Tagged: spinning

Member Stories: Mike Sendelbach – MyZone Keeps Me Motivated

Several years ago, Mike Sendelbach shared his account of how he developed his love for cycling and spin class at Elite Sports Clubs. “Bandana Mike,” as he is commonly known around the clubs, is back again to share how he has improved and a new method of staying motivated in the spin studio!

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5 Reasons Not to Be Scared of Indoor Cycling

Johnny G started “spinning”, or indoor cycling classes, in the mid 80’s. Ever since, people have been sweating, breathing hard, losing weight, and gaining fitness taking an imaginary ride on a stationary bike. Some see it as a class for the hardcore fitness enthusiast with no room for mercy. If you are reserved to give […]

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Member Stories: Charlene Bareta – Cycling Class & Elite Enthusiast

Charlene Bareta had always been active in her life, she recounts – maintaining her athleticism and herself through dance, cheerleading, and biking. Fast forward a few decades and she has not been able to enjoy her active life like before. However, she heard about a new club that Kay bought. Given her past interests and […]

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Biking for Fitness

Cycling is a great way to get in shape and stay in shape. It burns a ton of calories, gets your heart rate and metabolism revved up, and builds muscle. But how do you make outdoor riding safer, and what other options are available to ride if you don’t ever want to be on the […]

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Instructor Highlight: Susie Montross

Susie Montross has contributed a few posts to the Elite blog; including ones on “The High Cost of NOT Exercising” and “5 Basic Dog Exercises for You & Your Furry Friend”. We’ve also reviewed her Signature Group Training program, “Shred-HIIT”. But in addition to being a certified personal trainer, and Elite Sports Club – Brookfield’s […]

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Instructor Highlight: Melissa Abramovich

Melissa Abramovich has contributed quite a few articles to the Elite Sports Clubs blog over the years. And although by now you may know a lot about her fitness philosophies, you may not know much about HER. So, here’s your chance to get to know a bit more about Melissa and find out how she got started […]

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Instructor Highlight: Dory Karinen

Maybe you’ve taken a class or trained with Dory Karinen. Or maybe you’ve read her blog posts on comparing yourself to others, and drinking water for weight loss. Or maybe you don’t know her at all! We’ll here’s your chance to get to know a little bit more about Dory and how she got started as […]

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Instructor Highlight: Steve Cigich

Exercise has always meant freedom and escape. As a teenager, cycling meant excursions with friends on various adventures. Week long bike-packing trips from CT to PA or NH (to bike Mount Washington back when it was still allowed) until the ultimate trip in 1978: a 5,000-mile adventure through the Canadian Rockies and across the United States. It was a […]

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Instructor Highlight: Libby Mueller

Elite has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. My parents were founding members nearly thirty years ago. My mother signed me up for tennis lessons when I was nine and, as I got older, my dad took me to every group exercise class that was offered. The variety of […]

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Instructor Highlight: Laura Wilkins

We’re often told that it’s the people of Elite that make the clubs so great. Part of what makes the Elite Clubs stand out from the rest is not the equipment, courts, pools, or locker rooms; but rather the community it fosters. Obviously nothing can compare to coming in and experiencing that for yourself, nevertheless […]

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