10 Reasons to Not Give Up on Your Fitness Resolutions

Did you make New Year’s fitness resolutions this year? If you’re having a difficult time sticking with it, or even if it has completely fallen to the wayside, don’t despair. Even the best-laid resolutions can lose steam by spring. We’re here to ask you not to give up on your fitness resolutions, and instead to find a little motivation in our list of ten reasons why you should stick with them. Continue reading 10 Reasons to Not Give Up on Your Fitness Resolutions

How to Break a Fitness Plateau

Generally speaking, we are happier when we are making progress. When we stop making progress, like during a fitness plateau, we tend to get easily frustrated. Whether it’s weight loss, building muscle, or learning a new skill, the key to overcoming a standstill in progress is variety.

According to research, a body will adapt to a fitness regimen within six weeks’ time, leaving you with the feeling of stagnant progress.  Mixing up your routine will spur your muscles and body into growth again and help you to continue making advancement toward your goals.

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How To Reward Yourself At The Finish Line

We like to think that when we finish a workout it’s time for a treat. An ice cream, a chocolate bar, a burrito, you name it. But the real reward doesn’t have to be tangible, in fact, it’s just the opposite. Continue reading How To Reward Yourself At The Finish Line

Member Stories: Chris Lausche “the people are what make it so great”

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:

I work on cars for a living as a mechanic and love what I do. In the winter I also “work” part time as a certified snow sports instructor teaching kids and youth how to snowboard. I enjoy traveling and being outdoors with friends and family. I participate in many recreational activities like softball, volleyball, basketball, kickball, ultimate frisbee and disc golf. Snowboarding out west or in Canada is my favorite vacation destination/activity. Exercising, working with youth groups, volunteer work, mission trips, and helping others is what I like to do with my spare time. Continue reading Member Stories: Chris Lausche “the people are what make it so great”