The Excuses You Don’t Want to Solve

I’ve been in the health and fitness industry in various capacities for almost 20 years and I like to say that I’m really in the “excuses” industry. Every person you meet is looking to solve some health or fitness related issue and everyone has some excuse as to why they haven’t solved that issue up to this point. Continue reading The Excuses You Don’t Want to Solve

Q&A with the 2016 Team Weight Loss Challenge Winners

We’re already coming up on our next annual challenge and as early registration is quickly approaching (starting Black Friday!) we thought we’d take a look back at last year’s winners. The 2016 Team Weight Loss Challenge winners answer questions about their journey. Continue reading Q&A with the 2016 Team Weight Loss Challenge Winners

Instructor Highlight: Monica Larson

Monica Larson is relatively new to the Elite Sports Clubs team at our Brookfield location. She joins us as a personal trainer, but also teaches some of our complimentary classes as well. So, let’s welcome Monica to the clubs and get to know her a bit better! Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Monica Larson

Instructor Highlight: Susie Montross

Susie Montross has contributed a few posts to the Elite blog; including ones on “The High Cost of NOT Exercising” and “5 Basic Dog Exercises for You & Your Furry Friend”. We’ve also reviewed her Signature Group Training program, “Shred-HIIT”. But in addition to being a certified personal trainer, and Elite Sports Club – Brookfield’s Personal Training Director, Susie also teaches quite a few complimentary group exercise classes too! Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Susie Montross

Staff Highlight: Linda Fassbender

As Elite recently celebrated turning 30, we also want to celebrate our amazing staff, particularly those who dedicate their time to Elite’s youngest members. Linda Fassbender has been working at the Elite Sports Club – Brookfield playroom for the past 3 years. Her attentiveness to each child’s individual needs and concerns is what makes her shine as a playroom staff member. You may also know her daughter, Melissa, who works at both the Brookfield and North Shore locations. It’s obvious that Linda loves kids. She admits that working in the playroom is “something she doesn’t have to do, but really wants to do, because I love playing with the kids.”  Well, the kids love you too, Linda! Continue reading Staff Highlight: Linda Fassbender