5 Kettlebell Movements to Gain Muscle

If you think kettlebells are just for swinging, think again. Kettlebells are one of the most versatile tools available to athletes today. They’re well suited to a wide range of fitness applications: strength training, conditioning, and working to increase explosiveness, power and mobility. In fact, many traditional barbell lifts can be turned into an effective kettlebell movement. Here are some …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Training for Tennis Will Improve More Than Just Your Game

Tennis is a great way for your clients to get the cardio they need to stay in shape. But the fitness you develop from a regular tennis game has an added bonus: It carries over into the rest of your life. By playing tennis, you also improve your functional fitness: your ability to do ordinary things like carry a sack …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

Workout of the Month: July

  Team ELIVATE loves exercising outside, so we were excited to get a beautiful day for this month’s workout. It’s a total body circuit class to develop strength, endurance, balance and core stability. We use the Body Sport Multifunctional Gym Clock to keep time, as well as wall balls, slam balls, medicine balls and BOSUs. Warm up for 5-10 minutes. …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Workout of the Month

Workout of the Month: June

Last week, several of us from the ELIVATE Headquarters completed an outstanding workout that we wanted to share with our readers. Each month, we’ll continue to develop better and better routines and encourage you to try them yourself or when you are leading group classes. In this workout, those participating move from each of five stations after a minute. The clock …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

Sales Manager at ELIVATE Fitness, Level 1 CrossFit Coach and Founder/Co-Owner, Coach at The Bar Athletics

Exercises to Reduce the Risk of Ankle Sprains

Exercises to Reduce the Risk of Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are the most common injury in sports and physical activity, estimating to be about 25% of all injuries across sports. Of all ankle injuries 85% involve the lateral ankle ligaments. There is strong evidence suggesting you increase risk of re-spraining your ankle two fold within the first year of spraining your ankle. Every year in the US, lateral …

Arash Rex Maghsoodi

Arash Rex Maghsoodi

Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidate at the University of Southern California

WebExercises Elivate Fitness

Low Back Exercise Risk vs. Reward

Helping clients prevent low back pain through exercise programming The economic impact of low back pain (LBP) is greater than $100 billion per year and causes more disability globally than any other condition. (1,2) It is the most common cause of activity limitation in adults aged 45 and younger and only second to arthritis in people aged 45 to 65. (3) …

Dr. Dave Cruz

Dr. Dave Cruz

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