Health & Wellness Blog with John Mossotti
Members Conditioning Day
Want to know what our member's conditioning day looks like? Watch this video.
Members Strength Day
Want to know what our member's strength day looks like? Watch this video.
Watch this video to learn some of Coach John's favorite landmine variations.
Watch this video to learn some of Coach John's favorite landmine variations.
Watch this video to see what we like to pair our squats with and how you can program these into your workouts.
SA TRX Row
Want to challenge yourself on TRX rows? Watch this movement.
KB DL High Pull to Squat
Watch this video to learn our newest movement in our conditioning classes- the kettle bell deadlift into a high pull and squat!
Hollow Hold Band Pull Aparts
Watch this video to learn a 2 in 1 movement- hollow hold band pull aparts!
Watch this video to learn challenging core variations.
How to Increase Speed
Want to increase your speed? Watch this video to learn how.
The Difference Between Speed and Conditioning
Watch this video to learn the difference between speed and conditioning.
How We Control Our Clients’ Results
Want to know how we control our clients' results? Watch this video.
How to Bench Press if you Have Shoulder Pain
Have Shoulder pain but still want to bench press? Watch this video.
Motivation is your downfall... What you need is momentum!
Food Quality and Quality Calories
Watch this video to learn the importance of food quality and quality calories.
Staying Consistent After the Challenge
Watch this video to see what you should be doing after completing a fitness challenge.
Upper Cross Syndrome and What to Do
What is Upper Cross Syndrome? Learn more here.
The Reason You Aren’t Losing Weight
Watch this video to learn more about the reason why you are not losing weight.
Who Our Program Is For
Watch this video to learn more about our service and who it is made for.
Watch this video to see our different chin-up variations!
Watch this video to learn more about our newest piece of equipment- the Belt Squat!
How To Get What You Want
What do you want? Watch this video to learn how to get it.
Finishers Aren’t Physical
Watch this video and learn how use our finishers to challenge our members.
2 for 1: Single Arm DB Bench Press
Watch this video to learn how to do a single arm dumbbell bench press.
How Agility Ladders DON’T Make You Faster
Here's a look at why agility ladders do not make you faster.
How to Program Your Workouts to Keep Your Shoulder Healthy
If you want to learn more about how we keep our client's shoulders healthy, watch this video.
How To Take Advantage of “Brain Dumps”
Watch this video to learn more about "brain dumps."
Get Started When You Decide
Want to know when you should start? Watch this video.
Your Day Starts The Night Before
Watch this video to see how we can effectively start our day the night before!
Everyone Needs A Coach!
Watch this video on how a coach can help us achieve success.
Results In Advance Program
Wondering how our facility works? Watch this video to learn about the Results in Advance Program.
What To Do If You’re Always Sore
Always sore? Watch this video to hear Coach John's tips.
Should You Workout If You’re Sick?
Want to know if you should workout when sick? Learn more here.
How to Properly Perform a Box Jump
Watch this video to learn how to properly perform a box jump.
Our Favorite “Animal Movements”
Watch this video to learn how to perform different "animal movements".
One Core Exercise To Help Your Back Pain – 90 Degree Leg Drops
Watch this video to learn how to perform 90 degree leg drops to strengthen the core and help alleviate back pain.
How To Increase Confidence With Our Youth
In this video, we discuss the importance of building confidence in our youth.
How to do Single Arm Dumbbell Bird Dog Rows
Watch this video to learn how to do a single arm bird dog row.
Proper Head Position
Watch this video to learn how to maintain proper head position when lifting.
Watch this video to learn how to treat shin splints.
The Biggest Muscle in Your Body and Why You Should be Training it
Watch this video to learn why you should be training the glutes.
Knees and Squatting
Watch this video to learn how to squat correctly to make it safe for your knees.
How to do a Kettlebell Swing
Watch this video to learn how to properly perform a kettlebell swing.
Why You Should Add Salt to Your Diet
Want to know why salt is needed in our diet when training? Watch this video.
Core Training You Aren’t Doing Yet Should Be
We show you some important core training that is often overlooked.
“I Don’t Want to Get Big and Bulky”
Coach John breaks down what comes into play when strength training and gaining muscle mass.
How to Deal With Muscle Soreness
Watch this video to learn a few different ways we help with muscle soreness.
10 Movements to Increase Ankle Stability
10 exercises you can do to increase your ankle stability and strength.
Yogurt, Fruit, Granola
Watch this video to learn to make the greatest lunch you will ever have.
Walk Like An Alligator
Here's some of our baseball athletes performing the Alligator Walk, making it look much easier than it actually is.
Banded Bully Punch
Want a quick easy stretch that will help open up your chest and get your shoulders back improving your posture and mobility? Here it is.
Best Strength Tool for Your Core
Here is a really great tool we use to build our core strength. It's inexpensive andit does the job.
How To Increase and Gain Grip Strength
Easily overlooked when training is our grip strength. The following video shows some simple ways we can increase and gain grip strength.
Happiness Is Doing The Hard Stuff
"I'll be happy when..." But wait. There's a better way to approach happiness.
How To Decrease Your 40-yard Dash Time
Check out this video for to see how we can help athletes decrease their 40 yard dash time, stride length.
Quick Total Body Warm-up
Here is a quick warmup which you can do anywhere!
Back-friendly Lower Body Exercises
In this video we're showing you some lower body exercises that are friendly on your lower back.
Strength Movements to Increase Vertical Jump
Check out the following video which shows exercises proven to increase your strength and improve your vertical jump.
Get Better at Doing Push-ups
Push-ups are not easy because they require a lot of core strength, as well as upper body strength. We use different tools to help you get better at doing push-ups.
Step Ups The Right Way
We include step-ups in our monthly programs. This video shows how to do them correctly.
