Squat: Parallel or Below

27 October 2014 Is it time to work on your squat form? Why yes it is. Every chance you get. A deep squat is the key to efficient Oly lifts. Always break parallel. Indeed, one should get into the habit of breaking parallel unassisted as much as possible. Kettlebell swings and goblet squats are an…

Don’t Get Benched

2 Sept 2014 How do you stay in the game? Take inventory of how your body feels at the beginning of each class. Step 1:  Check in with your weak points and trouble areas.    Ask yourself: did I get enough sleep? Did I eat sufficiently today to support this workout? Am I tight anywhere?…

Empowered

26 August 2014 Empowered – To enable or permit. Being informed gives you some control over your training and that feeling of empowerment plays a role in the training process. Always ask questions. If you haven’t any to ask, feel obliged to allow the coaches to share their wealth of knowledge with you. Let us empower you to achieve your goals!  27 Aug. 2014 Skill: Handstand WOD: For Time 15 Sit-ups 15 Pull-ups 15 Press…

Make Your Body a Priority

15 Aug 2014 Caryn Gray of Therapeutic Hands helps our athletes make their bodies a priority.  Healing sports massages are provided to our members that book an appointment.  It’s a common mistake for athletes to consider recovery to be “complete” when soreness is gone.  Muscles bind with tension when under stress and when the fibers…