Why We Love Olympic Weightlifting

Why We Love Olympic Weightlifting

On Saturday morning, I’ll have the pleasure of coaching Shannon at the 2017 Masters Pan American Championships, an international Olympic Weightlifting meet. It’s no secret that we at CFG are in love with all things to do with weightlifting. We’ve...
Better Skill While Fatigued?

Better Skill While Fatigued?

After Wednesday’s WOD, Amy grabbed me and asked a great question, one that I’m sure many of you have asked yourselves a time or two…I know I certainly have: “Why did my double unders get better in the later rounds of today’s workout?” I’m going to offer up a couple of...
Why Does Strength Development Matter?

Why Does Strength Development Matter?

Today’s workout is a 1 rep max back squat. Its an interesting thing to hear the chatter surrounding a day like this. The gym is almost divided in half in terms of liking it and disliking it. Whereas when 7 minutes of burpees or something with a long run comes up, its...
Four Tips to Help You Lose Weight!

Four Tips to Help You Lose Weight!

New Year’s resolution wearing off? Still got some of 2016 hanging onto you? Let’s face it, our Florida winter is almost over. Spring is on the way – and with it, outdoors, pools, and beaches. We all want to lose some extra weight and look better.  We can help...
What is the Aerobic System and Why Should I Care About It?

What is the Aerobic System and Why Should I Care About It?

If you’ve taken a moment to thumb through the newly minted ‘Open Gym Manual’ that sits on one of the coffee tables, you’ve seen the section titled “Aerobic Capacity Focus Work.” This post is my not-so-short explanation of why you should take part in that work. First,...