Katie Wilson: Elite Playroom Attendant and Pro Snowboarder

Some of you may know Katie Wilson, she and her family are members of Elite and she also works in the playroom at our Mequon location. She is also a pro athlete snowboarder who recently competed on the international stage at the Snowboard World Cup and NorAm Cup.  Continue reading Katie Wilson: Elite Playroom Attendant and Pro Snowboarder

One More Win: 2016 Summer Olympics

While many Olympic hopefuls had their dreams come true this year for a first-timer’s shot at the world stage, many athletes will be going to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as seasoned athletes looking to medal again. Here are some of the most notable athletes going for gold one more, and possibly final time. Continue reading One More Win: 2016 Summer Olympics

Work HARDER to Get the Most Out of Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training isn’t exactly a “new” concept anymore. We’ve talked about interval training before here on the Elite blog (see: “Tabata High Intensity Interval Training: The fastest way to fitness & fat loss!”) and we offer plenty of classes and training programs that incorporate it as well. Lately though, the newest craze is just how long that interval needs to be; i.e. 20 seconds, 60 seconds, 90 seconds? How long (and how hard) do you actually need to work out to reap the benefits of interval training?

Well, Lori Nickel of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had the same questions, and luckily Elite Sports Club – North Shore’s Group Exercise Director and Certified Personal Trainer, Amy Hall was here to debunk some of the myths and misconceptions popping up in the news about high intensity interval training. Check out the video and excerpt below from the interview: Continue reading Work HARDER to Get the Most Out of Interval Training