Do you assess waist and BMI with your clients?

“It’s hard to lose weight but it’s harder to be overweight.”  Waist size and body mass index (BMI) There are a few numbers you should know when finding out if your clients are a healthy size. Weight is just one of them. Waist size is another. Waist size is important because fat can build up around the waist and cause …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance

In a clinical and performance world where there are so many experts to follow, the development of a philosophical training model can be difficult to create and implement, especially for the less-experienced practitioner. Rather than trying to be exclusive or exclusionary, it is important to recognize that many schools of thought, when broken down to their core principles, focus on …

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Foods that can help Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease

The great info below (courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic) shows how a few simple swaps can go a long way to helping protect your heart. “You can definitely reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by eating certain foods every day,” says Julie Zumpano, a dietitian with the Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation Center at Cleveland Clinic. “There is a great variety …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Do you PLAY to your strengths?

Here’s a great article by Sonya Tinsley-Hook, founder of All Our Strengths  Sonya Tinsley-Hook is a coach with a passion for helping people “know, grow, and show” their own strengths. As the founder of the All Our Strengths project, Sonya’s mission is to teach people how to become strengths champions in their own schools, families, neighborhoods, and community organizations so …

Dr. Scott Bautch

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

Training like a warrior: Why a mace or club should be implemented into your routine

First off, just admit you said, “What the heck is a mace?” It’s okay. You’re not alone. I’d bet a majority of readers had the same reaction. Here’s the answer: A mace is a training tool based on an ancient weapon – the gada – which originated in South Asia. It is long and narrow with a weight at the …

CJ Kostranchuk

Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics