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4 Activities To Do During Slow Periods at Your Fitness Facility

Times like these can be difficult, especially for fitness facilities. More often than not, the traffic of members coming to your facility can be impacted by unforeseen circumstances that provide you with little to no time to react. Regardless of the uncontrollable, there are a number of things you can start doing today to support your members and facility during …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Fit Facts: Health Club Demographics Infographic at ELIVATE

Updated: This post was originally published on August 20, 2014 and has been refreshed as of March 17, 2020. Health club membership demographics and motivators are changing. By understanding the market and your audience, you can successfully develop programs and retail products that sell. Your facility’s livelihood depends on how you transform the statistics into personalized marketing strategies that work. …

Top Five Supplement Trends in the Fitness Industry

Promoting a healthy lifestyle through exercise and proper nutrition is crucial. As a gym owner or personal trainer, you should consider offering your clients a comprehensive approach to wellness with dietary supplements that could fill the gaps in their diet. By providing your clients with more than just a place to workout, you create a value add that keeps them …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Active Aging Boot Camp Workouts & Healthy Aging Tips from ELIVATE™

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

DPT, MSPT, CSCS, XPS

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

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

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