5 Benefits of Exercising in Water

Using pools and water as a means of exercising can be very beneficial to your body and your workout routine. You can use your time in the pool doing laps, or even water aerobics. What? Water aerobics? No, it’s not just for “old” people, but for anyone looking for a new challenge and a great way to cross train. We’ll get into that later, but first let’s start with the benefits of water. Continue reading 5 Benefits of Exercising in Water

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

Staff Stories: Running for “Non-Runners”

By Scott Eigenberg, Member Services Representative at Elite Sports Club-Brookfield

If you are anything like me, you don’t really like running. Okay, let me rephrase that. I both like it and hate it at the same time. I like the challenge. I like what it does for my overall health and fitness. And at some level I like how it makes me feel alive.

But as someone who has fully embraced an active lifestyle as part of my busy schedule, I don’t just want to limit myself to only running. I like cross-training, lifting weights, playing sports, and taking classes. There are only so many hours in the day, and it is actually the diversity in my physical activities that has helped me excel as a part time runner in races such as the 5K, 10K, and half marathons. Continue reading Staff Stories: Running for “Non-Runners”

How Cyclists Can Benefit From Yoga

By “Yogaman” Tom Feest, Elite Sports Clubs Exhale Studios Yoga Program Director

6 ways cyclists can benefit from yoga

Awhile ago I read a long article on yoga for cyclists I decided to rewrite my own version in a shorter format for this blog, as it very beneficial to our members who ride both in and outdoors. Hope you enjoy it! Continue reading How Cyclists Can Benefit From Yoga

New Group Exercise Class Schedules

Just a reminder to all Elite Sports Clubs members about our new Fall Schedule starting this week!

Step Out Of Your Routine And Try Something New

We have revamped the schedule to offer our members new options and to make sure we are offering you some back-to-back classes which support the ideal “cross-training” workout experience. Continue reading New Group Exercise Class Schedules