Long Term Consistency Trumps Short Term Intensity-Elite Sports Clubs

Long-Term Consistency Trumps Short-Term Intensity

By Jason Liegl, Certified Personal Trainer and AMP Program Coordinator at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

One of the most common questions we get is “can you get my son/daughter in shape for X sport in 5 or 6 weeks?” The answer is yes, we can get to see some small improvements in 5 or 6 weeks because the child has not been overly active as of recent or are coming out of a different sport season and they were not working out. But to truly see the best results consistency will always win out. As Bruce Lee once said, “long-term consistency trumps short-term intensity.”

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Names of Sugar

Katie Couric’s Fed Up Challenge

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Have you seen the movie preview for “Fed Up” and subsequent challenge with its executive producers Katie Couric (who also narrates) and Laurie David, and director Stephanie Soechtig? No? Then, perhaps you need to take a look! Continue reading

Exercise Cause Happy

How Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health

By Melissa Abramovich, Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-River Glen

Recently we discussed how massage can help with the symptoms of depression. But how about treating depression with exercise, too? Many studies show that folks who exercise regularly get a positive boost in their overall sense of well being, and lower rates of depression.  Continue reading

Pint-Sized Tennis

Size Matters When Choosing Tennis Equipment for Kids

Are you looking for the perfect activity that will get your kid moving? How about a sport that will improve balance, agility and hand-eye coordination? Even better, what about a playtime that builds self-confidence and self-assurance? The game of tennis can do all of that and more.

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Overcoming Obstacles to Change-Elite Sports Clubs

5 Obstacles to Lifestyle Change and How to Overcome Them

By Rose Barnish, Member Services Representative at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

It’s not unusual for our members to come to the clubs seeking change. More often than not, that change is in their body in some way; weight loss, muscle gain, flexibility, mobility, and anything in between. That change could also be in their social or recreational activity; coming to the clubs to get back into tennis, make new friends in a new city, or to network. Regardless of the type, CHANGE IS HARD! A change to any aspect of your lifestyle often comes with many obstacles. Today we will discuss five of the most common obstacles to lifestyle change, and how to overcome them. Continue reading