Workout of the Month: July

  Team ELIVATE loves exercising outside, so we were excited to get a beautiful day for this month’s workout. It’s a total body circuit class to develop strength, endurance, balance and core stability. We use the Body Sport Multifunctional Gym Clock to keep time, as well as wall balls, slam balls, medicine balls and BOSUs. Warm up for 5-10 minutes. …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Training Prenatal Clients

Previous generations had a mindset that exercising while pregnant was a bad thing, but times have changed — that’s for sure! Staying fit will help the expectant mom during delivery and when they are trying to get back to a sense of normalcy following the baby’s birth. Benefits of exercise for pregnant women include: Improved circulation Improved muscular tone and balance …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

EXERCISE IS MEDICINE

Exercise Is Medicine

Exercise is medicine both physiologically and psychologically. I love fitness and all aspects of fitness. Whether that is running, lifting weights, doing CrossFit, playing sports, or being active and outside. That’s my thing and what I enjoy doing, but at the same time I realize some people do not have the same enthusiasm for getting a good sweat on. I …

Keeping Clients Safe

The Importance of Keeping Clients Safe

The role of a personal trainer is to not only be knowledgeable about health and fitness, its to design safe workouts that make an impact, too. Having a client experience a health issue during a training session is never good so I have outlined several items that can help prevent injuries and treat unavoidable ones. First Aid Kit No matter …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Utilize the Same Technology Elite Athletes Use to Recover and Perform at Their Best

Utilize the Same Technology Elite Athletes Use to Recover and Perform at Their Best

You may have seen Golden State Warriors All-Star Forward Draymond Green wearing the VENOM during the NBA Finals! Both the Warriors and Cavs used VENOM to warm up and stay loose during the Finals.  This product is now up for multiple product of the year awards, due to the fact that many of our clients suffer from back pain (not just elite athletes). Hyperice also recently …

Anthony Katz

Anthony Katz

Founder, HyperIce Inc.

Boys and Girls at Summer Camp

How to Get Kids Excited to Attend a Camp

School is out and summer is here! While your kids look forward to the few months off, you may be wondering what to do with the extra time. A great way to keep your kids healthy and active throughout the summer is to sign up for summer camps and youth sports leagues. The effect of exercise and its benefit on overall health is …

Meredith Reinhard

Meredith Reinhard

Level 1 Crossfit Coach

Building Revenue

Build Revenue With Little Effort

Every business owner hopes to earn more money, in turn, creating a higher profit. I’ve outlined several small changes you can make to increase your bottom line. Read the suggestions below and leave a comment if you have additional ideas, too! Increase Monthly Dues Some gyms increase monthly dues on an annual basis, while others let years go by without …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Workout of the Month

Workout of the Month: June

Last week, several of us from the ELIVATE Headquarters completed an outstanding workout that we wanted to share with our readers. Each month, we’ll continue to develop better and better routines and encourage you to try them yourself or when you are leading group classes. In this workout, those participating move from each of five stations after a minute. The clock …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Gut Smash

Learn How To Gut Smash

Do you suffer from low back pain or hip pain? GUT SMASH may be an excellent to add to your routine as its effective in breaking up restrictions that we may have in the abdomen. With our organs, musculature and surrounding tissue moving more freely we will have less stress and pulling on the surrounding muscle and tissue resulting in relief of low back and hip …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Tips For Selling Products At The Gym

Tips for Selling Products in Your Facility

I recently had a conversation with a gym owner that went like this: “I’ve never really had good success with retail sales in our facility.” “Really?” I said, “How do you display products that clients can buy?” The gym owner replied, “Ummm… display?” It seems pretty self-explanatory, but I think a lot of gym owners fall into this same trap… after …