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Using Acupuncture to Promote Men’s Health and Wellness

Acupuncture and Oriental medicine have been used to treat men's health concerns for thousands of years and are growing in popularity. The reason for this growth in popularity is that many health issues that men face, such as high blood pressure, prostate problems and depression, respond extremely well to acupuncture. Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease is the leading men's health [...]

Strength Training the Right Way for Adventure

Note: This post on strength training was originally written for Outdoor Project. It has been modified slightly to meet Word Press standards. This piece was written by David Skolnik, PT, DPT, CSCS. Scroll to the bottom to learn more about David and follow along on his adventures! It is a disgrace to grow old through sheer carelessness before seeing what [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Designing the Perfect Post-Workout Recovery Smoothie

That post-workout high – whether it’s after a trail run, a strength training session, or a workout in Evolution’s Altitude Training Room – can only be made better with delicious and nourishing recovery food. You place importance on your warm up, your recovery, your hydration, etc., you need to place importance on the way you refuel your body too. Putting your body [...]

On Trying Something New; Swimming

As an ultrarunner, an 11-mile race should neither be scary nor inspire fear. Yet, since signing up I have not been able to shake the feelings of fear and doubt. The problem isn’t the number of miles. The problem is it is a lot of miles, of swimming! The Portland Bridge Swim is an 11-mile swim, down the Willamette River, [...]

Three Common Mixed Martial Arts Training Mistakes

Mixed Martial Arts, or MMA, is an incredibly challenging sport. That’s probably an understatement, right? It’s mentally and physically draining, which is why it attracts some of the hardest working athletes you will ever meet. That toughness and tenacity can be a double edged sword. Every fighter has been there, the familiar story of mental crash and burn, getting injured [...]

Treating Musculoskeletal Injuries with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

The musculoskeletal system consists of connective tissues including joints, ligaments, and tendons. Problems with the musculoskeletal system can result in inflammation and pain, and ultimately reduce the body's overall health. People are looking for more natural approaches to help relieve musculoskeletal conditions instead of relying on medications. Even over the counter non-steroidal anti inflammatory medications are being found to do [...]