How to Overcome Failure

How do you succeed when others (and maybe you too) have previously failed? You’ve tried everything. You’ve gone on all of the diets. You’ve followed them to the letter. You’ve exercised. Now what? How do you turn a previous failure into success? Continue reading How to Overcome Failure

How to Transition From Lazy to Active

Lazy: unwilling to work or use energy. Synonyms: idle, slothful, shiftless, inactive, under active, sluggish, lethargic…

How do you go from lazy to active? It’s probably safe to say that we all know what it’s like to be lazy now and again. Sometimes laziness slowly creeps into our days, and then our weeks, and then our months, and suddenly we’ve become lazy all the time. It can happen to us without even recognizing that it’s happening, and there are a plethora of different reasons why it happens. In this post, we won’t get into the why right now, but we will get into a few steps you can take to initiate the move from lazy to active. Continue reading How to Transition From Lazy to Active

Life Is Hard. Here Are Some Quotes.

Difficult times are unavoidable. Whether you’re starting to struggle with getting tired from a fitness routine, you’re buried in work, or just all around burned out, sometimes it can be really hard to keep a positive attitude and keep you focused on the end goal.

However the power of positive thinking is here to help pull you out of your slump. Having a good attitude is half of the battle—positive attitude, positive results as they say. But being happy and positive all the time is not realistic, unless you’re a robot, Barbie, or Dora the Explorer.

So, for when life’s got you down, here are some quotes from people far wiser than us. Enjoy. Continue reading Life Is Hard. Here Are Some Quotes.

Resolution Revisited

By Melissa Radmer, CPT, Group Exercise & Fitness Director at Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield

Thinking back to January 1st, you perhaps set a new year’s resolution for yourself. Maybe it was to get fit, lose weight, save money, or eat better. Perhaps it was one, multiple, or a combination. So, how are you doing? Are you on track? Making progress? Have you already given up? Let’s revisit your new year’s resolution. Continue reading Resolution Revisited

Elite Outdoor Fitness Facilities: Mequon & Brookfield

Adventure course, obstacle course, boot camp, TRX rack, outdoor fitness structures, outdoor training facility, whatever you want to call it, we are excited to be able to offer such facilities to our members on BOTH sides of town! Many of you have been following our progress as we build our new outdoor fitness facility at our Mequon location, however not all of you seem to know that we have an existing functional training space and structure at our West Brookfield location. Check out photos of both facilities below!

Elite Sports Club-Mequon Outdoor Fitness Facility:

Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield Outdoor Fitness Facility:

Many of our small group training programs and personal trainers take advantage of each of these spaces when the weather permits. Check out our fitness calendar for current small group training programs. Interested in the outdoor facilities, but not sure where to start? Let us set you up with a trainer and a fitness plan!

Have you used the outdoor training facility at either club? What are your favorite exercises to do using the outdoor structures? Tell us in the comments!