So you just ate a whole box of chocolates or sleeve of red velvet Oreos with your Valentine’s Day sweetie…now what?
I’m a sweets kinda gal. Just love em! And it can be a problem, particularly at specific times of the year…like when my kids were smaller and they brought home a huge plastic pumpkin filled with Halloween candy, or during the holidays when everyone starts sending you boxes of chocolates and parties abound. Ohhhh, the caramel filled chocolates…but I digress. Continue reading Post Valentine’s Day Sweets Recovery
We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience:
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates almost 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed in 2015, I’m on a mission to make sure this number goes down, way down. Continue reading Member Stories: Maria Franklin Raises Cervical Cancer Awareness
As the newest member of the Elite trainers team, I thought it might be relevant to outline the path that helped facilitate my participation in a lifestyle of health and fitness.
I was in involved in a rather serious motorcycle accident years ago, that left me with a specific lower back injury that could only be described as complex and very debilitating. After years of enduring many types of physical therapy and countless chiropractic adjustments, I was unable
to function normally, even losing a dream job because of the inability to sit at a desk. The unpredictable nature of the injury and the intensity of the pain that could be triggered by even the simplest movement, started to negatively impact my life mentally, emotionally, and physically. Continue reading Staff Stories: My Recovery Without Surgery
Rest and recovery are as just as important as exercise. Time off allows your body and mind to fully recover and grow.
Here are some tips recommended by the experts: Continue reading 8 Ways To Speed Up Recovery After Exercise
It was on a Sunday in June four years ago that Mark Shultz, a member at Elite Sports Club-River Glen, found himself face down in the dirt of his own lawn. “I was out in the front yard planting some grass, and all of a sudden I feel this swoosh come up the back of my neck into my head. I don’t know how long I was out, but when I woke up, my face was literally in the dirt and I thought, ‘oh this is not good.’” Continue reading Member Stories: Making the Most of a Second Chance