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EXERCISE IS MEDICINE

Exercise Is Medicine

Exercise is medicine both physiologically and psychologically. I love fitness and all aspects of fitness. Whether that is running, lifting weights, doing CrossFit, playing sports, or being active and outside. That’s my thing and what I enjoy doing, but at the same time I realize some people do not have the same enthusiasm for getting a good sweat on. I …

Keeping Clients Safe

The Importance of Keeping Clients Safe

The role of a personal trainer is to not only be knowledgeable about health and fitness, its to design safe workouts that make an impact, too. Having a client experience a health issue during a training session is never good so I have outlined several items that can help prevent injuries and treat unavoidable ones. First Aid Kit No matter …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Utilize the Same Technology Elite Athletes Use to Recover and Perform at Their Best

Utilize the Same Technology Elite Athletes Use to Recover and Perform at Their Best

You may have seen Golden State Warriors All-Star Forward Draymond Green wearing the VENOM during the NBA Finals! Both the Warriors and Cavs used VENOM to warm up and stay loose during the Finals.  This product is now up for multiple product of the year awards, due to the fact that many of our clients suffer from back pain (not just elite athletes). Hyperice also recently …

Anthony Katz

Anthony Katz

Founder, HyperIce Inc.

Vitamix Ascent Series

Rev Up Your Revenue With Vitamix

You’re not just your clients’ personal trainer – you are the epicenter of their fitness regime. They trust you, so offering advice related to overall wellness and nutritional guidance comes with the territory. Working To Improve Your Clients’ Diets As a society, we don’t blink twice when a grease-soaked bag filled with an 800 calorie lunch is handed to us at a fast …

DOC N ROLL

Standing Self-Myofascial Release for the Lower Extremity

Stand up foam rolling allows you to use your body weight to leverage pressure on the muscles that are typically difficult to foam roll. The Doc N’ Roll is the world’s first standing foam roller! No more lying down on filthy floors. It’s a new way to foam roll. It’s not only a muscle release station, but a stretch/flexibility station …

Craig Dossman

Dr. Craig Dossman, Jr.

DC, Creator of Dossman Advantage Taping (DAT), Inventor of MobiLOOP and author

Boys and Girls at Summer Camp

How to Get Kids Excited to Attend a Camp

School is out and summer is here! While your kids look forward to the few months off, you may be wondering what to do with the extra time. A great way to keep your kids healthy and active throughout the summer is to sign up for summer camps and youth sports leagues. The effect of exercise and its benefit on overall health is …

Meredith Reinhard

Meredith Reinhard

Level 1 Crossfit Coach

Building Revenue

Build Revenue With Little Effort

Every business owner hopes to earn more money, in turn, creating a higher profit. I’ve outlined several small changes you can make to increase your bottom line. Read the suggestions below and leave a comment if you have additional ideas, too! Increase Monthly Dues Some gyms increase monthly dues on an annual basis, while others let years go by without …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

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

Summer Camp Planning

Planning Your Organization’s Summer Camp

The summer months often bring lots of extra time for children and teens since school is out! One of the most treasured ways to keep boys and girls active while learning something new is enrolling them in a summer camp. Whether your facility offers a day camp or an overnight experience, it is extremely important to get attendees excited before Day …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month: Taking Ownership of Your Health

June is Men’s Health Month. Wearing blue to show your support is a great thing – personally, it is my favorite color, looks good on most people and is easy to coordinate. The best way to show your support, however, is to take proactive steps to literally support and take ownership of your health. Most of us have families, people who care …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

Workout of the Month

Workout of the Month: June

Last week, several of us from the ELIVATE Headquarters completed an outstanding workout that we wanted to share with our readers. Each month, we’ll continue to develop better and better routines and encourage you to try them yourself or when you are leading group classes. In this workout, those participating move from each of five stations after a minute. The clock …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

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