The Art of Coaching Is as Real as the Science of Training

There are few concepts that have been more misunderstood than the “Art of Coaching.” One of the biggest misconceptions is that the Art of Coaching is nothing but motivational fluff and a “let’s hug it out” mentality. So, to begin, we first need to understand and acknowledge that the Art of Coaching is real. The Art of Coaching is every …

Brett Bartholomew

Founder of The Bridge Human Performance

Professional Grade Natural Cleanse to Gently Eliminate Toxins

GREENS FIRST PRO AM/PM Full Body Cleanse Advanced Herbal Detox & Easy Elimination Fiber Support* Benefits: This easy-to-use, advanced cleanse works in harmony with your body’s natural metabolism to help eliminate waste and toxins and relieve occasional bloating and constipation. Supports cleansing of toxins and waste from the intestinal tract*. Promotes digestive wellness*. Contains organic herbs and fibers*. Promotes healthy …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Understanding and Preventing Age-Related Muscle Loss- Part 1

Shortly after age 50, the rate at which a person loses muscle mass begins to accelerate. Figure 1 is a graphical representation of the average number of quadriceps muscle fibers present in adults aged 18 to 82. Looking at the center of the graph, it is clear that the number of muscle fibers remains stable until around age 50. After …

Surge Move of the Month – Sprawl to Deadlift to Clean Combo

In Part 3, we discussed Unstable Resistance with the Surge Clean. Once again, Hydro-Inertia™ is the utilization of water to create an unstable resistance that increases core strength and stability during exercise. The majority of instability products currently on the market are primarily used as a base that you sit, stand, or lay down on. By utilizing Hydro-Inertia™ technology in the …

Carey Kepler

CF Coach

Bridging the Gap- Part 3- Psychomotor Control

In the last post we discussed the concept of the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment as it relates to Bridging the Gap. In this post we’ll touch on Psychomotor Control, Biopsychosocial Considerations and Somatosensory Control. Psychomotor Control In reviewing psychomotor control, we are concerned with the right tissue firing at the right time as muscles and other …

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Do you assess waist and BMI with your clients?

“It’s hard to lose weight but it’s harder to be overweight.”  Waist size and body mass index (BMI) There are a few numbers you should know when finding out if your clients are a healthy size. Weight is just one of them. Waist size is another. Waist size is important because fat can build up around the waist and cause …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Surge Move of the Month – Part 3 Unstable Resistance

In Part 2, we introduced Hydro-Inertia Technology with the Surge Deadlift. (link to Part 1) HYDRO-INERTIA™ is the utilization of water to create an unstable resistance that increases core strength and stability during exercise. The majority of instability products currently on the market are primarily used as a base that you sit, stand, or lay down on. By utilizing Hydro-Inertia™ technology …

Carey Kepler

CF Coach

7 Important 2019 Health Hacks for You and Your Clients

Here are 7 tips from Tom Bilyeu’s guests featured in the YouTube video below I think we should all prioritize in our lives and communicate to our clients. Tom is best known as a co-founder of Quest Nutrition, the second fastest-growing private company in North America on the Inc. 5000 for 2014. Spend some time listening to this video from …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

Were you in San Diego for IHRSA 2019?

If you didn’t have a chance to swing by IHRSA or the ELIVATE booth to check out the latest product innovations and solutions to help grow your business and provide your members the experience they expect and deserve from your facility, here’s some of what you missed… The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) is a not-for-profit trade association …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Sue Falsone’s BTG: Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment

In the last post, we introduced the concept of Bridging the Gap and discussed Segments of the Organizational System. In this post, we’ll touch on the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment Pain Generator In Chapter Two, the section on determining the pain generator, we identify the problem tissue. It matters whether we are dealing with …

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US