What is Kombucha and is it Good for You?

Kombucha, pronounced KOM-boo-CHA: this fizzy, vinegary-smelling, tea is all the craze in the craft beverage market these days. This tea has been brewing for centuries, but it has recently become the main squeeze for some people after the claimed health benefits. Continue reading What is Kombucha and is it Good for You?

Mozart’s Gym Music Instructor – Bill Zeidler

Elite Sports Clubs is now offering full-time music classes at our Brookfield & River Glen locations through Mozart’s Gym: an on-site music school where there are many different teachers of many different instruments. Today we’d like to introduce Bill Zeidler, who teaches clarinet and saxophone.  Continue reading Mozart’s Gym Music Instructor – Bill Zeidler

7 Essential Functional Movement Exercises

Last week we discussed the importance of fundamental movements, and as promised, this week we will discuss seven essential functional movement exercises. Each movement highlights a different component of the body and offers a variety of exercises that focus on the motion. Let’s strip things back to the basics to take a look at these movements. It is important to remember that the movement takes priority over the amount of weight you use, therefore it is important to learn the movement first, and then slowly progress to weighted or barbell variations.

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6 Exercises to Engage Your Glutes

In the days of the Kardashians, it’s not hard to get folks to want to work on their backside. Everyone wants to have a great rear view. But did you know they are actually very important for your functionality as well, particularly in walking? Strong glutes will aid you in having mobile hips, a strong core, generating power, and decreasing the risk of knee and back pain. Continue reading 6 Exercises to Engage Your Glutes

A Healthy Take on Summer Drinks

If you’re looking to watch your calorie intake this summer, make sure you’re paying attention to your summer drinks too! In particular, the calories in alcoholic drinks often enjoyed in the hot summer months can have a ton of “hidden empty calories”. Nevertheless, you can still enjoy yourself armed with the facts about summer drinks! Continue reading A Healthy Take on Summer Drinks