Support Your Healthy Lifestyle Change with Recreational Activities

We’re not in the fitness industry as much as we are in the “lifestyle” industry. While I have worked at over a half a dozen very different health clubs, the biggest thing I have noticed is that the key to long term success is creating daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly habits that last beyond the times you just don’t “feel like working out.” Continue reading Support Your Healthy Lifestyle Change with Recreational Activities

Remember These 5 Things When You’re Trying to Make a Change

Continuing where we left off last week, our focus is on how to make changes in your life to incorporate fitness and wellness. Sometimes during this process, it’s easy to lose sight of how far you’ve come and where you’re trying to go. So, as you’re trying to get healthier remember these 5 things when you’re trying to make a change. Continue reading Remember These 5 Things When You’re Trying to Make a Change

6 Food Rules to Keep Your Weight Loss Resolution Going

By Jason Liegl, Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

It seems that a majority of people cannot agree on anything; tastes great or less filling, original Star Wars or digitally enhanced, David Lee Roth or Sammy Hager, etc. But the one thing they can agree on is a great majority of New Years resolutions deal with weight loss. Turn on the TV and you will be bombarded by what seems to be hundreds of infomercials and Dr. Oz episodes about weight loss. They will range from slightly different approach to weight loss (eat 3x daily or 6x daily) to widely different approach (cabbage soup or grapefruit diets come to mind). It all makes things incredibly confusing, when the fact is we should be simplifying the process for people. Continue reading 6 Food Rules to Keep Your Weight Loss Resolution Going

5 Reasons Why You DO Have Time to Workout

You have probably heard the often quoted “a one hour workout is only 4% of your day” mantra. Well, it’s true! And it’s up to YOU to decide how you allocate those hours of your days. So, here’s a few reasons why you do actually have time to workout. Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You DO Have Time to Workout