Tagged: goal setting

The Importance of Setting Small Goals

We all want to accomplish our big goals. Lose 10 pounds, buy a car, take more time for yourself. The list can go on and on. But with our eyes on the prize, we often feel lost about how exactly we reach our large goals. The best thing to do, is establish little goals along […]

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The Benefits of Setting High Goals

In today’s post, since we’re focused on aiming high in all aspects of our lives this month, let’s discuss some of the upsides of setting definitive, high goals.

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Crafting the Perfect New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year approaching, it is time for people to start thinking of their possible New Year’s resolutions. The practice of setting New Year’s resolutions might be cliche, but it is helpful given that there is an arbitrary day already chosen for you and the idea of a new year, new you creates great […]

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Keep Your Summer Body All Winter Long

Winter has moved in on us here in Wisconsin, so now is the time for cozy layers, comfort foods, relaxation, and hibernation, right? Wrong! At least, not if you want to keep your summer body all winter long, that is. The temptation to kick back during the winter months comes easy, but do you really […]

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Beginners Guide to Getting Fit and Healthy

Today’s the day, you tell yourself. Today’s the day that you are going to commit to getting fit and healthy. But there’s just one teensy, tiny problem: You don’t quite know HOW to become fit and healthy. No worries, don’t sweat it. We’re here to help. We’ll start you off with a few pointers on […]

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The Science Behind Creating A Habit

Are you looking to kick off the year with a new good habit? Maybe you need to ditch some bad ones? Have no fear, Elite (and science!) are here to help. You see, habits are tough. Some are good, like getting to the the gym once a day. Some are bad…like eating 6 cookies at a time when […]

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How to Improve Your Sweatitude!

In the past we did a “Plank Off” challenge here in our fitness center at Elite Sports Clubs. Now I know the plank may not be your favorite exercise, even if it is good for you. But I can’t tell you the number of people who gave up before they even got started. Excuses started flowing […]

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I’ve Just Joined a Health Club, Now What?

Whether you have decided to make small changes or big changes, joining a health club is a great first step! Nevertheless, as we all know, that’s only the beginning. That little plastic membership card isn’t going to change your life all on its own, it has to be put to work!  So, let’s get started! The […]

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How the "Stages of Change" Affect Goal Planning & Outcome

Researchers who study why some individuals do and some do not accomplish their goals, have a very compelling answer for us. “They are not ready!” As simple an answer as this may be, considerable study at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has shown that individuals go through “stages of change” which, when followed, will […]

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