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Incorporating Foam Rolling into Post Workout Stretch Routines for Faster Muscle Recovery

Stretching for Post-Workout Muscle Recovery

As you know, your member’s post-workout stretch routine is one of the most important times for successful muscle recovery. Following an intense work out, encourage members to make the most out of post-workout stretching by practicing the foam rolling technique that will best help their muscles recover in a timely fashion. Foam rolling is quickly becoming part of the standard …

Muscle Recovery Tips from LifeCenter Plus

Spotlight On: LifeCenter Plus Hudson, Ohio

You’ll notice that health-conscious and active health club owners continually pay attention to national fitness trends so they can better understand member interests to deliver successful programs. The owners and facility management team of LifeCenter Plus make it a point to respond to member fitness interests that boost class attendance, retail sales and can also increase new membership. LifeCenter Plus …

Marianne Kings’s Tips for Successful Fitness Recovery Programs

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Marianne King, Fitness For Life

ELIVATE’s personal trainer spotlight focuses on trainers that are invested in their clients’ goals and give back to the community through education or active participation. For 30 years, personal trainer Marianne King has worked with clients in corporate and community settings. She first started as a Fitness Coordinator for the Western Area YMCA, and from there King grew her business …

Back Pain Infographic

Posture and Back Pain Infographic

How is your facility’s attendance rate affected by poor posture? You may notice more members missing the days following a high-intensity interval training class than compared to a gentle yoga session. Sore back muscles and poor posture can lead to pulls and tears that keep members out of your classes for months on end. It’s important to guide members to …

Fun Fitness - Exercises for Clients Over 50

Variety: The Spice of Life for Fitness over 50

Your senior clients have been working out for decades—they’re all too familiar with a treadmill and dumbbells, and maybe their lack of enthusiasm is starting to show. To ensure that your older clientele isn’t bored, evaluate your current class and exercise offerings and see where you might fall short on exercise programs for seniors. So how do you keep your over …

Crossfit Older Athletes

Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes to the CrossFit Games®

Think CrossFit is just for your younger clients? Think again! We compared how dedicated 60+ male and female competitors fared at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games® compared to their 40+ counterparts. Check out the stats and see just how these older athletes performed during the clean & jerk, deadlift and snatch CrossFit events. It’s safe to say that our featured …

Best-Selling Anti-Aging Vitamins, Supplements, and Nutrients

ELIVATE™’s Top 10 Anti-Aging Vitamins and Supplements

It’s never too soon to start educating your clients about healthy aging. Following a consistent workout routine is a great way to maintain peak physical fitness levels, but crunches and multiple reps are only one faction of the healthy mindset and overall lifestyle necessary for aging gracefully. Just like exercise and lifestyle, nutrition is important. But with so many anti-aging …

Ways to Improve Your Posture for Better Healthy

The Missing Link to Healthy Aging: Posture

“Posture is everything… it’s one of the secrets of life and longevity.” – Helen Mirren Proper posture is key for your clients’ health regardless of age. Posture influences every move your clients make, including in your gym. Even a slight misalignment can cause a trickle-down effect through the neck, upper back and into the lower body. Clients who have reduced …