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Why Should You Work With a Personal Trainer?

Achieving results on your own isn’t easy. Not only do you have to work hard, you have to know what you’re doing. Just as you would hire an electrician or plumber to fix something that is beyond your skill set, same is true of personal trainers with regards to fitness. They possess the knowledge and […]

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How to Restart a Workout Routine After a Long Break

It’s never too late to kick it back into gear and start working out again after a break, no matter how long the break was. Here are 5 simple steps to restart and ease your way back into it.

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5 Reasons to Try a New Workout

We’re all human, and humans by nature are creatures of habit. We all like what we like and do what we know. In general, there’s nothing at all wrong with that. But with fitness, sometimes we need to mix things up a bit to scare off boredom or push through a plateau. That’s why it’s […]

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5 Ways to Measure Weight Loss Without a Scale

So you’ve been putting in the work to lose a few extra pounds, tone up, or just get a little healthier. That’s awesome! But losing weight is about more than just numbers, and you should never judge your success or your health solely based on the scale. Here are few ways to know you’re making progress without hopping […]

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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.

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Deciphering the Truth About Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index is used commonly while calculating body fat and for fitness level assessments, but what does it really mean? Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a measurement that uses an individual’s current height and weight to determine their body fat using a simple equation. This equation is as follows: BMI=weight(lb) * 703 / […]

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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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Aquatics Instructor 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!

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