How to Increase Ankle Mobility
Ankle mobility is super important because it adds stability to the joint which is our body's base. This video shows a couple of stretches and ways to increase and measure your ankle mobility.
Why We Use the Slingshot
Another great piece of equipment we use is what we call the “Slingshot”. Check out this video to see how we use it.
It’s Not All Or Nothing..It’s Always Something
Are you the type of person who is all in? Or all out? Watch this video and see why it's always something.
How We Do Warm-ups
In this video owner John gives a simple exercise for each step in our warm-up process to give you an idea of how you can structure your own warm-up.
How To Use The Theragun
After using the Theragun you'll feel like you've just had a massage! Check out this video to see how we incorporate it into our routine.
Single Leg Variations
In this video we show you the leg variations we use here at Elite Personal Fitness.
How To Get Better At Chin-ups
In this video we show you how you can improve your chin-up or help you get your first chin-up.
How To Pick Your Weights
One big issue that many of our members encounter is what weight to choose when doing an exercise. As John details in the video, we use 3 methods for helping select the best weight.
30-day Results In Advance Program
Our 30-day results in advance program gives you full access to our programs including nutrition coaching, personalized training program, 6 days a week training based on your preference, on a trial basis with no obligation to join beyond 30 days.
Hamstring Closed Chain Lockouts with Distraction
The hamstring closed chain lockouts with distraction is an awesome hamstring mobility exercise. The name may sound complicated, but the exercise is very simple.
Elite Personal Training Program Preview
Everyone at Elite Personal Fitness receives their own program and the following video will preview a row of their program.
Why The Sled Is So Effective
The sled is one of the best pieces of equipment because of how versitile they are: you can drag it, push it, attach cables to it - the options are endless.
Proper Technique For Step-ups
We're talking about stepups! It's easy to get relaxed with this movement, so we want to make you know the proper technique with this video.
Do More To Be More
In this video we talk about doing More! Whatever your goal is, make that goal something more. You will realize that it will help you get to your goal even faster.
Explaining Our Athletic Performance Program
One of our premier programs at Elite is our young athlete coaching. We coach athletes at the middle school, high school, collegiate and professional levels. Our Athlete program has a core focus on strength training.
Rolling Out the Bottom of Your Feet
Taking care of your feet puts you in position to take care of the rest of your body. Rolling out the bottom of your feet helps tremendously. Here's how to do it.
Rotational Power in Sports
Rotational power and strength are extremely important for performance in all sports. Watch this series of exercises to build rotational power and strength.
How Head Position Dictates Everything
Our head position in exercise can be difficult to control but it's crucial for avoiding injury. Check out this video to hear John explain this and techniques to maintain head position.
How to Properly Do a Tiger Stretch
Check out this video for how we teach the Tiger stretch. It's a great stretch for warm-ups and also to throw in between other parts of your workout to make them even more effective.
How to Cheat on Your Diet and Not Gain Weight
Check out this simple trick to help you have a cheat meal and still not gain weight.
It's easy to fall back after we reach a fitness goal. But by delaying that gratification a little longer, you can reach a level of success that you did not think was possible. Learn more in this video.
Nutrition Support Included
As a member of Elite Personal Fitness we strive to give you more. One way we do that is by including nutritional support with everyone’s membership. Whether you are in our athletes program, personal training or group training program, nutritional support is available to all members at no extra charge.
Movements to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy
At Elite we have a significant focus on keeping our members shoulders strong and mobile, using exercises like these.
Coming Back From Back Injury
If you've had a back injury, this video shows you movements you can do to help you come back from your back injury.
Why Food Quality Matters
We must focus on our caloric intake, but the quality of the foods we eat determines how we feel! Check out our video to learn why food quality matters!
Motivation is your downfall because we feel we need it in order to make a change. Making the change in your life that you know you need isn't because of your lack of motivation. What you need is Momentum. Here's how to get it.
How We Create Our Strength Program
Our process for creating our strength programs is methodical. Here's an inside look on how and why we create our strength programs.
3 Techniques to Manage Tennis Elbow and Become Pain Free!
Tennis elbow causes serious pain. Here are 3 proven ways to help relieve the pain and improve the use of the elbow.
Is Cholesterol Unhealthy?
Is Cholesterol Unhealthy? The answer will surprise you! Red meat,
Why Eating Well Isn’t as Straightforward as We’d Like It To Be
It is very difficult to find real answers when it comes to nutrition. For instance, one day carbs are bad and the next they are incredibly important.
Coffee with John [Episode 23]
Our Personal Group Fitness program includes a personalized plan for each member, each and every month. Learn why we do this in this episode of Coffee with John.
How to Make the Perfect Instapot Monster Mash
This Monster Mash recipe is an easy way to meal prep so you can stay on track with your diet any time of day.
The History of the Elite Arm Band Club
We created the Elite Band Club to show and remind and encourage our members about how much time and dedication they have put into themselves towards achieving their goals.
Why Vitamin D3 is So Important
Vitamin D3 is a precursor to several different processes occurring in our bodies on a regular basis and is an imperative building block to overall longevity.
The Elite Accountability Challenge & How We’re Fixing “Fitness Challenges”
After years of running challenges, and coaching thousands of people, I understand there needs to be more support with accountability and more of a focus on helping you become happy with yourself.
Summer Athlete Performance Program
This Summer Elite Personal Fitness is offering a one-of-a-kind Athlete Performance Program to help athletes increase speed and strength.
Coffee with John [Episode 22]
This Spring we teamed up with Wegman's for 10 weeks to help with their "Feel Your Best" program.
Supplements…Who We Trust
We get questions all the time about supplements. Should I be taking them? How much? From what companies?
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