6 Components Necessary for a Successful Gym

Training staff to provide the best client outcomes and experience has always been my focus and passion as a consultant. So far in this series, I have covered administrative excellence, outstanding customer service, and educating and closing the client as key tenants of this training, but there is still much more to learn. Throughout the past 25 years, I have …

Lori Allen

Featured Presenter and Educator

Are you a Leader…or a Follower?

Here is the reality . . . growth actually comes through our experience of being both a leader and a follower. It’s like the two sides of a coin. We readily think of mentoring others for leadership, but why can’t we also model how to be a good follower? Last year, while traveling abroad, I came across an olive-wood carving …

David S. Myers

David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

Important info for training Lats

How can we design a strength training program that will maximize the growth of the latissimus dorsi? What factors do we need to take into account, and how do each of these factors affect the variables in the program? What information do we need to identify the best approach to training a muscle group? To understand how to train the …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Exercises to Address Your Client’s 60 lb. Head

There are multiple health risks associated with forward head posture(FHP), and the so called “text neck” seems to become a new epidemic. A fairly new risk factor that contributes to this problem is excessive usage of mobile phones, tablets, and PCs. Over the past 7 years, mobile usage has grown from .3 hours a day to 2.8 hours a day …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

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

Anti-Aging and the Kill-Me Gene

Your DNA is the map for the genetic code that makes you who you are. As we age, the human genetic sequence mutates, producing an interesting biological anomaly, which has presented itself and recently been discovered by leading researchers in the field. To keep it simple, let’s call it the “kill-me” gene. It is the reason that a human specimen …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

DNS Exercise 1 – Surf Movement Training

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise/Sport Course Part 1 DNS Exercise 1 – Surf Movement Training August 2–4, 2019 Southern California Course Objectives: Introduction to the basic principles and concepts of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) and Surf Movement training Developmental Kinesiology Sequence – Integrated Stabilizing System of the Spine – Demonstration/participation – Ipsilateral and Contralateral patterns – Centration – DNS Flow Learn …

Is Your Team Designed to Get the “Right” Results?

If we think about it, there is undoubtedly a cause and effect relationship to the results we get as a company or team. For example, if our company experiences high turnover, what do we need to change? You might be tempted to think that the people hired weren’t the right fit or that it’s just what happens in today’s society. …

David S. Myers

David S. Myers

PT, DPT, OCS, CIMT, ATC/L

Important Info to Consider When Training Triceps

How should we train the triceps? When training for bigger arms, it is important not to neglect the triceps. At three times the physiological cross-sectional area of the biceps, the triceps brachii are an essential component of the upper arm. So how can we design a strength training program that will maximize the growth of the triceps? What factors do we …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Innovative Movement Patterns That Stimulate Stability and Confidence

Ever feel like your clients aren’t quite ready for heavier weighted resistance exercises? Or like you need a few basic exercises in your toolbox to help build confidence and make them feel stronger and more stable? The SURGE® Storm is a great tool to improve movement and stability. The Surge offers the opportunity to provide advanced core training and innovative movement patterns …

Steph Paulson

Fitness Instructor

Exercise Progression for Posture Month

May Is Posture Month Due to excessive usage of smartphones and tablets, forward head posture seems to have become a major health issue. Use Posture Month as an opportunity to educate your patients on the importance of good posture. You can also utilize our posture challenge to give them a kick-start for a life with more exercise and better posture. …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

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