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Back to School Means Back to a Routine

It’s amazing how quickly summer comes and goes. Before you know it, the air is crisp, the leaves are turning and the sweaters are coming out of the back of the closet. Just because cold-weather clothing provides a little more coverage, doesn’t mean we have to let that summer body go. With “back to school” […]

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8 Tips for Knife Safety in Your Home

For class presentations at Elite Sports Clubs, we have often spent a fair amount of time talking about knife safety for preparing foods. It is a serious matter, as we often have children helping for food preparations. And keeping them safe, and ourselves, should be a primary goal. Purchase the best possible knives that you […]

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Member Stories: Brenda Cullin and Pam Tullberg

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be Elite, and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s accomplishments: Brenda Cullin and Pam Tullberg, […]

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Tennis Sportsmanship and Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts

Sportsmanship — an often neglected fundamental of sports. It’s an area of competition that gets plenty of attention, but for all the wrong reasons. The pouting, the crying, the trash talking, the gloating. We’ve become so accustomed to these behaviors that we lose a significant factor of enjoyment for the sport itself. So the next time you […]

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Youth Resistance Training: Should my child start weight training?

Each year, a growing number of children join highly competitive sports. Three-year-olds are playing tennis. By age 8, kids are involved in select soccer. What’s next – golf for diaper dandies? With competitive sports on the rise, it seems everyone is looking for an edge. Parents are hiring performance and speed coaches and personal trainers […]

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Off to School (or Work) with a Safe Bag Lunch

There is nothing more exciting than purchasing a new school lunch bag for the year! Whether it’s off to school or work we go, millions of Americans carry “bag” lunches. Food brought from home can be kept safe if it is first handled and cooked safely. (Check out tips for safely cooking at BBQ’s & […]

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Member Stories: Emily Sydnor "Motivation was the most difficult part."

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be Elite, and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s accomplishments: About a year ago, I […]

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Is your child the next Wimbledon Champ?

They can be… It’s no secret that today’s top tennis pros have been playing since they were old enough to stand. Athletic development is like learning a foreign language — in order for it to really stick, you have to start young, when the brain is at its spongiest. As a result, children who participate in sports […]

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