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Can You Build Muscle with Bodyweight Exercises Only?

Can You Build Muscle with Bodyweight Exercises Only?

We've gotten this question a number of times: Can I build muscle mass with just bodyweight exercises? Absolutely! Ever seen male gymnasts? (Head to the google) Gymnasts work almost exclusively using only bodyweight, and they are jacked! It’s not easy though! Most...

Pain in CrossFit – Part 2

Pain in CrossFit – Part 2

In part 1 of this 2-part series, we talked about the mechanisms behind the occurrence of elbow pain within CrossFit...or any other fitness regimen you might be following. Understanding how something occurs is the best course of action to prevent it from happening in...

Pain in CrossFit – Part 1

Pain in CrossFit – Part 1

Can CrossFit make you sore? Absolutely. Can you get hurt from doing CrossFit? Sure. There is inherent risk in any physical endeavor you undertake. It is our responsibility as your coaches, and your responsibility as an athlete, to mitigate that risk as best as we can....

The 2020 CrossFit Open is Here!

The 2020 CrossFit Open is Here!

It seems like just yesterday that we were wrapping up the 2019 Open. But guess what - that was back in March of this year! CrossFit HQ decided to give us an extra special gift this year - the 2020 season will kick off with the Open in October! The first workout is...

Sports Performance Training

Sports Performance Training

Parents, have you got a high schooler who loves playing sports but finds it difficult to break into the varsity squad, or maybe they struggle to make the starting team? Maybe they play an individual sport like tennis but find it difficult to keep up with the...

Do Squats Work Hamstrings and Calves?

Do Squats Work Hamstrings and Calves?

A flippant answer would be, why does it matter? For someone used to working body parts individually like a body builder, we would say that squats should not be your primary movement for posterior leg development. But are those muscles activated during a property...

PRs Guaranteed at Summer 2019 Weightlifting Course!

PRs Guaranteed at Summer 2019 Weightlifting Course!

Specialty Course: Weightlifting: Who is this for? This program is intended for anyone interested in learning more about Olympic Weightlifting, the snatch and clean & jerk. How? 4weeks of (2) - 1 hour sessions with a Coach and 2 individually programmed sessions to...

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

I wanted to take just a brief minute to let you know our plans for our 2019 Memorial Day workout. First, the day: We are doing it on Monday, May 27th. We will kick things off at 9am and it will be our only class that day. Next, the workout: This year, we are doing...

Injured? This is why you MUST continue to train!

Today, we’re confronting the reality - people get injured. The statistics are pretty mind-blowing - in 2016 alone, there were 37,461 deaths from it. 2015? 146,571! Shoot, let me back up - the 2016 statistic was from automobile deaths. 2015 was accidental death in the...

Supersets – What are they and Why do we use them?

This past week, you've seen us use 'supersets' in our Strength & Skill work more prominently that we have in the past. That is by design in Coach Mark James' programming. I wanted to briefly explain exactly what supersets are and why we use them. A superset is...

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