We are the Face of MKE Personal Training

Thank you to Milwaukee Magazine for featuring us in The Faces of MKE 2016. We are honored to work with you and overjoyed to be the face of personal training in our city! “At Ellipse Fitness, our mission is be the best part of our member’s day – every day! As a boutique functional training fitness studio we provide a personalized fitness approach that will get you moving better, feeling […]

Spreading Fitspiration

A heightened sense of community, sportsmanship, and inspiration is taking off throughout Ellipse locations! Striving to be the best part of your day – every day, we believe fitness should be fun! As a whole, we are dedicated to improving lives. Through challenge, reward, and education, we’re spreading the fitspiration in our studios and communities. We’re out to inspire…or rather, fitspire! Challenge Last Sunday, Ellipse Fitness Darboy’s Josh Mac took on the […]

Ellipse Fitness Darboy Announces New Ownership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2015 Ellipse Fitness Darboy Announces New Ownership Appleton, WI. – Ellipse Fitness, a fitness and nutrition franchise based in Appleton, WI, announced today that Jamie Harris has purchased the Darboy location effective immediately. “I started my journey with Ellipse Fitness after purchasing a horse I was unable to ride due to my weight. The coaching team provided guidance and alternatives to ensure the exercises fit […]

Ellipse Fitness Appleton West Announces New Training Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2013 Ellipse Fitness Appleton West Announces New Training Center Appleton, WI. – Ellipse Fitness Appleton West is expanding and will open a new training center in September 2013.  The new training center will be adjacent to the current large group exercise studio at 1200 N. Mayflower Drive, Appleton, WI. According to Ellipse Fitness President Lisa Welko: “Eleven years ago we changed the way fitness is […]

Please stop dieting!

Please stop dieting! Everyone needs muscle. You need it to keep your metabolism as high as possible so you maximize fat burning. Older folks, like our grandparents, need muscle for daily activities (from walking to gardening or even bike rides). It’s also important to be able to bend, stoop and move freely. Young folks, like you and I, need muscle to look sexy. Because that’s what we do. We just […]

Are You Skinny-Fatter?

It’s Your Worst Nightmare!  You lose weight, look in the mirror, and see a skinny-fat version of yourself.

You look no better than when you started.  Maybe even worse. That’s because most people do things the wrong way, starving themselves daily and doing long, slow, boring cardio. Even if those hardworking, well-meaning folks lift weights, they generally don’t do it right…using light weights that don’t send a signal to muscle that […]

True or False: Stretching before Exercise Reduces Injury

A myth is defined by Webster as : a usually traditional story of ostensibly historical events that serves to unfold part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon an untrue explanation for a natural phenomenon. Stretching before exercise to reduce injury is one of those myths. Historically, it has been generally accepted that stretching decreases the risk of injury. This myth is based on […]