SHIFT Takes on Wodapolooza

Wodapalooza is an annual 4-day fitness festival that brings the world of fitness and the love of life to South Florida. SHIFT’s very own Rachel Fisher traveled down to the sunshine state to  compete with her two teammates, Heather Larsen and Caitlin Ferry. Training for Wodapolooza To qualify for Wodapolooza, …

What the American Heart Association’s Updated Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation and Management of High Blood Pressure Means for You

Earlier this week, the American Heart Association released updated guidelines around detecting and managing high blood pressure, or hypertension. Hypertension is a major contributor to heart disease and stroke, and is absolutely preventable, but it’s called the silent killer for a reason. Because people don’t always experience acute symptoms that would lead …

The Rise Of Human Performance Facilities

The 14,000-sf Shift center, Chicago, focuses on enhancing clients’ physical performance by encouraging better health and nutrition habits. Courtesy Shift The latest trend in integrated healthcare and wellness is the emergence of facilities that track and enhance human performance at the intersection of medicine, fitness, nutrition, and recovery. At least …