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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We are excited to be hosting the StrongFirst Tactical Strength Challenge at Evolution Fitness on April 23, 2016. The TSC was one of our flagship events at Evolution Fitness in our first few years. It is a way for everyone to set a goal and go after it. It isn’t...

 Very Excited to be hosting the USPA Meet in Tucson! This is going to be a great day. Looking forward to having all of you join us. Southwest Shootout March 26, 2016  Full Power, Bench Only, Deadlift Only, Push/Pull Raw, Classic Raw, Single Ply Registration Coming Soon! ...

I have been very contemplative over the past few months about the future of the Fitness Industry and how Evolution Fitness will progress as a business to serve people that want to become stronger and healthier. It has never been in our belief system to be at the center of...

Fitness trends come and go and over the past 20+ years I have been a part of and experienced most of them.  The past few years there has been a movement  of promoting the “science” of training, backed by research and University studies. Drop the Science of something in a blog, conversation or more...

It was a great day at the 2015 Barbending Bash Powerlifting Meet. We had a great day, raised money for some families in need this Christmas, and saw numerous Personal Records set. At the end of it all we came together ate a ton of food and had enjoyed a...

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[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col="12"] Lots of people ask about eating clean and natural foods. Usually they choose to do this because weight loss is a goal. Unfortunately, eating clean doesn't equate to weight loss. This is mostly because eating too much "clean" food puts you in a caloric surplus no matter how...

Evolution Fitness was one of the first gyms in Tucson Utilizing the FMS as a screening tool. It has been a very important tool in helping us make sure our clients are receiving the best plan of action when it comes to their fitness and health goals. Here is a little write up from our FMS Level 2 certified Trainer, Aris Demarco.

BUILDING HEALTHY MOVEMENT

Developing and maintaining quality movement is one of our main goals here at Evolution Fitness and the one we address first in each of our clients. Without a foundation of quality movement nothing else that we do will have any lasting value. Functional Movement Screen FMS in Tucson Corrective ExerciseWe follow the philosophy of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) as a baseline to determine each client’s quality of movement. The FMS consists of 7 movement patterns that examine symmetry, mobility, stability, and coordination in the basic movement patterns.
  • Symmetry is important because, although no one has a perfectly symmetrical body, having one arm or leg much stronger or more flexible than the other will most definitely increase the risk of injury whether in the gym or in daily life.
  • Mobility is generally defined as the amount of flexibility an individual can control, or the functional range of motion around each joint. For example, with the aid of a partner I might be able to lift my arms over my head, but if I cannot control that position by myself, it will not do me much good if I attempt to lift a weight overhead.
  • Stability is the capability of preventing unwanted motion. This is vital for efficient movement as well as safe body control.
  • Coordination through basic movement pa

  ARE YOU READY TO TRAIN WITH PURPOSE! This is a huge announcement and we couldn't be more happy to host this industry leading certification. I am also equally happy to have Master SFG Zar Horton Lead this Certification! He is a true professional and one of my biggest mentors in working...

We are excited to offer nutritional coaching at Evolution Fitness. When I first opened Evolution in 2010 this is one of the programs I have been wanting to offer. It has always been our philosophy to do things the right way and give it the proper attention that it...