Tagged: exercising for physical and mental health

How Physical Activity Affects Your Brain

It is widely known that physical activity is good for the body. Often overlooked though, is how exercise is crucial for your mental health as well. Regular exercise has a positive impact on your mental health and brain health. Research proves that regular exercise does make a difference in your overall health no matter your […]

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Swimming: The Well-Rounded Exercise

It’s a well-known fact that exercise is good for your body. It’s also very well-known that exercise can be good for your mood. While any type of movement can be credited toward both of those “good for you” categories, aerobic exercise holds an extra special place. Swimming specifically is known to drastically increase physical health […]

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A Healthy Mind Creates Good Habits

How we handle stress, understand others, and make choices is determined by our mental health. Mental health affects how we think, feel, and act. A positive healthy mind will allow you to realize your full potential, to be productive, to make meaningful contributions, and to cope with the stress of life.

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Boosting Your Self-Esteem Through Fitness

We are all our own worst critics, and your perceptions of your own capabilities play a part in negative thinking. In today’s blog, let’s focus on increasing your self-esteem and self-worth through the benefits that exercise can provide.

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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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Strength is More Than Just Lifting Heavy Objects

When you define strength, you probably think of the ability to move or lift heavy objects. However, strength can be measured in many different ways and can have many definitions. Being strong in all areas is much needed for your overall health and well-being.

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Member Stories: Bill Severson "My outlook on this new part of my life is much better"

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 Bill and […]

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