How Travel Can Make You a Better Parent, Friend, and Person

In the months leading up to a much anticipated “girls trip” to Miami, I prepared how any other 36-year-old mother of two would for travel. Pinterest became my instant go-to between packing lunches and loading the dishwasher; searching for the “best” restaurants, beaches, hotels…you name it.

Fast forward to the night before my trip…I was set! Reservations were made, beaches were researched and flip-flops were packed! Everything was perfectly planned.

Now, I consider myself to be a relatively seasoned traveler and confident when it comes to exploring new places. But Miami had surprises up her sleeve that no travel website, or social media platform could ever have prepared me for. What was supposed to be a weekend of mindless relaxation transformed into an eye-opening lesson on friendship, self-esteem, and living! Continue reading How Travel Can Make You a Better Parent, Friend, and Person

Playroom Time at Elite is Great for Your Kids and You!

For those of you who are parents, you have most likely used the playroom at Elite at least one time or another while you grab a quick workout or play with your tennis league. As a mother of 2 kids, I was thrilled to discover that Elite offers FREE childcare while at the club as well as a drop-off service that charges less than you would pay a sitter. What I didn’t know at the time I joined Elite was that the playroom service would become such an integral part of my children’s lives and would help me out more than I ever imagined. Continue reading Playroom Time at Elite is Great for Your Kids and You!

The Real Life Eating Habits of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

My eating habits didn’t start out so great, it wasn’t until a professor of mine called me out on it in college that I started to change my ways.

It must have been in my junior year of college when my fellow students and I were asked by our nutrition professor to write down what we ate for the week as an assignment. I didn’t think that would be tough at all, in fact it would help me to call to mind what I grabbed from the student union on the way to class, or helped myself to on the snack shelves at the pharmacy I worked at after school. And, I turned the menus in the following Monday. Continue reading The Real Life Eating Habits of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Member Stories: A Child’s Perspective

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: Continue reading Member Stories: A Child’s Perspective

Member Stories: Marvin Atkins

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: Continue reading Member Stories: Marvin Atkins