About Sarah

Sarah

Sarah approaches fitness with a love of learning new things and keeping life interesting. Prior to joining the NorCal Strength & Conditioning coaching staff, she and her husband owned a CrossFit gym in Denver, CO. Sarah was also a Pilates instructor for the official physical therapy center for the US ski and snowboard team in Boulder, CO, and a ballet dancer for 13 years, studying at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York. Nutrition has been important to Sarah from an early age. She puts together the NorCal Strength & Conditioning Nutrition Seminar Series and their group nutrition classes. Sarah follows the Paleo diet and has helped many people regain their health with nutrition over the years. She also writes articles on nutrition and training for Robb Wolf’s blog at robbwolf.com. As a coach, Sarah has experience working with all walks of life, from the orthopedically challenged to professional athletes and dancers. At NorCal Sarah heads up the Olympic Weightlifting program, the Glutes and Core workshops, and the dynamic mobility class called Positional Strength. She remains committed to helping people along their journey to be healthier, stronger, and happier than they were yesterday.

Posts by Sarah

Combat Inflammation with Diet

Guest post by Kaitlyn DeAngelis What is inflammation and why does it matter? Inflammation is the response of the body to a foreign object, microbe, toxin, or protein and can be considered an invader or injury to the body causing stress to the body’s cells. Strenuous...

2016 Holiday Challenge

It’s that time of year again… yup, it’s the beginning of fat pants season. The endless onslaught of holiday parties, the over priced and over crowded holiday travel, the stress of pleasing everyone with treats and gifts (or at least not offending...

New Cycle, with a Twist!

It’s that time again- a programming cycle has ended, and a new one is hatching at this very moment. Birds are chirping, puppies are frolicking, and several pandas have just given birth to panda-unicorns. The world is our oyster!!! Ok, ok, I’ll cut the...

PR Prep

Post by Leiborus Mies Its that time of the cycle again. The bars are chalky and the gainz are awaiting. Time to test your fitness and set that new personal record (PR). “But coach, how do I do that?!”. Well it’s not as simple as just adding a few half pound clips to...

Glute Training for Bad Knees

Glute Training for Bad Knees Bodies are mysterious. Figuring out what’s wrong with an aching body can take months or years of working with trained professionals. Often times, trying to solve the problem is more frustrating than the actual problem, not to mention,...