Smarter Self Myofascial Release- Do you take your own advice?

If you’re like me, I typically tell my patients they should be doing some type of SMR (self-myofascial release); however, as Health and Fitness Professionals, we typically don’t always take our own advice. But we can’t help patients and clients if we’re also injured or our back is tweaked, which is why it’s so important to take care of our …

Holiday Specials: Use your Professional Wholesale discount to give the gift of health

Here are some great ideas for Christmas gifts for your family or patients… Hypervolt Vibration Massage Device featuring Quiet Glide™ technology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvatSdePLQs The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility. Helps relieve muscle soreness and stiffness Improves range of motion Promotes circulation Accelerates warmup and recovery Lightweight, easy-to-use for …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

State of Flow: Where training less…equals more

If you’re curious about training intensity vs consistency or Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s State of Flow concept, check out the podcast below…where longtime, high-level MMA trainer (Georges St-Pierre and many others) and the Founder of TimTam Recovery Technology Firas Zahabi, elaborates on his Joe Rogan podcast that had over 1.5m views. There’s also some really good thought-provoking info regarding: Repetitive injury cycles …

Firas Zahabi

Trainer and Strength Coach

Hypervolt Vibration Massage Device featuring Quiet Glide™ technology

People have always assumed that for a massage device to be powerful it had to be loud. But who wants a massager that sounds like a power tool? After all, it’s your body, not a construction site. We knew we could do better. So we developed our own Quiet Glide™ Technology following the same rigid manufacturing principles that expert engineers …

Dr. Mike Flores

DC, CCSP, BS

NormaTec: Research validating Peristaltic Pulse Dynamic Compression

NormaTec was created by an MD, PhD to enhance blood flow and speed recovery. The NormaTec Recovery Systems are dynamic compression devices designed for recovery and rehab. All of the systems use NormaTec’s patented PULSE technology to help athletes and patients recover faster between training, after performance and from injury. The NormaTec systems include a control unit and attachments that …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

DC, MS, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, DCBCN, HKC, SASTM

Explosive, Sustained Energy from a product that Supports Strength & Lean Muscle Mass Increase

Meet DRIVE by Fenix 20+ Hour Nitric Oxide Release* Explosive & Sustained Energy Supports Endurance* Supports Strength & Lean Muscle Mass Contains L-Citrulline (NO precursor – for improving athletic performance)* Contains Creatine, Caffeine, Beta Alanine, Niacin and L-Glutamine PRODUCT INGREDIENT BENEFITS L-Arginine Through a process involving an enzyme called nitric oxide synthase, L-Arginine is converted to nitric oxide in the …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

Help Clients Move Better with HyperIce Technology

Help Patients and Corporate Wellness Clients Move Better with Hyperice Relaxation and recovery are keys to a healthy, productive life. Now with some simple techniques – and using state-of-art- technology from Hyperice – you can help optimize your patients’ and wellness clients’ recovery and help improve their mobility – and you can do it efficiently, on a daily basis….even at …

Dr. Mike Flores

DC, CCSP, BS

Free Webinar with Kevin Wilk- Recent Advances in Shoulder Rehabilitation Protocols

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 pm ET DESCRIPTION: As a physical therapist, researcher and educator for over 30 years, Dr. Kevin Wilk has performed post-op and preventative rehabilitation on some great athletes through his career, including: Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley, Derek Jeter, Drew Brees, HHH (Triple H), John Cena, Scottie Pippen, Tom Watson, Roger Clemens, Mariano Rivera, John Smoltz, …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 3

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 3 In this series we’ve been talking about kinesiophobia (fear of movement) and specifically how this is related to an increase in re-injury risk with athletes returning to play. In the last post, we provided a case study with an athlete who was being assessed for return to sport-specific testing. 19 …

Dr Trent Nessler Personal Trainer Physical Therapist

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

Shoulder Rehab Phase 4: Return to Activity or Sport

Phase 4: Return to Throwing Phase 4 of the rehabilitation program encompasses the progression and continuation of the ITP and is designed to systemically allow the athlete to progress to unrestricted throwing activities. It is important for the clinician to continuously monitor and assess the athlete’s mechanics and intensity of effort throughout the throwing program. Position players progress throughout the throwing …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA