Tagged: stretching

Yin and Yang: The Power of Yoga

It is amazing that a 5000 year old tradition has become such a popular way of life today. The power of yoga lies in its simplicity, flexibility, and diversity. The benefits range from inner peace, to increased overall fitness, to healing aches and pains. Many people think that yoga is “just stretching.” While stretching is certainly involved, the practice is really about creating balance […]

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Even Superheroes Have Limits

Have you ever taken inspiration from your favorite comic book heroes? You can envision being fast like the Flash or as strong as Superman. But even those characters have weaknesses and limitations. Even in our pursuit of superhuman perfection, we normal humans have to pace ourselves, plan ahead, and train to meet our goals. Here […]

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Travel Workouts for the Car and Airplane

Are your frequent travels cutting into your time at the gym? You can make the most of your time on the plane or in the car with some simple stretches and workouts. These travel workouts will engage different muscle groups and keep you moving so you don’t feel stiff or uncomfortable when sitting during those […]

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How To Feel Good Every Day

Everyone experiences good days and bad days. But have you ever wondered how you can help your body continuously feel like the well-oiled machine that it is? When you feel good, it means that your body and mind are working at their peak level. Here are a few tips to help you feel good day […]

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The Difference Between Static and Dynamic Stretching

Do you start your workout by stretching? If not, you should be in order to prevent injury. If you do, are you doing effective stretches and are you doing them correctly? There are two different types of stretches: static streching and dynamic stretching. In this blog, we will define, describe, and explain some common differences […]

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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 Feel Great Every Day with Stretching

In the past few months, I’ve been working one on one with a physical therapy mentor who has been teaching me the ins and outs of manual stretch therapy. We all know we should be doing some stretching, but how much? Which stretches? What techniques work best? Let’s start by exploring the basic types of […]

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Active Flexibility Warm up Exercises You Should Try

You want to do active flexibility exercises before any kind of physical training. These exercises are important because they wake up your muscles, increase the range of motion of joints, and they improve your body awareness. This style of warming up will enhance your muscular power and performance.

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Aqua Yoga: Why You Need to Try it!

As someone who practices yoga rather inconsistently, I was eager to try Aqua Yoga at Elite in Mequon.  Besides being curious as to how it was possible to do downward dog in the water, (it is possible) I was looking forward to trying something out of my regular routine.  

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10 Ways to Sneak in A Workday Workout

Your day is looking like it’s all booked up, but you need to get a workout in. What do you do? If hitting the gym isn’t going to be an option, here are a few ways to sneak in a little workout at the office.

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