What Supplement Makes the Most Sense for a Trainer or Gym?

One Solution Would Be A Patented & Natural COX-2 Inhibitor! Relief FIRST Musculoskeletal Injury Support Protocol As a former owner of four busy clinics that dealt exclusively with musculoskeletal injuries and a current formulator of nutritional products, I’m often asked by trainers if they should offer a nutritional supplement in their gym. My answer is if the supplement can effectively …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Understand and Address Posture – A Learned Muscle Pattern

Posture influences everything when it comes to human performance and how the body functions. Having a more forward head or rounded shoulder posture leads to multiple problems in the shoulder and neck. This flexed posture can also set up a myriad of issues with back pain—in both thoracic and lumbar regions. Even with coaching and exercise, people still have difficulty changing posture because it’s a …

Dr. Tony Mikla

DPT, MSPT, CSCS, XPS

Multiple Treatment Options for High-Speed Vibration Therapy

High-speed vibration therapy has been around for years, and the Rapid Release device was one of the original innovators of hand-held vibration therapy to improve function and reduce pain. At 10,000 RPMs . . . the Rapid Release Pro2 is the go-to soft-tissue device for Health and Fitness professionals who treat some of the best athletes in the world. Learn …

Dr. Matt Gloyd

DPT, Founder of PT3

High-Speed Vibration to Help Your Clients Warm Up

High-speed vibration therapy has been around for years, and the Rapid Release device was one of the original innovators of hand-held vibration therapy to improve function and reduce pain. At 10,000 RPMs . . . the Rapid Release Pro2 is the go-to soft-tissue device for Health and Fitness professionals who treat some of the best athletes in the world. Learn …

Dr. Stanley Stanbridge

Inventor, President of Rapid Release Technologies

Myths Around Hydration, Dehydration and Common Electrolyte Formulas

In this video, I dispel common myths of hydration and dehydration. Those states are sometimes misunderstood by our patients. Hydration should not just be defined by simply having plenty of water or not enough. I discuss water’s function in the body, not just its presence. I also explain how electrolytes help in this process so that you can perform at …

First Responders Performance Optimization Program

First Responders Performance Optimization HyperIce has recently announced a first-of-its-kind, technology-based performance optimization program for firefighters! This is a very meaningful initiative for us as we advance our mission to help firefighters, first responders, and special ops teams enhance their performance, health, and longevity. To expand our firefighter specific methodology, we’ve partnered with RULK, a leading functional training specialist known …

Star Sage

Manager, Marketing and Client Relations for HyperIce

Revolutionary High-Speed Vibration Device Created by a Doctor

“Bottom line is I want to help people live a better, fuller life. And without question, the Rapid Release Pro2 is uniquely qualified to help deliver that.” —   Dr. Stanley Stanbridge, Inventor, President A practicing Chiropractor since 1978, Dr. Stanbridge has focused on pain and relieving suffering in a non-surgical, holistic way. In 2000, Dr. Stanbridge introduced the use of powerful LED …

Dr. Stanley Stanbridge

Inventor, President of Rapid Release Technologies

Inflammation: Important Conversations You Should Be Having with Your Clients

Inflammation – Definition and Explanation Inflammation is, in essence, the body’s first-line response to injury. Think of it as your body’s emergency flare—inflammation is a way for your body to protect itself from further injury and to recruit recovery materials to an injury sight. Swelling widens the pathways to speed the process up and causes short-term discomfort to limit the …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

Understanding TRP Receptors and Musculoskeletal Pain

There are few things as important to your success as a trainer, as being able to effectively communicate to your clients why you’ve chosen a specific product, exercise, or therapy; how we think it works; and what they should expect. Their buy-in and belief is key to your ability to achieve a desired outcome. Below is some great info on …

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Sequential Pulse Compression’s Effect on Hemoglobin Concentration

Below is an interesting study regarding the potential benefits of products providing Sequential Pulse Compression – such as the NormaTec PULSE 2.0 system – and their effects on the lower extremities when utilized as a recovery tool. Kelly A. Brock, Lindsey E. Eberman, Richard H. Laird IV, David J. Elmer and Kenneth E. Games Context: Several interventions are available to reduce …

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education