About Nicki

Nicki

Nicki Violetti has a long history of competitive athletics and is the only trainer at NorCal Strength and Conditioning who has competed at the collegiate level, not in one sport, but three: volleyball, swimming, and track & field. Nicki is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and holds Level III CrossFit trainer and USAW Level I Olympic Weightlifting Coach certifications. Nicki brings her understanding of teamwork, motivation and goal setting/completion to her coaching with remarkable results. She will help you delineate your goals and provide you with the support, knowledge and focus to achieve your fitness potential. In addition to Nicki’s fitness background, she has a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego and speaks Italian, Spanish and a fair amount of Russian. She is also co-publisher of The Performance Menu.

Posts by Nicki

Fight Gone Bad IV

For the uninitiated, the details and rules of the workout Fight Gone Bad are here. Those who have done it will likely have no trouble remembering Go to our team page to sign up and start collecting...

CFNC versus CFSBK…and the winner is?

We broke it down to the Top 3 Men/Women times as Rx’d and the Top 3 Men/Women times scaled, as well as a sum total of the Top 20 Rx’d times from each gym. Here are the numbers: CrossFit NorCal Results Top 3 Men Rx’d John Fragoso 6:05 Glen Cordoza...

CrossFit NorCal vs. CrossFit South Brooklyn!

The first of such battles will be the diagnostic workout “Jackie”.  Simply one round of 1000M row, 50 thrusters with 45lbs and 30 pullups.  The competition is set for Saturday June 20th from 10am until all heats finish.  More details to...

Some weekend entertainment!

First, a great little video about Paleo Nutrition…good stuff! Second, here’s an Olympic weightlifting video from our friends Aimee and Greg at Catalyst Athletics.  You might recognize some familiar...

A Day of Competition!

The Results: Top 3 Men: 1st place: Victor Dowell, CrossFit Redding 2nd place: John Fragoso, CrossFit NorCal 3rd place: Jacob Kulyn, CrossFit Redding Top 3 Women: 1st place: Vanessa Lambert, CrossFit NorCal 2nd place: Katie DeLuca, CrossFit NorCal 3rd place: Tara Tate,...