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14
Jun
Effective Dry-Land Training Structure for Hockey Players

In celebration of our very own Vancouver Canucks and Stanley Cup PlayOffs, check out our newest Partnership with Crash Conditioning. A great article by Doug"Crash" Crashley, president of Crash Conditioning, a hockey performance center in Calgary, Alberta. Effective Dry-Land Training Structure for Hockey PlayersBy Doug "Crash" Crashley, President of Crash ConditioningFull Article in Stack Magazine When developing a dry-land training program, hockey players and their strength coaches need to consider many factors to ensure that it is effective and leads to athletic development. Some of the factors are obvious - e.g., age and development level. A veteran NHL player will...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


07
Jun
Season Highlights From Our Athlete Ambassador - Ariane Lavigne

Season Highlights From Our Athlete Ambassador – Ariane Lavigne Wow! Winter as been flying! Each year, I feel winter goes too fast... I guess it's because I'm having fun! Snowboarding is my biggest passion, and most of it comes from traveling and meeting great people with different culture, where we often travel to remote places locations sometimes do not always have the biggest mountains or the most popular resorts. Away from the tourist crowd; we get into the traditional vibe, meet locals, and ride on perfect snow all day long and when we have time, we go to hot spots...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


02
Jun
4 STRATEGIES FOR SUMMER "NO SLOTH like" HEALTH

By Sarah Jamieson, Personal Coach, YT, FMS 2 Winter hibernation has finally come and gone, however, if you are one of the many who are still somewhat, sloth like…get over it and get out of the hacienda! As summer quickly approaches, parks and beaches will soon be in full swing. Why wait? Get out there and take advantage of the early bird summer season with 4 easy strategies to staying healthy and fit, post hibernation and pre summer bliss... Subscribe to our June Newsletter for more info...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


25
May
3 Ways to Train, Top Lessons Learned

Training Lessons from the pros! Alison Hooper shares with us her 3 lessons in training as a young athlete. Juggling, pro athleticism as a youth, school and making time for friends can be hard, but like all dedicated athletes, she has found a way to stay at the top of her game! The way I see it there are 3 ways to train. Alison Hooper- 3 Ways to Train, Top Lessons Learned #1 - train consistently and go hard as much as you can without dying#2 - train hard but not consistently#3 - don't train hard or consistently Over the past 3 years I...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


18
May
Elevated Banana Power Pie Gluten Free and Tasty

Elevated Banana Power Pie Gluten Free and Tasty Can dessert be GOOD for you? It is now! Thanks to Brenna Coupland, one of our resident athlete ambassadors; dessert can taste great, be healthy and come packed with protein and gluten free goodness! Check out her recipe for her Elevated Banana Power Pie using Elevate Me! All Original and Coconut Cocoa Cluster energy bars! Yummmy... Ingredients: Crust 6 ElevateMe bars at room temperature, assorted flavors (I used 3 All Original and 3 Coconut Cocoa Cluster) 2-5 tbsp warm water 1/3 cup chopped almonds, or other nut Filling 1 ElevateMe bar, at...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


05
May
May Newsletter

May is finally here, exams are done and school is almost out! It's time to get fit and healthy for summer. Check out our May newsletter for tips and trends on summer health! Kicking of the summertime festivities check out the Events Section of our newsletter - New Partnership with the Dunbar Cycles, DC Pro Team, crushin' it! Check them out:http://www.dunbarcycles.com/

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05
May
ELEVATE ME! Teams up with Dunbar Cycles, Pro DC Team

ELEVATE ME! Teams up with Dunbar Cycles, Pro DC Team In our newest endeavour to fuel the needs of many pro-athletes who indulge in "crush city particip-ACTION,” it was inevitable that two great companies would stumble upon each other to form a great partnership! Welcome aboard Dunbar Cycles, DC Team! ELEVATE ME! is an advocate for anything that equates to getting dirty, work hard to play hard, thrill seeking adventure, crushing the competition and everything that gets your hind parts outside. We are proud to be fuelling the DC World Cup and Pro Mens Teams for through their competitive season. Dunbar Cycles has the...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


27
Apr
NEW – "Wheat Free World" – iphone App

Wheat-Free World is designed to provide valuable resources for people coping with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivities, and for people serving or working with friends, family or clients on a gluten-free diet. A brilliant use of tabs for anyone needing fast gluten free info, here's a sneak peek: The introductory info tab gives a brief outline of celiac disease and its symptoms and then guides the user through the app, describing the information provided in each tab. The recipe tab provides many delicious, nutritious meal and snack options, beautifully photographed on with icons for ingredients and the step-by-step cooking process. The...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


21
Apr
Elevate Me Spartan Team

Over the last couple weeks we have generated a great deal of buzz surrounding our SPARTAN CONTEST for the first ever Canadian Spartan Race; which will make its debut on May 14th in North Vancouver. Elevate Me is doing their part by Sponsoring the Spartan Race in Vancouver and will also be competing in this epic adventure! Who is Spartan Enough? LET THE GAMES BEGIN: Graham Snowden... Spartan Enough? we think so! Let's take an in-depth look a typical training day 2km open water swim with the sharks Sprint pyramids and 8x stair repeats vs the African cheetah Casual summit...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


10
Apr
April Newsletter

  Join Elevate Me! The Spartan Race Vancouver Event! ARE YOU TOUGH ENOUGH! Spartan Race comes to Vancouver! Are you as excited as we are!! Spartan Race's mission is to get you active, healthy, and excited about change! "Prepare for Glory" and return to your ancient roots; running through woods, getting dirty, climbing walls and facing adversity...it's part of everyday life. Spartan events are all about challenging today's perception of normal. Who doesn't like getting dirty from time to time! ELEVATE ME! SPARTAN CONTEST: We are looking for a couple "tough ELEVATE ME! SPARTANS" to join our team... "ARE YOU TOUGH ENOUGH?"...

Kurt Ellingson 12:00 AM


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