Elizabeth Kovar M.A. Named PFP Media Personal Trainer of the Month – November 2016

Hello Friends, I am excited to announce that I’ve been named PFP Media’s PT of the Month for November 2016! I am officially a 2017 PT of the Year Finalist! Winners find out December 15th! I’d like to thank all of my colleagues, clients, family and friends who’ve supported me through the years and inspired […]

CALORIE-BLASTING BOSU® PARTNER EXERCISES

CALORIE-BLASTING BOSU® PARTNER EXERCISES October 30, 2015 8:54:24 AM EDT BY: ELIZABETH RAE KOVAR M.A. Are you looking for a new way to mix-up your workout? Partner exercises are an ideal method to blast calories while having fun. These full-body exercises stimulate the metabolism as well as the brain because reacting to verbal cues or visual […]

5 SPEED CORD BAND DRILLS

5 SPEED CORD BAND DRILLS Elizabeth Kovar  //  Fitness  //  10/8/2015 acefitness.org A speed cord is a versatile tool for applying resistance to traditional strength and plyometric exercises. These bands increase intensity and improve core engagement during movement. It is most common to use the bands for agility and plyometric training, but they can also be used to increase […]

ACE: 9 PROGRESSED YOGA HIP OPENER POSTURES

9 PROGRESSED YOGA HIP OPENER POSTURES Elizabeth Kovar  //  Fitness  //  7/2/2015 | ACE Fitnovatives Blog Yoga is an ideal form of exercise to open tight and stiff hips. Tight hips typically result from sedentary lifestyles or, conversely, from overuse during sports and other activities.  Although the cause varies, people typically experience tightness in one or more areas of […]

5 WHOLE FOODS TO REPLACE ERGOGENIC AIDS

5 WHOLE FOODS TO REPLACE ERGOGENIC AIDS   Supplements are a significant component of the sports nutrition industry, and many manufacturers claim their products can assist with everything from sport performance and weight loss to energy production and muscle recovery. These products are commonly referred to ergogenic aids, which are any external influences believed to […]

ACE: 7 EXERCISES TO CREATE AN ANTI-ROTATION PROGRESSION SEQUENCE

7 EXERCISES TO CREATE AN ANTI-ROTATION PROGRESSION SEQUENCE Elizabeth Kovar  //  Fitness  //  8/28/2015 Core strength is important for every movement and activity in life. Without core strength, our bodies become uncoordinated, weak or susceptible to injury. One of the core’s main functions is to brace the spine for stability, which is particularly essential to support the body during […]

The World’s 7 Most Interesting SUP Destinations

Travel and Leisure — September 11, 2015 at 5:00 am The World’s 7 Most Interesting SUP Destinations by Elizabeth Kovar+ Do you want to go stand up paddle boarding somewhere unique? Escape those overcrowded waters and venture to these off-the-beaten path SUP destinations. Venice, Italy Forget the Gondola and explore the Venetian lifestyle, culture, and traditions […]

8 American Cities Embracing SUP

From Panama Jack — September 16, 2015 at 5:00 am 8 American Cities Embracing SUP by Elizabeth Kovar+ Stand up paddling is growing in popularity across the United States. But paddling is not just for the ocean. Creative businesses around the country find ways to embrace paddling from rivers to lakes. From coastal to landlocked cities, […]

ACE Fit Life – 7 Chair Yoga Poses for Better Balance

ACE FIT LIFE 7 Chair Yoga Poses for Better Balance June 18, 2015 For active older adults, maintaining good balance, gait and range of motion is key to good health and well-being.  As we age, muscle mass and metabolism decrease, and sedentary seniors often struggle with balance. Active seniors who participate in balance training are […]

High-Intensity Interval Training Exercises for the Pool

Here is a Pool HIIT training program that I developed for ACE Fitness. The video link is listed below.