Safety First - Abdominal Bracing and Breathing

Safety is the #1 priority when it comes to weight training. Having poor lifting form can result in back pain or severe injuries to your spine. Using abdominal bracing and breathing techniques will give you proper posture and stabilize your back while lifting. (more…)

Instructor Highlight - Katie Van Arendonk

Katie Van Arendonk is a certified yoga instructor at Elite Sports Club-Brookfield. Learn about Katie’s background teaching yoga in Milwaukee!

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Staff Highlight - Ariana Sparapani

Ariana Sparapani is the new Aquatics Director at Elite Sports Club – Mequon. Ari has been with Elite for quite some time in a variety of different roles in the Aquatics department. Join us in congratulating her on her new position and see what she enjoys about working at Elite! (more…)

Instructor Highlight - Kristen Wick

Kristen Wick is a certified yoga instructor at Elite Sports Clubs. Before becoming an instructor, Kristen benefited from the spiritual and physical healing powers of yoga and now shares them with her students. Learn more about Kristen’s yoga teaching experience and what to expect in her classes.

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5 New Fitness Classes to Try This Month

Bored of the doing the same old fitness routine over and over again? Looking to try some new fitness classes? Here is a list of some popular choices so you can try something new and challenge your body.

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Instructor Highlight - Ellen Nagy

Ellen Nagy is a certified group exercise instructor at Elite Sports Clubs. Ellen shares a special connection with her class participants and loves to help them along on their fitness journey. Learn more about her fitness background and what classes she teaches in this blog highlight!

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exercise class mistakes

Group exercise classes are a great way to get in your daily workout, and there are plenty of options to choose from. Plus, each instructor brings their own style and personality to the classes they teach with new workouts every time you attend. However, without the one-on-one attention of a trainer, there’s a chance you’re making one of the following exercise class mistakes. (more…)

Instructor Highlight - Maria Cartagenova

Maria Cartagenova is a certified Zumba instructor at Elite Sports Clubs. Learn more about Maria and how you can get more involved in Zumba classes in Milwaukee!

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Instructor Highlight - Danielle Hawi

Danielle Hawi is a certified group exercise instructor at Elite Sports Clubs. Learn why Danielle made the switch from class participant to instructor, and her advice on staying motivated.

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Tips for Exercising with a Mask

Some steps must be taken during a pandemic to slow the spread of disease, however inconvenient they may be. It’s probably safe to assume we can all agree that we’d rather exercise without wearing a mask. They’re uncomfortable and can make it difficult to breath, but right now we’re required to wear them in the presence of others. Let’s take a good look at masks, what they do and don’t do for us, and how we can navigate together through this difficult time.

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