Member Stories: Charlene Bareta – Cycling Class & Elite Enthusiast

Charlene Bareta had always been active in her life, she recounts – maintaining her athleticism and herself through dance, cheerleading, and biking. Fast forward a few decades and she has not been able to enjoy her active life like before. However, she heard about a new club that Kay bought. Given her past interests and activities, she wanted to see what this club had to offer. The club opened in 1986. She joined the following year, in her late 50’s. Continue reading Member Stories: Charlene Bareta – Cycling Class & Elite Enthusiast

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

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

Member Stories: Becky Wiegand “Elite Has Changed My Life!”

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: 

My name is Becky Wiegand and I have been an Elite member since January of 2017. My husband Bob and I live in New Berlin and we have two young kids, Leona (3-1/2) and Lincoln (20 months). Elite has changed my life! Continue reading Member Stories: Becky Wiegand “Elite Has Changed My Life!”

How I Unexpectedly Gained Weight During a Weight Loss Challenge

It seems like it has been a while since The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge. Yet, it has really only been a few months. We are hoping that the information you received from the Elite staff was helpful and continued on through these spring months.

For myself, your Dietitian of 30 years, I have done some learning of my own. I don’t often talk about things I personally experience as a consumer of wellness planning myself. But today I feel it’s important I share this experience with you. Continue reading How I Unexpectedly Gained Weight During a Weight Loss Challenge