How Cyclists Can Benefit From Yoga

By “Yogaman” Tom Feest, Elite Sports Clubs Exhale Studios Yoga Program Director

6 ways cyclists can benefit from yoga

Awhile ago I read a long article on yoga for cyclists I decided to rewrite my own version in a shorter format for this blog, as it very beneficial to our members who ride both in and outdoors. Hope you enjoy it! Continue reading How Cyclists Can Benefit From Yoga

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

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

The 3 Most Popular (and Important) Questions About Tennis String–Answered!

-by Joe Ewert, Elite Sports Clubs Tennis Pro & Racquet Technician
joeewert@eliteclubs.com

Retro_Racquet

Many times the blame for a missed shot is placed on the racquet in hand, though if you make the shot no credit is given. Why do we blame an inanimate object that we should have control over?  Because it’s easy. But what if I told you that your racquet is not inanimate – the string bed of your racquet is full of life, or at least it should be. Continue reading The 3 Most Popular (and Important) Questions About Tennis String–Answered!

Preparing for Fitness

This article was originally included in the Fall 2013 issue of our seasonal magazine. You can check out a digital copy of the East Side edition here, and the West Side edition here.

Making physical activity a part of your daily life isn’t an easy undertaking. It takes dedication, will power, patience, and a lot of hard work. But believe it or not, it’s not as hard as it may first appear, and you might even be surprised to find that you enjoy your new found lifestyle and the benefits it offers. But before we jump right in we’ll want to look at five steps that will help you stay safe, have fun, and be successful at getting fit. Let’s take a look at these five rules.

Preparing for Fitness 5 Tips for Success Continue reading Preparing for Fitness