Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the difference between a Medical Fitness Facility and a regular gym?

 

There are many differences and we will outline a few for you.  This facility is overseen by a Board of Directors in the medical field.  Each athlete who comes here will have a baseline sports physical.  Any pertinent information that is brought about by your physical will be conveyed to your health coaches along with an exercise prescription following the American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines.  Your health coaches coach you in person to make sure you are fulfilling that prescription, utilizing proper form, and pushing yourself to where you need to go.  You are also in an immediate network of healthcare professionals where you can book appointments for medicine, chiropractic, physical rehabilitation, acupuncture and counseling.  By utilizing all of these disciplines we see to help our patients/athletes in their physical, mental, emotional, psychological and physiological health and allow them to be better than yesterday.

Can I just sign up for a membership and not go through the physical?

 

No.  The physical allows the medical staff to learn about you, your history, and your movement tendencies and communicate your exercise prescription to your coaching staff so that they help you work towards your goals and not away from them.

What is CrossFit?

"Constantly varied, functional movements executed at high intensity across broad time and modal domains," put simply, CrossFit is an athlete's approach to training for everyday life.  No gimmicks, no fads, no trends, just hard work and good training. We stick to movements (squats, running, pullups, etc) that have always worked.  We mix them up and vary them because that's how life works: things come at you in strange mixes of cardio and strength. Each class has a coach to teach the agenda for everyone and once you mix that with encouraging teammates you have the best hour of your day at the best gym in Moorhead.  Welcome to your new Happy Hour!

How Much Does a Membership cost?

The cost is going to vary on which program best suits your needs and your goals.  When you meet with the clinical director and head coach during your prospective athlete meeting they will review this information with you based on which program they recommend.  Costs of our programs vary based on monthly membership rates and sessions ($20-200 depending on the program).  Your initial prospective athlete meeting costs $120.  If you choose to register for a program at EHP $80 of your initial meeting will go towards that program.

Why is EHP Performance more expensive than my globo gym membership?

It's not cheap, but it's not expensive.  Expensive implies it's overpriced. A gym membership that you pay for and never use is expensive.  Our memberships are not cheap, but that's because what we do works. 

What we do is time and labor intensive.  We treat every EHP-er like an athlete, not a hamster.  We don't just stick you on a treadmill or watch you spin away like other gyms.  Traditional gyms are cheap because only 11% of people show up. 89% never show up and end up subsidizing the ones that do.

 

Do you take  drop ins?

Usually yes, our drop in fee is $20 and you can sign up here before hand, otherwise you can purchase at least $20 in merchandise in our EHP Store. Coming for a week? Pay a one time fee of $50 for the week and come as many times as you want!  Due to the world Pandemic we may not allow drop-ins from time to time.

 

 

 

 

Is CrossFit or Elevate dangerous, I have heard that a lot of people get hurt?

CrossFit nor Elevate is not dangerous, however bad coaching is and bad movement is.  At EHP our coaching staff takes pride in making sure we understand you and your goals.  This is why we have our 1-on-1 prospective athlete meeting before you start.  We also include 90 Day athlete meetings with you to make sure you are on track for your goals.

 

Do I need to get in shape before I start at EHP?

NO! Our programming is scalable to anyone's level and we will take your exercise prescription into consideration when you start.  We offer online Individual Coaching, Personal Coaching, CrossFit, and Elevate so we can help you decide what is best for you

 

How do I get health care reimbursement for attending classes?

Depending on your health care insurance, the chances are you can!  

What do I need to do to use my HSA or FLEX money?

 

First you need to speak with your insurance company to ensure this is something that your company does.  Second, you need a prescription for it (Done in your initial physical and re-addressed during your 90 day athlete meetings).  Third, you need to sign in and log a score and record notes for when you were in classes.  Fourth, you will save your receipts from EHP Performance membership and submit those if your insurance company allows it.

Do you offer Kid Sit hours?

We sure do!  We offer kid sit services at EHP Performance while parents are participating in Classes.  You will sign up for Kid Sit in Wodify (choose "kid sit" and date/time in your app).  Reservations for Kid Sit hours close 6 hours in advance.  You can check out the current schedule under the schuedle tab.  We also have an EHP Parents Facebook Page to keep you up to date on additional information and updates about kid sit hours.  Just ask your head coach to add you to the facebook group!

How do I get into Wodify rise for a challenge? 

First, you must have an active wodify account.  Then you can download the “Wodify Rise” app. Once we send out a link to a new challenge, you will want to follow the link on your computer and register for the challenge.  Then, when you sign into your app you can access the challenge you just registered for.


 

How do I book a Body Composition Test?  

Once you are an established athlete, you will go to your janeapp and book an online appointment with your health coach for the time that works best for you!


 

How do I book an athlete 90 day meeting?  

Once you are an established athlete, you will go to your janeapp and book an online appointment with your health coach for the time that works best for you!

How do I book personal coaching sessions?

So you want to really focus on getting a certain movement or specific aspect of your training down.  You may have tried on your own, but just can’t quite get it. That is what we are here for! Whether it is getting your first pull up, running a 10k, striving for a certain number on your Olympic lifts, or working through better mobility our knowledgeable coaching staff is here to help.  Contact your head coach and let them know what you want your personal training sessions on. They will put you in contact with the coach’s skill set that would best fit your personality and your needs. You can do 1 hour or 10, that is up to you.  To book, go the the current athlete tab, select Book It, select the coach you want to do you session with, then select the date and time you want to book it and fill in the proper information.  Please note their is a 24 hour cancellation policy for ALL personal coaching sessions. 

How do I book a Sports Medicine Treatment or training room appointment with Dr. Karla?

You have almost made it to the right spot.  Click the button below and you will be directed to the clinic website.  Simply click “Book Online”.  Click on Dr. Karla's face then click the type of appointment you would like to book and proceed with the prompts.

How do I check out on Wodify?

We have lots of fun and useful merchandise available for you at EHP.  Please follow this video to see how you create your own self-checkout.

What products do you carry at EHP?

We carry A LOT of products at EHP.  Everything from gear to protect your knees while squatting to the highest grade supplements.  Check out this video on all the inventory we stock.

How do I set up my Wodify Account?

 

 

 

 

How and why would I book a training room visit?

Training room visits are used for current athletes to book (15 minutes) for a clinician to discuss and examine any new injuries or ailments that might come up.  They will make recommendations as far as what you should do for treatment.  It is up to you to decide if you want to follow through with the treatment plan or not.  We use this information to educate our coaching staff on how to best help you through your injury and to ensure you can stay active and healthy while not making your injury or issue worse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rarely Asked Questions(RAQ)

(Questions we wished people would ask)

Why should I choose EHP?

EHP Performance is a Medical Fitness Facility that empowers our patients and athletes to work hard so they can grow personally and transform to live a healthier lifestyle and join a positive and supportive community all trying to be better than yesterday.  We are the first of it's kind and are excited to offer true HEATH CARE!  

 

EHP Performance uses Exercise and a healthy lifestyle approach instead of the use of additional drugs and medications.  Our team of professionals help to create an appropriate exercise and nutrition prescription for you and then help you to follow it out.  If you want to prevent yourself from getting chronic diseases and really optimize your health, this health care facility is for you.  Have you ever dreamed of what you would feel like if your body operated at it's optimal level?

 

Our staff includes a Medical Director, a Clinic Director, Mental health professionals, Nutrition Coaches, Prenatal/Pregnant/Postpartum coaches, Exercise Physiologists, USA Weightlifting coaches, CrossFit Trainers, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists, Endurance Coaches, Sports Psychology Coaches and much more!

 

At EHP Performance, we strive to empower people to move their bodies in a way that is fulfilling and optimal for them. We work to do this because our bodies are unique tools that are meant to be moved and fix themselves. We strive to bring you to YOUR highest human POTENTIAL while utilizing our performance, training, and recovery services. 



I genuinely want to start working out, but I tend to not follow through?

Another Great Question!

 

In our experience people do not follow through for at least 1 of 3 reasons:

~They don’t have a plan.  They can make up exercise routines for themselves for a little while but eventually they stall out and get bored

~They don’t have a dedicated health coach. This takes a lot of work and expertise.  If you try figuring it out on your own you will make mistakes. At EHP our coaches have spent many hours perfecting their skills to help you.

~ They don’t have a team. Humans are social creatures.  We crave community, we crave a tribe. EHP is a community of people who want you to be the best version of yourself.

 

This is why we have structured everything we do taking these 3 roadblocks into consideration.  From our 90 day athlete meetings to check in on your goals, to that little nudge you need to get back on track when you have missed a week, we are here to support you.  When you combine them all you stay motivated and not drop out!

 

I am in HORRIBLE shape, can I start at EHP Performance without embarrassing myself?

Here is the thing about Elevate, CrossFit, or starting anything you have never done before, you are going to get humbled more than once. For most people, the feeling of being humbled gets confused with being embarrassed.  The very nature in how we train is to find what your weaknesses are and work them.  So the answer is yes, you  may feel  “embarrassed” or "humbled" while you are learning, but this is a process of becoming comfortable and confident in your skills.  Our question for you might be, "How will you handle it?"

I see the CrossFit Games on TV.  Is That what you expect me to do?

Nope, that is like playing touch football for fun one weekend and your coaching expecting you to get drafted straight to the NFL.  

The CrossFit Games is like the super bowl is to football or the World Series is to baseball.  It is the best of the best. Although it is a dream goal of many, most of us are looking to find the best versions of ourselves.  Some of the movements that you see at the CrossFit games we will also do in class, however we do not expect you to walk up to a barbell and perform a snatch flawlessly or beautifuly kip your pull ups.  Everything you see is modifiable and scalable. 

GET IN TOUCH
EHP Performance

1400 25th St S

Moorhead, Minnesota

 

Tel: (218) 512-0515

ehpperformance@gmail.com

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