Treat Headaches with Exercise – Part 1

Treat Headaches with Exercise – Part I

Cervicogenic Headache Exercises – Treat That Killer Headache With These Exercises Do you see patients with headaches after a whiplash injury? Do they experience pain that seems to start in the neck and then spread to one side of their head or arm? Does moving their head seem to start their headache or exacerbate their pain? If you answered yes …

Michael Lau

Michael Lau

Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidate at the University of Southern California, NSCA Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Workout of the Month

Workout of the Month: May

Below is a great workout idea you can try with your clients. The goal of this workout is to create 6-10 minute, mid-to-high intensity experience. It is a descending rep scheme: 21 reps of all three movements, then 18, then 15, all the way down to 3. Proper technique is crucial. Workout Details: 21-18-15-12-9-6–3 Exercises: 1) Kettlebell Swing (Russian) 2) …

CJ Kostranchuk

CJ Kostranchuk

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

Outdoor Workout

Every Season is Fitness Season: How to Take Your Indoor Workout Outside

Spring is here and the weather is finally getting warmer. Now is the perfect time to think about ways to switch up your gym routine and bring your workouts outside! Besides fitting in more physical activity, there are also many other benefits to working out outside such as fresh air, sunshine, and enjoying a wide range of activities that are …

Meredith Reinhard

Meredith Reinhard

Level 1 Crossfit Coach

Couple Running Outdoors

7 Ways To Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine

When you think of “spring cleaning,” purging old clothes buried deep in a closet, organizing a junk drawer or vacuuming up an accumulation of dust bunnies might come to mind. Spring is a time of renewal and holds more meaning than simply conquering clutter — this season makes for a terrific time to step back and reassess other areas of your …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Man Running

Running Tips For Beginners

Running is a terrific workout for your body’s legs, core and arms – and don’t forget about the mental health benefits! With the weather getting warmer, I’ve been seeing more and more people utilizing trails, parks and the road to burn calories and take in the fresh air while getting their miles in for the day. If you’re an avid …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

A Recap of April

Highlights From Our Month

April flew by for us here at ELIVATE…we’re already at the last week of the month! Before we know it, we’ll be in summer mode and your members will be enjoying the pool, outdoor fitness classes and training heavily for fall sports. As you’re aware, it’s important for us to keep our blog up-to-date with current topics and provide unique ideas that will …

Can using Vibration technology help give you a boost?

Can Using Vibration Technology Help Give You a Boost?

WHOLE BODY VIBRATION HISTORY: While the origins of WBV fitness were first developed in ancient Greece, our current history stems from the Russian Space Program’s research and use to reverse bone and muscle loss in their cosmonauts, use by their Olympic athletes resulting in major Olympic victories – finally shared beyond the wall where NASA adopted the technology and still …

Mohsen Kazemi

Mohsen Kazemi

RN, DC, FRCCSS(C), DACRB, FCCPOR(C), MSc., PhD (candidate)

Stress Eating

How to Help Clients Avoid Stress Eating

We all know clients who turn to food to relieve everyday anxiety — and the extra pounds might even be the reason they have invested in personal training sessions. Whether their anxieties are tied to their spouse or children, caring for elderly parents, a move or being overwhelmed in the workplace, here are four simple solutions to help them overcome this …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Five Outdoor Exercise Safety Tips

Five Outdoor Exercise Safety Tips

If you or your clients experienced cabin fever this winter, I bet you’re happy that the spring season has finally arrived! I know I am! If you train clients outdoors when the weather permits or if you encourage others to get outside to exercise in their free time when applicable, you know that it is important to be aware of the …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

March Recap

Highlights From Our Month

It’s the final week of March! For us, it was an exciting month as we welcomed the spring season and attended #IHRSA2017. We published more than ten new articles so far this month, but if your clinic was madness due to new clients and you couldn’t read them all, we’ve recapped some of our favorites for you below! We encourage …