Biking for Fitness

Cycling is a great way to get in shape and stay in shape. It burns a ton of calories, gets your heart rate and metabolism revved up, and builds muscle. But how do you make outdoor riding safer, and what other options are available to ride if you don’t ever want to be on the road? Here are a few tips on biking for fitness! Continue reading Biking for Fitness

Healthy Eating on the Road

As the school year comes to an end many of us are looking to get out of town, and with that, it is worth thinking about how we eat when we are on the road. Many daytime activities for children and adults require that food be brought to the event as a “bag lunch.” Or, you will simply be invited to the local pizza parlor for a meal. So, what do you do? Let’s take a look at the best suggestions on just how to handle these common eating situations while you’re around town or on a trip. Continue reading Healthy Eating on the Road

Member Happenings: Amazons vs Big 8 Spring Tennis Match

From left to right, front row: Mary Lacy, Amy Richmond , Betty Van Ert, Barbara Stanley, Pat Lock, and Jo Duckworth.

From left to right, back row: Rich Taylor, Bill McCarty, Tom Deming, Paul Geenen, George Stanley, Rik Moe, Kathy Walgrave , Carol Holley, Gerard Fisher, and Greg Wille Continue reading Member Happenings: Amazons vs Big 8 Spring Tennis Match

Best Tennis Travel Destinations

It’s summer, and often times summer brings wandering thoughts of travel. Since we love tennis around here at Elite Sports Clubs, we thought we’d search out a few incredible tennis travel destinations that are right here in the U.S.; several of which also have fantastic junior programs. Grab your calendar, check out this list of seven of the most highly rated tennis destinations, and start making some tennis travel plans.

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Movement Patterns for Strength Training

Whether you are an aspiring bodybuilder or want to improve overall fitness, there are six basic movement patterns we all use that makes understanding strength training simple. It is these foundational movement patterns that are the backbone to all strength exercises. Continue reading Movement Patterns for Strength Training