Topic: Aquatics

Learn Swimming Strokes: Freestyle

Swimming is a great form of exercise for all body types and ages. It is great for aerobic exercise, and limits the impact on joints that other aerobic exercises (such as running or biking) can have on the body. Swimming also helps to increase muscular strength and endurance, and increases flexibility. If you’ve never swam […]

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Wait to Swim After Eating: Myth or Fact?

You must wait at least 30 minutes to swim after eating. We’ve all heard it, but should we believe it? Where did this old wives’ tale come from and does it hold any truth? That said, let’s DIVE right into the “wait to swim after eating” theory.

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Trainer Highlight: Nicole Brandner

Nicole Brandner is a certified personal trainer and Group Exercise Director at Elite Sports Club-River Glen. Nicole loves to challenge her clients in order to push them closer to their personal health goals. She is also a very engaging class instructor and loves incorporating fun into all her exercise classes. Learn all about Nicole Brandner […]

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Benefits of Group Swim Lessons

Knowing how to swim is an essential safety skill for all ages. Besides that, it’s fun! Teaching a child to swim opens the door to one of the most enjoyable forms of recreation and fitness. Elite’s group swim lessons offer many benefits that you won’t find other places.

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Staff Highlight: Jessica Heller

Jessica Heller is the Aquatics Director at Elite Sports Club-Mequon. She teaches a wide array of aquatics exercise classes, swim lessons, and conducts aquatic personal training. As a certified strength and conditioning specialist as well as a certified water safety instructor, Jessica specializes in an “outside the box” teaching style to ensure her students get the […]

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Benefits of Private Swim Lessons

Are you or your child getting the most out of your swim lessons? Are they progressing as quickly as you’d like? Are they getting enough attention and swim time? These issues can be discouraging for both swimmers and parents. Private swim lessons can solve those problems, and many more.  Here are some benefits to consider […]

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Benefits of Aquatic Personal Training

Aquatic personal training is becoming very popular as a way of training with lower impact to the joints, yet offering the high intensity of cross-training.  Professional athletes use aquatic training for conditioning, doctors recommend it for injury rehabilitation, and many use it as their primary form of exercise just because it’s enjoyable. Let’s look at […]

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Pool Toys Could Help Your Child Learn to Swim

Have you ever wondered what the rings, barbells, kickboards, and/or pool toys are used for during your child’s swimming lesson? The following toys and equipment can be used to help increase your child’s swim performance in all levels as they learn to swim!

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