Why There’s No Such Thing as the Best Exercise

Last week we discussed the new and intriguing field of “nutrigenetics“, and how all of us, while we share a lot in common, do have individual differences in how our bodies respond to food, exercise, and other environmental factors. This week, I want to emphasize that in exercise, there’s no “one size fits all” solution. There is no one best exercise, there are lots of different types of cardio, weight lifting strategies, combination workouts and sports that people either naturally gravitate to, or find over time. As a trainer, I find that people come in with sets of issues, and it’s my job to navigate those to find not only the safest workout, but also the most palatable. And it needs to produce results! This can be a challenge, as you might imagine. Continue reading Why There’s No Such Thing as the Best Exercise

Instructor Highlight: Cate Charlton

One of our members’ favorite things about the Elite Sports Clubs are our staff and instructors. It really is the people of Elite that make these clubs unique. Today we’d like to introduce you to another one of our amazing group exercise instructors, Cate Charlton. Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Cate Charlton

Instructor Highlight: Christy Beckmann

Some of you may know Christy Beckmann in her role as a member services representative and operations manager at Elite Sports Club РWest Brookfield. Others may now know her in another new role as events coordinator for The Quad at Elite Sports Club РRiver Glen. But then of course many of us have known Christy for a long time as a group exercise instructor as well!  Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Christy Beckmann

Instructor Highlight: Libby Mueller

Elite has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. My parents were founding members nearly thirty years ago. My mother signed me up for tennis lessons when I was nine and, as I got older, my dad took me to every group exercise class that was offered. The variety of classes at Elite enabled me to try new things and push myself in different ways. Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Libby Mueller

Elite Instructor Highlight: Matt Bartz

Today you’ll get to meet another great instructor and staff person from Elite Sports Clubs. Take a few minutes and get to know Matt Bartz of our Elite Sports Club – River Glen club location. Continue reading Elite Instructor Highlight: Matt Bartz