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Training for Tennis Will Improve More Than Just Your Game

Tennis is a great way for your clients to get the cardio they need to stay in shape. But the fitness you develop from a regular tennis game has an added bonus: It carries over into the rest of your life. By playing tennis, you also improve your functional fitness: your ability to do ordinary things like carry a sack …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

DC, MS, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, DCBCN, HKC, SASTM

Six Crucial Skills You Must Develop To Be An Effective Trainer

Having a certification and being in shape don’t automatically qualify a person to be a trainer. After all, training is much more than counting reps and putting together movements in a rep scheme. Below are six skills a person absolutely must have to work effectively with clients. 1. Teaching While it’s important to understand anatomy and physiology, using too many …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Long Term Athletic Development: Considerations Within Tennis – A Practical Approach, Part One

Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD) refers to an athletic progression in young people that improves their health, wellbeing and physical performance, reduces their risk of injury, and enhances their psycho-social development. This multifaceted, non-linear process requires coaches and sport scientists to be adaptable and to understand how children’s anatomy and physiology varies (Lloyd et al., 2016). Recent evidence regarding LTAD …

Jonathan Fraser

CTPS, MTPS Owner of Science in Tennis; Strength and Conditioning Coach, Claudio Pistolesi Enterprise

Want to Learn about Natural Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention Strategies

iTPA World Tennis Fitness Conference 2017 Recap Atlanta, Georgia, hosted the 2017 International Tennis Performance Association World Tennis Fitness Conference on July 22 and 23. The conference was organized by International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA), and included world class faculty who are true leaders in the field of performance enhancement and injury prevention for tennis. Listed below are just some …

Dr. Kovacs

Dr. Mark Kovacs

PhD, USPTA, CTPS, CSCS*D

7.5 Things Your Clients Need To Do

7.5 Essential Moves You Need To Incorporate Into A Client’s Training Program As a human being, there are certain basic movements that a person has to perform multiple times a day as part of daily living. For example, when you sit down or get up from a chair, you’re performing a squat. When you pick something up off the floor, …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

ELIVATE Workout of the Month – October 2017

Ten members of the ELIVATE staff recently performed this workout outside our building at lunchtime on a beautiful sunny day. Each exercise is performed for one minute, with a 30-second break between each exercise. Two full circuits complete the workout. Designed to work the lower body and legs, it consists of the following exercises:

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Stretch of the Month

Stretching is such an important and often overlooked part of being healthy and fit. Not only to help keep muscles flexible and functioning the way they were intended, but in efforts to keep our overall musculoskeletal system balanced. Flexibility and muscular balance: Helps create better range of motion for everyday activities including competitive sports and training. Reduces pressure and stress …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

WebExercises of the Month – Preventing Football Injuries

Here are ‘exercises of the month’ with Elivate ambassador Mitch Hauschildt: Football injuries Part 1: shoulder  What are common football injuries and what are the best possible strategies to preventing them?    https://vimeo.com/231416101   The ‘Bretzel’ is a great exercise to improve thoracic mobility. https://vimeo.com/231420886   The ‘inverted row’ can help to improve shoulder and core stability.  https://vimeo.com/231420892     Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

ELIVATE Workout of the Month – September 2017

This month’s workout is sponsored by BOSU Watch the video and then see the individual moves. https://wbcgp.wistia.com/medias/vvuo8au7xg?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=500 BOSU Workout 3 Rounds – 45 seconds of work/20 seconds of rest

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

The Portable Workout from Elivate Fitness

The Portable Workout

Being on the road is no excuse for not keeping up your workout schedule. Many hotels have fitness centers, but just in case yours doesn’t, or you just aren’t up to leaving your room, we’ve put together a portable workout using just your body weight and things that are available in your hotel room. HIIT HOTEL WORKOUT REPEAT & REST …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer