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Swimming as a Family Improves a Child’s Ability to Swim

We are often asked by parents, “What is the best thing I can do to help my child’s swimming?” The answer is simple: swim with them, A LOT. Children will learn by playing in the water, without even knowing it. All families are busy, but it is essential to make swimming one of your regular, […]

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What Does “Clean Eating” Mean?

Clean eating is concept that lends itself to improving one’s overall health and well-being. It is not a diet, but rather an eating pattern that emphasizes cutting down on sugary drinks and sweets, unhealthy fats, processed meats and other items, and salt. If you would like to learn how to ‘eat clean’, focus on these […]

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Staff Highlight: Erica Winship – Elite 100 Challenge

Meet Erica Winship, Graphic Designer at Elite Sports Clubs. Like many of you, she spends many hours of her day in front of a computer. Prior to the COVID-19 shutdown, Erica had been regularly taking group exercise classes like spin, BodyPump, and boot camp. When the pandemic struck, her routine had been disrupted and she […]

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4 Reasons You Should Try a Barre Class

Barre Fusion, Barre Basics, Ballet Barre class…the names all have one thing in common, and a single originator. Barre ballet as a form of exercise combines movements from ballet, yoga, and Pilates. Here are four reasons why you should try ballet barre classes.

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6 Nutrition Tips from a Registered Dietitian

Altering your eating habits is a means of accomplishing a variety of health goals, anywhere from losing weight to lowering blood pressure. Brookfield Registered Dietitian Sarah Brunner provided answers for some of the most commonly asked about topics related to nutrition.

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Tennis Pro Highlight: David Pollack

David Pollack is a tennis pro at Elite Sports Club-River Glen. Having recently returned to Elite, he is eager to help our members improve their tennis game, resume their active lifestyles, and most importantly have fun! Learn more about David Pollack and his professional tennis background.

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10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Myzone

The Myzone heart rate monitors are not only a great way to gauge the intensity of your workouts, they can also be used as a motivational tool. Whether you’ve just acquired one or have been using your belt for awhile, there’s likely features you have not yet discovered. Here are 10 tips to get the […]

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Digestive Health Part II: Probiotics & Prebiotics

The microbiome is crucial to our overall well-being (learn more about the microbiome in Part 1 of this blog series). It’s so important to know how to take care of it. Most of us have heard of the term probiotics, but what about prebiotics? Prebiotics and probiotics have a very close relationship to one another, […]

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