Who’s Who…Katie Nichols

On Friday during Low Intensity, I had the class attempt some max box jumps out on the “grass”.  All of a sudden I hear a happy scream so ran out to see what the commotion was all about and see Katie Nichols standing on top of the 20″ box.  This was the first time she had ever jumped on the bigger box.   Since it wasn’t documented, we made her do it again to get a...
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Jen Wraith and The Bidwell Bump

We always talk about challenging yourself in the gym, aiming high, putting the work in and you will accomplish more than you ever thought possible.  This doesn’t just apply in the gym.  We want you to take this positive attitude and goal setting approach to all walks of your life.  We want you to apply it to your job, to your family, to your schooling, to your extra curricular...
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Welcome Baby Boy: Spencer Gower

We want to congratulate Shane Gower and Jessi Belmonte on the addition to their family.  Baby boy, Spencer Vaun Gower was introduced to this world on September 3rd, 2012 at 4:04am.  Weighing in at 5lbs, 8oz and “standing” 18″ long, with Gower energy and strength in his blood, he is bound to be the strongest man at Norcal Strength and Conditioning when he comes into his own!...
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800 Meter Newbies

With the Mud Run coming up, you all may notice a bit more running in the programming.  That’s not because we don’t like you guys…or because we want to make you suffer in this 100+ degree weather…it’s because we want to win the race…ha!  Just kidding…really it’s because a bit of running will do all of us good and help to prep us for the run! Last Saturday if you were in Low...
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Where Are You On The Fun-Factor Scale?

When you come through the doors of the gym each day are you excited, motivated and ready to see what you can do that day that you couldn’t the time before?  Are you proud of what you’ve accomplished so far and encouraged by what successes are in your future?  Do you find yourself feeling better about yourself, more energized and in a better mood after a session at the gym?  Are you having...
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Congratulations Shawn Crossley

In Folsom this last weekend, on Sunday, Shawn Crossley took on his second ever triathlon.  Most of you know (or would recognize) Shawn as the guy always hiding out over in the O-lifting corner.  This weekend he went a different route and did great! With an overall time time of 3 hours 22 minutes, he crushed his previous tri time by 32 minutes!  Not too shabby for a guy who just lifts heavy...
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