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This blog provides insights on ways you can utilize life hacks to simplify your life. Get the scoop on helpful tips and tricks to simplify and improve your life with a wide range of topics including Mike Malaska golf lessons, health, fitness, easy recipes, home decor and many more. 
5 Gluten-Free Recipes You Have To TryWhether it’s for health reasons or personal preference, gluten-free diets have become more common than ever before. But giving up gluten doesn’t mean you have to give up flavor. We’ve rounded up five, easy-to-make, gluten-free recipes you have to try.
5 Things to do on the 4th of July in ArizonaThe 4th of July is quickly approaching and here at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club we are so excited for the many firework-filled festivities happening around the Valley. If you’re deciding how you’re going to spend the holiday, there is no shortage of events happening near our gated golf course community. Here are a few ways you can spend the 4th without traveling too far from home.
Weekend Getaways: 3 Things to Know about Moab, UtahAs summer approaches, now is the perfect time to plan a weekend getaway to beat the heat. One of our members’ favorite spots for a road trip is Moab, Utah. Visitors can check out some of the most popular trails in the country, see national parks and explore the stunning scenery. If you want to visit Moab yourself, here are a few things you’ll want to know.
Memorial Day ReflectionsGuest blogger and fitness professional, Drew Saenz, reflects on Memorial Day, a fallen hero, and the CrossFit movement that has taken the country by storm. When I was growing up this day was always just another day off school that I could sleep in, hang out with friends, and put off my obligations. It didn’t have any meaning to me, nor did my family put an emphasis on the importance of this day. As I matured, I quickly realized how backwards the majority of Americans have this holiday.
4 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. As retirement draws nearer, you might be planning on relocating somewhere that allows you to enjoy the things you love most. If you’re beginning to plan out where you’d like to retire, here are a few retirement hotspots in the U.S. to consider.
4 Ways to Spend Memorial Day Weekend 2019 in ArizonaMemorial Day Weekend is quickly approaching and now is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the nice weather before the summer temperatures kick in. Whether you want to stay in the Valley, go on a trip or spend time at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, we have 4 great ways to spend your time this weekend.
4 Reasons Why Arizona Golf Courses are Ideal for GolfersArizona is a popular destination for golf lovers across the country. Whether it’s our outstanding golf events, gorgeous weather or pristine courses, Arizona attracts golfers year-round. Here are a few reasons why Arizona is the best state for year-round golf.
Best Wine List for the SummerAs the weather at Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club heats up for the summer, it’s time to turn our wine palette to the lighter side. Summer is a great time to try some of the many wine options that tend to be lighter, fruitier and crisper.
How to Choose a Retirement Location - Helpful TipsAs you head into your later years, it’s important to consider your values and priorities when choosing where to retire. Arizona is a popular destination due to our beautiful weather, abundance of things to do and outstanding Arizona golf courses.
4 Ways to Pair Drinks with Food in Arizona SpringThe weather has started to heat up here at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, and it’s the perfect time to break out fresh ingredients and cool drinks. Here are a few must-try food and beverage pairings for the spring season.
4 Ways to Improve Your Golf & Fitness Health in ArizonaSuperstition Mountain Golf & Country Club’s new golf and fitness program combines golf instruction, fitness and physical therapy to help athletes achieve more with their golf swings. Three experts share their combined areas of expertise to help residents to improve not only their game but overall health and fitness levels.
Tips on HIIT Training Workouts for SeniorsHIIT or High Intensity Interval Training is a short period of intense exercise, usually 30 seconds – followed by a less intense ‘recovery’ period. This pairing is repeated for 20-36 minutes. Think “boot camp” style.
The Benefits of Resistance Training for Older AdultsYou may be tempted to forgo your resistance training and head outdoors for some aerobic exercise in the fresh air. Fitness Professional and Founder of Team Up Health and Fitness, Drew Saenz, tells us why resistance training is so important to our health.
