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GUEST BLOG BY JESSIE THOMAS, DPT   Day in and day out, my patients’ say things like ”There’s PT for this? I’ve had two kids so of course I leak when I exercise!” I usually respond by saying, ”Yes and I am so glad you’re here! Your symptoms are common, but not...

This blog is going to kick off our series on Core Values. Recently much of our writing has been less about “fitness” and more about achieving long term success in fitness and in life. In the past blogs we addressed goals and quitting(you may want to read them first).  The...

I’ve always been a relatively active person. I danced (ballet and modern) from 8 to 20, starting practicing yoga in 2006 (starting teaching yoga in 2014) and generally enjoy running around and climbing trees and jumping off rocks. I am not someone who grew up in a gym. In fact,...

Since making the switch from powerlifting to triathlons, the transition hasn’t been as hard as I originally thought. Ok well, learning to swim for distance was pretty rough, and running is ….running, but It really has been a blast. The ability to train the different sports has been a great...

the-trap-of-wishful-thinking-by-myles-munroe Here at Evolution, our motto is “Train with Purpose”. Our GM recently wrote a blog on how this idea was shaped for him and how it helped him accomplish goals. Here’s an excerpt: My coach use to say, “Few things are an absolute. There are two things I can promise you in this...

STOP IT! Seriously Stop it already. Stop quitting.  Stop telling yourself the story of why you can’t achieve your goals or why this is too hard, or why this isn’t for you. You know that voice that takes over when you start that new exercise program and it says, “This isn’t...

Here is the truth, You probably just don’t want it bad enough. Think about something you have achieved in life that took substantial effort. I mean something that you really wanted and had to work for to accomplish it. Seriously take a minute before you read on to reflect on this.  Maybe...

In the world of strength training there are so many different sources of information on best practiced methods. When it comes to training athletic performance it is important that the appropriate exercises are chosen for the athlete. The main focus for the athlete is improvement in their given sport not...

Core training and functional training have been the rage words over the past decade. With all the rage it seems as if many people writing articles on the topic don’t have the basic understanding of what it is. Standing on a Bosu ball while playing catch may have some outlying...

Recently I have made a pretty drastic switch in my training/fitness life. It has been met with questions, opposition, teasing, warnings, concern, and a few other things, so I wanted to share my current training focus and reasoning in this blog. Over the past many years I have been competing in...