Tagged: gym

Take the “Work” Out of Workout With Dance Classes

Has your workout been feeling a bit like a chore lately? Let loose and take the “work” out of workout with dance-inspired classes offered right here at Elite. Dance classes will get your heart rate racing with a full-body cardio workout and motivating music that’ll give you a calorie-burning good time.

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Breaking the Mold: What We’re NOT

As many of our members already know, Elite Sports Clubs are a little different than your typical “health club.” We often spend time explaining to new members who we are and what we do to help orient them to the club, but every so often the point tends to get across a little better by […]

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You’ll WANT to Hit the Gym After This!

“Ugh.” – Everyone’s response to going to the gym. But we assure you, by the time you get to the end of this post…you’ll be halfway out your door with your gym bag over your shoulder because you’re going to WANT to get started!

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Fight Or Flight? More Like Gym Or Couch

When we get home from work, all we want to do is sit on the couch, turn on the TV, and eat enough junk food for a lifetime. After a stressful and tiresome workday, why would you want to head to the gym or prepare a healthy meal? Well the truth is your body is […]

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10 Things to Tell Yourself During a Tough Workout

Everyone’s been there. Whether you’re tired, sore, or are approaching your limits, we’ve all had to experience a grueling and tough workout. So when the going gets rough, here are a few things to tell yourself to get going.

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Beginner’s Guide to Pull-ups

Pull-ups are one of the staples of body weight exercise routines, and for good reason. It works a number of different muscles in the upper body, both large and small, as well as the muscles in your core. However, it is very hard to do a good pull-up. If you asked your friends and family, it […]

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Battle Ropes Basics and Sample Workouts

The use of battle ropes in workouts today is increasing tremendously. Gyms are providing them and trainers are continuing to incorporate them into client’s workouts. With the many benefits and simple execution, they’re becoming more and more popular for active people everywhere. According to John Brookfield, creator of the original battling-ropes system, “They’re a must-have tool […]

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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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Do You Actually Need Gym Equipment and a Trainer to Stay in Shape?

Muscle withers away if you’re not constantly building it, and muscle withers faster as we age. Waning muscle mass gives way to fat gain, stiff joints, stumbling and bumbling balance, and a precipitous drop in self esteem and functional strength. If you are willing to, fighting back will help us turn the hands of time, […]

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What is CrossFit and Is It Right For You?

Unless you have been living in a cave for the past few years…you’ve probably heard of the biggest fitness craze in recent times, CrossFit.

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