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Why It’s Important to Take a Break

You are never too busy to take a break. Taking a break is good for your brain because it refreshes the mind and increases creativity. Going too long without letting our minds rest can lead to stress and frustration. Regular breaks increase performance and allow you to focus better when you return. Breaks from life, […]

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Swimming: The Well-Rounded Exercise

It’s a well-known fact that exercise is good for your body. It’s also very well-known that exercise can be good for your mood. While any type of movement can be credited toward both of those “good for you” categories, aerobic exercise holds an extra special place. Swimming specifically is known to drastically increase physical health […]

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Nutrition Therapy for Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and GERD

What is the biggest-selling prescription medication in the United States? Many would be surprised to find out that it is a treatment for acid reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the technical term for reflux, is the number one disease of the digestive tract. Almost everyone will experience heartburn and/or reflux at some point in their […]

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Staff Highlight: Andrew Jungbluth

Andrew Jungbluth is the Operations Manager at Elite Sports Club-Mequon. Andrew started working at the front desk, so he’s familiar with the social aspect of the clubs. If you’ve never taken the time to talk to Andrew, he recommends interacting with staff and asking questions to enhance your club experience. Get to know more about […]

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7 Tips to Calm Yourself Down

Do you feel like you’re always on edge, stressed, or overstimulated? Finding ways to calm yourself down can be tricky. Too much of any type of stress (chronic or acute), can be very overwhelming. So, here are some tricks that you can use to take the edge off: Close Your Eyes Shutting your eyes gives your […]

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Swim Lessons Guide for Parents

Learning how to swim at a young age is important for so many reasons. Besides the safety aspect, basic swimming skills can give a child confidence, allow them to have fun and be active in the pool, and create a foundation for competitive swimming later on in life. If your child is just starting out […]

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Psychology and Culture Surrounding Food

Who has ever heard the phrase “you are what you eat”? What we eat affects how we feel. Food should make us feel good as well as be nourishing to our bodies. Eat too much, too little, or the wrong things and your health could be affected. This may result in negative feelings toward food. […]

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Staff Highlight: Karen Bruckner

If you’re looking for some friendly conversation or a recommendation on a fitness program, stop by the Elite-Brookfield front desk most mornings to chat with Karen Bruckner! Karen is quite familiar with the friendly faces of the Elite community and is a huge advocate for camaraderie among our members. Learn more about Karen Bruckner!

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