Exercise Fact of the Week: Oxygen Consumption during Exercise

If you don’t breath will exercising (i.e. Holding your breath)…wait for it…you will die… Ok, most likely you won’t die.  Your brain won’t allow for that.  You will pass out first and then the automatic response for breathing will continue to keep you alive.  But, this is a common problem that most people suffer with while...
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Looking for the Best Halloween Costume on Friday the 31st!

Hello NorCalers!  It’s that scary/fun time of year again.  Time for you to wear you best costume to the gym and sweat it out.  We have a gift card to give away for the best Halloween costume worn to the gym.  Here are a few rules to be eligible for the prize: 1.  Must wear at “tasteful” Halloween costume to the gym. 2.  Must perform in it the whole class/PT time in the...
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NorCal Basics Class

What is the NorCal Basics class? It is a class that focuses on the basics and fundamental movements. In this class you will be progressing through our movements at a speed/pace appropriate for your level of fitness. This is the perfect class for someone who is returning from a little hiatus, coming off of an injury, or someone looking for a little slower transition to our group classes. This...
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Recap of Max Week!

Hello NorCalers!  We are already on the new strength cycle this week and things are already looking promising for new PRs and goals.  But, we need to recognize everyone’s accomplishments from max week.  We saw numerous PRs in the Deadlift, Press, and Back Squat!  As trainers, our number one goal is always the safety of our members.  We also love to see you all reach new PRs in your...
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2014 NorCal Fall Team Challenge

Hello NorCalers!  The 2014 NorCal Fall Team Challenge is almost upon us!  The official date of the event is Saturday Oct. 11th.  If you have not signed up yet (click here).  If you have had the thought enter your mind that this event isn’t for you, you should double check your thinking and sign up (click here)!  This will be one of the most fun events we have ever put together.  This...
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7am On Ramp

We still have a few spots left in our upcoming 7am On Ramp that starts on Monday, September 15th. This class will meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7am for four consecutive weeks. The focus of this class is to introduce you to the movements and progressions that you will see in our on going group classes. If you would like to register for some 7am fun please click here or email...
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NorCal Kids Cycle!

That’s right NorCal, our Kids class is gearing up for another 6 week cycle! I’m excited to coach side by side with our very own Cindy Oji for our first cycle of the school year. Our goal for our program is to instill the habits of an active and healthy lifestyle while exposing them to movements that will give them strength, confidence and the ability to move safely. Just ask some of our...
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Modified Schedule

First off…..Welcome back Nate!!! We have all missed your singing and epic dance moves in the gym. This week we will be running a modified schedule on Friday evening and Saturday morning as we are hosting the first ever NorCal Method Seminar. The modified schedule is updated online as well as posted throughout the gym and right here on the blog. Have a great week! So Friday’s class...
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Welcome Baby Wolf

I am so excited to announce that on Wednesday, July 30th Robb Wolf and Nicki Violetti brought another baby girl into the world. Sagan Rose Wolf weighed in at 7 pounds 7 ounces and measured 21 inches long. All are doing well and adjusting to life as a Wolf pack of 4. ...
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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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Nutrition Seminar: Paleo Evolved

It’s time to hit the refresh button on Paleo! Whether you’re new to NorCal and just giving Paleo a shot, or you’re an old-school, OG, knew Robb before he wrote the book; you should check out this seminar to make sure you’re running the latest version of Paleo. There have been more than a few tweaks to the diet that might make some of you old-schoolers pretty happy, like the day I told...
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Walk Woof Wag

Walk Woof Wag is a fundraiser that all started as an 8th grade leadership project at Marsh. Bryce Velasco (his mom Seana trains here at NorCal) wanted to honor his dog Jasmine and thank the Chico Animal Shelter where he got Jasmine. Bryce’s idea was to create a fundraiser walk that would raise money for Chico Animal’s medical fund to help other deserving animals. Bryce along with The...
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