Joint Mobility – Use It, or Lose it!

A good level of joint mobility allows a person to perform movements without restriction, while a person with good flexibility may not have the strength, coordination, or balance to execute the same movement. A good point to remember is good flexibility does not always denote good mobility. Continue reading Joint Mobility – Use It, or Lose it!

Post-Match Tennis Recovery: A Guide for the Casual Player

One of the biggest things Elite Sports Clubs focuses on is maintaining a healthy lifestyle. While, all sports have their own set of recovery methods, in this article, we focus on tennis recovery. Two of the tennis professionals at the Brookfield location explained the best rehabilitation methods after a tennis match.  Continue reading Post-Match Tennis Recovery: A Guide for the Casual Player

How to End Back Pain Now

Back pain is one of the main reasons people go to a doctor and miss hours at work. In fact, back pain has a tremendous influence on business and productivity. A recent report done by the Institute of Medicine calculates the loss of productivity annually between 297.4 billion and 335.5 billion dollars. This astronomical cost is due in part to lost hours of productivity due to pain, as well as lost days of work. But that perhaps pales in comparison to the human cost of back pain.

An individual with back pain is suffering. And that suffering can be caused by a plethora of issues, including but not limited to disc issues (bulging, herniated), arthritis, and sciatica. So how do we end the bleeding of money and time, and stem the flow of ongoing pain? Continue reading How to End Back Pain Now

4 Practical Ways to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Celebrate the holiday and still fit into your clothes come January! Here are some tricks of the trade! Continue reading 4 Practical Ways to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

How to Prevent & Treat Common Dance Injuries

by Kristin Novak, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist for the S.M.A.R.T. Clinic at Elite Sports Clubs

Dancers, like any other athlete, put their blood, sweat and tears into their work. Rehearsing for hours and hours to get the choreography just right takes a toll on the body and on the mind. Being informed of the common injuries, how to prevent them and how to treat them when they do arise are all key components to stay a happy and healthy dancer. Continue reading How to Prevent & Treat Common Dance Injuries