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

Brick Workout Training for Triathletes

Have you ever heard someone refer to a brick workout? Not sure what exactly that means, or how to start incorporating it into your triathlon training? Well here’s some background on the brick workout and how to work it into your routine. Continue reading Brick Workout Training for Triathletes

Elite Instructor Highlight: Daniel De Lone

You should really meet Daniel De Lone! He’s an instructor at Elite Sports Club – Mequon. This post is part of a series in which we’re highlighting some of the people that help make Elite Sports Clubs so great. If you have a suggestion for an instructor that you’d like to see included in this series, let us know in the comment section below! Continue reading Elite Instructor Highlight: Daniel De Lone

Member Stories: Mike Sendelbach, from Road Warrior to Group Ex Class Enthusiast

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:

My family has been active at Brookfield Elite since we moved to Wisconsin in the mid-1990s. Those of you that know me have witnessed the ebbs and flows of my exercise routine. In my business life, I am a road warrior. I average about 150 flights and 180 hotel nights yearly. The work is exhilarating, exhausting and all consuming. Continue reading Member Stories: Mike Sendelbach, from Road Warrior to Group Ex Class Enthusiast

Play Every Day for a Healthier You & Your Family

Remember when you were a kid, how carefree you were, and perhaps your only worries were whether you’d make the team for a game of kickball, baseball or whatever game your friends and schoolmates were playing? You certainly didn’t think about paying the mortgage or high property taxes, or if you should have the house painted this year or next. Play was the thing. It was fun and absorbed your energies until it was time to go home for dinner, or later on, to do your homework. Play was good for you, whatever it was, and whatever the time of year. Ice skating, sledding and perhaps skiing in the winter, swimming in the summer, or even when you were a toddler making castles in the sand, or swinging as far out as you could, and sliding down the slide front ways and backwards. Playing was your only job then. You were a kid, you didn’t have any more responsibilities other than playing when you were very young, and as you got older, helping with some simple chores at home. Continue reading Play Every Day for a Healthier You & Your Family