Elysia

About Elysia Tsai

Hi, I’m Elysia Tsai, M.Ed., ATC. Since 1999, I’ve worked in sports medicine as a Certified Athletic Trainer from the National Athletic Trainers Association. I've helped all levels of athletes from physical therapy to youth and professional athletics. I love helping athletes rehab from injury, getting back to the starting line-up and helping them compete at their best. In 2004 I began the journey to create the most versatile and progressive balance training system. Three years later, Si Boards balance boards was alive. Today we have the most unique product line including unbreakable medicine balls, responsive rope balls and balance training accessories. I believe in commitment to quality, local manufacturing and helping one another succeed. Please contact me if you have questions. Join us in Jumping Into The Next Generation.

Resistance Band Exercises for Hip, Gluteus and Pelvic Strength

This set of restistance band exercises for hip strength is awesome! Don’t let the easy and good look moves deceive you… These are a sure to set you on fire!


A Great Non-Weight Bearing Hip Exercise
These exercises stimulate everything from the ankle to the hips and postural muscles. At the end of bootcamp class or training when everybody is blasted tired from running and leg work- this is a perfect end to the day. If recovering […]

What Is Core Stability and Core Training?

It’s been a buzz word for 10-15 years. I’ve seen the focus on core stability and core training go from isolated transverse abdominal contraction, ab crunches, seated rotational moves and now to an advanced concept that makes sense.
True Core Stability Involves Several Structures and They Must Work In Sync. Simply Put, These Are:
Spine: 

Think of how a snake moves.With 24 articulating/moving vertebrae, 9 fused for the sacrum and coccyx and a balancing head at the […]

Complex Moves – Make Your Balance Training Full Body

With a few balance training sessions under your belt of the 4 stances and the 4 trunk stability moves, it’s now time to add motion to it all! Let’s make it complex and fire up the nerves and muscles to stabilize your body through a range of motion.

My challenge to you- move you body through quality range of motion while on a balance board.

Movement changes your ability to balance as the different joint angles […]

Add Upper Body Endurance And Stability To Balance Training

Last week I challenged you to include 4 stances for balance training. If you can coordinate your lower body and don’t need a safety rail or spotter… then let’s add upper body movements to your program. The next progression is endurance strength training.

If you’re thinking…
Do I Really Need Endurance Training With Balance Training?
My answer is yes and will always be yes!

Here’s why:
You Must First Build A Strong Base To Properly Stabilize Your Spine.
Have you […]

Balance Training On Two Feet Simulates Daily Living Activity

One of the key balance exercises we use in rehab is to stand on one foot. This makes sense because it forces one leg to do all the work. We then progress with head tilts, eyes closed, upper body movements and throwing objects at you. And it’s a great starting point until you need more.

And what do you need?
You Need Two Feet To Progress In Balance Training… Wait… What?

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