Fiber! Part 1: Types, Sources, & Recommended Intake

By Rita Larsen, RD; Elite Sports Clubs Dietitian and Nutrition Counselor

Fiber is critical for every adult and child in this country. In the future, it may be the difference between health and disease; and between living a shortened or longer life. There’s so much to say on it too! So, get comfortable, because we have a 4-part series coming on FIBER!

Fiber Part 1: Types, Sources, & Recommended Daily Intake

Many individuals elect to go on a high fiber diet because of the health benefits the diet offers. Consistently eating fiber and nutrient-rich foods decreases the risk of constipation and diabetes, as well as enhances the body’s ability to lose weight. Continue reading Fiber! Part 1: Types, Sources, & Recommended Intake

New Group Exercise Class Schedules

Just a reminder to all Elite Sports Clubs members about our new Fall Schedule starting this week!

Step Out Of Your Routine And Try Something New

We have revamped the schedule to offer our members new options and to make sure we are offering you some back-to-back classes which support the ideal “cross-training” workout experience. Continue reading New Group Exercise Class Schedules

8 Things to Remember for Indoor Tennis Season

By Marty Badt, Elite Sports Clubs Tennis Pro & Member Services Representative

It’s that time of the year again, tennis players – we’re bringing the matches inside! So for all you indoor tennis lovers, here are some things to remember as you prepare for the upcoming season…

  1. No, there isn’t anything wrong with your racquet. The tennis ball striking the racquet just makes a different sound indoors than it does outdoors.
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Fit for Fall: Exercise & Activity Ideas for Cooler Weather

Exercise and activity ideas for cooler weather

Here in Wisconsin we have been far from the “frozen tundra” our state has been so fondly nicknamed. Granted, it’s only October, but this time of year tends to be quite unpredictable for our lovely corner of the world. We have seen everything from rain, to sleet, to snow during the Autumn months. (I fondly remember Trick-or-Treating in my snowpants one year as a child.) Continue reading Fit for Fall: Exercise & Activity Ideas for Cooler Weather

9 Tips to Pack Your Snacks & Meals Full of Nutrient-Rich Foods

By Rita Larsen, RD; Elite Sports Clubs Dietitian and Nutrition Counselor

9 Tips to Pack Your Snacks & Meals Full of Nutrient-Rich Foods

You should enjoy your diet! Believe it or not, nutrient-rich foods are familiar, easy to find, and represent the five basic food groups, therefore achieving balance and building a healthier diet can be simple and stress-free! Continue reading 9 Tips to Pack Your Snacks & Meals Full of Nutrient-Rich Foods