Recapping Our February

February Highlights

March will bring with it the first day of spring, which is exciting…but before we jump to the next season, we want to recap February. After all, your gym members and clients are most likely happy to see mild temperatures and might be more willing to stop in if they don’t have to battle a snowy walk to your entrance. Plenty of …

Doc N Roll

The Doc N’ Roll: The Must Have Self Myofascial Release Tool

The Doc N’ Roll is the world’s first standing foam roller and it’s now available through Elivate! No more lying down on floors. It’s a new way to foam roll! Stand-up foam rolling allows you to use your body weight to leverage pressure on the muscles that are typically difficult to get to with a traditional foam roller. The Doc …

Craig Dossman

Dr. Craig Dossman, Jr.

DC, Creator of Dossman Advantage Taping (DAT), Inventor of MobiLOOP and author

Group Cycling Class

How To Maintain a Fun Atmosphere in a Group Cycling Class

A few weeks back, I wrote about Indoor Cycling Instruction Tips and received a fantastic response! I’m lucky to know so many amazing spinning instructors who can attract hard working individuals to their classes and appreciate quality exercise equipment. Today, I want to tackle how to make indoor cycling classes (even more) fun. We all reuse music and choreography on occasion, but those who attend your class …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

High Intensity Fitness Programming

Six Versatile Items For High-Intensity Fitness Programming

Clients join a specific gym or club for many different reasons. Some like the social aspect of group exercise, while others choose a facility based on high-end equipment or other factors that align with their goals. Facilities offering high-intensity fitness programming, regardless of what they name the class, need certain products that might not be required for other classes. If …

Group of Runners

Fitness: Your Client’s Best Hour

Seeing results from working out is exciting, and it can be a great incentive for a person with fitness goals to keep coming to the gym. But, often, it’s not just fitness goals that keep them returning. Adults might be looking for more than a way to lose weight or gain muscle – they are looking for a community of likeminded …

Man Using Cell Phone

Can cell phones + calisthenics = a catastrophe?

Michael Rebold, Ph.D., assistant professor of integrative exercise science at Hiram College says a good workout and an buzzing cell phone don’t mix. Rebold and Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania researchers revealed through a recently released study1 that texting and/or talking on your cell phone will lower your session’s intensity and also impact balance. 45 college students were examined and the research shows that …

Woman Lifting Weights

Fitness Myths Busted

With so much information out there, it’s hard to know what to believe about fitness, health, and eating right. It’s important to remember that your clients come to sessions with preconceived ideas about exercise. Here are three common myths that may impact the way they approach their work with you and their ability to reach their goals. MYTH: The more …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer