Tagged: workouts

The Importance of Balancing Your Workouts

Have you ever seen someone who has a really strong upper body but skinny legs? Or perhaps you’ve noticed someone who has toned calves but not much upper body strength? Balancing your workouts is key to develop well-rounded results.

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The 411 on Plyometrics

We’ve talked all month about aiming high, but how about getting physically higher off the ground? Let’s discuss plyometrics– where short bursts of jumping or climbing help you exert maximum force over brief periods of time and how they can help your overall fitness.

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Your Guide on Functional Exercise and Functional Strength

The fitness industry is so full of buzz words that it can get overwhelming at times. Fascia, SMR, functional exercise, functional strength, body weight training, HIIT…it’s dizzying how the industry can make basic movement sound so complicated. It’s impossible to thoroughly explain all of them at once, so we’ll start with two related terms. Let’s […]

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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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How Often Should I Exercise to See the Fastest Results?

There’s one thing many of us will question in our lifetime: “How often do I need to exercise to see the fastest results?” Elite has the staff capable of giving you the advice to head in the right direction. 

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Avoiding Dehydration in the Summer Heat

Summertime brings hot temperatures as well as many outdoor activities. With that being said, it is important to stay properly hydrated and know the signs of dehydration. Drinking the right amount of fluids is always important, especially in warm weather, to keep the body from overheating.

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Top Fitness Trends of 2017

The Thighmaster, Nintendo Wii workouts, Tae Bo — every year comes with its own fitness trends. What will be hot in 2017? The American College of Sports Medicine has a few ideas. As the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, ACSM releases an annual list of what’s shaping up to be […]

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The History of Tennis & Exercise Throughout Elite’s 30 Years

The past 30 years have brought about a great deal of change in a lot of areas: cars, computers, medicine, and television to name a few. But in those three decades, a great deal of change has also hit the spheres of tennis and exercise, two areas in which Elite excels. Let’s take a look […]

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Why Consistent Workouts are Key

Are you working hard, yet still left feeling like your workout just isn’t working? There’s a key to fitness that sometimes gets overlooked; consistency. With any fitness plan it is important to realize that consistent workouts maximize results.

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5 Basic Dog Exercises for You & Your Furry Friend

We all know that dogs make awesome companions. They are outstanding listeners, are excited when we get home, and rarely ever talk back! As far as an exercise buddy they rate at the very top. They don’t have the excuses that human workout buddies come up with from time to time. Here are some fun dog exercises to get you and your dog […]

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