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 …

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.

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 …

Post Op Knee Strategies for Stimulating the Healing Process

Post Op Knee Strategies for Stimulating the Healing Process

I’m always looking for ways to improve the outcomes for our post-operative patients. One of my irritations over the years has been with the braces that some orthopedic surgeons place on knee patients while in the operating room, shortly after closing their incision and then require their use for 7-10 days (or longer). I understand the thought process of the …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

Training Athletes and Patients for Explosive Strength

Training Athletes for Explosive Strength

Since strength training was first studied as a method for preparing strength and power athletes for competition, it has been recognized that peak force takes some time to reach. And yet some athletic movements are completed in just 100 – 150ms. Therefore, the rate at which force is developed is likely at least as important for athletes as maximum strength. Training …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Common Yoga Injuries and How They Can Be Treated or Avoided with RockTape

Common Yoga Injuries and How They Can Be Treated or Avoided with RockTape

Yoga is incredibly popular all over the world, especially in the US. Yoga Journal’s 2012 study showed that 20.4 million Americans practiced yoga, spending $10.3 billion per year on classes, equipment, clothing, yoga vacations and media. The study also found that 82% of American yoga practitioners were female, 63% fell within the age range of 18-44, 45% of survey responders considered themselves to …

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson

MS, PT, Master Instructor, RockTape

Corrective exercise programming for ACL injury prevention

Corrective Exercise Programming for ACL Injury Prevention

Preventing ACL injuries and keep your clients active through corrective exercise programming Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common among young female athletes occurring at a conservative estimate of 38,000 per year. With the cost of a surgical repair ranging between $17,000-$25,000 (2), the economic impact is significant not to mention the long term sequela to the …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears: Part I

I treat a lot of tennis players with shoulder pain, usually from rotator cuff issues as a result of repetitive stress from overhead motions and overuse. My goal is always to get them back on the court quickly without drugs, injections or surgery if possible. Conventional treatment of rotator cuff injuries typically call for powerful prescription anti-inflammatory drugs and painkillers. …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

DC, MS, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, DCBCN, HKC, SASTM

Having a Positive Relationship with Health and Wellness

A Positive Relationship with Health and Wellness

It’s no secret that as Americans, we often overspend, overeat and work more hours compared to those living in other countries. While exercising is (obviously) an extremely healthy habit, we can sometimes over-do that, too. We all know people who make working out a top priority, but you don’t want to see your clients burning themselves out when it comes to being active. …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer