1311, 2017

How to Be Successful in the Gym Long-Term

By |November 13th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

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 […]

2510, 2017

The Guide to Better Rowing, Part I

By |October 25th, 2017|All Articles, Home Page, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

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 […]

210, 2017

Balancing “Go” with Enough “Slow”

By |October 2nd, 2017|All Articles, Coach Andy Mauser, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Mobility, Overall Wellness, Tips for Beginners|0 Comments

Balancing “Go” with Enough “Slow”
The business of “Go”. It’s what we do. We’re always going. Same concept in the gym. We go to the gym to lift weights. We go to get stronger, to get faster, the list goes on. That being said, there’s consequence for too much go, and not enough slow. Being able […]

2209, 2017

Why the 5-Rep Works, Indefinitely 

By |September 22nd, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, FCC, Home Page, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

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 […]

1809, 2017

[Coach’s Lab 14]: Bracing and Tension

By |September 18th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Bracing and Tension
Knowing how and where to brace in the proper part of our spine is a very important part of safety and efficiency in the power lifts.

-Julianne Russell
@JulesTeaches
Related Viewing:
Coach’s Lab 12: Balance in the RDL

Coach’s Lab 10: Strength 202

Coach’s Lab 9: Ankle Function in the Squat

Coaches, Early Bird Pricing for […]

1209, 2017

Yoga: What, Why, and When

By |September 12th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Mobility, Overall Wellness, Tips for Beginners|0 Comments

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 […]

1209, 2017

What is ‘Structure?’ Why Bodybuilders and Yogis Are the Most Prepared

By |September 12th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

What is ‘Structure?’ Why Bodybuilders and Yogis Are the Most Prepared

Coaches, for information about our upcoming November FCC Coach’s Certification Weekend, and how to apply, visit the official FCC page.

Attempting to strength train without a sound foundation is like playing a game of Jenga with one block on the bottom. It is worthless to attempt to develop […]

608, 2017

Coach’s Lab 8: Fix Your Hip Angle to Improve Stroke Economy

By |August 6th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Coach's Lab, Conditioning, FCC, Home Page, The Movement Fix, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Coach’s Lab 8: Fix Your Hip Angle to Improve Stroke Economy
One of the most common mistakes that we see are athletes who break their hips open way too early. In the transition from the catch to the drive, many athletes will open up early, which causes a bleed in power, slower time, and higher fatigue rate.

Your […]

2607, 2017

Coach’s Lab 7: Deadlift Set-Up

By |July 26th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coaching Staff Articles, FCC, Home Page, Powerlifting, Strength Training, The Movement Fix, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

Coach’s Lab 7: Deadlift Set-Up
The deadlift is a great movement, we all know that. However, many athletes limit their progress and cause more pain and soreness than is necessary, often the culprit of a faulty set-up. Today, we are going to teach you the proper set-up in the deadlift and how you can deadlift with […]