Tagged: cardio

Understanding Your Cardio Machine: What are Watts?

Watts. It is that number that you often see scroll across your display on the exercise bike or elliptical. It changes all the time, and you might not realize what you are doing or not doing to make it change. But what does that number even mean, and is it important to your workout?

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Two Fresh Ways to Cross Train

So, you have probably set a few goals for yourself in the past few months. But how are you going to achieve those goals? If you’re looking to lose weight or improve your fitness in any way, I have something that will help you. Go swimming and rowing! These are my two favorite ways to work […]

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Know the Difference: Fat Burning Zone vs. Cardio Zone

You jump onto your favorite elliptical or treadmill, and you often see a graphic indicating “fat burn zones” and “cardio zones.” At first glance, it may appear that you burn more fat working at a lower intensity (55%-65% of your heart rate maximum) than you would working in a cardio zone (75%-85% of your heart […]

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5 Workouts You Can Do as a Family

Now that we’re more than a month into the school year, you may be having a hard time finding time to spend together as a family, let alone get in a good workout. As the temperature drops, many of your go-to outdoor activities are also off the table. So, what’s a parent to do to help squeeze […]

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When’s the Last Time You Tried Something New?

Joining a new fitness club is always a little daunting. A new building, new people and new equipment can be an overwhelming experience. With the right staff and environment, your experience should be enjoyable and fun!

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Member Stories: John Borden "Exercise has turned from something dreaded to something I truly look forward to."

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 experience: My name is John Borden. […]

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Workout Wednesday: Don’t Forget to Limber-up!

  Many of us tend to forget the importance of regularly warming up before our workouts. Now, that warm up may vary from person to person, or workout to workout, but the point being, it should always be the first step you take before you even think of jumping into those Tabata sprints or that […]

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Why Do We Fear the Weight Room?

Ladies… put down those teeny dumbbells you found stacked in the corner at the gym and confidently march over to the heavier weights. Do not fear those iron barbells and dumbbells – I promise they will not bite! Do not shy away from the squat rack – it’s not nearly as intimidating as it looks. […]

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Member Stories: Annie Moeckler "Part of an Awesome Family!"

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: I joined Le Club back […]

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New Group Exercise Class Schedules

We’re constantly revamping our group exercise class schedule to offer our members new options and to make sure we are providing you with a variety of classes which support the ideal “cross-training” workout experience.

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