Tagged: cardio

5 Cardio Exercises to Get You Off the Treadmill

Tired of the same old cardio routine? There are plenty of ways to get in a good cardio workout besides running on the treadmill or elliptical. Here are five alternative cardio exercises that will get your heart pumping!

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MIL-WALK-EE: Elite’s Local Walking Tour

Whether you call it Cream City, Brew City, or Miltown, Milwaukee is rich in history and has so much to offer. Even if you’ve lived here your whole life, it’s worth marveling at all of Milwaukee’s hotspots from time to time. In honor of Milwaukee Day (April 14th or 4/14 , the area code for […]

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The Positive Effects Walking Has on the Body

Believe it or not, walking is a great activity for your body and mind. Not only is it easy to do, but it has many positive effects on the body. For starters, it improves your cardiovascular fitness, reduces back pain, and improves your functionality. But is it too good to be true? Well, not exactly. […]

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Why Do Water Aerobics?

There are many stereotypes regarding water aerobics classes. Many assume this particular type of class is really meant for seniors. Others would prefer to just swim laps in the pool. Then there’s the majority of the population who never step foot in the pool unless it involves a floatie and a cool beverage, or just […]

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How to Read a Swim Workout

Many beginner swimmers set out with a goal of swimming a half mile or a mile straight through. I cringe when I hear that—it’s not really the best way to do a swim workout. If you were lifting weights, you would do 3 sets of 10 repetitions of a biceps curl, instead of 30 straight […]

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Under 5-Minute Workout

Feel like you don’t even have 5 minutes to spare? Well, you can still get a workout in! Check out this under 5-minute workout you can do anywhere with no equipment (except for maybe a timer…but there’s an app for that, right?!)

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Class Review: Body Combat

The first time I took a Body Combat class, I woke up the next day feeling every muscle in my body. Since then, I have committed to a regular cardio and weightlifting routine, and I’m stronger and more fit than I have ever been. Yet, when I left Body Combat yesterday, I felt like the workout was […]

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Instructor Highlight: Debbie Novak

We’re big fans of Debbie Novak over here at Elite Sports Club – West Brookfield. Not only is she an awesome group exercise instructor, but she’s also our Youth & Playroom Director! Here’s just a bit about Debbie and her work as an instructor, and we encourage you to try one of her classes or […]

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10 Things to Tell Yourself During a Tough Workout

Everyone’s been there. Whether you’re tired, sore, or are approaching your limits, we’ve all had to experience a grueling and tough workout. So when the going gets rough, here are a few things to tell yourself to get going.

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Elite Instructor Highlight: Amy Dobson

Part of what makes Elite Sports Clubs so great are the skilled staff that work here! So, to help you get to know them a little better, we’d like to start highlighting a few here on our blog. First up, Amy Dobson from our Elite Sports Club – Brookfield club!

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