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Rittenhouse Private Physical Therapy Team Updates

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: Pain Relief, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

Last post, we updated you on our Private Gym Personal Training Team. This time we turn to our Private Physical Therapy Team and what they’ve been doing. All of us at elevate believe that [...]

Rittenhouse Private Gym Team Updates

By |October 15th, 2020|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training|Tags: , , , , |

Here at elevate, our Rittenhouse Private Gym and Physical Therapy Practice, it feels like a long strange year. Now that we’ve returned, many of you tell us that you feel the same way. And [...]

Health & Performance Practice Fall Tune-Up Suggestions

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Here at our Health & Performance Practice Studio, the entire team has become attuned to the change of seasons. Some love the weather getting cooler. And some hate the days getting shorter. But we [...]

Being Health Partners

By |September 17th, 2020|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at elevate Health & Performance™ we continue to evolve. Being health partners with clients has become one important goal. As we listen to clients and look at leading worthy rivals, we’ve come to realize [...]

Improve Your Muscle Efficiency and Reduce Injury

By |June 19th, 2020|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Nutrition, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Being a personal trainer gym comprises a large part of our practice. Two of the principles we embrace are: Strength training must be part of every training routine. At every age. Because it builds muscle [...]

Be “Antifragile.” You’ll be healthier and feel better.

By |June 5th, 2020|Categories: Fitness, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at elevate Health and Performance, we use private one-on-one physical therapy to help patients regain both physical and emotional strength and resilience. Hector was pointed to an interesting book that suggests how we view [...]

You’ll Benefit from Conscious Breathing

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , |

At elevate we aim to be your one on one private personal training experts. A lot of our job is helping your physical health improve. But we always listen and stay attuned to your [...]

Optimism + Exercise = Better Health

By |February 21st, 2020|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our Philadelphia Personal Trainer Team believes that optimistic clients and patients seem to make more progress than those who aren’t. We just had anecdotal knowledge. But Dr Alan Rozanski, a cardiologist, compiled a comprehensive [...]

Your Keys to Health in 48 Words

By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Nutrition, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

At our Rittenhouse fitness and wellness center we don’t want clients to have a “new year, new you” moment. Where you start again a frenzied journey to “finally” get healthy. As fast as possible. After [...]

5 Ways to Get Un-Stressed

By |December 17th, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , |

Our Rittenhouse fitness and health center, like many, focuses on evidence-based therapies. This is how we approach personal training, physical therapy and dietician counseling. But we also see spirituality and mindfulness having positive effects in [...]

Exercises to Avoid and Reduce Back Pain

By |December 10th, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Pain Relief, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Back pain is one of America’s most chronic problems. But a morning exercise routine can help keep it at bay. And decrease your back pain when you do suffer. So, “do what’s most important first [...]

How to Improve Your Health – 8 Simple Ways

By |December 1st, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fitness and health are our focus at elevate Health & Performance™. So, we’re always on lookout for great quotes and articles. This quote from Oprah stayed with us. “The only way you win is to [...]

Life After Sport. Manage Your Life Changes Better.

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at elevate Health & Performance™ - a fitness and rehab practice, continuing education is an important part of what we do. Research improves our understanding of bio-mechanics. And of how our brains work. [...]

Your “Primals” Shape Your World View. And, You Can Shape Them.

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , |

A member of our athletic trainer team alerted us to Dr. Jeremy Clifton at University of Pennsylvania. His team has been investigating the core beliefs that form our world view. It’s fascinating and relevant to [...]

Fall Prevention Basics – Busting The Myths

By |September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , |

We asked our physical therapists to take a dive into myths about falling and fall prevention. Here’s what Justin DePementier and Carol Huegel propose: Many people think falls are a normal part of aging. That’s [...]

Hydration: It’s Critical to Your Health

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Here at elevate Health & Performance™ our Philadelphia PT Team and certified trainers encourage staying fully hydrated. 55% to 75% of our body weight is water. It’s what holds us all together. Water’s the [...]

Timing Your Exercise to Meet Your Goals

By |August 7th, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , |

In our Fitness and PT Rehab practice, we’re always learning. We take courses, listen to podcasts and read. A recent article in The New York Times caught our attention. It’s titled, “Morning Exercise May Offer [...]

Agility and Mobility = Thriving and Longevity

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Here in our Rittenhouse Fitness and Health Studio we want every client and patient to strive for optimal health. And we’ll gently push you to get better. And critically to move more. Why? Well, [...]

Cheating Death – Exercise Is Key

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Personal Training, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , , , |

Our fitness trainer team knows that from our late 30’s on, health and fitness decline sets unless we keep exercising. And none of us want to get old fast. Particularly not our clients at [...]

Realistic Expectations = Real Results

By |June 7th, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We’re fitness training experts, with four-year degrees and advanced certifications. We love exercise and the sense of accomplishment – and endorphins – you get from a workout. And honestly, even we flag from time to [...]

To Sleep Better – Go Dark.

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , |

Here in Center City fitness is a primary focus. And we’re always surprised that the shift to or from daylight savings time affects the quality of our clients' sleep. This affects their workouts. While it’s [...]

Philadelphia PT Summer Advice: Hydrate

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Philadelphia PT and exercise physiologist teams here at elevate Health & Performance™ encourage staying fully hydrated. And that’s never more important than when it’s hot, hot, hot. 55% to 75% of our body weight [...]

Vertigo and Instability – Challenges That Can Be Helped

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , |

We have developed our VRT Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy Program. It addresses vertigo and balance disorders. Because we've been encountering a surprising number of patients with vertigo and balance issues here at elevate Health & Performance™ [...]

Massage Therapy – Safe and Effective

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Many people think of massage as a luxury. But here at elevate Health & Performance™ in Rittenhouse massage therapy has become a core part of our practice. Sometimes you just want a soothing and [...]

Walking Faster = Better Health

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our Philadelphia Physical Therapist Team pointed us to this important article from IdeaFit. It focuses on the relationship between your walking speed and your health. You might wonder why we keep coming back to the [...]

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