What Makes a Good Leader: 5 Components of Emotional Intelligence

Whether you’re leading a group fitness class or looking to move up within your organization, leadership is an indispensable skill – and emotional intelligence is a key component. In fact, it’s estimated that 80% of the best leaders have the five emotional intelligence qualities discussed below. But why is emotional intelligence so important? Because research confirms that leaders with emotional …

David S. Myers

David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

A Practical Guide to Hacking Compassion in the Workplace

What is Compassion Compassion is simply caring in action. When we notice that people around are going through challenges, and we respond with an intent to help them out of their challenges, we are being compassionate. We are also being compassionate when we notice and respond kindly to our own challenges (self-compassion). Compassion is part of our human nature, and …

Dr. Immanual Joseph

PhD., CPC, ELI-MP and Co-founder/Visionary Kulture Of Kindness

Training for Tennis Will Improve More Than Just Your Game

Tennis is a great way for your clients to get the cardio they need to stay in shape. But the fitness you develop from a regular tennis game has an added bonus: It carries over into the rest of your life. By playing tennis, you also improve your functional fitness: your ability to do ordinary things like carry a sack …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

Make sure your clients play an ACTIVE role in their health and fitness goals

One of the “success philosophies” we have in our facility is: Get clients fit, but at the same time, educate them on what they can be doing outside of the gym to help with that process. Sometimes that second part gets lost in warm-ups, membership info, catching up on social life and new exercises, but ultimately many times it proves to …

Dr. Alan Sokoloff

Dr. Alan Sokoloff

Doctor of Chiropractic, DACBSP, Diplomat of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, team chiropractor for the Baltimore Ravens, POWERplay in Sports executive board member.

How to create extra revenue with retail

We all know that selling retail products can be a great additional value to offer clients and an extra source revenue, but how can we be successful if clients can get the same (or similar) products online? Below are some helpful insights successful companies use to win over customers, without relying on having to discount the products you offer to …

Friederike Aprea

Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Business Development at WebExercises, Inc.

Standing Self-Myofascial Release for the Upper Extremity

The Doc N’ Roll is the world’s first standing foam roller – an exciting and effective new tool to help your patients utilize self myofascial release. Because the Doc N Roll is a stand-up foam roller, it allows you to use your body weight to leverage pressure on the muscles that are typically difficult to release. Plus it eliminates the need to …

Craig Dossman

Dr. Craig Dossman, Jr.

DC, Creator of Dossman Advantage Taping (DAT), Inventor of MobiLOOP and author

Take Your Personalized Home Exercise and Rehab Programs for Clients to the Next Level

WebEXERCISES: ACTIVE CARE, PATIENT ENGAGEMENT AND RETENTION MADE EASY Driven by a mission to help patients achieve greater success in their active care rehabilitation programs, WebExercises has created online and mobile tools that let patients perform exercises under the guidance of their healthcare professional – even when outside the office. 1. Revenue WebExercises makes it easy to build reimbursable active …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

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

Workout of the Month: July

  Team ELIVATE loves exercising outside, so we were excited to get a beautiful day for this month’s workout. It’s a total body circuit class to develop strength, endurance, balance and core stability. We use the Body Sport Multifunctional Gym Clock to keep time, as well as wall balls, slam balls, medicine balls and BOSUs. Warm up for 5-10 minutes. …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Training Prenatal Clients

Previous generations had a mindset that exercising while pregnant was a bad thing, but times have changed — that’s for sure! Staying fit will help the expectant mom during delivery and when they are trying to get back to a sense of normalcy following the baby’s birth. Benefits of exercise for pregnant women include: Improved circulation Improved muscular tone and balance …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

EXERCISE IS MEDICINE

Exercise Is Medicine

Exercise is medicine both physiologically and psychologically. I love fitness and all aspects of fitness. Whether that is running, lifting weights, doing CrossFit, playing sports, or being active and outside. That’s my thing and what I enjoy doing, but at the same time I realize some people do not have the same enthusiasm for getting a good sweat on. I …