Chalk Talk: April 2018

April 2018   Rules, rules, rules! Sometimes, life is filled with too many of them like “stop at red lights”, “no fishing off the bridge”, “in the handstand push up – ensure your heels make contact with the wall above the line with your arms fully extended”… ugh! Tons of rules! Many rules are laid […]

“Meet the Coaches:” Manta Ray Welcomes Three to It’s Team!

As many of you already know, there have been some new additions to the Manta Ray coaching staff. We’ve added two familiar faces, EFC members Charlie Baeza and Jason Marmolejo, as well as a newer face, Tommy Martinez. Many of you know our EFC members, and now coaches, Charlie and Jason – but get to […]

AOTM: “Loving Life and Feeling Good” with Trevor and Crissy Kitzul

From the Coaches: “Trevor and Crissy, husband and wife, are veterans of our 6AM class. Even coming in at such an early time, they are always bright and in good spirit to be at the box. Their attitude is contagious to the rest of their fellow athletes and coaches as well. You will find them […]

New Member Spotlight: November 2017

Evolve Fitness Clearwater has been around for 4 years now and we have formed a pretty tight, and undeniably awesome, group of people. With that being said, our community is constantly growing. We would like to highlight some of our new members each month as we welcome them to the Manta Ray family! Check out a […]

Chalk Talk: “Food and Fitness on the Holidays”

Food and Fitness on the Holidays I love food. I’m not sure what makes a person “foodie”, but that sounds like who I am. I love food even more when the holiday season creeps in. Once I hear that stores are offering pumpkin spice anything, the little fat kid inside me begins to rage. However, […]

EFC Member Spotlight: Karla Pope

EFC Member Spotlight This week we want to highlight EFC Member Karla Pope on her recent accomplishment. She finished her first full Iron Man and her EFC Family is extremely proud of her and the hard work she put in along the way. Here is a quick highlight and some information so you can get […]

AOTM: “Just Keep Rowing” with Sam Darza

From the Coaches: “Since we opened our doors in 2014, our Manta Ray family has grown tremendously and we’ve seen many different types of athletes at EFC. We’ve had many deserving “Athletes of the Month,” all for different reasons. Sam is our AOTM for October because of the dedication he shows day in and day […]

New Member Spotlight: September 2017

Evolve Fitness Clearwater has been around for over 3 years now and we have formed a pretty tight, and undeniably awesome, group of people. With that being said, our community is constantly growing. We would like to highlight some of our new members each month as we welcome them to the Manta Ray family! Check out […]

Chalk Talk: “The Coach, the Process, and the Programming” Pt. 3

The Program The foundation of CrossFit is the training program. Fortunately, there are endless programs out there to choose from, with numerous goals for the athlete to commit to. Most of us are familiar with the basic outline for programming offered by CrossFit which involves a Work Out of the Day (WOD). The WOD is […]

Shoulder Mobility Workshop with Dr. Hays Estes

The shoulder may be the most complex joint in the human body. The level of mobility required is far above that of any other joint. This shoulder workshop taught by Dr. Hays Estes, DPT will improve your mobility to increase your performance and help prevent future injury. During the workshop, you will learn simple mobility […]