6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

By Grace Selwitschka, Certified Personal Trainer & Group Exercise Instructor at Elite Sports Club-North Shore

You may have started the year with the best of intentions, vowing to exercise more, but after a few weeks of trying to stick to your resolutions, you may be feeling burned out and ready to abandon your goals. This is not uncommon. In fact, many people lose their motivation and feel burned out because they have had negative experiences with exercise. And those undesirable experiences can alter your resolve and make you question whether or not exercise is even beneficial or worth your time.

The good news is that it is possible to avoid burnout. These guidelines were created to help you make regular exercise a permanent lifestyle change. Continue reading 6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

How Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health

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

Recently we discussed how massage can help with the symptoms of depression. But how about treating depression with exercise, too? Many studies show that folks who exercise regularly get a positive boost in their overall sense of well being, and lower rates of depression.  Continue reading How Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health

Does Exercising Improve Your Productivity at Work?

Have you ever thought about how exercise improves your life beyond just looking and feeling better? Well according to a few studies, exercise can increase your job productivity too! And the best part? The type of exercise doesn’t seem to matter, you’ll get at least some benefit no matter what activity you do. Continue reading Does Exercising Improve Your Productivity at Work?