Tagged: rest

Why It’s Important to Take a Break

You are never too busy to take a break. Taking a break is good for your brain because it refreshes the mind and increases creativity. Going too long without letting our minds rest can lead to stress and frustration. Regular breaks increase performance and allow you to focus better when you return. Breaks from life, […]

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What Does It Mean To Be Superhuman?

Here at Elite Sports Clubs, we’re excited that May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! Paired with spring finally arriving, it’s a great reason to get your exercise routine into high gear, and to feel superhuman. But aside from a quest for an increase in strength and speed, what can we do realistically, to […]

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The Importance of Routinely Resting Your Body

The importance of resting your body is often overlooked in today’s busy lifestyles. It seems, as a society, we have promoted a culture of productivity, efficiency, and high energy lifestyles. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with any of those things, it’s essential that we don’t neglect rest. Having a well-rested body will keep your […]

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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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When Mind Over Matter Becomes Dangerous

Picture this, you’re at your top physical game. You’ve just started your freshmen year of college as a Division I swimmer. You’re excited to represent your school and crank out an amazing year. But about a month into your season, you begin to experience back pain. You chalk it up to harder practices, increased muscle, […]

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Don’t Miss Out on the Benefits of a Little "R & R"

Go ahead! Take a break! We are giving you full permission to do so. But don’t just curl up on your couch with a bowl of popcorn and binge-watch (insert Netflix series here). Try “leveling up” your rest and relaxation routine with a few of these spa services offered at the club. Not only will […]

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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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