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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...

Saturday, June 18th @10:30am : Evolution Fitness, 5252 E. Speedway Blvd This is a great way to set a baseline in your training. Why do it? This 2000m race will allow you to gauge your training on the rower. This isn’t a competition with others, it is a way for you to set your...

I have had lots of thoughts going through my head of late, especially with all the noise out there in the “fitness” world. I recently had a potential member come to our facility to inquire about our training and it inspired me to write about the following. This woman had been training at...

The deadlift is perhaps the best way to demonstrate pure full body strength. Like a big squat, a big deadlift is generally representative of a strong lifter overall. Also like the squat, the deadlift involves almost all the major muscle groups of the body—the entire torso, including the stomach and...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Have you been squatting and feel that it can be improved?  Do you feel like your squat has hit a plateau? Have you been wanting to learn how to squat safely and effectively to improve overall strength?   JOIN US SATURDAY MAY 21st, 9am-11am WE WILL COVER Squat Prep and Mobility Drills Set up and Breathing techniques Assessing...

It was an honor to train Canadian Olympian Emily Batty this year in her quest to medal in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Emily came off of an amazing year winning the Pan Am Gold Medal in 2015! She came to Tucson for the awesome weather to train in...

Reminiscing back to my high school days I can honestly say I am grateful for the exposure I received to weight training. Myself and my teammates would meet at the crack of dawn during football season to pump iron in the Dungeon weight room. In the off season we would...

[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_text] Written by Aris Demarco I don’t think we can deny that many of the strongest people in the world, the best strength athletes, are greatly aided by the most advanced science we have available. I think that genetics are the most important factor—I doubt anyone reading this will ever have...