More Than Just Steps: Health & Sports Technology Review

Activity tracker, heart rate monitor, smartwatch, even smart racquets—they count your steps, track your activity, sleep, or even monitor your heart rate 24 hours a day. The choices in health & sports technology are becoming more abundant thanks to all of the new tech that seems to appear almost on a daily basis!

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Staying Active to Enjoy Hobbies Like Skiing with Family

Walter Regal and his family have been members at Elite before it even was Elite. They were members 20 years at the Mequon Racquet Club and another 20 years at Highlander, now Elite Sports Club-Brookfield. Walter has managed to use the clubs regularly enough to maintain his fitness levels allowing him to continue with his recreational activities, such as tennis and skiing. Continue reading Staying Active to Enjoy Hobbies Like Skiing with Family

Ski Prep Workout

Without a doubt, skiing requires proper training ahead of time to enjoy yourself as well as avoiding injury on the slopes. Whether you are a beginner or a competitive athlete, the following functional ski exercises will be beneficial before your next ski trip. Continue reading Ski Prep Workout

Staff Hightlight: Scott Eigenberg

Scott Eigenberg has been with Elite Sports Club – Brookfield for over 2 years now, and during that time we’ve gotten to know him not only as a member services representative, but also as the basketball and table tennis league coordinator. He’s put on some great tournaments over the years too. But did you know that Scott has worked in the fitness & recreation industry since he was in middle school? Learn more about Scott Eigenberg and his lifelong passion for health and fitness. Continue reading Staff Hightlight: Scott Eigenberg

Yin and Yang: The Power of Yoga

It is amazing that a 5000 year old tradition has become such a popular way of life today. The power of yoga lies in its simplicity, flexibility, and diversity. The benefits range from inner peace, to increased overall fitness, to healing aches and pains. Many people think that yoga is “just stretching”. While stretching is certainly involved, the practice is really about creating balance in the body—developing both strength as well as flexibility. Yoga is also known for uniting mind, body, and spirit. Anyone can start a yoga practice, I say if you can breathe you can do yoga! Continue reading Yin and Yang: The Power of Yoga