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  • Don't cancel your fitness goals over the holidays.

    Make sure to keep up your workout routine through the holidays. We all know that person who has abs in July and flabs come January. Maybe you’ve even been that person! The truth is, it’s a pretty common cycle to go through. The Holidays roll around and everyone we know is cooking the best food they can in buffet quantities. It’s easy for even dedicated fitness junkies to lose track. But, common as it may be, it’s avoidable with the right planning and routine. Don’t believe us? Take a moment to think about it— if you’re slipping from your summer gains, it’s rarely just diet. Holidays bring more than food! They bring stress too, between visits, ....

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  • The truth about Kickboxing.

    There’s a lot of self-defense bunk out there, and we’d like to help you cut through the nonsense and tell you the facts about our kickboxing classes. Maybe you’ve heard that the ideal self-defense martial art is Aikido, or maybe you’ve heard it’s Tai Chi. There’s, of course, a lot of appeal in these yoga-adjacent martial arts and the way that they talk about balance, rhythm, force, and mindset, but the truth is that there’s not an athletic pursuit on Earth that won’t talk about those. Maybe you think boxing or MMA kickboxing is too forceful and not for you, but we’re going to let you in on a secret: Any martial art worth its time is ....

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  • Ever thought about trying out Jiu Jitsu?

    Have you ever considered training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu? If not, now might be the time. While Jiu Jitsu sometimes lacks the spectacle and raw athletic benefit of striking, there’s a reason that it’s become the most popular martial art in recent years, and it’s not just due to its association with elite-level mixed martial artists. Jiu Jitsu is, without equal, the most utilitarian, bang-for-your-buck martial art you can train, with a wider set of benefits than you can expect from most physical activities. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has been described by some as a full-body chess match, or a debate in a language that uses the body to speak. Descended from Judo, “The Gentle ....

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  • Evolution MMA has a program just for you.

    Fitness doesn’t look the same for everybody! Other fitness specialists and MMA gyms might be happy to prescribe a one-size-fits-all plan for their customers, but at Evolution MMA, we know that individuals aren’t one-size-fits-all. We believe that if you’ve got fitness goals, then you’re the expert in reaching them­—all people like us do is provide the tools. That’s why we center our cardio, weight loss, self-defense, and competition classes around mixed martial arts, because it’s the most versatile mode of fitness you can find anywhere. The sport of MMA is as multifaceted as it can get. Dutch-school kickboxing, Muay Thai kickboxing, Wrestling, ....

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  • Martial Arts Saved My Life.

    Martial arts has changed many lives, and it can change yours. We’ve been training Mixed Martial Arts for a long time. If there’s one story you’ll hear again and again in this industry, it’s this: “Martial Arts saved my life.” Everybody knows somebody for whom this is true, whether because it built their confidence, or just because it was something to do that wasn’t getting in trouble. When you’ve been a professional in this MMA field for long enough, you notice patterns, and what we see is that when kids are exposed to martial arts, they turn out for the better. In addition to the wide set of benefits that are conferred by regular physical ....

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  • Gain confidence through MMA.

    A lot of people ask us what mixed martial arts can do for them. They’re not interested in competing, they stay plenty fit with the gym, and they feel secure in their current self-defense capabilities. So why mixed martial arts? Don’t get us wrong—a membership with Evolution MMA can definitely get you all of those things. There aren’t many workouts more efficient than kickboxing, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is in many ways like learning a whole new language. It’s a complete workout for your body and mind, a place to meet people and make friends, and some peace of mind should you ever have a violent encounter. But what if you’ve got all that covered? When ....

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  • Keep kids healthy and active with our Kids MMA program.

    It’s a rough time for getting kids active but our MMA program for kids can help. Apps send pings and buzzes designed to satisfy, and content is delivered so that you only ever crave more. The research is still pending on what the effects of so much addiction-creating screen time can have on kids’ development, but the cost of too little physical activity is crystal clear. While adults need a minimum of two-and-a-half hours of walking per week, kids between 5 and 18 need at least a full hour of vigorous exercise, every day. Less than this is linked to weaker bones, hyperactivity, and increased risk of heart problems throughout adulthood. MMA is a fun way for kids to stay healthy ....

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  • Monday is not waiting on you so, don't wait on it.

    Stop waiting on Monday to start your MMA or fitness journey. Here at Evolution, we work with complete beginners, championship fighters, and everything in between. We’ve seen all that there is to see in an MMA gym, from kids who grow a lifelong love for Jiu Jitsu, to couch potatoes who burn off 150 pounds, to regular office workers that grind and grit their way to victory in a ring. Everybody walks into the gym for the first time with something different in mind, and no two people have identical paths to success. But there’s one thing that every single person who’s come to us and left with what they wanted had in common: They. Got. Started. Everybody who we have ever ....

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  • Don't let friends hold you back from your goals.

    Have you ever been frustrated with your gym buddy? Training alone can be tough, whether it’s just lifting weights or trying out a whole new gym, so we get it, it’s good to have a friend around, even if they flake out sometimes. But it can really get on your nerves sometimes, can’t it? Over the years we’ve been operating, we’ve learned that one of the biggest things holding people back from training mixed martial arts is intimidation. It’s scary to head to an MMA gym as newbie, not knowing how the routines work or what’s expected of you, so maybe you’ve been hoping to come with your friend, but, no shade on them, they just keep flaking. Don't ....

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  • Kickboxing Classes at Evolution MMA

    With health in the news and on our minds, you might be thinking that now is the time to get in shape and try a kickboxing class. There’s no better, more complete training regimen for someone trying to get and stay fit than kickboxing. The combination of coordination, cardiovascular endurance, and muscle resistance is unlike a workout you’ll find in any other gym. Whether you’re a complete beginner, an experienced athlete, or just looking to get back on the horse, our trained coaches offer daily, unique, kickboxing conditioning sessions in a friendly environment that will make your workouts worth your time. There is no better time to start kickboxing than today, because the ....

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