First I would like to thank you, The Elite Family, for all the support over the last 15 years. Rachel and I feel so blessed to have an extended FAMILY in you that has been so loyal and committed to our mission over the years....

Men’s health: Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide with an estimated 1.1 million cases and 307,000 deaths during 2012. In the US there will be an estimated 233,000 new cases and 29,500 deaths during 2014. Lifetime risk is...

Preventing Breast Cancer During the month of October, as has become an annual tradition, we have heard much about breast cancer. The primary message is “early detection” and “treatment”. An aspect that does not receive adequate attention and awareness is the concept of PREVENTION. Not...

By Michael Davis – CEO Elite Fitness Plus If you had the perfect “type” of exercise that could increase cardiovascular / heart health, increase ones balance, decrease chance of injury, maintain flexibility, mental acuity, improve quality of sleep, improve posture, increase bone density, increase lean...

Most of us want to live a happy, healthy life. Who doesn’t want health? But wanting to live healthfully is one thing; doing it is quite another. Change can be a tricky process, so the more one knows about how everything in the body is...

Salmon: 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (2 1/4-pound) skinless salmon fillet $ 2 cups thinly sliced onion $ Cooking spray Spinach: 1 teaspoon olive oil $ 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 (6-ounce) packages fresh baby spinach 1 teaspoon grated lemon...

The Physiology of Exercise Medicine Tommy Boone, PhD, MPH, MAM, MBA FOR MANY YEARS, exercise physiologists were aware that regular exercise helped people to feel better and live better.  They understood that inactivity and prolong rest resulted in changes in the body and mind that...

This month’s challenge is The Final Countdown!! The Final Countdown consists of: 10 Battle Rope Burpees 9 TRX Squat Jumps 8 Battle Rope Burpees 7 TRX Squat Jumps 6 Battle Rope Burpees 5 TRX Squat Jumps 4 Battle Rope Burpees 3 TRX Squat Jumps 2...

The glycemic index is a ranking system for carbohydrates based on their immediate effect on blood glucose levels. It compares carbohydrates gram for gram in individual foods, providing a numerical, evidence-based index of post-meal glycemia. Carbohydrates that break down rapidly during digestion have the highest...

Impact of Fitness on Cardiovascular Disease   Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death in United States during 2014. The underlying cause of cardiovascular disease relates to atherosclerosis. This begins as an inflammatory process involving our blood vessels. Many risk factors and therapeutic...