Body Composition Change is About Energy, not Caloric, Balance.

If you are looking to gain or lose weight, you need to pay attention to how you balance calories in with calories out, right? That’s one way, but by understanding how our bodies take in and use ENERGY we will have a far more effective framework for understanding how we lose or gain weight. The […]

Why Relaxation is Important to Athletic Performance

Look at any successful Olympic Weightlifter, sprinter, or field sport athlete.  The displays of power and speed are impressive.   Being able to generate loads of force in short windows of time are essential towards lifting heavy weights, flying down a track, and evading competitors and scoring. However, equally important to the expression of athletic […]

Is the Deadlift Right for Your Goals?

For most of us, adding some lean muscle, dropping some body fat, and feeling good in our own skin are three reasons why we start lifting weights. But what are the best movements to do to speed us towards our goals? One movement to consider is the Deadlift. Very simple: pick a barbell up and […]

A 5 Step Process to Jump Start (and Maintain) Your Fitness Routine

The best workout program means nothing if you never start or stay with it. Here are five action steps you can take to not only kickstart your fitness routine, but also maintain your efforts over the long term. — If you are ready to jump start your fitness, look no further than Elevon!  From training […]

Elevated Fitness for Everyone

“Make time for your health and fitness” they say. “Invest in a personal trainer” they say. “You should eat better” they say. “Just go and lift some weights” they say. They (whoever “they” is) say a lot of things. It’s easy to say things, but as we all know its much harder to actually do […]