New Device Lets You Accurately Measure Performance During Resistance Workouts

kiio Sensor Resistance training, while highly beneficial to the athlete, has always had an annoying drawback: the inability to precisely measure how much force the athlete is exerting during exercise. But that problem has now been solved. Introducing the kiio Sensor The kiio Sensor is a small, self-contained unit that can be connected to a resistance cable, band, tube or …

5 Kettlebell Movements to Gain Muscle

If you think kettlebells are just for swinging, think again. Kettlebells are one of the most versatile tools available to athletes today. They’re well suited to a wide range of fitness applications: strength training, conditioning, and working to increase explosiveness, power and mobility. In fact, many traditional barbell lifts can be turned into an effective kettlebell movement. Here are some …

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 – November 2017

The ELIVATE November Workout of the Month utilizes kettlebells and a battle rope. Your goal is to complete as many rounds as possible in a 20-minute time frame. Aim for 5 to 7 rounds (but no more than 7) and choose your kettlebell weights accordingly. Workout Instructions Perform all exercises in a group as a circuit. Perform A1, then A2, then A3. …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

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

5 Benefits of Battle Ropes Training

Increasingly popular in gyms, and commonly utilized by boot camps and personal trainers, battle ropes are a dynamic, effective training tool. They are available in a variety of diameters and length, creating progressive levels of difficulty. Longer ropes ideal for pulling movements; thicker ropes are advantageous for developing power and grip strength. Battle Ropes are also great because their portability …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

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

ELIVATE Workout of the Month – September 2017

This month’s workout is sponsored by BOSU Watch the video and then see the individual moves. https://wbcgp.wistia.com/medias/vvuo8au7xg?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=500 BOSU Workout 3 Rounds – 45 seconds of work/20 seconds of rest

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

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

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

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

Vitamix Ascent Series

Rev Up Your Revenue With Vitamix

You’re not just your clients’ personal trainer – you are the epicenter of their fitness regime. They trust you, so offering advice related to overall wellness and nutritional guidance comes with the territory. Working To Improve Your Clients’ Diets As a society, we don’t blink twice when a grease-soaked bag filled with an 800 calorie lunch is handed to us at a fast …

DOC N ROLL

Standing Self-Myofascial Release for the Lower Extremity

Stand up foam rolling allows you to use your body weight to leverage pressure on the muscles that are typically difficult to foam roll. The Doc N’ Roll is the world’s first standing foam roller! No more lying down on filthy floors. It’s a new way to foam roll. It’s not only a muscle release station, but a stretch/flexibility station …

Craig Dossman

Dr. Craig Dossman, Jr.

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

Barbells 101

Barbells 101

Are you looking to attract new members or retain current ones? The equipment in your facility can have a factor in a member’s decision of where to train. Let’s discuss the barbell. When deciding on a barbell for your facility you need to factor in a few things as all barbells are not created equal. With the growth in the …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

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