How Important is Sleep?

I remember when I first started out as a trainer.  22 years old, directly out of college and ready to help everyone that walked in the door of the gym.  I took clients on at ridiculous hours of the day (or night).  I remember starting training at 4:30am and working straight through until 8pm (with a one hour break to shove some food in my mouth and often times steal a 15 or 20 min catnap).  I...
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Chico Fish Market

We all know that getting Omega-3 rich food in our diet is important.  Fish is the food that holds the most omega-3 value.  But, for me, that gets a bit sketchy considering we live inland and fresh fish isn’t exactly readily available.  Sometimes I look at the fish on the shelf at the store and want to buy it, but hold off because I’m just not sure how long it’s been there or...
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NorCal Pound for Pound Throwdown Schedule of Events

Hello Norcal.  Here is the schedule of events for the NorCal Pound for Pound Throwdown.  The event is going to be great and there will be many different things going on at the same time.  Fleet Feet will have some demonstrations and competitions going on throughout the event.  The Hunter and The Farmer will also have a taste testing competition. 1.  7 AM Judges Meeting 2.  8 AM Athletes...
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NorCal’s Pound for Pound Throwdown!

  We are excited to announce that NorCal Strength and Conditioning will be hosting an event on January 19th, 2013 at our facility in Chico, CA.  The event will not only be open to our clientele, but it will be open to several other gyms in the surrounding NorCal region.  This event will be different than any other we have put on in the past.  It will be an individual contest with male...
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Seasonal Eating, Fat Gain, and The Whole Process

Fall is officially in the air in Chico!  The mornings are cooler, it’s getting dark earlier and it’s not BLAZING hot!  YAY!!!  Another sure sign of fall is seeing pumpkins, squash and autumn hues everywhere.  Fall also means, new foods to choose from.  We always talk about the importance of eating seasonally.  It keeps variety in our diet and provides more nutrients (eating the...
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Norcal Kids Program and Details

Hello Norcal Community!  It’s only been about 6 months, since I picked up the Norcal Kids program.  Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect when I first took on this responsibility.  But, as I look back I can honestly say that I love this class!  I get excited each day that I get to teach it and program for these amazing kids.  There are times when I have to fight to keep their...
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