Triathlon Racers

10 Tips for a Triathlon

By Jessica Heller, Aquatics Director at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

People everywhere are becoming triathletes, for a variety of reasons: enhanced self-esteem, an end goal to make exercise and fitness more worthwhile, feelings of accomplishment, and group camaraderie. Because of the three-sport format, there are often three times as many questions and three times as much advice on the “best” ways to do one. Below are a few tips sure to help both seasoned and novice triathletes embrace the multi-sport lifestyle. Continue reading

Basil from the garden

Something Special from Your Garden: Homemade Basil Pesto Recipe

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

Many of us enjoy being able to put small plantings of our favorite herbs in and around our gardens this time of year. I especially enjoy going to the garden shop and picking out the herbs I will be using later in the summer in my best recipes. Not only are herbs easy to grow, but they also add a flavor boost to our recipes and add extra nutrients to the mix, at the same time. Continue reading

Elite Member Bob Vilar

Member Stories: Bob Vilar

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience: Continue reading

scissor kicks

8 Effective and “Easy on the Knees” Workouts

Your knees may not be the strongest, but that’s not going to stop you from getting in a great workout!

High impact workouts can be tough on the joints and can lead to improper form and cause more injuries. These 8 exercises are perfect for those with bad knees!

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Indoor Cycling Class

A Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Cycling Classes

By Annie Farley, MS, CPT; Spinning Certified Star 3 Instructor & Group Exercise Director at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

Are you new to your gym and the indoor cycling (also known as “spinning”) scene? Well, have no fear! Indoor cycling is a great workout all year round for any level, expert cyclists and newbies alike. Nevertheless here’s 3 tips for those just starting a new spin class. Continue reading