At Lakeshore Sport & Fitness, our Chicago summer day camp is loaded with fun activities! No two days are alike, combining a mix of regular daily activities as well as themed weeks and field trips. As we gear up for an exciting, fun-filled active summer, here are some awesome Chicago summer day camp activities you will see at Camp Lakeshore. You don’t wanna miss out! (more…)
Tennis is a year-round sport, because it can be played both indoors and outdoors. Once the weather starts warming up, it might be tempting to go play at an outdoor court. However, there are still plenty of advantages to playing on indoor tennis courts in Chicago, even during spring and summer. Here are just a few of them.
Are you trying to get in shape before summer rolls around? One of the best ways to lose weight and get in shape is by doing group fitness classes. If you don’t have your own plan, having fitness professionals leading you through a workout could be a great option. Many people prefer group fitness classes because they can be fun and motivational. Lakeshore Sport & Fitness offers a variety of Chicago exercise classes, and with warm weather upon us, you can burn those calories in one of our rooftop classes we offer as well. The following are some of the best group fitness classes to consider when trying to lose weight. (more…)
The past year has been brutal in so many ways for sports participation of all types. Tennis during COVID-19, however, has surfaced as one of the few acceptable activities that can be performed. Even indoors, the size of the court facilities allows for social distancing to take place and demand has been increasing. (more…)
Fitness is not a one-size-fits-all. One of the most common goals our trainers hear is to get “fit.” While becoming “fit” seems to be the universal consensus as to why people seek personal training, there isn’t much consistency to the varying definitions of the word. Each meaning of the word comes from the various checklists encompassed by the individual’s personal goals and views of success. While these ideas stem from common groundings of expectations, health, and beauty standards, they can be as different as night and day. To achieve the best results for you, we must first understand the role of the types of muscle fibers in training. (more…)
How can we get ourselves ready for success this summer? This is the time to put a workout routine into place and create healthy nutrition habits to get your swimsuit body ready. Here are some nutrition and exercise tips to help you get fit for the summer! (more…)
One of the most common questions we get from parents is “What can I do to help my children progress in the pool?” The answer is simple. Swim with them, and make it fun! The more fun the pool is, the more your children will want to go, and the more they will inevitably practice and gain confidence in the water. One way to accomplish this is to play pool games. Here are some of our favorite games to play in the pool that will improve your child’s swimming abilities! (more…)
Stuck doing the same exercises over and over? Looking to challenge your muscles in a new way? Chase, personal trainer from Lakeshore Sport & Fitness, has demonstrated some new exercises you can try in the fitness center. They work various muscle groups giving you a total body workout. (more…)
You read that correctly. It’s not a typo. In early spring we’ll start scrolling past posts telling us “Summer Bodies are MADE in Winter” to scare-motivate, intimidate-motivate, shame-motivate us to get to the gym before it’s too late.
Though let’s face it, the fear of not being ‘swimsuit ready’ does not make us hope the groundhog pops out of his hole shadowless. Bring back summer! Regardless.