Creating the ActivMotion Bar and Disruptive Training

What is Disruptive Training? Written by Derek Mikulski, Founder of ActivMotion Back in the Fall of 2013, Robert Sherman (ActivMotion Bar Master Trainer), another professional fitness colleague and myself were sitting in an office in a Chicago high-rise scratching our heads. We had this incredible new fitness tool (the ActivMotion Bar) and an innovative, progressive educational training system to pair …

Active Aging Boot Camp Workouts & Healthy Aging Tips from ELIVATE™

Building an Active Aging Boot Camp for Mature Members

Wondering how your programming should change to accommodate the physical needs of an older client? You might be surprised at how your senior members can perform when it comes to high intensity, low impact boot camp classes. Urge your active aging members to slip off their “Silver Sneakers” and join in on a small group training session instead, like an …

Dynamic Resistance Training Equipment & High Intensity Interval Training Small Group Training – ELIVATE™

Dynamic Resistance Training Will Amplify Small Group Training

You’ve probably taught high intensity interval training (HIIT) classes in your facility already using different shapes and forms—from Tabata classes to boot camp and spinning classes. It’s nearly impossible for members to get bored with all the different ways you can offer high-intensity interval training. That’s the allure of HIIT—the unlimited possibilities. However, one training possibility stands out among the …

Aquatic Program Health Benefits for Your Members from ELIVATE™

Aquatic Program Essentials for Your Health Club’s Success

The onset of cold, winter weather is pushing your members indoors. It’s not unusual to experience a participation boost in your aquatic program now that members cannot comfortably or safely exercise outside. Take the plunge now and make sure your aquatic equipment inventory is updated and ready for a variety of classes. From kickboards to water dumbbells, we’ll share what …

Weight Loss Challenge

How to Run a Weight Loss Challenge at Your Facility

Interested in running a weight loss challenge at your facility? Read our own Case Study and get the inside look at how Team ELIVATE got healthy in 2015! January can be one of the best months for you and your gym because of an influx of potential members with weight management goals for the New Year. Your current clients and …

Massage Therapy Services for Health Clubs

Inspire Client Wellness Through Massage Therapy

Your facility is committed to providing the best opportunities for members to improve and maintain peak physical health. From top-of-the-line fitness equipment to the latest workout accessories, your facility is designed to inspire members to live active, healthy lives. What else can you do to help members improve their own quality of life? Consider adding massage to the list of …