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Body Building’s Editors’ Picks: Our Favorite Things For April 2017

Recommended by Hobart Swan, senior content editor Tasty snack foods, a good read, a good roll, and a way to check a bunch of your body’s physical traits. We’ve got some great new ideas for every fitness fan. There’s nothing like running your IT bands up and down a nice hard roller. Feel the pain! So why not add a …

Anthony Katz

Anthony Katz

Founder, HyperIce Inc.

Exercises to Reduce the Risk of Ankle Sprains

Exercises to Reduce the Risk of Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in sports and physical activity, estimating to be about 25% of all injuries across sports. Of all ankle injuries 85% involve the lateral ankle ligaments. There is strong evidence suggesting you increase risk of re-spraining your ankle two fold within the first year of spraining your ankle. Every year in the US, lateral …

Arash Rex Maghsoodi

Arash Rex Maghsoodi

Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidate at the University of Southern California

RockTape Medical Director Dr. Steve Capobianco discusses Kinesiology Taping for Low Back Pain

RockTape Medical Director Dr. Steve Capobianco Discusses Kinesiology Taping for Low Back Pain

How can clinicians integrate kinesiology taping into care plans for low back pain patients? The integration of kinesiology taping can be considered an extension of your hands-on therapy. More and more research is supporting the use of taping to mitigate both acute and chronic back pain (1). By simply applying tape to the affected area, a patient can experience improvement …

Steven Capobianco

Steven Capobianco

Medical Director for RockTape

Posture Basics

Improving Posture: The Basics

As we learned earlier this month in a previous article, there have been long-standing discussions linking poor posture and depression. Of course, it’s not shocking that the two are tied to one another. Slumping compresses the front of the body and weakens the back, which can impact breathing and digestion. When you think of a happy, confident person, you most …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Fitness Equipment

How To Best Spend $250 On Fitness Equipment

Spring will be here (officially) next week and when a new season rolls around, the saying “out with the old, in with the new” can come to mind. Whether you haven’t made much progress on a New Year’s Resolution, you simply want to refresh pertinent fitness pieces or add to your already assembled home gym, investing in new workout equipment …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Youth Sports

Are Adolescent Athletes Prepared for Their Level of Sports Participation?

A great number of present-day adolescent athletes (girls ages 12 to 18 and boys 14 to 18) participate in organized team sports. Many of these young athletes partake in a common theme of sport “specialization” whereby the selection of a specific sport of participation is played year-round, 24/7/365. Many of these young athletes aspire for their sport participation to evolve …

Robert Panariello

Robert Panariello

MS, PT, ATC, CSCS, Founding Partner & Chief Clinical Officer of Professional Physical Therapy

HyperIce Vyper

Why You May Not Be Seeing Progress In Your Fitness Goals

You have been consistent with your workouts, going weekly to the killer cycling class and getting that extra workout in with your trainer. But now it’s Friday, and your body aches and you’re too sore for your next visit to the gym… It is important to note that without proper recovery we are actually undermining our fitness progress. The time, …

Anthony Katz

Anthony Katz

Founder, HyperIce Inc.

4 Strategies to help your Clients Conquer Sugar Addiction

4 Strategies To Help Your Clients Conquer Sugar Addiction

In May 2016, the FDA announced changes to the nutrition facts food label that appears on all packaged foods and drinks. Starting in 2018, the new label must clearly state how much sugar the manufacturer added to the product and what percentage of the recommended daily maximum that represents. This is a huge improvement over the current label, which lists …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

#IHRSA2017 Day Two Highlights

Day Two at #IHRSA2017

We’re having a blast at #IHRSA2017! It’s been a terrific day and we’ve had plenty of new faces stop by to try out NormaTec gear, Body Sport kettlebells and other quality fitness equipment. It’s been a fantastic show and we’re sad to see it end.   Kelly, our National Account Manager, is explaining the benefits of this Body Sport Personal …

Come See Elivate at IHRSA

Day One at #IHRSA2017

#IHRSA2017 began this morning and we’ve had such a fantastic day (and there’s still plenty of time remaining!). We’ve been exhibiting here annually for quite sometime and it’s always a positive experience. Check out the images below of what’s happened so far and keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages for even more photos! This NormaTec equipment …