Tagged: recovery

Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie Recipe

Satisfy your sweet tooth as well as get some great nutrients with this Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Banana Smoothie recipe! This smoothie is not only delicious, but it is a great recovery drink as well. The protein, carbohydrates, and potassium help your body replenish what was lost in your workout. Take a look and give […]

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What to Eat Before, During, and After an Endurance Event

Summer months in Wisconsin are a great time to get outdoors and get workouts in while it is sunny and warm. Not only do people’s outdoor workouts pick up, but so do people taking part or competing in endurance events. No matter what endurance workout you are involved in, proper nutrition and fueling are essential […]

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Post-Match Tennis Recovery: A Guide for the Casual Player

One of the biggest things Elite Sports Clubs focuses on is maintaining a healthy lifestyle. While, all sports have their own set of recovery methods, in this article, we focus on tennis recovery. Two of the tennis professionals at the Brookfield location explained the best rehabilitation methods after a tennis match.

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How to Tell When It’s Time to Recover

I’m writing this with tired eyes and exhausted body…Yesterday was a particularly rough one, starting at 5 am and continuing until 7:15 pm. Three classes, clients through lunch, and just the sheer span of the workday did me in. I didn’t feel great, and I didn’t sleep well, even though I usually sleep like a […]

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Post Valentine’s Day Sweets Recovery

So you just ate a whole box of chocolates or sleeve of red velvet Oreos with your Valentine’s Day sweetie…now what? I’m a sweets kinda gal. Just love em! And it can be a problem, particularly at specific times of the year…like when my kids were smaller and they brought home a huge plastic pumpkin […]

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Member Stories: Maria Franklin Raises Cervical Cancer Awareness

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: January is Cervical Cancer Awareness […]

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Staff Stories: My Recovery Without Surgery

As the newest member of the Elite trainers team, I thought it might be relevant to outline the path that helped facilitate my participation in a lifestyle of health and fitness. I was in involved in a rather serious motorcycle accident years ago, that left me with a specific lower back injury that could only […]

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8 Ways To Speed Up Recovery After Exercise

Rest and recovery are as just as important as exercise. Time off allows your body and mind to fully recover and grow. Here are some tips recommended by the experts:

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Member Stories: Making the Most of a Second Chance

It was on a Sunday in June four years ago that Mark Shultz, a member at Elite Sports Club-River Glen, found himself face down in the dirt of his own lawn. “I was out in the front yard planting some grass, and all of a sudden I feel this swoosh come up the back of my neck into […]

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Are You Overtraining?

There is a malady in exercise that affects new and seasoned exercisers alike. This malady is overtraining and can be harmful for the unsuspecting exerciser. If unrecognized and exercise modification does not occur, overtraining can cause stagnation, decrease in exercise gains or even injury. Overtraining is defined as excessive frequency, volume, or intensity of training, […]

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