All Levels Swim Workout

We’ve talked a lot in past posts about how getting into the water for some of your workouts (whether you consider yourself a “swimmer” or not) can have many benefits. But once you’re in the pool, what should you do? So, today I’d like to share water workouts for three different experience levels that you can try in the pool for your next swim workout. Continue reading All Levels Swim Workout

Instructor Highlight: Jennifer Grosshandler

Working out in the water is a great option year-round here at Elite Sports Clubs. Today we’d like to introduce you to one of our many excellent water exercise class instructors, Jennifer Grosshandler. She loves being in the pool and introducing members to new ways of exercising. Continue reading Instructor Highlight: Jennifer Grosshandler

5 Reasons You Should Workout in a Pool

Water exercise builds cardio, strength, and resistance all while being easy on the joints. While we have a tendency to think that water classes are only for seniors, it’s important to recognize this type of exercise benefits people of all ages looking for a challenging workout! Here’s a few reasons why you should consider a workout in a pool as an added component to your fitness regime. Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Workout in a Pool

Why You Should Start Swimming for Exercise

By Amber Marinko; Red Cross Certified Lifeguard at Elite Sports Club-Mequon, Masters swimmer, and Concordia University of Wisconsin Swim Club competitor

After an invigorating workout full of sweat (and maybe some tears), you feel great. Your blood is pumping, you have more energy, and you feel as if you can take on the world. The only problem is…you actually have to DO the workout.

Sometimes it’s harder getting yourself out the door and to your health club than it is to actually lift the weights or run on the treadmill. So how can you get that same great workout in without the dread of dragging yourself to the gym and throwing yourself into another exercise routine? Continue reading Why You Should Start Swimming for Exercise