Member Stories - Dave and Mandy Kliber – Cycling in Europe

We’d like to highlight two of our members, Dave and Mandy Kliber, who recently biked across Europe! Read their account of their amazing adventures! (more…)

2019 Milwaukee Local Races

We’ve made it easy for you to take part in 2019 local races with this handy list! Scope out races that interest you, start planning, coordinate with friends and family, and fill your calendar with 2019 local races in the Greater Milwaukee area!

With so many 2019 local races in the Milwaukee area, how do you choose just one? Well, the way we look at it, there’s no need to limit yourself! Choose what motivates you the most, be it modeling a healthy lifestyle for your kids, spending time with friends, supporting a cause, fund-raising for a charity, or pushing yourself to reach a goal.

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7 Pool Games for Kids

When teaching one-on-one swimming lessons with children, it is important to keep the kids engaged and the activities interactive. With short attention spans and lots to learn in only 30 minutes, it is important to keep the lesson fun and interesting. One of the best ways to do this is to turn the skills you are teaching them into a game! There are several games, tips, and tricks you can find if you search the internet, but here are a few that I have found to work really well. These water-fun games and activities are a great way to get your child to fall in love with swimming!

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Endurance Athlete Nutrition - Pre-Exercise Fueling

Your nutrition plays a pivotal role in your race day success. Knowing what to eat and when to eat it before you start will help you feel energized and ready to go! Here are some nutrition tips for fueling up beforehand. (more…)

Elite Team for Scenic Shore 150

The thought of biking 150 miles from Mequon all the way to Sturgeon Bay, WI might be an intimidating thought. But with a little training, comradery, and a well-organized event by the LLS volunteers, an Elite team of bike riders, many first timers to complete distance, biked just that. (more…)

When you join Elite, you join a community

For most, going to the gym is perceived as pumping iron or running on the treadmill. Although that can be fine for some people, that is not your only option at Elite Sports Clubs. Elite is more than just a gym because of its sense of community. Therefore, here are a few ways you can use Elite as a member beyond just a workout.

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Outdoor Exercise - Good for Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Here in Wisconsin, we know how tough the winter can be where your body is concerned. We are coming out of a season of cold, intense temperatures and conditions. While our bodies acclimate, it can be hard to weather the storms of cold and snow, and it isn’t always possible to be outdoors as much as we might like. As the seasons change, take advantage of the milder temperatures to get outside more. Below are some reasons why outdoor exercise is good for your mind, body, and spirit. (more…)

Does Beer Have Health Benefits?

Throughout its history, Milwaukee has been a leading producer of beer from its many breweries throughout the city. While breweries have come and gone, German traditions still remain, making beer drinking a ubiquitous recreational activity. So, the question remains, does beer have health benefits? Even chocolate and wine do, so what about beer?

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Member Stories - Dan Schauer – Taking Tennis Abroad

Dan Schauer is a member at Elite-West Brookfield who loves to share his passion for tennis with the world, literally. Through a connection Dan made with a foreign exchange student, Dan helps supply kids in the Dominican Republic with tennis equipment so they, too, can enjoy the sport.

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Free Summer Court Time!

One of our most frequently asked questions from new or prospective members is “Is tennis included with membership?” The answer is it depends. Our tennis program has so much to offer. Lessons, court rental, and the ball machines are an additional cost, but you can still take advantage of free court time in the summer! (more…)