Wedding RSVP Etiquette For Guests - Helpful TipsWhen attending a wedding, it’s important to abide by standard etiquette. We all know it’s important to RSVP by the due date, dress appropriately and show up to all events on time. Here are a few additional things to keep in mind the next time you attend someone’s special day.
How to Make Valentine's Day Special - Helpful TipsValentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and Superstition Mountain has plenty of ideas on how to make it extra special. Whether you’re struggling with gift shopping, debating between dinner options or looking for some décor inspiration, we have you covered. Check out our tips on how to make this Valentine’s Day a great one.
Tips to Have the Best Day at the Waste Management Phoenix OpenEach year, thousands of spectators from around the country are drawn to a Scottsdale, Arizona golf course for what has been called the Greatest Show on Grass. Here are a few tips to ensure you have a great day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
How to Reach Your Fitness and Wellness GoalsPerhaps you want to eat a more healthy diet or lose the winter weight that has crept upon you. Maybe you just want to establish a regular workout routine and stick with it this time. The keys to your success are two-fold: Steady the target and create momentum.
Top 6 New Year's Resolutions for 2019With a new year comes new resolutions. We’re all familiar with the same old promises such as losing weight, eating healthier and watching less TV. While those are great things to work on, try changing it up this year. Here are some unique resolutions to make the most of 2019.
How to Make Fun and Easy Holiday RecipesThe holiday season is the best time to test out some fun, festive recipes. But with the hustle and bustle that comes along with this time of year, it can be hard to find the time to make something unique and tasty. Here are a few recipes to try this season that are easy to whip up and sure to impress your friends and family.
5 Tips to Stay Fit During the HolidaysAt Superstition Mountain we offer highly certified and educated personal trainers that can assist with workouts or meet with you individually to prepare a program that's right for you. Travelling for the holidays? Stay fit with these 5 tips!
Helpful Tips for Hosting a Holiday PartyIt’s no surprise that out-of-town relatives love coming to Phoenix for the holidays. If you’ve been charged with hosting a holiday gathering, don’t let the stress of being a perfect host ruin the festive season. Consider trying some of these tips for holiday hosting made easy.
3 Reasons Why Club Fittings are ImportantAt Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club, we’re always looking for ways to help our members have a better game on the golf course. If you’re looking to take your skills to the next level, a club fitting could be a game changer. Here are a few key facts about club fittings and why getting fitted can be beneficial.
5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday SeasonAt Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club in Phoenix, we always look forward to the annual Thanksgiving feast with our members. Whether it’s with family or friends, this is a great time of year to reconnect over delicious homemade meals and treats. Here are ways you can lighten up your recipes for a healthier holiday season.
5 Tips to Get Better at Tennis Without a CourtThe perfect weather for tennis season is in full swing, and now is a great time to focus on your skills. It’s easy to think about technical skills on the court, but what about things you can do off the court? Here are some simple tips you can add into your everyday routine to help improve your overall tennis game.
5 Things To Do With Your Dog in PhoenixAs we enter the midst of fall and the beautiful weather, it’s time to get back outside with your furry friend. Without venturing more than 10 minutes, there are plenty of exciting things to do within a short drive from our private gated golf community in Phoenix.
Healthy Green Juice Recipes to Supercharge your HealthNo matter how committed we are to getting in the recommended five to nine servings of vegetables and fruits every day, sometimes we come up short. There are many reasons to consider adding green drinks to your diet.
Health and Fitness Tips: Train Smarter Not HarderThere are few things as exciting as new boot campers eager to make serious lifestyle changes and make up for lost time in their quest to get fit and healthy. Their motivation and passion are contagious, and watching them transform is one of the most fulfilling aspects of being a trainer.
Health and Fitness Tips: How to Avoid Sugar Cravings in the SummerWhat do Insulin Resistance and Summer Have in Common? Plenty, it turns out, and it has everything to do with what you’re eating this summer. Even though summer brings with it an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, making it easier to eat healthily, it also brings added risks.
