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 […]
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 […]
Where Functional Fitness Can Miss the Mark
In functional fitness we love to talk about all the ways we are superior, don’t we? However, we have to be careful not to get too caught up in our own press clippings because there are some ways we can easily miss the mark when it comes to building […]
What is Fitness?
There is perhaps not a more subjective term in exercise than “fitness.” The word is going to evoke vastly different meanings for every individual applying it. For some, it may be the specialist version of fitness. Running thirty miles a week, focused on 1 – 5 rep lifts for strength, yoga, or some […]
October Academy: The Clean
Join Head Coach and USAW Level 2 Coach, Julianne Russell for this active 90 minute workshop on improving and strengthening the Clean.
When: Sunday, October 8th @ 10 am
Where: P360 Crown Point
Coach: Julianne Russell, USAW Level 2
Cost: $25 for Members, $50 for Non-Members
Cap: 25 Athletes
This will be strictly limited to 25 athletes and […]
Why the 5-Rep Works, Indefinitely
The reason that we like the 5R set as the basis of fitness is because of the combined functional, structural, and conditioning components of training that it provides.
Functional Benefit – It creates strength. A 5R set is usually at 75% and above for trained athletes, a percentage range that will […]
Micro vs. Macro Balance
Training is a stressor. Whether or not we turn training into a eustress (positive stress) that creates favorable adaptation or a distress (negative stress) that creates destruction depends entirely on frequency and intensity dosing. It’s why you can’t flatten yourself everyday and expect to keep moving forward. Programs that yield strength and performance […]
3 Forms of Communication and Learning
Athletes learn in three different forms and it’s important we know how, when, and why to communicate in all three.
Coaches, Early Bird Pricing for our upcoming November FCC Coach’s Certification Weekend ends 9/30. To apply, visit the official FCC page.
Descriptive vs. Prescriptive Coaching
#21: September Programming & the Importance of Tension, Stability, Bracing & Breathing
Coaches, our FCC certification is open to the public for the first time in our gym’s history this November 3rd – 5th. For more information, and how to apply for this knowledge filled 3-day weekend, visit the official FCC page.
–> Download directly into your iTunes Podcast […]
Descriptive vs. Prescriptive Coaching (VIDEO)
The question you answer has everything to do with athlete buy-in. Are you WHAT focused, or are you WHY focused?
Coaches, our FCC certification will be open to the public for the first time in our gym’s history this November. To join our invitation list for when Early Bird Pricing goes […]