Tagged: weight training

Body Science: Myths About Lactic Acid

What’s going on within your body when you are 47 reps deep into curls and have had zero rest time? Is it lactic acid? Ruptured biceps? Soul combustion? Or something else? Let’s take a look at the body science behind the burning sensation in your muscles.

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Building Strong Shoulder Muscles

How does personal training work? Why bother going to a personal trainer when you can do all of the exercises by yourself? One reason might be to stay accountable. But for our purposes here, I want to show you how we build programs for folks, to obtain very specific goals. Whether you’re a guy and want […]

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Getting Fit Should Be About Being More – Not Less

When we think of getting fit, we think about shedding weight. We think about shedding pant sizes. We think about shedding inches, or clothes to show more skin. What we need to think about, is gain. Gain confidence. Gain self appreciation. Gain discipline, strength, and muscle. Getting fit needs to mean gaining something. What’s one […]

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10 Things to Tell Yourself During a Tough Workout

Everyone’s been there. Whether you’re tired, sore, or are approaching your limits, we’ve all had to experience a grueling and tough workout. So when the going gets rough, here are a few things to tell yourself to get going.

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Trek n’ Train Group Exercise Class Review

Trek n’ Train is a relatively new class at Elite, and before I get into the details, let me just say that this class is so much more fun than I had anticipated! I’ve tried a lot of classes at all of the Elite clubs, and Trek n’ Train keeps the workout fun, versatile, and challenging.

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Beginner’s Guide to Pull-ups

Pull-ups are one of the staples of body weight exercise routines, and for good reason. It works a number of different muscles in the upper body, both large and small, as well as the muscles in your core. However, it is very hard to do a good pull-up. If you asked your friends and family, it […]

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Member Stories: Lee Frederick

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:

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Member Stories: Emily Sydnor "Motivation was the most difficult part."

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 accomplishments: About a year ago, I […]

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