Think Spring with Outdoor Fitness Routines

It happens every year; the weather gets warmer, the daylight lasts longer, and you crave to be outdoors after a long, stuffy winter. Trying some new outdoor fitness routines will you have you enjoying the splendid weather, and improving your fitness to boot! Read on for some awesome fitness activities that will give you a great full-body workout while you enjoy the great wide open. Continue reading Think Spring with Outdoor Fitness Routines

Bring a Fresh Start to Your Routine with a Spring Workout Makeover

Spring is here, so get ready to shed the winter blues and spring into a new season! Spring is a time of renewal, so it’s the perfect time to revitalize your routine with a spring workout makeover. Here are a few tips to get you moving outdoors so you can make the most of the vibrant season. Continue reading Bring a Fresh Start to Your Routine with a Spring Workout Makeover

Seniors Cheat Sheet for Hot Weather Activity

By Luke Lewitzke, CPT; Personal Training Director at Elite Sports Club-Mequon

It’s summertime in Wisconsin, and as the weather starts to warm up, thoughts start to turn to being active outside. We’ve spent the last couple of months sitting in the house watching the snow melt and the rain turn everything green, and now we want to enjoy the warmth of the sun! We go for walks, ride bicycles, work in the garden, play tennis, and exercise. But, as nice as it is to feel the warmth of summer and spend our time outside, it’s important to remember that being active in the summer heat carries a new set of challenges.

When active outside in the warm, sometimes hot and humid weather; seniors need to really pay attention to how your body is feeling. Heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and dehydration are all serious concerns that seniors need to take steps to avoid, so I am going to give you a couple of tips to help you prepare for your active, outdoor lifestyle this summer season. Continue reading Seniors Cheat Sheet for Hot Weather Activity

Transitioning from Indoor to Outdoor Exercise

Spring is in full swing, and you are now starting to shift your focus from the treadmill stationary bike to outdoor exercise options. As tempting as it is to lace up your new shoes or fill those tires, there are some things to keep in mind while making the transition, and avoiding injury. Continue reading Transitioning from Indoor to Outdoor Exercise