Tagged: exercise classes

Member Stories: Alexandra Bruckner – Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Change

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: Meet Alexandra Bruckner, a member […]

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Why Try Small Group Training?

As a trainer, I’ve been offering small group training for about 10 years. It began because one-on-one training can get expensive, and some of my clients asked if there was a way to get additional sessions in the week for less, with about the same quality individual experience. So, at the time, I began putting […]

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Instructor Highlight: Steve Cigich

Exercise has always meant freedom and escape. As a teenager, cycling meant excursions with friends on various adventures. Week long bike-packing trips from CT to PA or NH (to bike Mount Washington back when it was still allowed) until the ultimate trip in 1978: a 5,000-mile adventure through the Canadian Rockies and across the United States. It was a […]

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Team Weight Loss Challenge: What I Lost, and Learned!

When I made the decision to sign up for Elite’s Team Weight Loss Challenge, I knew I wouldn’t be the grand-prize winner. In fact, I wasn’t even certain I would lose that much weight. But as I’ve grown to know many members and instructors at Elite Sports Clubs over the past year, I knew that my reasons for […]

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5 Reasons You Should Workout in a Pool

Water exercise builds cardio, strength, and resistance all while being easy on the joints. While we have a tendency to think that water classes are only for seniors, it’s important to recognize this type of exercise benefits people of all ages looking for a challenging workout! Here’s a few reasons why you should consider a […]

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Group Exercise Classes 101

New to exercise or to your health club? Often a great place to start with your fitness routine, and to meet new people, is with group exercise classes. These exercise classes sometimes come at a fee, or if you’re lucky, are included with your membership. Often exercise classes include things like yoga, pilates, bootcamp, strength training, spin/indoor […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Cycling Classes

Are you new to your gym and the indoor cycling (also known as “spinning”) scene? Well, have no fear! Indoor cycling is a great workout all year round for any level, expert cyclists and newbies alike. Nevertheless here are 3 tips for those just starting a new spin class.

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You are the Inspiration Someone Else Needs

Many of our members here at Elite Sports Clubs are quite accomplished, yet also quite humble. We have heard so many great stories from—and about—our members over the years, but we know there’s more to share! Your stories of struggle and accomplishment, goal setting and goal reaching, or just acknowledgement of all the little steps […]

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How to Have the Best Possible Group Exercise Experience

Staying motivated to workout or push yourself hard enough to break a real sweat can be difficult, especially when you’re doing it on your own. Group exercise classes may be the solution to these dilemmas. Here are a few of our top “Do” and “Don’t” tips to make your first group exercise class a little […]

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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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