How the Phytochemicals in Foods Help with Inflammation

Many members have been asking for more information about anti-inflammatory foods. In part, due to the fact that many have some arthritis in their joints. They want to be able to continue their workout routine without pain. The reason why these foods are important is because they contain vital phytochemicals that can help alleviate some of that inflammation. Continue reading How the Phytochemicals in Foods Help with Inflammation

Simple Tips for Getting in Control of Arthritis and Back to the Gym

My best friend just told me that she has arthritis and was pretty concerned about what to do next, as she really wants to keep playing tennis three times a week. She was afraid that her symptoms would keep her from being ready to play. Arthritis is also often misdiagnosed and is full of “old wives” tale remedies that people get from friends, family, or in the news. Continue reading Simple Tips for Getting in Control of Arthritis and Back to the Gym

Aqua Yoga: Why You Need to Try it!

As someone who practices yoga rather inconsistently, I was eager to try Aqua Yoga at Elite in Mequon.  Besides being curious as to how it was possible to do downward dog in the water, (it is possible) I was looking forward to trying something out of my regular routine.   Continue reading Aqua Yoga: Why You Need to Try it!

Member Stories: Irene Kemmeter

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience: Continue reading Member Stories: Irene Kemmeter

(In)Flaming Foods

By Melissa Abramovich, Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-River Glen

Did you know that the foods you eat can either help eliminate inflammation, or cause more of it? That’s right! What you are eating has a lot to do with how you are feeling. I’m not saying you can’t have some of your favorite foods, if they are pictured above, but if you are suffering from arthritis, Osteo- or Rheumatoid, MS or Fibromyalgia, or any other chronic pain caused by inflammation take a look below for foods that specifically CAUSE inflammation. Continue reading (In)Flaming Foods