The 7 Assessments of a Functional Movement Screen

The first installment regarding functional movement exercises espoused some benefits of this type of fitness training. In this installment, the focus will be on how the 7 assessments of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) can help you figure out where to begin. Continue reading The 7 Assessments of a Functional Movement Screen

5 Obstacles to Lifestyle Change and How to Overcome Them

By Rose Barnish, Member Services Representative at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

It’s not unusual for our members to come to the clubs seeking change. More often than not, that change is in their body in some way; weight loss, muscle gain, flexibility, mobility, and anything in between. That change could also be in their social or recreational activity; coming to the clubs to get back into tennis, make new friends in a new city, or to network. Regardless of the type, CHANGE IS HARD! A change to any aspect of your lifestyle often comes with many obstacles. Today we will discuss five of the most common obstacles to lifestyle change, and how to overcome them. Continue reading 5 Obstacles to Lifestyle Change and How to Overcome Them

I’ve Just Joined a Health Club, Now What?

By Molly Enright, Member Services Representative at Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield

Whether you have decided to make small changes or big changes, joining a health club is a great first step! Nevertheless, as we all know, that’s only the beginning. That little plastic membership card isn’t going to change your life all on its own, it has to be put to work!  So, let’s get started! The helpful and knowledgeable staff at Elite Sports Clubs helped me compile these few tips to get you moving and grooving at your new health club in no time. Continue reading I’ve Just Joined a Health Club, Now What?

Why Warm Up? Benefits of a Proper Warm-up

Why Warm Up-Elite Sports Clubs

By Jason Liegl, Elite Sports Club-Mequon Fitness Specialist

We have all had those days when we are running slightly behind and when we get into the gym we skip over our warm-up to save time. However, this is a BIG mistake. Incorporating a good warm up will help you get a better workout and can actually become a part of your workout. Continue reading Why Warm Up? Benefits of a Proper Warm-up

What is a “Functional Movement Screen” and How Can It Help You?

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

What is FMS at Elite

Movement screens are tools personal trainers use to help determine what exercises are appropriate, and what issues you may have with how you move that could be improved through exercise. Continue reading What is a “Functional Movement Screen” and How Can It Help You?