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More Exercise Means More Self-Control

By |June 11th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The fitness trainer team and the clients at our health and performance practice know that exercise benefits our physical health. At this point, that’s a no-brainer. And study after study shows that exercise brings psychological [...]

Let’s Flourish Together

By |May 31st, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

Our clients and our Health Coach and Physical Therapy teams noticed that during the pandemic life was quieter. We initially thought “what a great chance to slow down and take a look at what [...]

Improve Your Golf Game Scientifcally

By |May 6th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , |

Many on our health partner team golf. It’s golf season and they know that if you play, you can benefit from a golf fitness training program. Because as Arnold Palmer noted: “Golf is deceptively simple [...]

Why We Avoid Exercise

By |April 16th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Of course, our center city fitness trainers motivate clients. But they notice that many still tend to skip a workout. Or they neglect to get on the bike.  Or they take the elevator just a [...]

Health and Fitness Go Hand-in-Hand

By |April 1st, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , |

In the health and fitness arena, we see a lot of hype and fads. Maximum weight low rep strength training may be hot, and then low weight high reps. But truthfully, what works changes [...]

Get “Unlonely.” It’s Great for Your Health.

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

Rittenhouse PT rehab is the focus of our practice. But our team’s goal is to address your needs holistically. And this year many patients and clients have expressed that they’ve been feeling lonely. Honestly, [...]

Proven Ways to Boost Your Immune System

By |February 25th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Nutrition, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Many clients and patients at our performance and health gym / physical therapy practice feel like they can “see some light at the end of the tunnel.” At the same time, many still feel stressed, [...]

Are You Ready for a Transformation?

By |February 12th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Pain Relief, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , |

Here at our performance and health practice, we're happy to be back. And we've been taking extra time to chat with clients and patients. We want to get to know more about their motivation. [...]

Walking Faster = Better Health Our Philadelphia Physical Therapist Explains

By |January 30th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our lead Philadelphia Physical Therapist, Justin DePermentier DPT, pointed us to this important article. It focuses on the relationship between your walking speed and your health. As the article notes, there has been vast amounts of [...]

Resilience, Exercise Therapy and More

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Fitness, Personal Training, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here at elevate Health & Performance™  exercise therapy and physical therapy make up the core of our practice. But we aim to do more. And hope that, particularly in stressful times, we can be an [...]

Exercise is Medicine

By |December 30th, 2020|Categories: Anti-aging Options, Fitness, Nutrition, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Staying Fit & Healthy, Workouts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Now more than ever, our elevate fitness and rehab team agrees with The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) that exercise is medicine. The evidence keeps coming in. Exercise improves your cardio-vascular strength. That improves [...]

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 [...]

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