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Building an Active Aging Boot Camp for Mature Members

Updated: This post was originally published on February 9, 2015 and has been refreshed as of February 19, 2020. When it comes to training Baby Boomer clients, accommodating their physical needs may first inspire you to change your programming by toning down vigorous, high cardio classes and offer sessions filled with gentle stretching and light weights. However, you might be …

Why Recovery Is Essential to Performance

As a commercial fitness facility, it is crucial that you outfit your space with the recovery tools your clients need to lower stress, reduce muscle fatigue, and improve performance. No exercise plan is complete without a recovery component in place. It can affect how well your clients perform during their next workout, which is why recovery should be efficiently planned …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Recovery Room Trends: Non-Invasive Vibration Therapy

The Rise of Recovery For the last several years, recovery room popularity has increased at fitness centers and health clubs as more and more fitness professionals and clientele turn their focus to recovery. The challenge for many is balancing the intensity of high-exertion programs with the need to recover better and quicker between workouts.  To meet the demand for faster, …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Online CEs – Bulletproof Back: From Pain to Performance

          Bulletproof Back: From Pain to Performance LESSON PLAN This webinar with Tony Mikla, DPT will provide you with evaluation strategies to determine the nature and stage of low back pain conditions. You will learn new, innovative ways to treat and train low back pain patients to progress them from the treatment table to functional movement. …

Dr. Tony Mikla


Online CE’s- An Introduction to the Pelvic Floor

An Introduction to the Pelvic Floor LESSON PLAN In this lesson plan, Dr. C. Shanté Cofield, aka “The Movement Maestro,” introduces you to the functions of the pelvic floor. Despite its role as an integral part of the core, the pelvic floor has typically been overlooked and left for obstetricians and gynecologists. With physical therapists, strength coaches, and other movement …

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield


Online CE’s- Common Injuries in Triathletes: Diagnosis and Treatment

Common Injuries in Triathletes: Diagnosis and Treatment LESSON PLAN In this lesson plan, sports medicine doctor Naomi Albertson, MD outlines the causes of the most common injuries in triathletes and how to diagnose and treat them. The most commonly diagnosed injuries include cervical radiculopathy, shoulder impingement/bursitis/tendonitis, iliotibial band syndrome, patellofemoral pain syndrome, and plantar fasciitis. Dr. Naomi Albertson shares practical …

Top 5 Posts of 2019

2019 has been an exciting year at Elivate Fitness! From preventing age-related muscle loss to health hacks for your clients, we’ve covered it all! Here are our top five posts of 2019! 7 Important 2019 Health Hacks for You and Your Clients Here are 7 tips from Tom Bilyeu’s guests featured in the YouTube video below I think we should …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Studies Confirm the Benefits of Yoga

Some “great” info from the Greatist reminds us why we all (and I’m not just talking about our clients) need more yoga in our exercise routines . . . and our lives. As we trainers know, just one class can deliver some of the mind-body benefits of yoga. Not only can yoga help our clients wake up, but it’s great for …

Lori Harrison

Boxout Corporate Fitness Manager

Six ways exercise makes you feel better and boosts your health

EXERCISE!  Everyone benefits from exercise, regardless of age, sex, or physical ability.  For most healthy adults, the Department of Health and Human Services recommends: At least 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity, or 75 minutes a week of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity. Even small amounts of physical activity in short bursts …

Lori Harrison

Boxout Corporate Fitness Manager

The History of Silver Supplements

Why should you be recommending silver supplements? Watch the video below for more info . . . The health benefits of silver have been widely studied for thousands of years, and the effectiveness of its contemporary use for immune support and topical healing applications has been significantly substantiated.* While the Ancients did not know the chemical and biological mechanisms …