Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month: Taking Ownership of Your Health

June is Men’s Health Month. Wearing blue to show your support is a great thing – personally, it is my favorite color, looks good on most people and is easy to coordinate. The best way to show your support, however, is to take proactive steps to literally support and take ownership of your health. Most of us have families, people who care …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for ELIVATE

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears: Part I

I treat a lot of tennis players with shoulder pain, usually from rotator cuff issues as a result of repetitive stress from overhead motions and overuse. My goal is always to get them back on the court quickly without drugs, injections or surgery if possible. Conventional treatment of rotator cuff injuries typically call for powerful prescription anti-inflammatory drugs and painkillers. …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

Feed Your Concussion

Reviewing Nutrition and Its Role in Brain Recovery

The brain is the most nutrient-dependent, energy-dependent and stress-vulnerable organ in the body. When it’s damaged by a concussion, providing it immediately with the right nutrients to maintain energy levels and reduce stress is crucial for speedy recovery without lingering symptoms. The standard medical advice for treating the acute phase of a concussion is rest, with a gradual return to …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

Weight Loss Supplements & New Year’s Resolutions – Make this Year the Year for Client Success

It’s the New Year, and that means your clients are making promises to themselves regarding self-improvement. More often than not, those improvements include weight loss, and as a trainer and nutritional consultant, you play a valuable role in not only helping your clients reach those goals, but also helping your clients to set achievable and realistic targets from the get-go …