How to Tell When It’s Time to Recover

I’m writing this with tired eyes and exhausted body…Yesterday was a particularly rough one, starting at 5 am and continuing until 7:15 pm. Three classes, clients through lunch, and just the sheer span of the workday did me in. I didn’t feel great, and I didn’t sleep well, even though I usually sleep like a log. This is the type of day I won’t repeat, and neither should you. Here’s why making time to recover is so important for all of us. Continue reading How to Tell When It’s Time to Recover

An Introduction to Mat & Reformer Pilates

“The Pilates method of body conditioning is complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit.” (Joseph Pilates) We’re excited to re-introduce mat pilates and reformer pilates training as a part of Elite’s Exhale Studios mind/body programming. Here’s a quick intro into the two modalities and our offerings here at Elite Sports ClubsContinue reading An Introduction to Mat & Reformer Pilates

Why Heart Rate Monitoring Matters

Every week, I train folks and teach classes, and the question pops up about heart rate. What is the proper heart rate range, and what does it mean? It can be confusing to try to understand the ins and outs of heart rate monitoring, and why it matters to your exercise routine. Continue reading Why Heart Rate Monitoring Matters

Core Exercises for Runners

With summer fast approaching and the weather starting to get nicer, people are going to be heading outside to start running more in the fresh air. Some will run just for exercise for fun, or for training for a 5k, triathlon, marathon, challenge course, etc. But no matter your distance and skill level of running, keeping a your body strong will also be important. Continue reading Core Exercises for Runners

How to Overcome Failure

How do you succeed when others (and maybe you too) have previously failed? You’ve tried everything. You’ve gone on all of the diets. You’ve followed them to the letter. You’ve exercised. Now what? How do you turn a previous failure into success? Continue reading How to Overcome Failure