Tagged: exercise

Five Tips To Prepare For Vacation

When we go on vacation, sometimes we lose track of our goals. Some indulging is good for the soul, but when it becomes too much we have a problem. Vacation is about relaxing and part of self-care. Not tracking what we consume while on vacation is typical because ‘we are on vacation!’. We then get […]

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Should You Exercise While You Are Sick?

Should you exercise while you are sick? This seems to be a frequently asked question. Since it’s cold and flu season, you might be unfortunate to come down with an illness, but you don’t want to fall off the fitness wagon and derail all the hard work you’ve put in to this point. Let’s look […]

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Creating an Effective Exercise Program Post-Cancer Treatment

You or someone you love has just completed a difficult and rocky road of cancer treatment. It’s time to get your body back on track, and give it a bit more effort, but where do you start? Read how you can create an effective exercise program post-cancer treatment.

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Continue With Exercise During Cancer Treatment

If you or someone you love is dealing with cancer, and currently undergoing cancer treatment, you might think exercise is off the table. You would be wrong. Exercise has a slew of benefits for those undergoing treatment, including reducing fatigue, keeping you social, retaining crucial muscle mass, and maintaining your stamina. So what kinds of […]

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Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Yes, You Do Need to Exercise!

In the first blog of our Cancer and Exercise series, we discussed why exercise was beneficial for survival and tolerance of treatment. In this post, we’ll be discussing what types of exercise will be beneficial, and how you can fit them in, post-diagnosis.

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Can Exercise Provide Benefits Post-Cancer Diagnosis?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Therefore, highlighting the benefits of exercise in different stages of cancer – diagnosis, during treatment, and post-treatment recovery seemed important. This is the first in series of articles that discuss not only the benefits, but also the types of exercise deemed most appropriate. Many of you may have struggled with […]

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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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Make A Splash with Elite’s Aquatic Exercise Classes

It doesn’t matter if you’re a child, a senior or somewhere in between: Elite has plenty of water exercise classes for all ages! Given the many benefits of exercising in water, aquatics exercise classes are a great addition to your typical workout routine. Here’s a breakdown of our current aquatic exercise schedule, and what it […]

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Even a Little Exercise Can Prevent Depression

New research has shown that exercise might be just what you need to prevent depression. It’s been understood for quite some time that exercise provides mental health benefits, but not really to what extent. Thanks to a recent study, we now know that even a small lifestyle change can really make a difference for those […]

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Diet vs. DNA: Which Really Determines Body Shape

We all have that one friend who can eat anything and never workout without any negative consequences. On the other hand, there’s the friend who eats healthy and is active but may still gain weight. How much of this can be attributed to genetics and how much does environment play a role? To further explore […]

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