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Building Revenue

Build Revenue With Little Effort

Every business owner hopes to earn more money, in turn, creating a higher profit. I’ve outlined several small changes you can make to increase your bottom line. Read the suggestions below and leave a comment if you have additional ideas, too! Increase Monthly Dues Some gyms increase monthly dues on an annual basis, while others let years go by without …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Summer Camp Planning

Planning Your Organization’s Summer Camp

The summer months often bring lots of extra time for children and teens since school is out! One of the most treasured ways to keep boys and girls active while learning something new is enrolling them in a summer camp. Whether your facility offers a day camp or an overnight experience, it is extremely important to get attendees excited before Day …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month: Taking Ownership of Your Health

June is Men’s Health Month. Wearing blue to show your support is a great thing – personally, it is my favorite color, looks good on most people and is easy to coordinate. The best way to show your support, however, is to take proactive steps to literally support and take ownership of your health. Most of us have families, people who care …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

Workout of the Month

Workout of the Month: June

Last week, several of us from the ELIVATE Headquarters completed an outstanding workout that we wanted to share with our readers. Each month, we’ll continue to develop better and better routines and encourage you to try them yourself or when you are leading group classes. In this workout, those participating move from each of five stations after a minute. The clock …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Gut Smash

Learn How To Gut Smash

Do you suffer from low back pain or hip pain? GUT SMASH may be an excellent to add to your routine as its effective in breaking up restrictions that we may have in the abdomen. With our organs, musculature and surrounding tissue moving more freely we will have less stress and pulling on the surrounding muscle and tissue resulting in relief of low back and hip …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Tips For Selling Products At The Gym

Tips for Selling Products in Your Facility

I recently had a conversation with a gym owner that went like this: “I’ve never really had good success with retail sales in our facility.” “Really?” I said, “How do you display products that clients can buy?” The gym owner replied, “Ummm… display?” It seems pretty self-explanatory, but I think a lot of gym owners fall into this same trap… after …

Barbells 101

Barbells 101

Are you looking to attract new members or retain current ones? The equipment in your facility can have a factor in a member’s decision of where to train. Let’s discuss the barbell. When deciding on a barbell for your facility you need to factor in a few things as all barbells are not created equal. With the growth in the …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Outdoor Friendly Fitness Equipment

Outdoor Friendly Fitness Products

Looking for a way to beat the summertime doldrums? Taking a workout session outside, no matter if it is a one-on-one personal training session or a group exercise class of twenty, can re-energize the attendees and and breathe new life into any routine. Simply being outdoors can feel more fun and the sunshine can brighten any mood, not to mention the …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Building A Fitness Facility

How To Systematically Build A Multimillion Dollar Fitness Facility: Part 1

First my disclaimer, I’m not a trainer but I have built three national service companies serving over 25,000 medical practices and 500 hospitals. Two of my companies were ranked on the Inc. 500 list of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. I have also had the privilege of coaching a diverse group of entrepreneurs ranging from motivational and business leader Tony …

Scott Hallman

Scott Hallman

Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Speaker, Marketing Strategist

Combo Hitter

How one piece of equipment replaced the heavy bag, speed bag and focus mitts

As a UFC veteran I love to throw powerful punching combinations, but I had a hard time finding a focus mitt holder who loved catching them. There aren’t a lot of people volunteering to be on the receiving end of an UFC punch, even with focus mitts on. I tried heavy bags, when I couldn’t find a focus mitt holder, …

Brad Kohler

Brad Kohler

UFC Veteran & Inventor of the Combo Hitter