Maintaining Dietary Balance in Social Dynamics

After a recent TV segment, we did on ABC I felt the topic (Healthy Tips for Holiday Weekends) warranted a bit more background to elucidate the considerations of planning and iterating strategy to accommodate your life.  The vast majority of people whom initially approach us at ShyTown Fitness, have an unwavering perception of the rigidity …more»

Evan’s Top Five Fitness Tactics

  Now there is certainly no shortage of nutrition or exercise paradigms that suggest to have the secret formula, but more important than any scientific nuance of a strategy is your ability to adhere to the framework it implies.   Ask yourself, can I see myself doing this 3, 6, 12 months from now? Because …more»

Have low back pain? Symptoms and treatments.

SCIATICA Pain that shoots down the leg and radiates in the path of the sciatic nerve is referred to as Sciatic Pain. While there may be more than one type of cause for sciatic pain, the most common culprit is a disc herniation. The sciatic nerve branches down from the low back derived from lumbar …more»

Shoulder Series Part 5: Shoulder Bursitis

In the Fifth Part of the Shoulder Series, we discuss the pain and problems associated with Shoulder Bursitis. This article will help you identify characteristics associated with Shoulder Bursitis pains.   PART 5: SHOULDER BURSITIS   Have you been told you have Shoulder Bursitis? Do you know what that actually means? This article will provide …more»

Shoulder Series Part 4: Separated Shoulder

In the Fourth Part of the Shoulder Series, we discuss the pain and problems associated with a “Separated Shoulder” aka an AC Joint Separation. This article will help you identify characteristics associated with AC Joint Separation so you can begin correcting the problem.   PART 4: AC JOINT SEPARATION   You may have heard the …more»

Shoulder Series Part 3: Shoulder Tendinitis

5 MOST COMMON DIAGNOSIS   In the Third Part of the Shoulder Series, we discuss the pain and problems associated with Shoulder Tendinitis. This article will help you identify characteristics associated with Shoulder Tendinitis so you can begin correcting the problem.   PART 3: SHOULDER TENDINITIS   The shoulder is a common area of complaint …more»

Shoulder Series Part 2: Shoulder Impingement

5 MOST COMMON DIAGNOSIS In the Second Part of the Shoulder Series, we discuss the pain and problems associated with Shoulder Impingement. Through this article, you will identify characteristics associated with Shoulder Impingement and compare with other types of shoulder pain.   PART 2: SHOULDER IMPINGEMENT   Shoulder pain is a common complaint. The shoulder …more»

Shoulder Series Part 1: Rotator Cuff Injuries

5 MOST COMMON DIAGNOSIS   In the First Part of the Shoulder Series, we discuss the pain and problems associated with Rotator Cuff Injuries. Through this article, you will identify characteristics associated with Rotator Cuff Injuries from tendinitis, tendinosis, and strains/tears.   PART 1: ROTATOR CUFF INJURIES   The Rotator Cuff is collectively made up …more»

Runner’s Series, Part 4: Plantar Fasciitis

Runners Series: 7 Most Common Injuries to Avoid…   In the fourth part of the Runners Series, we discuss the pain and problems associated with Plantar Fasciitis. Through this article, you will identify characteristics associated with pain in the sole of the foot in comparison to other conditions associated with foot pain.   If you …more»

Hotel HIIT: Workout # 2

WORKOUT 2 SETS: 3 REPS: 20 REST: 1 minute EXECUTION: Perform warm up exercises (1-3) in order three times, for 30 seconds each with no rest. Then do 3 rounds of THE WORKOUT (1-5), 20 reps each, taking 1 minute break after all 5 exercises are finished.   WARM UP EXERCISES 1. Mountain Climbers 2. Inchworms …more»