There’s no other gym in Homer Glen quite like us.  Elite Fitness is family owned and operated by Fitness Professionals with over 20 years experience in the industry.

With everything you’re looking for..all at an affordable price, why would you go anywhere else?  Enjoy the wide variety of workout options provided to our members at Elite Fitness.  We have a wide variety of cardio equipment from ellipticals to climbmills, strength circuit, hammer strength, free weights & more.  You may however want the motivation, inspiration, & knowledge provided to our members when participating in any of our group fitness classes.  Offered Monday – Saturday at Elite Fitness, our classes provide a variety of workout formats for all fitness levels.  Whether your goal is to lose weight, improve muscle appearance or improve your cardiovascular system or strength, we have a workout for you.

Amenities

At Elite Fitness we offer a complete line of strength circuit equipment, hammer strength plate-loaded equipment and free weights.  A well-rounded fitness program includes strength training to improve bone, joint function, bone density, muscle, tendon and ligament strength.  Physical and mental health benefits that can be achieved through resistance training include:

  • improved muscle strength and tone – to protect your joints from injury. It also helps you maintain flexibility and balance and helps you remain independent as you age
  • weight management and increased muscle-to-fat ratio – as you gain muscle, your body burns more calories when at rest
  • greater stamina – as you grow stronger, you won’t get tired as easily
  • prevention or control of chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, back pain, depression and obesity
  • pain management
  • improved mobility and balance
  • improved posture
  • decreased risk of injury
  • increased bone density and strength and reduced risk of osteoporosis
  • improved sense of wellbeing – resistance training may boost your self-confidence, improve your body image and your mood
  • a better night’s sleep and avoidance of insomnia
  • increased self-esteem
  • enhanced performance of everyday tasks.
Your muscles are warm and flexible, the blood is pumping through your body, providing oxygen and energy. You feel energized, confident, proud of yourself and ready to take on the world. It’s much different, isn’t it? Our bodies are made to move–not sit around all day and yet, that’s exactly what we’re doing.

Next, take a moment to remember all the benefits of cardio exercise:

  • Weight loss
  • Stronger heart and lungs
  • Increased bone density
  • Reduced stress
  • Reduced risk of heart disease and some types of cancer
  • Temporary relief from depression and anxiety
  • More confidence about how you feel and how you look
  • Better sleep
  • More energy
Group exercise offers a variety of benefits you might miss out on if you choose to work out on your own. Some of the benefits include exposure to a social and fun environment, a safe and effectively designed workout, a consistent exercise schedule, an accountability factor for participating in exercise, and a workout that requires no prior exercise knowledge or experience. Let’s take a look at how these benefits might apply to you.

A common reason given for quitting an exercise program is boredom. A variety of class formats will keep you motivated and interested, as well as give you different instructor styles, music selection, and interaction with other participants. For many, an hour-long workout goes by very quickly when there is music playing and you are trying new exercises. People stay interested because of the social atmosphere provided by group exercise. This offers camaraderie and accountability among participants, as well as between participants and instructor.

Enjoy our clean locker rooms which are complete with restrooms, showers & a sauna.   Many ask “what are the benefits of a sauna?”  Dry-heat sauna creates sweating which will help eliminate toxins stored in the fat.  The benefits of a sauna extend beyond detoxification; it’s also good for your heart. Sitting in a sauna has effects equivalent to mild exercise. The heart gets a gentle workout while the heat of the sauna dilates the capillaries and improves blood flow.

In a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 15 minutes in a sauna a day for 14 days improved the function of the endothelial cells lining the arteries by 40 percent.

Other conditions for which sauna is proving to be helpful include:

  • Chronic fatigue
  • Mild depression
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Skin conditions
Many parents utilize our child care services so they can enjoy the benefits of training at a gym.  Our child care aka KidFit has staff that interacts with kids from ages 10 months up to 11 years of age. These services are available for a nominal monthly fee per child which will provided unlimited monthly visits versus over paying with daily charges.

 

Do you want to preview a workout before participating? Check out a few of the group fitness programs or group “Training” programs that we offer here at Elite Fitness.

Enjoy the many benefits of taking PiYo™ Strength.  Founder Chalene Johnson sums up the benefits of this workout in the video.  Please watch to get a glimpse of what PiYo is like and we hope to see you in a class.

That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie- burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health.

The fat-blasting, ab-defining cardio workout that is sweeping the nation and allows you to burn up to 1,000 calories an hour! A mix of kickboxing and simple dance grooves set to heart pounding dance music.