Topic: Fitness & Training

Shape Your Butt with Lateral Band Walks

Lateral band walks, also called lateral monster walks, are a great way to sculpt your leg and gluteal muscles. This exercise utilizes bands to create resistance and targets lower body muscle groups. Watch how to perform them so you can add them to your workout routine!

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Member Stories: Mike Sendelbach – MyZone Keeps Me Motivated

Several years ago, Mike Sendelbach shared his account of how he developed his love for cycling and spin class at Elite Sports Clubs. “Bandana Mike,” as he is commonly known around the clubs, is back again to share how he has improved and a new method of staying motivated in the spin studio!

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Can Push-Ups Be an Indicator of Heart Health?

Typically, a treadmill test is used to evaluate an individual’s cardiovascular health. However, a recent study conducted out of Harvard Medical School shows that the ability to perform push-ups might also be an indicator of heart health.

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How to Keep Your Joints Healthy in 4 Easy Steps

Many of us struggle with joint issues, whether they are old injuries, Rheumatoid Arthritis, or Osteo-Arthritis. Changes in the weather can exacerbate these problems, and pain rears its ugly head. Are there ways that we can improve our joint health, so we feel and function better?

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Trainer Highlight: Alex White

Alex White is a certified personal trainer at Elite Sports Club – Brookfield and Elite Sports Club -West Brookfield. Alex specializes in adapted fitness for people with disabilities, but will help anyone achieve fitness goals no matter what those might be. Learn more about Alex White and her personal training background!

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Can Prolonged Sitting Offset the Benefits of Exercise?

Sitting for long periods of time tightens our muscles (not in a good way), slows our metabolism, and can affect our body internally. What if you exercise a little bit during the day and then sit for a long time? Can sitting actually offset the benefits of exercise?

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Trainer Highlight: Ally Miller

Ally Miller is a certified personal trainer at Elite Sports Club – Mequon. Ally specializes in functional strength and endurance training. If you need a little extra accountability, Ally is there to motivate and push you closer to your fitness goals! Learn all about Ally Miller here.

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4 Healthy Lifestyle Reminders for Summer

Summer is typically the season for tailgating, backyard barbecues, weddings, and festivals. While it’s ok to indulge and have fun, also don’t forget about your health and fitness goals. Here are some tips to keep on the top of your mind so you can maintain your healthy lifestyle, but still have a fun summer!

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