Staff Stories: Jack Slater on Motivating Others

It’s not an easy task motivating others. As a personal trainer I will typically get the “can you get me motivated?” question and it’s just such a hard one to handle. Instead of trying to give them a pep talk, I instead tell them about my beginning as a personal trainer. Continue reading Staff Stories: Jack Slater on Motivating Others

How to Make Your Workout Feel Less Like Work

Now that you have been able to slowly start adding various parts of fitness into your lifestyle, we want to make sure that what we are doing feels enjoyable to us too. Having an enjoyable routine will make your journey much more productive. This enjoyment allows you to increase your effort level vs. a routine that you dislike which feels more like work. Continue reading How to Make Your Workout Feel Less Like Work

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

How to Restart a Workout Routine After a Long Break

It’s never too late to kick it back into gear and start working out again after a break, no matter how long the break was. Here are 5 simple steps to restart and ease your way back into it. Continue reading How to Restart a Workout Routine After a Long Break

6 Exercises for Stronger Triceps

The triceps is a muscle located on the back of your upper arm, and is responsible for extension. Along with the biceps brachii, it is responsible for powerful arm movements. Below, you will find 6 exercises for strengthening and toning that muscle. For us gals, that means less “arm dangles” and flapping, and a more tight and toned appearance! For all of us, it means a stronger and more powerful upper body that functions well. Continue reading 6 Exercises for Stronger Triceps