Why sleeping position matters

How do your clients feel when they wake up in the morning? Refreshed, rested and ready to go? Or stiff, achy and wishing they could go back to sleep for another few hours? The difference may depend on their sleeping position. Sleeping on your back Most experts agree that sleeping on your back is the ideal position, but it’s not …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

Study Review: Effects of Exercise on Posture and Chest Function

The Study: Effect of thorax correction exercises on flexed posture and chest function in older women with age-related hyperkyphosis  The Facts: The authors looked at the effect of exercises on the hyperkyphosis and chest function in older women. All subjects were over 65 years of age. 41 women were divided into exercise and control groups. The exercise group performed “breathing …

Dr. Mark Payne

Doctor of Chiropractic, Founder and President Matlin Mfg Inc., Publisher and Editor in Chief of ScienceInBrief.com

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

Long Term Athletic Development: Considerations Within Tennis – A Practical Approach, Part One

Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD) refers to an athletic progression in young people that improves their health, wellbeing and physical performance, reduces their risk of injury, and enhances their psycho-social development. This multifaceted, non-linear process requires coaches and sport scientists to be adaptable and to understand how children’s anatomy and physiology varies (Lloyd et al., 2016). Recent evidence regarding LTAD …

Jonathan Fraser

CTPS, MTPS Owner of Science in Tennis; Strength and Conditioning Coach, Claudio Pistolesi Enterprise

WebExercises of the Month – Preventing Football Injuries

Here are ‘exercises of the month’ with Elivate ambassador Mitch Hauschildt: Football injuries Part 1: shoulder  What are common football injuries and what are the best possible strategies to preventing them?    https://vimeo.com/231416101   The ‘Bretzel’ is a great exercise to improve thoracic mobility. https://vimeo.com/231420886   The ‘inverted row’ can help to improve shoulder and core stability.  https://vimeo.com/231420892     Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

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

The Portable Workout from Elivate Fitness

The Portable Workout

Being on the road is no excuse for not keeping up your workout schedule. Many hotels have fitness centers, but just in case yours doesn’t, or you just aren’t up to leaving your room, we’ve put together a portable workout using just your body weight and things that are available in your hotel room. HIIT HOTEL WORKOUT REPEAT & REST …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Preventing Common football Injuries

How can we prevent common football injuries?

We are pleased to reprint this article authored by Mitch Hauschildt for Webexercises. How can we prevent common football injuries? with Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS This month we are excited to feature Mitch Hauschildt in our blog to get some ideas on why and how we can help players preventing common football injuries. Mitch Hauschildt, MA, ATC, CSCS serves …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

What do the 3 most famous athletes have in common?

What do the three best athletes in the world have in common?

Recently, Lebron James was spotted in Las Vegas wearing custom made Hyperice Ice Compression Technology. The next day, Kelly Slater, the world’s best surfer, posted an image of Hyperice Ice Compression Technology, which was critical in his recent injury recovery. That same week, a Sports Illustrated article documented Tom Brady’s daily workout and recovery regime. The Vyper and Hypersphere were …

Workout of the Month – August

Team ELIVATE’s August workout was led by CJ (Christopher Kostranchuk) on a scorcher of a day. It was a 22-minute total body fitness circuit class using Wall Balls, Kettlebells and Jump Ropes. CJ customized sequences to coincide with our various fitness levels. Warm up for 5-10 minutes Minute 0-9 Alternate: Jump Rope (Beginners – x50, Advanced – Double Under x30) …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer