About Robb

Robb

Robb Wolf posesses a unique perspective of both scientist and athlete as a personal trainer at NorCal Strength & Conditioning. Some of Robb’s athletic achievements include winning the Natural Athletes Strength Association California State Power Lifting Championship at the age of 19 and a 6-0 amateur kickboxing record. Robb is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. In addition, he is a USAW Olympic Weightlifting coach, and a certified CrossFit Coach, the highest level of CrossFit training certification, possessed only by a handful of strength & conditioning coaches throughout the world. Robb received his scientific training at California State University Chico where he earned a BS in Biochemistry. From here Robb worked as a research biochemist for 5 years, and includes in his CV lipid metabolism research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as well as Paleolithic Diet research with Prof. Loren Cordain of Colorado State University and author of the book The Paleo Diet. Robb is also a review editor for the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. Additionally, Robb is co-publisher and editor-in-chief of The Performance Menu.

Posts by Robb

CrossFit: More Than Fitness- Operation Phoenix

This bold plan was conceived when the old CrossFit HQ in Santa Cruz, CA closed earlier this year. Greg and Lauren Glassman, unsure what to do with the gear from the original Box decided to donate the entire contents of HQ to the Marines of Camp Pendleton. This process...

CrossFit Nutrition Cert: Flagstaff, AZ!

Thank you to Mike & Lisa Ray and the whole crew at CF Flagstaff. Y’all have a great facility and awesome community. If only there had been a little more air in the room when you put us through the 21,15, 9 DL/OHS WOD we did (after Olifting). That was a spicy...

Stretching for Smarty-Pants

DROM (pronounced “dee rawm”) is short for the schmantzy pants term “dynamic range of movement”. This is in stark contrast to static stretching such as that seen in a yoga class or the good old knee-wrecker, the Hurdler’s Stretch. So, why...

NorCal Nutrition: Are We Crazy?

That’s crazy, right? aren’t we going to die from heart disease and cancer if we eat meat? How will we ever get fiber if we don’t eat grains!? I mean, fruit and veggies…what have they got to offer?! I’m being facetious here, I hope you get...

Check it out!

Also, check out our friend and fellow CrossFitter Josh Webster sporting our CF NorCal t-shirts in...