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Workout of the Month – August

Team ELIVATE’s August workout was led by CJ (Christopher Kostranchuk) on a scorcher of a day. It was a 22-minute total body fitness circuit class using Wall Balls, Kettlebells and Jump Ropes. CJ customized sequences to coincide with our various fitness levels. Warm up for 5-10 minutes Minute 0-9 Alternate: Jump Rope (Beginners – x50, Advanced – Double Under x30) …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Techniques to relieve muscle cramps

From the experts – a technique to help relieve muscle cramps

For more than 35 years, I have spent time with many different sports, many age ranges from elementary school through the 4th decade, at pretty much every level of competition from AYSO soccer up through every school age, Olympic and professional levels. The one thing that all athletes are susceptible to is muscle cramping. Earlier in my career, after I …

David S. Myers

David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

Remind your clients what happens when they stop exercising.

Bodies in motion tend to stay in motion…and bodies at rest tend to stay at rest. We all know the benefits of staying active, but sometimes our clients need to be reminded of these benefits (and negative effects) over and over again, before they truly understand just how important persistence and consistency are when it comes working out. I recently …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

Make sure your clients play an ACTIVE role in their health and fitness goals

One of the “success philosophies” we have in our facility is: Get clients fit, but at the same time, educate them on what they can be doing outside of the gym to help with that process. Sometimes that second part gets lost in warm-ups, membership info, catching up on social life and new exercises, but ultimately many times it proves to …

Dr. Alan Sokoloff

Dr. Alan Sokoloff

Doctor of Chiropractic, DACBSP, Diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, team chiropractor for the Baltimore Ravens, POWERplay in Sports executive board member.

The Three R’s – Release, Restore, Retrain

We all know that an exercise program should be the cornerstone of an effective care plan. This especially holds true for conditions that are primarily caused by muscle imbalances or dysfunctional movement patterns. Research also shows that exercise is instrumental in preventing and treating chronic pain. But we also know that clients often prefer to avoid exercise during episodes of …

Friederike Aprea

Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Business Development at WebExercises, Inc.

How to create extra revenue with retail

We all know that selling retail products can be a great additional value to offer clients and an extra source revenue, but how can we be successful if clients can get the same (or similar) products online? Below are some helpful insights successful companies use to win over customers, without relying on having to discount the products you offer to …

Friederike Aprea

Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Business Development at WebExercises, Inc.

How exercise affects your brain

How Exercise Affects Your Brain Research on movement and its specific effects on the brain has evolved to the point where we can now identify the types of movement-based exercise that are best for each specific brain area. The different physical exercises can then be correlated to specific mental gains, from improving memory to dealing with cravings to reducing stress. …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization – Part 2

If you missed Part 1 last week, we discussed: 1 – What is DNS 2 – How is our “Perfection” of Movement Lost 3 – How is DNS related to Exercise? 4 – Sports Example: DNS and Golf Let’s take for example a golf swing. The ability to bring the club into the back swing not only requires strength and …

Drew Morcos

Drew Morcos

PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, DNSP, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT

Standing Self-Myofascial Release for the Upper Extremity

The Doc N’ Roll is the world’s first standing foam roller – an exciting and effective new tool to help your patients utilize self myofascial release. Because the Doc N Roll is a stand-up foam roller, it allows you to use your body weight to leverage pressure on the muscles that are typically difficult to release. Plus it eliminates the need to …

Craig Dossman

Dr. Craig Dossman, Jr.

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

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization – Part 1

When was the last time you were watching a sporting event on TV and you said to yourself, “This athlete just makes the sport looks so seamlessly easy.” How about when you take your child to watch someone perform live and you are sitting up close and all you can say to yourself is “Wow.” Part of this “perfection” is, …

Drew Morcos

Drew Morcos

PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, DNSP, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT