This past week marks the first time I have worked out since July 2013. I have an excuse; at least for the first 9 months of my 17 month sabbatical. I was pregnant with my son, and for numerous reasons, was advised not to exercise. However, for the remaining 8 months each day was accompanied by a new excuse. “The baby was up 3 times last night,” “I ran out of coffee and I can only work out when I drink caffeine” (never mind the 24 pack of Diet Coke in the fridge), or my go-to, “I need to clean the house.” (Because, that takes at least 5 hours.) Well, sometimes it does but that’s not the point. The point is that everyone knows the best clothes of the year come out in the spring, which means I’ve got roughly 4 months and 20lbs standing between me and a pair of seafoam dyed skinny jeans.
By Melissa Abromovich, Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-River Glen
Have you ever considered a workout partner? What about using your exercise as a way to bond with your partner, best buddy, or one of your kids?
As a trainer, it’s my job to motivate my clients to exercise, but I know (and you do too) that if you don’t work out in between our sessions, it’s not going to work nearly as well. In order to increase your fitness level, consistency is KEY to your success. So as I sit here and contemplate how to motivate you all to work to your best potential, it occurred to me that a partner workout might be an option. Continue reading Using a Workout Buddy to Help You Reach Your Goals
Adventure course, obstacle course, boot camp, TRX rack, outdoor fitness structures, outdoor training facility, whatever you want to call it, we are excited to be able to offer such facilities to our members on BOTH sides of town! Many of you have been following our progress as we build our new outdoor fitness facility at our Mequon location, however not all of you seem to know that we have an existing functional training space and structure at our West Brookfield location. Check out photos of both facilities below!