Woman using foam roller

Self Myofascial Release: Proven to help you feel and move better

Self myofascial release tools, such as foam rollers, trigger point balls and massage sticks have become some of the most popular tools used for corrective exercises, fitness, and sports performance. In fact, performing self myofascial release has become almost a uniform component in the majority of fitness and sports performance programs. You can certainly argue the exact physiological benefit of performing self myofascial release. …

Mike Reinold

Mike Reinold

PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS, Co-Founder and President of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance

Come See Elivate at IHRSA

Come See Us at #IHRSA2017

We’re proud to be exhibiting at IHRSA’s (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association) 36th Annual International Convention & Trade Show on March 9 and 10. We’re Booth #2160 and are looking forward to meeting everyone in attendance! We’ll be sharing images on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages using #IHRSA2017, #PassPHIT, and #WhyGetActive, so feel free to follow along whether you are …

Doc N Roll

The Doc N’ Roll: The Must Have Self Myofascial Release Tool

The Doc N’ Roll is the world’s first standing foam roller and it’s now available through Elivate! No more lying down on floors. It’s a new way to foam roll! Stand-up foam rolling allows you to use your body weight to leverage pressure on the muscles that are typically difficult to get to with a traditional foam roller. The Doc …

Craig Dossman

Dr. Craig Dossman, Jr.

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

WebExercises Elivate Fitness

Low Back Exercise Risk vs. Reward

Helping clients prevent low back pain through exercise programming The economic impact of low back pain (LBP) is greater than $100 billion per year and causes more disability globally than any other condition. (1,2) It is the most common cause of activity limitation in adults aged 45 and younger and only second to arthritis in people aged 45 to 65. (3) …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

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

High Intensity Fitness Programming

Six Versatile Items For High-Intensity Fitness Programming

Clients join a specific gym or club for many different reasons. Some like the social aspect of group exercise, while others choose a facility based on high-end equipment or other factors that align with their goals. Facilities offering high-intensity fitness programming, regardless of what they name the class, need certain products that might not be required for other classes. If …

Lori Harrison Training A Client

Why I Began A Career In Fitness

I’m often asked why I first wanted to work in fitness. I’m sure as a personal trainer or gym owner, the question has been asked to you, too. For me, I’ve always had a passion for exercising and being healthy, but at the same time, I had a desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Working in the …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Weightlifting Elivate Fitness

Considerations in Athletic Performance Enhancement Training: Athlete Weight Room Preparation

Robert A. Panariello MS, PT, ATC, CSCS Professional Physical Therapy Professional Athletic Performance Center New York, New York During my 30+ career as a Physical Therapist (PT), Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Coach, I have been involved in both the Sports Rehabilitation and Performance Enhancement Training of athletes and have had many valued experiences throughout my …

Robert Panariello

Robert Panariello

MS, PT, ATC, CSCS, Founding Partner & Chief Clinical Officer of Professional Physical Therapy

Man Using Cell Phone

Can cell phones + calisthenics = a catastrophe?

Michael Rebold, Ph.D., assistant professor of integrative exercise science at Hiram College says a good workout and an buzzing cell phone don’t mix. Rebold and Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania researchers revealed through a recently released study1 that texting and/or talking on your cell phone will lower your session’s intensity and also impact balance. 45 college students were examined and the research shows that …

Lori Harrison Personal Training

A Positive Approach to Personal Training and Fitness

Taking a positive, empathetic approach is essential to good personal training. It is my job to strive to understand each individual’s needs so that I can develop a program that helps them reach their fitness goals. Just like with so many aspects of our daily lives, psychology and mental health play a huge role in achieving a goal. Simply stated …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer