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Find Your Quiet Place

Noise pollution is among many factors that can trigger your body’s stress response, which can negatively impact your health. If you deal with chronic stress, or just want to take some time to calm yourself, find a place without a lot of noise. Here are some possible locations where you can find your quiet place.

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Training Power As We Age

Training for power, as opposed to just training for strength, adds a time element. Think of power training as high-speed strength. Power training focuses on the speed of the weight lifted compared to strength training where you focus on the amount lifted. This is especially important for athletes, but it’s also important as we get […]

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Practice Proper Portion Control

Most adults may have noticed that food portions have gotten larger, not only in restaurants but at home as well. In the age where you can super-size almost anything, many meals have become enough food for at least two people. With this growth in portion size comes an increase in the average person’s waistline and […]

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How to Know if Your Stress is Good or Bad

Many of us perceive stress as unhealthy, but stress isn’t necessarily always a bad thing. Stress can be healthy when avoiding an accident or meeting a tight deadline. We all feel stressed at times, but each person fights stress in different ways. It’s important to understand what kind of stress you are dealing with, and […]

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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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