Cheryl’s husband and two teen sons created this blog out of frustration.  They have witnessed Cheryl sharing the results of her obsessive nature to learn and understand ways in which she is able to improve her health.  Whether she is waiting in car line at school, shopping in the grocery store or socializing at a dinner party, she is usually sharing recent research, certification knowledge and experiences, or advice from those she respects.  The first three articles posted to create the blog were actual emails she had sent to family and friends the week prior to being presented with the new website as a gift.  Personally knowing the power of the internet first hand (husband’s blog and oldest son’s blog), her family has time and time again encouraged her to “start blogging”.   They felt others, in addition to family and friends, may benefit from her evangelistic obsession to share what she has learned from well respected individuals in the field of exercise and nutrition.

EvolvingHealthConcepts  is a fitness and nutrition website for of all ages. Built on a foundation of the Paleolithic Diet, Optimum Performance Training,  and Functional Fitness  our followers ascribe our philosophy with getting them in the best health and fitness of their lives.

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Cheryl Polack, who holds a Masters Degree from Columbia University, strives to seek out the latest research and information on natural fitness and  has completed the following seminar and certification courses:

  • Functional Movement Screen Certified Expert, April 2013
  • Optimum Performance Training Coaching Certification Program, Level 1 Exercise Physiology:  Assessment (Theory Completed), March 2013
  • TRX Suspension Training Course,  Celebration, FL October 2012
  • TRX Group Suspension Training Course,  Wesley Chapel, FL October 2012
  • CrossFit Level 1 Certification –  Washington, D.C., May 2008
  • CrossFit Barbell Certification – Atlanta, GA, November 2008
  • CrossFit Kids Certification – Ramona CA, May 2008
  • CrossFit Olympic Lift Certification – Orlando, FL, March 2008
  • CrossFit Kettlebell Certification – Jacksonville FL, January 2009
  • CrossFit Science of Exercise Certification – Dallas, Texas April 2009
  • CrossFit Barbell Seminar Review – Jacksonville, FL June 2008
  • CrossFit Endurance and Pose Training Certification – Orlando, FL December 2009
  • Olympic Weightlifting Seminar with Daniel Carmargo, USAW International Coach – Orlando, FL, June 2008

 Paleo Nutrition Seminars and Lectures:

  • Robb Wolf and CrossFit Nutrition Certification – Atlanta, GA, Jan 2009
  • Loren Cordain, Phd Origins and Evolution of the Western Diet:  Health Implications for the 21st Century – Ocala, FL December 2010
  • Loren Cordain, PhD Origins and Evolution of The Western Diet:  Health Implications for the 21st Century – San Diego, CA September 2009
  • Loren Cordain, Phd Origins and Evolution of the Western Diet:  Health Implications for the 21st Century – Orlando, FL November 2009
  • Loren Cordain, Phd Implementing The Paleo Diet – Orlando, FL November 2009




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