Workout Wednesday: Start Prepping for the Holidays Now!

Elite Workout Wednesday Start Prepping for the Holidays Now

We all know it’s a little crazy when we start seeing Christmas decorations popping up in stores immediately after Halloween. (If not before!) But maybe they have a point? Maybe we should start getting (our bodies) ready for the holidays a little earlier, rather than doing damage control afterwards. Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Start Prepping for the Holidays Now!

Spicy White Bean Dip Recipe

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

Spicy White Bean Dip Elite Sports Clubs Recipe

Here’s a great dip recipe to bring to a Packer party or other Fall gatherings! It’s grain and dairy free, so it can easily accommodate some of the most common dietary restrictions these days. What’s your go-to party platter or side? Do you try to change up your recipes to be allergy and intolerance-friendly? Continue reading Spicy White Bean Dip Recipe

Member Stories: Lloyd & Phelan Purnell “A Father-Daughter Support Team”

This article originally appeared in the 2013 Fall issue of our “Elite Life” magazine. Check out the digital editions for our West Side clubs and East Side clubs online. 

By Dave Fidlin of Dave Fidlin Writing & Editing Services, LLC

When you look at the accomplishments of father-daughter duo Lloyd and Phelan Purnell, it is evident competition, athleticism, motivation and perseverance run in the family.

Phelan, 15, began her foray into sports and fitness when she was just a few months old. She was enrolled in Elite’s swim Parent & Tot class. The rest, as they say, is history. Continue reading Member Stories: Lloyd & Phelan Purnell “A Father-Daughter Support Team”

Fit Food Trainer Comes to Elite

In mid November Elite will be launching its partnership with Fit Food Trainer, a weekly meal service run by Sarah Dusseau out of the kitchen at Elite River Glen. In today’s blog post, we talk about what Fit Food Trainer is, answer your most frequently asked questions and get to know the owner, Sarah Dusseau, a little bit better. Continue reading Fit Food Trainer Comes to Elite

3 Ways Exercise Can Help You Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Elite Sports Clubs Trainers

3 Ways Exercise Can Help You Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

We love this time of the year. Fall is here once again! The changes in colors, the smells, perfect outdoor weather that’s not too hot and not too cold. And of course Packer football!! However, each year we’re surprised by how our bodies and mood are affected by the change in season. Have you noticed a change in your mood lately? Are you more tired and irritable than usual? Do you find that you are craving more carbohydrates? Is it harder for you to get out of bed in the morning? All of these are common symptoms of a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder. Continue reading 3 Ways Exercise Can Help You Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder