Mobility Class Schedule Change

Starting next Thursday, January 23rd the 6:30pm Mobility class will be moved to 5:30pm. We hope that this enables many of you to take advantage of this earlier time slot and get mobile. If you have yet to experience one of our Mobility classes….I highly recommend giving it a try. You might just find yourself making faces that you never thought possible, laughing hysterically, and cringing...
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Nutrition Support Groups

Happy New Year, NorCal! I’d like to try and help those of you that made a resolution to eat healthier or lose some of those extra pounds succeed this year by offering you support. It’s easy to make a few resolutions at the start of each year but it seems a lot harder to stick with them until the goal has been attained. Statistically only 8% of us see these resolutions through to the end and...
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Happy Birthday Alan J.!!

Hope you all had a fabulous 2013! If you stopped in for a workout at 9am or 10am on Tuesday, then odds are you participated in Alan’s “Healthy 55″ birthday workout. The “Healthy 55″ is just a tad bit better than the “Filthy Fifty”. :) Here are a few pictures from his celebratory workout. Happy Birthday Alan and cheers to a healthy and happy...
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2014 Polar Bear Swim

A new year is upon us and what better way to start it off than with your Norcal Family…. jumping into freezing cold water! On Wednesday, January 1st, at 1pm the Annual Polar Bear Swim take place at 1-mile.  Wear your favorite Norcal shirt and let’s meet by the bridge at 12:45pm and prepfor an invigorating plunge into the creek.  If you don’t want to partake in the swim, no...
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Your Thoughts Matter…

It’s hard to believe but 2014 is just around the corner!!!  For many that means New Year’s Resolutions, revamping parts of your life and trying to be a better you for the new year. What does that means for Norcal… that means we want to do everything we can to help you reach your goals.  With that said, your thoughts matter.  We want to know what YOU want to work on in the...
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Congratulations Nate Dawg!!

For those of you that don’t know, our beloved trainer Nate has been living two lives.  One as a stellar coach at Norcal Strength and Conditioning (obviously) and his secret life as a Chico State Exercise Physiology student.  While we all go home from work and hang out with friends and family or enjoy a nice relaxing meal or go for a walk with our dog, Nate goes home and buries his face in...
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The Microbiome: We Are Not Alone

What I’m about to tell you is either going to comfort you, intrigue you, or freak you out: we are not alone!! Did you know that only 1 in 10 of your cells is actually human- the rest belong to microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi? There are 100 times more microbial genes in your body than human genes! This population of microorganisms is referred to as our microbiome, and while...
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Ashiatsu Massage with Brittan Scott LMT

We all know that body work is so important to maintaining a healthy body, especially after we do what we do in the gym.  We work hard to strengthen our muscles, but with that also comes tightening/shortening of muscles if we don’t take care of them post-workout.  We can do this in so many ways… rolling, smashing, stretching, chiropractic care, acupuncture, yoga, and massage.  There...
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Who are Sean and Tracie?

If you have ever been to a morning LIFT class you have probably met Sean and Tracie. Sean is usually pushing himself to prepare for the next Spartan Race, while Tracie aka T-Money is quietly taking on and destroying the days workout. Both Sean and Tracie started their journey at NorCal with private training and then transitioned into group classes. These two are a pleasure to coach and I am so...
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NorCal SC Holiday Party

Just another friendly reminder that our Annual NorCal SC Holiday Party is only a week away. The party will be on Friday, December 13th at 7pm at NorCal Strength and Conditioning. I have created this event on Facebook here with the details. But for those of you not on Facebook…Please join your NorCal Family for an evening of appetizers, wine, and great conversation. Oh…I should also...
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Nutrition Seminar This Saturday!

The next nutrition seminar is almost here! Don’t forget to sign up and join us if you can this Saturday, December 7th, from 1-3pm. The topic is on macronutrient ratios (protein, carbs, and fats) and remember this one will be part workshop. Don’t worry, I promise there won’t be any tests or judgements, and you can keep your info to yourself if you’d like. We’re going to work at helping...
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Paleo Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just one week away!!!  That means precious time with family and friends, Run for Food in Lower Bidwell Park, football games, and lots of yummy food.  Alot of people think of the holiday’s as a time to splurge a little… and I do agree.  But splurge doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy.  Here’s a list of some amazing paleo Thanksgiving meals for you to...
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