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

Are Your Clients Kettlebell Bobbleheads?

Even after two decades of training with kettlebells, I still find it’s incredibly important to continuously focus on the basics of positioning and technique, especially when the ultimate goal is to maximize workouts and help avoid injury. That being said, one of the most important body position reminders I personally focus on while swinging a kettlebell is addressing and maintaining …

Justin Frandson Bliss Intake CA Personal Trainer and Entreprenuer

Justin Frandson

Founder of Bliss Intake and Athleticism, LLC, BS, PRRT

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

3 Tips to Achieve Better Client Engagement

“If client engagement were a drug, it would be the blockbuster drug of the century . . . and malpractice not to use it.” -Leonard Kish- Neuroscientist turned Healthcare entrepreneur Multiple studies have shown that client engagement leads to better training outcomes, and it has been identified as a critical component for a successful training plan. For example, a study …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

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

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

Ziva: The Precision-Made Equipment of Champions

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps, Olympic-medal winning swimmer (1985 – present)  Standout, inspirational design and high-quality precision manufacturing has been at the heart of ZIVA from the beginning. ZIVA’s mission is to create functional products that not only achieve what they are designed to, but are also …

Kelly Eterovich

National Account Manager, ELIVATE Fitness

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

Movement Assisted Taping Integration Course

November 15–17, 2019 San Diego, California The 3-day DNS Taping Integration Course is designed to introduce the concepts and principles of DNS as well as integrate taping/bracing strategies to facilitate and enhance assessment, treatment, training, and movement of the athlete. Come and join us for this unique and innovative course designed to focus on application and interaction in order to …

Dr. Steven Capobianco

Medical Director for RockTape