurt with berries
Cottage cheese, veggie sticks, and crackers
Hard-boiled eggs and a slice of toast
Tuna with crackers
Dried fruit and a handful of nuts
Oatmeal made with protein powder and Greek yogurt

The Hour Before Your Workout: Get Powered Up

The hardest part about any workout is getting there. Make that time between home or work and where you will exercise productively by setting your intentions and getting powered up for the workout ahead. Listen to a motivational playlist, think about all the reasons working out is important to you in the first place, and visualize how amazing you'll feel once your workout is complete.

Before, During, and After Your Workout: Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!

Staying hydrated plays an important role in exercise by allowing your body to sweat! If you are dehydrated, you can struggle to keep your body functioning properly. Aim to drink at least 8 ounces of water 30 minutes before your workout, make sure to have water available, and drink at least 8 ounces after class. 


Johnnie C Levy
I would like to consider joining Jazzercise soon. Please advise what the cost is now. I would also like a schedule & location of classes available now.
Thanks! Johnnie C Levy
phone - 954-809-8030
address- 425 SW 4th Ave Apt 618
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33315
7/7/2023 8:29:02 PM

Carmen Ayala
Hello guys We are interested on taking classes but would like to know if you guys offers a free day pass class?
7/6/2023 7:35:42 PM

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