Member’s Stories: Jim Horvath – The Inner Spirit

It was seventeen years ago when the staff at Elite Sports Club – North Shore first met Jim Horvath. He is a native to Milwaukee and now lives in Glendale. Over the years, most of the Fitness staff and the Front Desk staff have gotten to know “Jim”. He is friendly and open to discussion. You can tell that he is intellectual and contemplative as he often engages conversations in the lobby and coming and going to his favorite place, the fitness department. Continue reading Member’s Stories: Jim Horvath – The Inner Spirit

Action Changes Things

I began writing this as I wait for a client who I surmise is not going to show for the appointment, today, since the appointment was to begin 15 minutes ago. I’m certain when the appointment was made, there was every intention to come in and do the work. The intention to exercise, however, is not enough to make a difference, as many of you have realized. So today, I’ll be talking about action. You moving. You working out. You following your plan. You taking responsibility for your health. Because I’m here, ready to work. Where are you? Continue reading Action Changes Things

5 Reasons to Try a New Workout

We’re all human, and humans by nature are creatures of habit. We all like what we like and do what we know. In general, there’s nothing at all wrong with that. But with fitness, sometimes we need to mix things up a bit to scare off boredom or push through a plateau. That’s why it’s important to try a new workout now and again. That might sound like it’s a tad outside of your comfort zone, but the benefits that can come out of simply trying something new and different are well worth it. Here are five reasons to try a new workout. Continue reading 5 Reasons to Try a New Workout

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