1311, 2017

How to Be Successful in the Gym Long-Term

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How to Be Successful in the Gym Long-Term
Here’s a few thoughts I’ve compiled over the years through observation of highly successful members long-term.

1. Be Shortsighted. Long to-do lists don’t get completed. Short ones do. It doesn’t make much sense to write down seven different goals that you want to achieve since you can’t work on […]

811, 2017

The Science of “Bulky”: The Difference Between Bodybuilding and Strength Training on Your Physique

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The Science of “Bulky”: The Difference Between Bodybuilding and Strength Training
While the incidence of, “I don’t want to get bulky” is no doubt WAY down since we opened in 2011, it’s still by far and away the most common statement we get from new athletes when we exchange emails regarding goals (and why anyone who […]

611, 2017

Congrats to Our FCC Level 1 Attendees!

By |November 6th, 2017|All Articles, FCC, Home Page, Newsletters|0 Comments

Congrats to Our FCC Level 1 Attendees!
We had an amazing three-day weekend with our inaugural class of FCC Level 1 Coaches. Attendees included personal trainers, CrossFit gym owners, strength and sport performance coaches, enthusiastic athletes, and those looking to lay a foundation for the pursuits of a career in fitness. They included total strangers, current […]

211, 2017

Members of the Month October 2017

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Maddison “Maddog” Levine
Maddison has been a solid member for two years now. She came in full force when she was a new member, and has only gained more steam in her tenure. Consistently improving her strength, recently hitting some nifty PRs in fact, Maddog takes coaching very well, asks questions and applies new knowledge. Also, […]

111, 2017

Sunday Beach Community Workout (FREE)

By |November 1st, 2017|All Articles, Home Page, Newsletters|0 Comments

Free Sunday Beach Community Workout
Join us, Beach residents! Members, friends of members, and strangers, come on out for our November monthly Free Beach Community Workout. Get a good sweat, make a friend or two. This workout is perfect for people who are new to the area, friends of members who are tired of hearing so […]

2610, 2017

Prepping for Upcoming November Programming

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Prepping for Upcoming November Programming
November represents an interesting month, as it’s the time frame when we usually see one of two noticeable behaviors begin to take place in the gym. Some folks bare down to focus on 2017 goals, while some tend to go to the other way, throttling back and focusing on 2018. The […]

2510, 2017

The Guide to Better Rowing, Part I

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The Guide to Better Rowing, Part I
To get the best results from the erg, you must be efficient and pay close attention to technique. It like every other thing we do in the gym in that regard, because if the sequence and positioning are thrown off, then everything else that follows it will be incorrect, […]

2410, 2017

How to Land Properly

By |October 24th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Overall Wellness, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

How to Land Properly
“I’m learning to fly, but I ain’t got wings
Coming down, is the hardest thing.”
-Tom Petty

Not only is that my favorite Tom Petty song, but it doubles as a nice metaphor for leaving our feet in fitness, because coming down really is the hardest thing in the world of jumping. A lot of […]

2310, 2017

P360 Weightlifting at the USAW Fortius Halloween Open

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P360 Weightlifting at the USAW Fortius Halloween Open
This past weekend we had six athletes from gym compete at the USAW Fortius Halloween Open. Coach Julianne led our team not only as a performer, but also as the coach. Nearly everyone was competing for the very first time and it was wonderful to see so many […]

2010, 2017

Are We Getting People Stronger, or Are We Creating Great Compensators?

By |October 20th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, FCC, Home Page, Training|0 Comments

Are We Getting People Stronger, or Are We Creating Great Compensators?
The following is an excerpt from our FCC Level 1 Coach’s Workbook, rolled out during our upcoming Level 1 Weekend in San Diego, November 3- 5th. There are just 11 more days to register and a small handful of spots that remain. 

There is the saying […]