Becka, The Bad Ass

She had set a goal of getting one eighth month strict pull up and she accomplished that no problem. Just Monday she did a workout with 40 kipping pull-ups and did NOT modify it at all. I watched her press 30lb dumbbells in sets of 8 with ease.  She claimed she was feeling a bit tired that day. She can do walking lunges with perfect form carrying 25# dumbbells in each hand for 5 rounds of...
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Sherri’s Birthday WOD!

400 m run 50 Wall Balls 50 D-Ball slams 50 Sit-ups 50 Box jumps 400 m run (I did ask her what movements she liked by the way.) Needless to say it was piping hot outside so I did feel a bit bad but not so bad that I couldn’t take some fabulous pictures! For those of you who don’t know Sherri she regularly attends our P.M. low intensity class. She has wonderful movement and is one of...
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Norcal’s New Toys

We had a team workout which involved sled relays, burpees, ball slams, and of course some running.  The two teams were neck and neck through the first relay but Ryan S., Josh F, Travis H and George V. pulled away on the last 400 meter run followed by one final team sled relay.  Needless to say they all had a good time and did great with their first Prowler work out! Check out these...
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Who’s Who: Brian W.

Here’s a bit more about Brian: How were you introduced to NorCal Strength and Conditioning? A friend (Brian L.) mentioned the gym to me. I drove by that day and met Shawn. Needless to say his…enthusiasm for Norcal totally turned me on and I signed up for On Ramp the next day. Favorite movement/skill you have learned at NorCal: I’m currently learning how to do a handstand but...
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160 pounds lost in one year!

Fundamentally eating Paleo works…if you do it that is.  Does it take resolve and determination to kick the sugar habit and not keep sweets in your freezer as Natalie mentioned in an earlier post?  Absolutely. Do you have that resolve? Jules sure did. Robb and I met Jules when she attended The Paleolithic Solution seminar Robb presented in early May in Seattle.  At the lunch...
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Welcome to the World Baby Eli!!!

Amie was in active labor for 13 hours and pushed for only 10 minutes! Wow!  Must of been all those air squats.  Eli was born at 7 pounds and 3 ounces, 19 inches long.  Both mom and baby, as well as dad, are doing great. Check out a picture of Amie working out on Monday…just days before...
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