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Staff Highlight: Brett Kirmse

Meet Brett Kirmse, the new membership services representative at Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield. Although he is new to our staff, Brett has had positive experiences at the clubs before and now he wants to deliver those to new and existing members. Get to know more about Brett Kirmse in this staff highlight!

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5 Mindful Snacking Techniques

When it comes to eating, you want to choose foods that are not only enjoyable, but give our bodies valuable nutrients. This doesn’t apply to just what foods we eat, but also how much we are eating. Having presence of mind when snacking will allow us to enjoy the foods more and make better decisions. […]

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Are you Staying Properly Hydrated During Exercise?

Many exercisers know that they should stay hydrated when exercising, but three questions often asked are how much, when, and what? This article is meant to inform the reader of the current recommendations that address these very questions. In answer to the first two questions, here are some general guidelines to follow about fluid replacement […]

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3 Types of Workouts That Are Safe for Kids

Many schools have switched to virtual or hybrid models, and therefore some kids miss out on the social component of seeing their friends everyday. Also, with many extracurriculars canceled or postponed, kids are also getting less physical activity. Want to solve both problems at once? Here are some activities that are safe for kids.

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How is Pickleball Different Than Tennis?

Pickleball has been growing in popularity over the last several years. Not only is it a fun recreational and social sport, but it can also be quite competitive as well. Pickleball borrows rules from a variety of racquet sports, but also has its own unique flavor. To help put it in perspective, here’s how it […]

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Which Exercise Is Best for the Whole Body?

Looking for an exercise that is best for the whole body? While there’s no such thing as a bad type of exercise, there are some that are more efficient at training many muscle groups at once. Here are some options for full body workout classes.

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What Is Brown Fat and Why Do We Want It?

As the year 2020 progresses, and we continue to deal with mask mandates, a pandemic, and trying to stay healthy, it’s worth looking into how we can stimulate our bodies to be stronger and more resilient. Today, we’ll be talking about brown fat, or brown adipose tissue (BAT), what it does, and how it can […]

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What is Red Light Therapy?

What is red light therapy? Elite Sports Clubs has been offering red light therapy for many years, but if you have not tried it yourself, you may not know much about it. Learn about red light therapy and the numerous medical benefits it provides.

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