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Outdoor Winter Activities in Chicago

Posted on: December 15th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine

We all know that winter weather in the Midwest can be unpleasant at times, but don’t let that stop you from having a good time! There are plenty of fun things you can do outdoors. We’ve compiled a list of fun outdoor winter activities in Chicago.


Tips to Improve Your Tennis Footwork

Posted on: August 17th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

For players just starting out, one of the most challenging techniques of tennis is footwork. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter if you were born with Nadal’s talent, if you’re not in position to hit the ball, you won’t have much success. Every shot you encounter will never be the same, but here are some tips to help you prepare for the return shot. (more…)

Chicago Summer Day Camp Activities

Posted on: June 2nd, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

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…)

Choosing a Tennis Pro Who’s Right for You

Posted on: May 26th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

Tennis professionals aren’t just great players, but great teachers as well. They must fully understand the fundamentals and techniques involved, but also be able to transfer those skills through demonstration and instruction. Just as every member is at a different stage in their tennis journey, so are the tennis pros. Each tennis pro has unique personality traits, specialties, certifications, etc. The next time you are choosing a tennis pro, take the following questions into consideration. (more…)

Benefits of Playing on Indoor Tennis Courts

Posted on: May 19th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

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.


5 Chicago Exercise Classes to Lose Weight This Spring

Posted on: May 5th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

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 Boom of Tennis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on: April 28th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

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…)

Understanding Muscle Fibers Will Determine How You Train

Posted on: April 21st, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

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…)

Healthy Tips to Get Fit for Summer!

Posted on: April 14th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

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…)

5 Pool Games to Improve Your Child’s Swimming Abilities

Posted on: April 7th, 2021 by Charlie Antoine No Comments

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…)