Breaking Mental Barriers-Elite Sports Clubs

How to Break Through Mental Barriers to Accomplish Your Goals

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

Many of us have lost weight at some point in our lives. But not quite so many have kept it off. So today, let’s explore one of the reasons you might be on a roller coaster. Sure, food tastes good, and thankfully, here in America, it’s plenty. We are, for the most part, genetically programmed to store fat, so that if there ever is a time when there isn’t enough food, we have reserves for survival. Which means in a time of plenty, we need to actually be careful not to eat too much. Continue reading

Black Bean Dip and Pita Chip Recipe Elite Sports Clubs'

Black Bean Dip with Fresh Lime & Homemade Pita Chips Recipe

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

Getting a little tired of chips and salsa or guacamole at your family picnics or Brewers tailgate parties? Maybe it’s about time you tried this simple black bean dip recipe. Take it a step further with homemade pita chips to really “wow” your family and friends with your awesome healthy cooking skills. Continue reading

Zen on Water Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga Elite Sports Clubs

Get Your Zen on the Water with Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Some of you may be familiar with what has become a popular summer past time, stand up paddle boarding, or “SUP” for short. It’s a simple concept, stand up on what looks like a surf board, propel yourself forward with a long paddle, and try not to fall off! Well, for those of you who want to take this leisure activity to the next level, challenging your balance and stamina even more, there’s “stand up paddle board yoga.”  Continue reading