Happy 16th Wedding Anniversary Bill and Nicole!!

Last Saturday I had the privilege of coaching two people in the same class that I’ve never had the opportunity to do so with…in fact I don’t think I’ve even seen them in the gym at the same time. Bill and Nicole Whitlatch, accomplished doctors/husband and wife/father and mother to a 2 and 4 year old, made time in their chaotic schedule to spend a few hours together. Why?…Because...
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Photo Friday

Happy Friday! Here are a few pictures from this week at NorCal SC. Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! ...
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Norcal Method: Smart Progressions

Picture this, a person attempting to press with an overextended low back due to poor shoulder mobility or doing a push-up and “snaking” out of the bottom position due to poor midline strength or front squatting with knees caving in due to poor hip stability. We have all seen it, and possibly personally experienced it… people doing or attempting movements they aren’t ready for yet.  It...
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Pain Management 101

Hello NorCalers.  Topic of today is Pain Management.  Most of us that exercise on a regular basis may experience pain before, during, and/or after exercise.  And when I speak of pain in this instance I am speaking of a searing pain or tenderness of tissue in the body when your are working through range of motion.  (Typically we see this near joints, i.e. ankles, elbows, knees, shoulders,...
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Last 8-Week Cycle Successes… The Next Upcoming 8-week Cycle

Our first 8-week linear progression cycle in a while has just come to and end and we saw great results. See pics below of the PR’s set this last week from all of you!! Impressive work and thanks for trusting in us coaches to help you get stronger.    The next 8-week cycle starts this week and will again be a linear progression with 3×5 for Deadlift, Press and now we’re bringing Back...
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This Weeks Photos

Happy Friday! Every Friday we will be posting pictures from the week. This week we worked to find heavy singles and had tons of PR’s! Great job everyone and enjoy the photos. ...
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