Tagged: habits

Get Rid of Bad Habits Through Moderation

Habits involve different lifestyle choices. Examples of lifestyle choices could be alcohol consumption, technology use, diet, exercise and smoking. Moderation is important for any healthy lifestyle. Too much of anything can be a bad thing, which is why moderation is key. It is possible to break a bad habit and create a good habit with moderation. For […]

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Be Stronger Than Your Excuses

There are always plenty of reasons to not go to the gym, but there are also so many reasons why you should! Finding motivation is difficult, especially if you don’t have a regular exercise routine established. We’ve identified some common excuses and how you can overcome them mentally!

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You Need the Right Kind of Treat

You work hard, you need to “treat yo’ self.” Now don’t run and grab an ice cream cone. That is just going to throw a wrench into everything you worked so hard for. When you treat yo’ self, you need to make sure you treat yo’ self right.

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Rose Barnish Shares Her Personal Study of Exercise Behavior

Our members aren’t the only ones working towards goals and striving to become a better version of themselves. Elite Sports Clubs staff share some of their own stories about their health & fitness journeys. When I was little, my older siblings were in college or older and very scholarly. They and my parents would sit around […]

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A Tiny Habit Can Become a Lasting Behavior

“After I pee, then I do 2 push ups.” Gross? Maybe. Effective? Yes. At least according to Dr. BJ Fogg in this TED Talk, Forget Big Change, Start With A Tiny Habit. 

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How to Keep from Backsliding

For years now we have conducted our own “challenges” to accomplish short term goals, these can prompt very helpful fitness and dietary change. Short term challenges help us kickoff a lifestyle change with renewed energy and desire because we can work within the pre-set plan and goal of the challenge. Even recently, Elite Sports Clubs hosted their annual Team Weight Loss Challenge, […]

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Embrace Your Quirks

The internet is ablaze with articles, blogs, songs, quotes, you name it…with body positivity. This is a great thing. Far too many people focus on the negatives when it comes to their bodies, “I need to lose 5 lbs,” “I wish I had her legs,” “I wish I had his abs,” “I wish my hair […]

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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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Change your Life with these 4 FREE Habit Tracking Apps

Do you want to break some bad habits or start fresh with some good ones? Let’s be honest, most of us do. Regardless, tracking habits can help you to see a pattern and change your behavior. A great way to do this is by using habit tracking apps. They track your progress using statistics, send […]

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Why You Should Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

I believe that fitness should be just as much about how you feel physically (increasing your energy, sleeping better, decreasing anxiety) and emotionally (self-esteem, confidence, determination), as it is about how you look.

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