IMG Academy Launches The TimTam Recovery Center

UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre and his trainer, Firas Zahabi, were recently in Bradenton, Fla., for the grand opening of the TimTam Recovery Center at IMG Academy. The Center is the first of many planned for the United States. “TimTam together with IMG Academy aligns us with the top brands in athletics,” said Tom Pepe, managing director of TimTam. “Recovery …

Annie Parker

Nutritionist and Pro Fitness Competitor

Did you miss National Foam Rolling Day?

If you did, it’s still okay. Every day is a great day to help your clients move better and feel better. Here a few products to help you do just that… Enhance range of motion, flexibility, and circulation with the new Vyper 2.0 from Hyperice. This sleek, sophisticated high-intensity vibrating foam roller is a comprehensive tool for recovery after physical …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Unconventional Training to Improve your Clients’ Stamina and Endurance

At 57, Rik Brown (a.k.a. “Mr.Maceman”) has the stamina and endurance of a person half his age. In this video, Rik shares his experiences and views of unconventional training, in particular, Mace training, which he has become known for via his workshops and seminars. Try the Mace 10 to 2: BACK START METHOD: Start your swing with the mace hanging …

Rik Brown

“Mr. Maceman”

The secret to getting clients stronger and feeling better without Heavy Weights!

When most people think of getting stronger and transforming the body, they think about hoisting heavy iron. Heavy weight training protocols have been a staple for those who have pursued physical transformation. Heavy weight training works, but there is also another effective way to induce hypertrophy, stimulate the production of anabolic hormones, and improve strength levels. Enter blood flow restriction …

3ACT Slide – The Multi-Directional Self-Contained Fitness Tool

The 3ACT Slide’s multi-directional design allows tri-plane movement to simulate athletic and physical demands for a variety of sports and rehabilitation needs. The sliding surface demands increased muscular activity, emphasizing control of deceleration forces to optimize explosive athletic skill. The dual sided stability blocks allow customized foot positioning, while offering safety and movement specific guidance. The idea for the 3ACT …

Dave Armet

PT, FAFS, CSST

IHRSA 2018 Elivate Fitness Educational recap

The IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show is known around the world for its high-energy trade show, motivational keynote speakers, expert educational sessions, and buzzing networking events. IHRSA’s mission is to grow, protect, and promote the health and fitness industry, and to provide its members with the benefits that will help them be more successful. IHRSA and its members (health …

The Mace: A Weapon for Waging War on Weakness and Obesity

History The Mace is at least 1,000 years old and has been used as a war weapon by numerous cultures. In India, the Mace is called the Gada, and has been used as a war weapon, but is also used as a training tool by the Wrestling Gyms (Akhara). The Mace also appears prominently in paintings of Hindu deities, usually …

Rik Brown

“Mr. Maceman”