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Glossary of Swimming Terms

If you’re not a regular swimmer, you might not be familiar with common swimming terms associated with exercise or racing. While there are plenty of terms in the swimming world, we’ve compiled a list you might hear us using around the clubs during swim lessons or classes.

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10 Back-to-School Lunch Ideas for Kids

Now that kids are preparing for their return to school, here is your chance to get ahead of the curve and plan out some nutritious options. Instead of packing the same items everyday, check out these meals for some fresh, new ideas. Keep in mind that each meal should include a protein, fruit and vegetable […]

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Staff Highlight: Carey Bongard

We’re thrilled to announce that Carey Bongard has been named our new General Manager at Elite Sports Club-North Shore! Carey has been with us for many years and worked in a variety of roles. Get to know more about her background in this staff highlight!

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What is an Athletic Club?

The term athletic club, or sometimes referred to as a sports club, is used in the fitness industry to describe a particular type of private members club. So what sets them apart from a typical fitness gym? Let’s explore what an athletic club actually is.

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Is Exercising in Heat a Bad Idea?

Exercising in extreme heat may be less effective than you think. High temperatures put a lot of stress on the body, and if you’re not careful, can lead to serious illness. This is probably the most immediately dangerous condition that you can be active in if you are not careful. Your body can and will make […]

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International & Domestic Travel Nutrition Tips

Have a big trip coming up? Whether you’re driving or flying, traveling domestic or abroad, you still have to eat. Your destination will determine what foods are available or if you have the ability to bring your own. Here are some travel nutrition tips!

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Instructor Highlight: Deborah Cohen-Smith

Elite welcomes Deborah Cohen-Smith to its already immensely talented roster of group exercise instructors. Find out what classes she teaches and how you can join in the fun!

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A Place for Fun, A Place for Fitness

When you think of fitness places, do you think of treadmills, weights, and resistance machines? Does going to the gym feel like more of a chore than a fun activity? With the right mindset and realistic goals in mind, exercising can be the highlight of your day!

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