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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Sugarholic…is that you?

We’ve heard it all…and trust me…we’ve said it all too!  We all want someone else to give us approval that one little slip isn’t going to send us down the road to poor health.  Well, let me tell you–it is a slippery slope!  One poor choice can often lead to another.  We’re not hard wired to resist temptation. I’m the first to...
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The Fuzz Factor

Most of us don’t really like performing general body maintenance.  However, as coaches, we are constantly encouraging folks to perform basic maintenance as one way to improve performance and decrease the risk of injury. In the video below Gil Hedley presents a case for internal muscular resistance which is another reason to keep up with your body maintenance.  The more fuzz you...
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Who’s Who:  Peter M.

How were you introduced to NorCal Strength and Conditioning? I think I initially found out about crossfit after the movie “300” came out and I saw their training video on youtube which is similar to crossfit.  From there it was a few clicks and I found the crossfit main page.  Then it took about 3 years to actually come to Norcal. What is your favorite WOD and/or...
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No time for the Market?  Seasonal produce is still at your fingertips!

Sometimes though, on a Saturday morning, you just want to sleep in, and there is no time to be made for the market! Making a trip to your supermarket will allow you to still stock your fridge with all the vegetables and fruit you might want.  However, it can be difficult to determine if all of the beautiful produce in the store is actually seasonal.  I have created a chart to provide...
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Who’s Who:  Carlos M.

Check out these pictures of Carlos showing us his great rowing form while sportin’ his “St. Patty Day” socks.  How were you introduced to NorCal Strength and Conditioning? “Gina started like, 5 months before I did. She came home all excited, talking about this crossfit thang!!! So, I told her I would try but kept putting it off because I have a crazy schedule‚Ķ So...
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