7 03, 2018

THUR: “Chalk Talk”, with Coach Brenna Bulach

By |2019-09-18T03:17:52-07:00March 7th, 2018|"Chalk Talk", All Articles, Coach Brenna Bulach, Daily Workout Blog, Home Page, Powerlifting, Tips for Beginners, Today's Workout, Training, Training for Women|0 Comments

THUR: "Chalk Talk", with Coach Brenna Bulach **P360 Ocean Beach First 50 Initiative -- Enrollment Now Open** Today we sit down and chat with long-time coach, and longer-time member, Brenna Bulach. Very few people realize you're one of our longest time members. Talk a little about your joining and years of experience as a member [...]

28 11, 2017

Under Commit, Over Deliver?

By |2019-09-18T03:20:50-07:00November 28th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

Under Commit, Over Deliver? I have never been one for mushy ra-ra type goal chatter. Perhaps it's the overly, sometimes faulty pragmatic side of me, but I believe that blanket cheerleading for goals does very little help, because the most influential denominator is left out. The emotional drivers of the individual. Anyone who has ever [...]

21 11, 2017

How To “Performance” Train for Non-Performance Goals

By |2019-09-18T03:20:57-07:00November 21st, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, Tips for Beginners, Training|0 Comments

How To "Performance" Train for Non-Performance Goals As functional fitness professionals, we love to often write about ways to increase your back squat, put weight onto your deadlift, get stronger overhead, and be #BeastMode AF. As someone who has written blogs and tracked readership clicks for eight years I can tell you conclusively that data [...]

13 11, 2017

How to Be Successful in the Gym Long-Term

By |2019-09-18T03:21:07-07:00November 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 [...]

25 10, 2017

The Guide to Better Rowing, Part I

By |2019-09-18T03:21:26-07:00October 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 [...]

24 10, 2017

How to Land Properly

By |2019-09-18T03:21:28-07:00October 24th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Dave Thomas, Home Page, 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 [...]

2 10, 2017

Balancing “Go” with Enough “Slow”

By |2019-09-18T03:22:08-07:00October 2nd, 2017|All Articles, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Mobility, 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 [...]

22 09, 2017

Why the 5-Rep Works, Indefinitely 

By |2019-09-18T03:22:17-07:00September 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 [...]

18 09, 2017

[Coach’s Lab 14]: Bracing and Tension

By |2019-09-18T03:22:22-07:00September 18th, 2017|All Articles, Coach Julianne Russell, Coach's Lab, Coaching Staff Articles, Home Page, Strength Training, Tips for Beginners, Training, Videos|0 Comments

[Coach's Lab 14] 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 [...]