Understanding Glycemic Index

The term glycemic index may not sound like something you would use on a daily basis, but it is fairly simple in concept. It is a measure of the blood sugar in your body after eating a food that contains carbohydrates. Over the years, people have continued to try to control their blood sugar by counting their carbs in this way, but primarily in an effort to have control over their energy levels and to maintain more lasting quality from meals. Continue reading Understanding Glycemic Index

One More Win: 2016 Summer Olympics

While many Olympic hopefuls had their dreams come true this year for a first-timer’s shot at the world stage, many athletes will be going to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as seasoned athletes looking to medal again. Here are some of the most notable athletes going for gold one more, and possibly final time. Continue reading One More Win: 2016 Summer Olympics

7 Steps to Improve Your Confidence

“Be confident.” It’s easier said than done. Confidence is an ability that we all possess and do both consciously and unconsciously throughout the day, yet we are all guilty of falling victim to our fears, doubts, and intimidations. Continue reading 7 Steps to Improve Your Confidence

Member Stories: David Horneffer

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: David Horneffer

Long-Term Consistency Trumps Short-Term Intensity

One of the most common questions we get is “can you get my son/daughter in shape for X sport in 5 or 6 weeks?” The answer is yes, we can get to see some small improvements in 5 or 6 weeks because the child has not been overly active as of recent or are coming out of a different sport season and they were not working out. But to truly see the best results consistency will always win out. As Bruce Lee once said, “long-term consistency trumps short-term intensity.”

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