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Biggest Myths of the Fitness Industry

The Calorie Burning Myth

There’s a norm in the physical fitness industry that makes people feel like they have to be near death after their gym session to feel like they’ve done enough.

My clients are proof that it is not. They are proof that you can see results in home workouts that are joint-friendly and reduce muscle strain. 

“I’ve been doing Evlo for 3 months and I’ve worked out for a decade doing CrossFit and everything, but I’ve never seen results as I’ve seen with Evlo. I’m definitely much more defined and gained 5 lb of muscle and my clothes fit better.” shared an Evlo client. 

My goal with Evlo has always been the same: to educate people who don’t understand the consequences of certain workouts and are only exercising this way because they have been told that they have to do it that way to see results from the gym. 

I want to break down how we got to this “all or nothing” mentality in the...

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How to solve psoas tightness

Our brains prefer to oversimplify things, and attribute one muscle as our root problem. 

Although it would be easier to blame one muscle for our problems, this is never the case. We are complex system, and the more we can uncover about our body as a system, the better we can treat ourselves. Understanding how our bodies operate is key to feeling freedom and mobility in our joints and giving us the ability to do the things we love without pain.

A popular muscle that tends to get attention is the psoas. Let's discuss what this muscle is, why it gets tight, and how to improve it's function. 

 

What is the psoas? 

 

The psoas is a hip flexor, that also has many other roles. The psoas muscle has two parts:

 1. Psoas major

The psoas major attaches from your lumbar spine (lower back) to your femur (thigh bone). The psoas major is a hip flexor and the connection between your lower body and your trunk.

 2. Psoas minor 

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