Exercise Improves Overall Health and Reduces Risk of Disease

 Make sure to remind your clients that looking good isn’t the only benefit of exercise.  Short-term benefits include: Healthy muscles, bones, and joints. Resistance training, such as weight lifting, improves muscular strength and endurance while increasing bone density, which is especially important for older adults to prevent falls and injuries. A healthier heart. Physical activity makes demands on your heart …

Lori Harrison

WBC Corporate Fitness Manager

What Supplement Makes the Most Sense for a Trainer or Gym?

One Solution Would Be A Patented & Natural COX-2 Inhibitor! Relief FIRST Musculoskeletal Injury Support Protocol As a former owner of four busy clinics that dealt exclusively with musculoskeletal injuries and a current formulator of nutritional products, I’m often asked by trainers if they should offer a nutritional supplement in their gym. My answer is if the supplement can effectively …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Why Acute Injuries Turn Chronic and What You Can Do About It!

EndFlame Musculoskeletal Injury Support Protocol If there’s one condition healthcare professionals want to master, it’s how to prevent acute musculoskeletal injuries from turning chronic. Dr. Dixit, a professor at Yale University School of Medicine who does research on musculoskeletal inflammation, states the number one cause of chronic inflammation is the incorrect treatment of acute inflammation in musculoskeletal cases. As a …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Understand and Address Posture – A Learned Muscle Pattern

Posture influences everything when it comes to human performance and how the body functions. Having a more forward head or rounded shoulder posture leads to multiple problems in the shoulder and neck. This flexed posture can also set up a myriad of issues with back pain—in both thoracic and lumbar regions. Even with coaching and exercise, people still have difficulty changing posture because it’s a …

Dr. Tony Mikla

DPT, MSPT, CSCS, XPS

Before There Were Antibiotics, There Was Silver

Clinical Applications of Bioactive Forms of Silver Hydrosol A review of the safety, efficacy, and practice implications for healthcare professionals Authors:        Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO Karolyn A. Gazella Before there were antibiotics, there was silver The antimicrobial and wound healing effects of silver have been embraced for more than 2,000 years. Silver has a rich history of being used by …

UC-Berkley Study Shows Significant Potential for Reducing Age-Related Muscle Loss

Muscle loss represents one of the most important causes of functional decline and loss of independence in older adults. Age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) is commonly observed in many older adults and is also characterized by a decrease in the rate of muscle protein synthesis. In addition, low muscle mass is associated with fall-related injuries, which can be devastating to adults …

Carli Lloyd

Professional Soccer Player

Multiple Treatment Options for High-Speed Vibration Therapy

High-speed vibration therapy has been around for years, and the Rapid Release device was one of the original innovators of hand-held vibration therapy to improve function and reduce pain. At 10,000 RPMs . . . the Rapid Release Pro2 is the go-to soft-tissue device for Health and Fitness professionals who treat some of the best athletes in the world. Learn …

Dr. Matt Gloyd

DPT, Founder of PT3

First Responders Performance Optimization Program

First Responders Performance Optimization HyperIce has recently announced a first-of-its-kind, technology-based performance optimization program for firefighters! This is a very meaningful initiative for us as we advance our mission to help firefighters, first responders, and special ops teams enhance their performance, health, and longevity. To expand our firefighter specific methodology, we’ve partnered with RULK, a leading functional training specialist known …

Star Sage

Manager, Marketing and Client Relations for HyperIce

Inflammation: Important Conversations You Should Be Having with Your Clients

Inflammation – Definition and Explanation Inflammation is, in essence, the body’s first-line response to injury. Think of it as your body’s emergency flare—inflammation is a way for your body to protect itself from further injury and to recruit recovery materials to an injury sight. Swelling widens the pathways to speed the process up and causes short-term discomfort to limit the …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

3 Go-To Exercises for Cyclists

Go-to exercises to prevent overuse injuries with your cyclists A combination of strength, mobility, and flexibility are essential to keep a cyclist healthy. Proper hamstring flexibility and hip mobility allow your clients to maintain the proper hip-torso angle when on the bike. Core and low back strength will increase pedaling power output while upper back and tricep strength will give …