The Importance of Functional Movement

In most things we learn, we often hear experts saying that you have to start from the beginning by learning the fundamentals. Exercise is no exception. Learning functional movements will have you using multiple muscles with each move and will minimize your risk of injury as you train. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete, a beginner, or an older adult, you will reap the benefits of taking exercise back to the basics with functional movement training. Functional movement focuses on training movement patterns, rather than isolating individual muscles. Below are some of the many benefits of this type of training. Continue reading The Importance of Functional Movement

7 Classes That Will Give You a Total Body Workout

When you’re crunched for time but still want to sneak in a total body workout, Elite offers several classes that will do just that. Get the most bang for your buck, so to speak, by working your total body in 60 minutes or less.

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7 Full-Body Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Not all exercises are created equal. Some exercises isolate single muscles, while others work the entire body. If the thought of burning more calories in less time appeals to you, then you’re going to love full-body exercises. The best part is that you can do many full-body exercises just about anywhere. If you’re traveling or constantly on-the-go, you’ll be able to do these seven moves with just yourself, a little space, and maybe a chair, a step, or a park bench to help.

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Staying Fit On-the-Go

We get it. Getting a good workout in when you’re on the road is often easier said than done. But with a bit of creativity, you can stay fit on-the-go, wherever your work or travels may take you. Just find a few portable pieces of fitness gear, stash them in your trunk or suitcase, and voila, your very own custom fit kit.

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5 Healthy & Fit Family-Friendly Vacation Destinations

School’s officially out, and that means it’s time to start filling that summer calendar with fun! For a lot of people, summer vacation comes to mind, but where can you find a family-friendly vacation destination that is not only fun but healthy too? We’ve done the dirty work for you and searched out five fantastic vacations that will have the whole family lovin’ life and keeping fit while you’re at it. Continue reading 5 Healthy & Fit Family-Friendly Vacation Destinations