Tagged: workout

Developing a Strong Core (Inside & Out) Through Pilates & Yoga

The development of a strong and healthy midsection, and the development of a strong and healthy mind can both be accomplished simultaneously through two different paths. Both Yoga and Pilates can increase core strength as well as developing fortitude of spirit. We focus on increasing the strength of the body through movement (the Asanas or […]

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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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5 Reasons to Try a New Workout

We’re all human, and humans by nature are creatures of habit. We all like what we like and do what we know. In general, there’s nothing at all wrong with that. But with fitness, sometimes we need to mix things up a bit to scare off boredom or push through a plateau. That’s why it’s […]

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7 Classes That Will Give You a Total Body Workout

When you’re crunched for time but still want to sneak in a total body workout, Elite offers several classes that will do just that. Get the most bang for your buck, so to speak, by working your whole body in 60 minutes or less.

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7 Exercises That Are Good For Your Heart

The human heart is the hardest working organ in the body. Beating on average 72 times a minute, your heart pushes blood throughout your entire body delivering vital oxygen and nutrients to your bodily tissue. And like any other muscle in your body, the more your work your heart, the stronger it will be. Any sort of […]

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How to Break a Fitness Plateau

Generally speaking, we are happier when we are making progress. When we stop making progress, like during a fitness plateau, we tend to get easily frustrated. Whether it’s weight loss, building muscle, or learning a new skill, the key to overcoming a standstill in progress is variety. According to research, a body will adapt to […]

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5 Reasons Why You DO Have Time to Workout

How to Make Time for a Workout You have probably heard the often-quoted “a one-hour workout is only 4% of your day” mantra. Well, it’s true! And it’s up to YOU to decide how you allocate those hours of your days. So, here’s a few reasons why you do actually have time to workout.

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How to Stick to a Workout Plan

Starting an exercise routine is one thing, but keeping at it? Challenging! Stay motivated with the following tips for sticking to a workout plan.

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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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Why Does Music and Exercise Go So Well Together?

What is it about music that makes the workout seem easier? Music and exercise have been going hand in hand for seemingly forever. It’s played at every sporting event, in every exercise class, even used in team practices for rowing to help the team pull together in unison. Music has a pull on us, it takes […]

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