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Do Masks that restrict air work?

Some argue that the difficulty in breathing through the mask will strengthen the diaphragm, but in many cases I think the difficulty in breathing will lead to more rapid and shallow chest breathing which is completely opposite of what happens in diaphragmatic breathing. Continue reading

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One arm Pushup Progressions

This guest blog comes in perfect timing as the StrongFirst Bodyweight Certification  just announced it will be at our facility in Tucson, Arizona May 11-12,2013. Pavel and many of the SFG leadershipwill be here! I am happy to have a friend of … Continue reading

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Strong First Snatch Test Training

For those of you that have poor form with snatching or can’t manage your snatch sized kettlebell, start with a kettlebell size you can manage. When you have completed 6 weeks of this bell you have then earned the right to move up a bell size. Continue reading

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Baconfest 2013 at Evolution Fitness Tucson

In complete contradiction to my last post we will be having a Bacon Extravaganza Potluck at Evolution Fitness February 8th from 5pm to 7pm. Kind of Like Happy Hour……. But with Bacon. No Turkey Bacon is allowed, nor are other … Continue reading

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Can your food taste too good?

Ok I wrote a blog last year kind of poking fun of the Paleo Diet craze and I just wanted to revisit this topic for a bit. This isn’t going to be knock on the Paleo diet or a rant. … Continue reading

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Staying with the program…Even when it is tough

Leaving room to grow and not killing yourself every workout is truly a great key to getting stronger. Strength is very different than conditioning. Conditioning can improve rather quickly and can disappear just as quickly . Continue reading

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Kettlebell Combo Swing: some tips for the 10,000 swing challenge

Here is a little tip on how to mix up your swings on the 10,000 kettlebell challenge. So far we are 10 days into the month and many of you are already creeping up on 5000 swings. Swing on!!! \

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Strategy for the 10,000 Swing Challenge at Evolution Fitness

We are really excited about partaking in the 10,000 kettlebell swing challenge for the month of January. This probably isn’t the nastiest challenge in the world, but it is done mostly to develop consistency and of course a little fun. … Continue reading

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Twas the night before Christmas Evolution Style

Enjoy!!! Twas the Night Before PDF for Web

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Are you Correcting too much?

I have to say that over the past 4 years or so the training industry has seen an influx of corrective exercise, functional movement, and mobility/stability based systems which have done wonders for the fitness industry.  Many of them border … Continue reading

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