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 […]
What is Fitness?
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 […]
The Business of You
Success requires conscious planning or an inordinate amount of luck. There are so many statistics, clichés, and mottos out there echoing this sentiment that I don’t really feel the need to kill our vibe by quoting or siting any of them, because I doubt that anyone reading a gym’s blog hasn’t heard […]
Yoga: What, Why, and When
We offer two styles of Yoga at Performance360. Midweek, we do Restorative for an hour and on Sunday (#sundayfunday) we Flow for an hour. They’re both completely free to members by the way, and benefit you greatly in many ways both physically and mentally. Just like the Daily Challenge or whatever your […]
Consistent Balance > Consistency
Some would say that consistency is the key to long term success. I’m gonna say no to that – it’s just not that simple. You can show up to the gym every day and run yourself into the ground. You can regularly slam chicken and veggies and one day wake up and […]
#20: Low Back, Mid Back & Shoulder Health
Coaches, our FCC certification will be open to the public for the first time in our gym’s history this November. For more information, and how to apply for this knowledge filled 3-day weekend, visit the official FCC page.
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Banded Rows for Healthy Shoulders
In case you missed How to Build Healthy Shoulders in Functional Fitness, I suggest you go give it a read. This is a quick post today to shed some light on how something as simple as band pulling will positively impact your shoulder health over time.
As a refresher, the scapulae can […]
How to Build Healthy Shoulders in Functional Fitness
The following is an excerpt about shoulder health in functional fitness from our P360 FCC Coach’s Certification Manual. We will be hosting our first FCC weekend, open to the public for the first time in five years, November 3rd – November 5th.
The shoulder is the most mobile, and also […]
Better Core Training: Miyagis
Wax on, wax off. Wise words from the late Mr. Miyagi who taught Daniel-san how to defend against attacks on his way to the All-Valley Championship.
Maybe we’re not launching karate kicks in the gym, but the need to create good defensive still exists, in the form of teaching our midsection not to […]
10 Keys to Fitness Success
Written by Dave Thomas
1. Basics First
Crawl → Walk → Run → Sprint → Conquer
In that order. There’s nothing admirable about walking into a gym as a beginner and stubbornly insisting upon tasks above your experience level. Learn to hinge perfectly before picking up the 70# bell. Develop some shoulder stability and strength […]