Tagged: routine

Recovering From Vacation – Getting Back Into Gear

You’ve just gone on a nice relaxing vacation. You’ve given your body and mind time to rest. But now you’re home and it’s time to get back to your routine. It can be tough to find motivation to get back in the habit because you don’t want to work out or you don’t want your […]

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How to Make Your Workout Feel Less Like Work

Now that you have been able to slowly start adding various parts of fitness into your lifestyle, we want to make sure that what we are doing feels enjoyable to us too. Having an enjoyable routine will make your journey much more productive. This enjoyment allows you to increase your effort level vs. a routine […]

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Member’s Stories: Jim Horvath – The Inner Spirit

It was seventeen years ago when the staff at Elite Sports Club – North Shore first met Jim Horvath. He is a native to Milwaukee and now lives in Glendale. Over the years, most of the Fitness staff and the Front Desk staff have gotten to know “Jim”. He is friendly and open to discussion. […]

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How to Restart a Workout Routine After a Long Break

It’s never too late to kick it back into gear and start working out again after a break, no matter how long the break was. Here are 5 simple steps to restart and ease your way back into it.

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6 Exercises for Stronger Triceps

The triceps is a muscle located on the back of your upper arm, and is responsible for extension. Along with the biceps brachii, it is responsible for powerful arm movements. Below, you will find 6 exercises for strengthening and toning that muscle. For us gals, that means less “arm dangles” and flapping, and a more […]

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Support Your Healthy Lifestyle Change with Recreational Activities

We’re not in the fitness industry as much as we are in the “lifestyle” industry. While I have worked at over a half a dozen very different health clubs, the biggest thing I have noticed is that the key to long term success is creating daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly habits that last beyond the […]

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The Science Behind Trying New Things

It’s not easy to break out of your regular routine. Having a steady, consistent schedule is like chilling in your favorite sweats on a lazy day; it’s comfortable. But it’s also a little predictable, and can make you miss out on fabulous life experiences. That’s why trying new things is important.

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What to Do When You’re Stuck in a Workout Rut

If you ever have those days, weeks, or even months where you feel like you’re getting nowhere with your fitness routine, you might be in a workout rut.

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Get Your Leap On With These Plyo Exercises

Hooray it’s leap year! Put a little more leap into your workout with plyo exercise! Try these these 18 plyometric (jumping) exercises!

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Back to School Means Back to a Routine

It’s amazing how quickly summer comes and goes. Before you know it, the air is crisp, the leaves are turning and the sweaters are coming out of the back of the closet. Just because cold-weather clothing provides a little more coverage, doesn’t mean we have to let that summer body go. With “back to school” […]

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