Help patients burn fat and reduce inflammation while improving energy levels

Research shows a master switch for weight loss is an enzyme found in every cell in the body called AMP-K. During the investigations, scientists discovered that boosting AMP-K not only resulted in the reduction of abdominal fat, but provided an unexpected benefit: a decrease in chronic inflammation. When AMP-K is turned off, the metabolism slows down and your body tries …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Holiday Specials: Use your Professional Wholesale discount to give the gift of health

Here are some great ideas for Christmas gifts for your family or patients… Hypervolt Vibration Massage Device featuring Quiet Glide™ technology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvatSdePLQs The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility. Helps relieve muscle soreness and stiffness Improves range of motion Promotes circulation Accelerates warmup and recovery Lightweight, easy-to-use for …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

NormaTec: Research validating Peristaltic Pulse Dynamic Compression

NormaTec was created by an MD, PhD to enhance blood flow and speed recovery. The NormaTec Recovery Systems are dynamic compression devices designed for recovery and rehab. All of the systems use NormaTec’s patented PULSE technology to help athletes and patients recover faster between training, after performance and from injury. The NormaTec systems include a control unit and attachments that …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

Have your clients asked you “What is Dry Needling?”

Dry needling is the use of thin needles to treat musculoskeletal pain and weakness. The needles do not inject anything (thus the term “dry”), and they are typically inserted into the painful areas within the muscles. Think about how if you grab your upper traps there tend to be tight and tender spots; these would be examples of areas dry …

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

Explosive, Sustained Energy from a product that Supports Strength & Lean Muscle Mass Increase

Meet DRIVE by Fenix 20+ Hour Nitric Oxide Release* Explosive & Sustained Energy Supports Endurance* Supports Strength & Lean Muscle Mass Contains L-Citrulline (NO precursor – for improving athletic performance)* Contains Creatine, Caffeine, Beta Alanine, Niacin and L-Glutamine PRODUCT INGREDIENT BENEFITS L-Arginine Through a process involving an enzyme called nitric oxide synthase, L-Arginine is converted to nitric oxide in the …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR- Part 5

Last post we discussed the correlation of kinesiophobia (fear of movement) to shift of weight over to the non-involved limb. Noehren et al Am J Sports Med 2018 highlighted this in a recent study that showed how athletes unload the involved limb during bilateral jumping tasks. As stated in our previous blog post, we discussed how we see a similar pattern …

Dr Trent Nessler Personal Trainer Physical Therapist

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

A New Organ? Really?

When you look at the image below, what do you see? The lines representing the collagen architecture or the fluid-filled compartments in between? According to the Fascia Research Congress website: “The fascial system consists of the three-dimensional continuum of soft collagen, containing loose and dense fibrous connective tissues that permeate the body…” Their eyes are clearly looking at the collagen …

Jason Amstutz

Dr. Jason Amstutz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CCSP*, RTP, CSCS

Step outside the world as you know it…and Thrive

The journey of true discovery lies not in finding new lands but in looking through new eyes.   – Marcel Proust  Whether we realize it or not, we exist within mental constructs. Albeit invisible, they dictate our thoughts, feelings, actions and, consequently, results. All psychological problems, suffering, and unfulfilled desires are the byproduct of these invisible mental constraints. To create an …

What can jumping teach us about muscle growth? Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed misconceptions that present a barrier to the understanding of muscle growth of even the most well-read strength coaches and personal trainers, which is how the degree of motor unit recruitment affects subsequent hypertrophy. Fortunately, we can fix this problem by comparing the effects of high-velocity strength training programs, such as those that involve jumping or …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research