5 Best Golf Swing Tips that will Improve your Shot AccuracyA skill that appears effortless takes quite some time to hone and master – like hitting a golf ball straight. If you’re looking to add a consistent straight golf shot into your arsenal and reduce the number of shanked balls, look no further. Check out these tips from our Mike Malaska-led instructor team to help improve your shot accuracy.
4 Ways to Beat Summer Weight GainYou spent the winter working hard, you exercised consistently, you were careful to eat more healthy foods and you watched your portion sizes. Why? So you would look great at the lake and have plenty of energy to enjoy summer. You greeted summer with a healthy, toned body.
4 Ways to Make Your Home Look More ExpensiveWith the luxurious scenery surrounding our private gated community in Arizona, you should have the home to match. Elegant homes aren’t just for the professional interior designer or home builder. Whether you’re moving into a new home or just looking to refresh your current décor, there are some simple steps you can take to make your home feel more luxurious.
Top Tips on How to Relax for Optimum HealthVacation season is in full swing. Whether you are traveling to the mountains or the beach, it’s the time of year when many of us start planning for a much needed break from the daily grind.
10 Health and Fitness Tips for the SummerIf you have been working out over the past winter and spring months, you may be surprised at the new challenges that summertime fitness throws at you. Today is the first day of summer, and you are probably discovering that your body reacts to the heat and humidity differently than it does to cooler, drier conditions.
5 Golf Warm Up Exercises - Helpful TipsStudy shows that Dr. Ben Langdon, head Sports Scientist at PGA National Training Academy at Belfry conducted research on pre-round routines and the effects on drive distances. Two pre-round routines were stacked up against a control group to determine which produced the furthest distance off the tee.
10 Ways to Burn Calories FastOn some days, you simply don't have time for your usual workout. Perhaps you are traveling, you have meetings from dawn ‘til dusk or something unexpected comes up and your workout time disappears. When life steals your exercise time, you don't have to forgo your workout. If you have a few minutes, you can burn off 100 calories, get your heart pumping fast, and redeem your workout.
4 Reasons Why You're Not Losing WeightWondering why you’re not seeing the weight loss results you desire? Our Fitness Professionals from TeamUp put together their top four why you're not losing weight.
June Fun FinderCheck out these fun events happening around the valley!...
4 Simple Pickleball Playing Tips to Improve your GamePickleball (a combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton), is one of the many racquet sports that Superstition Mountain club members are able to enjoy when taking a break from our private golf course in Arizona. Played on a tennis court, the fun pastime is great for competitors of any skill level.
5 Things You Should Know Before Your First Ballroom Dance LessonAre you thinking of giving ballroom dancing a try? Well, like any new experience, you may feel a little hesitant before jumping in head first. Here are five things we learned from the Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club members that may help ease your mind before taking your first ballroom dance lesson.
5 Ways to Deal with Tax Season StressTax season can be grueling. If you are like many people, you feel increased stress around tax day, April 15. Tensions can run high from the pressure of getting the forms filed on time or coming up with the funds to pay your tax bill. While you can never get away from all stress, there is much you can do to keep it under control and thus temper its effects on you. Consider the following tips to deal with tax season stress.
5 Tips to Stay Hydrated this SummerDrinking fluids is important to staying healthy. Older adults often don't get enough fluids and risk becoming dehydrated, especially during summer when it's hotter and people perspire more. If you're not hydrated, your body can't perform at its highest level. You may feel tired, have muscle cramps, dizziness, or other serious symptoms.
Earth Day Tips: 7 Tips to Reduce ConservationEarth Day is a great time to join the green initiative and reduce your environmental impact. Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club is committed to conservation and was recognized for its efforts with the Arizona Community Environmental Award by the National Golf Course Owners Association in 2016. Reduce your daily impact inside and outside of your home with the following tips.
5 Tips to Hiring the Perfect Phoenix Wedding PhotographerAs a premier Phoenix-area wedding venue, Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club has been the location of choice for countless couples ready to tie the knot. Ask any recent newlywed and they will tell you the day flies by in the blink of an eye. Capture your special day by hiring a wedding photographer to document your big day. Here are a five tips to hiring the perfect wedding photographer:
8 Hiking Tips & Backpack Essentials in PhoenixThe Superstition Mountains are a beautiful backdrop to our private golf courses in Arizona and voted one of the most beautiful hikes in the world by Architectural Digest. With access to hundreds of miles of trails around and throughout the unique mountain range, many Arizonans enjoy the local desert scenery. Before heading out on your next hike through the Superstitions, review these essentials for a day on the trials.
4 Golf Training Tips for New or Returning GolfersGolf is a fantastic way to enjoy the great outdoors and spark some healthy competition between friends and family. Home to two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, members of Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club have access to 36 holes of award-winning golf. For those interested in picking up a new hobby or returning to the sport after some time off, check out a few refresher tips below.
Top 4 Ways to Keep Your New Year's Resolution2018 is here and many residents of our private golf courses in Arizona, take advantage of the start of the new year to set numerous goals. Accomplish your New Year’s resolutions and keep the following tips in mind to make this year one for the books.
Top 3 Interior Design Trends 2018A new year means new design trends for your home in our golf course communities in Gilbert, AZ. Start 2018 with a fresh look for your Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club home by incorporating any of these upcoming furniture and décor trends.
3 Best Golf Gifts for the HolidaysThe holiday season is upon us as many of us begin crafting our shopping lists and putting up our favorite seasonal decorations. Is there a family member, colleague and friend who is an avid golfer? Check out some popular gift ideas for the golfer in your life, many available in our Top 100 Golf Shop.
4 Rules of American Flag Etiquette75 years ago, Congress passed a joint resolution to place the modern-day U.S. Flag Code into public law. With many residents of our private gated community paying homage to our nation’s servicemen and women by displaying the American Flag this Veterans Day, it is important to fly the red, white and blue properly. Follow along for a few highlights on proper flag etiquette, direct from the U.S. Flag Code.
5 Reasons for Retirement Planning in ArizonaHome to great weather, greater golf and more, the Grand Canyon State and home to our golf course communities in Arizona is often considered as one of the best places to retire. For those seeking there forever home to cherish this next chapter of life, look no further than Arizona. See below for five great reasons to consider Arizona as a retirement destination.
Day Trip: Fall FoliageCheck out these hikes and destinations throughout Arizona that provide optimal fall foliage viewing, all easily completed in a day.
Fall Decorating TipsBid summer farewell and add a cozy autumn touch to your home with any of these suggestions.
3 Ways to Turn Memories into Home Décoredia, it’s easy to put pictures of adventures like these on Facebook, and then forget about them completely.
Home Organization Tips Try out these easy tips to help keep your home relatively clutter-free without having to spend hours tidying up.
Luxury Pet Accessories Treat your four-legged companions to the same levels of luxury with these accessories and gadgets.
Ways to Prepare Your Home for Monsoon Season Prepare and protect your home with these following tips.
Great Gifts for Father’s Day Let us help you find the perfect gift for Dad
Fitness Tips for the Active Traveler With these tips you can stay on track to fitness, wellness and a healthier you.
3 Tips to Successful Summer GolfHere are tips to keep in mind when you hit the links this summer.
Whiskey Tasting and Pairing TipsFrom bourbons, scotch to single malt, rye and blended, whiskeys come in a variety of styles and flavor profiles.
Golf Tips and Drills with Mike MalaskaFollow along for a monthly round up of golf tips and drills .
Incorporate Smart Home Technology into your LifestyleRead these tips and start today!
Sensational Spring Cleaning StrategiesTry our checklist to help you tackle the work with purpose!
6 Tips, Tricks & Essentials for Successful EntertainingHosting a dinner party at home in our private golf course community can be quite the undertaking...
How to Fix Divots, Ball Marks, and Rake BunkersCheck out this quick video on divots, fix ball marks and bunkers
Top Hikes at Superstition MountainEnjoy discovering the majesty of the Superstitions.
