The Benefits of SMR and Research Behind Rolling – Part 1: Quad and Knee-Joint ROM and NMR Efficiency During a Lunge

In a 4-part series, we’ll share some helpful studies that touch on the quantifiable benefits of SMR (Self Myofascial Release) and foam rolling. In the 1st study by Bradbury-Squires et al, they found that knee joint ROM increased 10% for the 20-second condition and 16% for the 60-second condition compared with a control condition. Roller-Massager Application to the Quadriceps and …

Foods that can help Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease

The great info below (courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic) shows how a few simple swaps can go a long way to helping protect your heart. “You can definitely reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by eating certain foods every day,” says Julie Zumpano, a dietitian with the Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation Center at Cleveland Clinic. “There is a great variety …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Greens First LEAN- Control your appetite and burn fat

Control is a safe, natural and effective tool for weight management that helps to both control your appetite and burn existing fat instead of just shedding water weight. Cravings become easy to overcome, and healthy eating is easier to implement. A positive attitude is empowering and can be helpful with weight loss. Control also helps regulate hormones that affect your …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Smarter Self Myofascial Release, Part 2

In Part One of this series on Smarter Self-Myofascial Release we talked about making sure you take care of yourself so you can be healthy enough to help your patients and clients. Here in Part Two we’ll share a few short videos that will help you better understand how to use the IntelliRoll. The IntelliRoll is one of the world’s …

Greens First LEAN Natural Energy and Adrenal Support

Greens First LEAN Natural Energy helps promote lean body mass* Stimulates thyroid action.* Increases body’s metabolic rate.* Assists in the release and transport of fats.* DHEA modulates inflammation, which is a responsible factor in many diseases.* PrimaVie® improves bioavailability of CoQ10, and is an ideal anti-aging product and a mitochondrial energy booster.* Natural Energy is enhanced with Forskolin and Acetyl …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Battle stress and cravings by naturally suppressing appetite and accelerating fat metabolism

Want to fight Stress & Craving by naturally suppressing appetite and accelerating fat metabolism? Greens First® LEAN™ Stress & Craving Supports Healthy Metabolism* …by helping to control appetite and produce feeling of fullness: Increases production of norepinephrine and curbs cravings Helps balance mood and enhances mental focus Supports sugar transfer to muscle not fat Stress & Craving is an important …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Magnesium Deficiency and Its Potential Link to Inflammation

The study below briefly discusses the importance of having the right levels of magnesium and the potential systemic health concerns of being deficient for yourself and for your clients. Also, did you know that Epsom salt is made up of magnesium sulfate? Read below . . . Dietary magnesium and C-reactive protein levels. King DE, Mainous AG 3rd, Geesey ME, Woolson RF Department …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

ELIVATE Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Help clients stay injury free during the ski season

ACL injuries are among the most common injuries occurring 100,000–200,000 times per year. Among skiers, recreational alpine skiers have the highest incidence of ACL ruptures. Since the majority of these injuries are non-contact, providing clients with a preventative exercise program can limit their risk for injury. Here are some of our favorite ACL injury prevention exercises: #1: Side Plank with …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

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

The AMP-K Diet Program Helps Reduce Body Fat!

Some people struggle to lose weight, while others lose or maintain an ideal weight easily. Recent research has uncovered why it is harder to lose weight as you age. This discovery is an enzyme called AMP-K which can help determine how easy it is to lose or gain weight. Greens First Lean has developed a program to support healthy production …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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