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Adjust Your Asana: Preventing Pain in Your Yoga Practice (Part 2)

Last week we discussed how you can avoid injury and pain in yoga class. But some of those tips require asking your instructor for help or insight. So, this week let’s talk about a few things you can do to prevent pain in each asana until you are able to get the attention of your yoga instructor.

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Exercise for New Moms and Their Babies!

A NEW Mommy and Me small group training class is coming to Elite Sports Clubs – Brookfield! The group will be led by Alex White, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and an ACE Oh Baby! Fitness® Pregnancy and Postpartum Exercise Instructor. This class is a small group training program designed for new moms with babies […]

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Mandarin Salad How-To Video and Recipe

Looking for new healthy recipes? Watch our video for how to make this tasty and healthy Mandarin Salad! The sweetness of the mandarin oranges combines nicely with the crunch of the lettuce and almonds. Plus, there’s a special dressing that pairs perfectly with the rest of the salad!

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Member Stories: Lisa Strebel – Gaining Confidence Through Self-Defense Class

Self defense class will not only teach you the necessary skills to protect yourself should the situation arise, but it will also help you improve your fitness and instill a greater feeling of confidence. Here is the personal account of one of our members, Lisa Strebel, who found great benefit in taking self defense at […]

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How to Avoid Injury & Pain in Yoga Class

We’ve all heard it before, read about it everywhere and talked about it with physicians, family and friends. If it is true, that yoga is a great salve for the body, mind and soul, then why does my body hurt before, during and/or after class? Here’s a few tips for stopping and even preventing injury and pain during […]

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Fitness Over 50 – How Active Older Adults Can Stay Fit

As a fitness trainer, I work out a lot. And because I’ve been doing that for the past 20 years professionally, I can tell you that my body feels different at 50+ than it did at 30, or even 40. As we age, the joints begin to wear down, the impact and insults of time […]

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Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium

While dairy is the typical source of calcium for most people, what about those who cannot, or choose not to, consume dairy? Are they doomed or can they boost their calcium levels without dairy? Read on to find out which foods pack a healthy dose of calcium without any of the dairy.

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Staff Highlight: Brittany Landers

We’re thrilled to announce Brittany Landers as our new Fitness Director at Elite Sports Club-Brookfield! Brittany’s positive attitude is infectious to all that step foot in the fitness center. She uses her fitness experience to help her clients realize their fullest potential. Read on to learn more about Brittany Landers!

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