Sun Safety Tips - WINTER EDITIONCheck out these sun safety tips from our retail and golf pros
How to Find Local Volunteer Opportunities Check out these local volunteer opportunities to get involved with.
5 Tips to Consider When Buying a Second Home or Vacation HomeThe seasonal and full-time residents of our private gated community and its two Nicklaus designed...
4 Tips for Staging Your Home for SaleCheck out these four strategies to highlight your home
7 Ways to Glamify Your Living Room follow along as we show you how to bring new life into a room.
13 Ways to Incorporate Succulents into your WeddingSee if these ideas are right for you big day.
Traveling with your Golf Gear Check out these tips to keep your clubs safe and sound on your next trip.
10-Step Guide to Buying a New HomeWe've broken down the process into this 10 easy steps.
Unique retirement giftsHere are some ideas for the perfect retirement gift.
Wedding WednesdayCute and Clever Ways to Save the Date.
Making the Perfect Wedding Registry ChecklistFew things sound like more fun than being given an electronic gun and being told to scan everything...
The Bride’s Beauty TimelineWe have an easy, step-by-step timeline leading right up to your I-do’s.
Home Decorating Color TrendsSee top paint companies top picks for 2016.
Wedding WednesdayInnovative Ways to Preserve Your Wedding Memories
Wedding WednesdayHow to Choreograph a Wedding Dance in 6 Simple Steps
Wedding WednesdayWe have unique Wedding Guest Book Ideas for you to check out.
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4 Ways to Improve Your Golf & Fitness Health in ArizonaSuperstition Mountain Golf & Country Club’s new golf and fitness program combines golf instruction, fitness and physical therapy to help athletes achieve more with their golf swings. Three experts share their combined areas of expertise to help residents to improve not only their game but overall health and fitness levels.
Improve Your Golf Swing with Tai Chi in PhoenixAt Superstition Mountain, members of the private golf club in East Valley Phoenix have full access to a variety of fitness classes and wellness programs. The most recent addition to the line up is Tai Chi, which will be hosted every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
5 Best Golf Swing Tips that will Improve your Shot AccuracyA skill that appears effortless takes quite some time to hone and master – like hitting a golf ball straight. If you’re looking to add a consistent straight golf shot into your arsenal and reduce the number of shanked balls, look no further. Check out these tips from our Mike Malaska-led instructor team to help improve your shot accuracy.
5 Golf Warm Up Exercises - Helpful TipsStudy shows that Dr. Ben Langdon, head Sports Scientist at PGA National Training Academy at Belfry conducted research on pre-round routines and the effects on drive distances. Two pre-round routines were stacked up against a control group to determine which produced the furthest distance off the tee.
4 Ways to Improve Your Golf Game - Helpful TipsGive your golf game a boost from your drive to your last put. Next time you’re on our two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, put this round of tips and drills from Mike Malaska's golf lessons and team of instructors to the test to improve your golf game.
4 Golf Training Tips for New or Returning GolfersGolf is a fantastic way to enjoy the great outdoors and spark some healthy competition between friends and family. Home to two Nicklaus-designed golf courses, members of Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club have access to 36 holes of award-winning golf. For those interested in picking up a new hobby or returning to the sport after some time off, check out a few refresher tips below.
Best Golf Tips for the New YearLet's start the New Year off right. Before heading out for your next outing in the golf course communities in Gilbert, AZ, take a look at some of the top golf tips provided by our certified instructors.
Gardening in Arizona - Helpful TipsSuperstition Mountain Golf & Country Club is home to some of the best desert views around. But if you’re feeling a little intimidated by the weather and soil conditions and think a garden is out of the question, think again! Don’t let the dry temperatures and sun keep you from the perfect year-round backyard or garden.
Summer Landscaping TipsTry out these simple tips and tricks to help keep your yard happy and healthy.
Monthly Rounds of Golf TipsGive these tips and drills a try the next time you hit the links.
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Monthly Round of Golf Tips: BunkersCheck out these tips and see if they help you game!
Monthly Round of Golf TipsOur instructors offered up tips and drills to help improve aspects of your golf game