Tagged: fitness tips

Is HIIT Too Much? How about PHA?

The fitness industry can be a confusing place, especially if you are just starting out. We are chock full of acronyms, and terminology that is new and ever-evolving. Below we’d like to de-mystify a couple of the terms, and explain why one option might be better for you as an individual.

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Pandemic Weight Loss Tips

A year in, and many of us are struggling mightily with our weight. Even if you’ve been coming in to the club and getting some exercise, consider the activities you are NOT doing. The lack of community activities like sports attendance, theatre, concerts, fairs and other gatherings mean less activity and more isolation. We are […]

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A Heart-Centered Approach to Fitness

Your heart has a job – pumping oxygenated blood to your various tissues and organs to keep your body working. At it’s essence, it’s keeping you alive, so it behooves you to take good care of it with exercise. But there is a difference between heart healthy, and heart-centered. A heart-centered fitness approach takes into […]

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Acclimating to Your Exercise Routine After Quarantine

Welcome back! The “safer at home” restrictions have been lifted and Elite Sports Clubs are now open for those who are comfortable to come back. We as staff are beyond excited to see our members and hear about how they have been doing during our time at home. As you look to return to a […]

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10 Common Exercise Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

With fitness centers temporarily closed in the Milwaukee area, many of us are coping by exercising on our own at home. Bodyweight exercises are great because they don’t require any equipment. However, without mirrors to check your form or a personal trainer helping you out, it’s easy to make mistakes. We’ve highlighted 10 common exercise […]

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What “Stop Saying Tomorrow” Means

There are always a million excuses to not go to the gym. Determination is a choice. However, finding the proper mentality to succeed can be challenging. Remind yourself to “Stop Saying Tomorrow” and choose to put in the effort that’s required to reach your goals!

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The Pros & Cons of Exercising with a Friend

Working out with friends can be very rewarding and fun, but it’s not without its challenges. We’ve highlighted some pros and cons of exercising with a friend.

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3 Signs You’re Getting Fitter

Have you been maintaining your fitness goals from the start of the New Year? If you’ve given up because you don’t think you’re making progress, you might want to reconsider. You still might be getting fitter even if you haven’t lost any weight.

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More Weight Doesn’t Equal More Benefit

Adding more weight or using a heavier dumbbell when lifting doesn’t necessarily equate to a more beneficial outcome. There are a few things to consider when trying to progress to a heavier amount of weight.

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The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Exercise

Certain alcoholic beverages may have some health benefits, ranging from wine’s positive influence on insulin sensitivity and beer’s positive association with bone density when consumed in low to moderate amounts. However, if you’re trying to ramp up your fitness, alcohol consumption may impede your progress. Below are some not-so-fun facts about alcohol and how it […]

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