More Than Just Steps: Health & Sports Technology Review

Activity tracker, heart rate monitor, smartwatch, even smart racquets—they count your steps, track your activity, sleep, or even monitor your heart rate 24 hours a day. The choices in health & sports technology are becoming more abundant thanks to all of the new tech that seems to appear almost on a daily basis!

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Pool Etiquette 101

Over the years that I’ve worked in the aquatics field I’ve been asked more times than I can count about proper pool etiquette. It can be quite confusing for inexperienced swimmers, so much so that many have confessed their avoidance of going near the pool all together! So in an effort to help my fellow swimmers here are a few helpful tips for Elite’s Aquatic Centers. Continue reading Pool Etiquette 101

Two Fresh Ways to Cross Train

By Joseph Janzen, Personal Trainer & Swim Coach at Elite Sports Clubs-Mequon

So, you have probably set a few goals for yourself in the past few months. But how are you going to achieve those goals? If you’re looking to lose weight or improve your fitness in any way, I have something that will help you. Go swimming and rowing! These are my two favorite ways to work out because there are so many challenges built in to each sport, and because they’re fun! Not to mention the tremendous amount of calories burned in a single session of either exercise. They are an excellent complement to any training regimen no matter your fitness goals.  Continue reading Two Fresh Ways to Cross Train