Renee Sacks-Smith: A Year in Reflection

So, tell us who you are, where you’re from, and how you heard about “Paleo” & NorCal S&C? “I’m Renee Sacks-Smith, 48 yrs old 3rd generation native “Chicoan”, mom to 2 kids, and daughter of a mother living with stage 4 breast cancer. I heard about the Paleo lifestyle a little from reading about it, but learned a lot from my neighbor Justin. I also heard...
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Memorial Day Weekend Workouts

First of all, let us say “thank you” to all of you for understanding us closing the gym for a 3-day weekend.  I know sometimes we seem like we have endless energy, but coaches need a little break too.  The good news is, this is a chance for you to get your booty out of the gym and be active (or take a couple days off for recovery yourself if you need them).   If you’re...
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Closed Memorial Weekend!

Hey everyone! I’m sure by now you have all noticed the signs posted up in the gym, but  just wanted to remind you all that we will be closed on Saturday and Monday for Memorial Weekend. What? That’s right for the first time ever NorCal SC is taking a three day weekend. Stay tuned to the blog as we will be posting some awesome weekend workouts on Friday that you can do anywhere.
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Healthy Is As Healthy Does

When you hear ‘healthy’, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?   Duh. That was original.   Double Duh. Eating real food is for winners!     Bet you didn’t think of this one! For most, being healthy strikes a thought combo of exercise and some earthly good food.   Maaaybe the occasional bear doing yoga pops in your head.   I’d say...
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Easy-To-Make All Natural Products

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you pay attention or are starting to pay closer attention to your health.  You try to “eat clean” and fuel your body with food that will actually help you look, feel and perform better.  Most likely you are on or are starting to get on a regular exercise routine or at least try to make physical activity more of a priority in your life....
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Cancer Sucks! We Need Your Help.

I’m almost certain at one point or another you have talked about our gym to a friend, a co-worker, family member, cashier at Grocery Outlet (Andy, Sara, Victor, Aaron)…. Do you ever find yourself getting a little frustrated mid sentence knowing that the words you’re spewing aren’t doing it justice? “Uhhh, don’t worry about the cost….just...
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Win some beef from Massa Natural Meats!!

How would you like to win 10 pounds of ground beef from Massa Natural Meats? Check out their latest blog post here for details. It’s really quite simple so do it and cross your fingers in hope that you are the lucky winner! For more information on Massa Natural Meats click here to read a blog post I did last year and be sure to check out this post from Wendy Massa (owner) on The skinny on...
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Life’s a Journey

“Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming WOO HOO what a ride!” –Unknown As I often say, “I’m not that smart. I just quote smart people.”… and...
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Buying Local, Buying Organic

The Thursday night farmers market is back! Now between the Thursday night and Saturday morning markets your quest to shop local and organic just got a whole lot easier. Living in Chico we are spoiled with our abundant access to locally grown produce and grass fed/pasture raised animals all available at our farmers markets. If you can’t make it to the market here is the list of the dirty...
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The Happiest Place On Earth……..

Guess Again!   I’ll give you 3 clues…….. 1. You can get amazing deals on paleo and paleo-ish foods. 2. For you paleo + booze people, they have a killer beer, wine and adult apple juice aka cider section. 3. I spend almost as much time there as I do at Norcal….don’t judge. Yes! The Grocery Outlet bargain market located next to K-Mart off Cohasset and Pillsbury....
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All Levels Class Friday and Saturday 2nd Annual Team Spring Challenge

  Hey Norcalers!  As you all know we are hosting an in house team competition this Saturday April 20th.  There will be no Saturday classes to allow us to run a smooth event.  We have turned the level 1 class on Friday this week at 5:30 PM to an All Levels class to accommodate for the Saturday people that want to get another workout in. The first workout for the Spring Team Challenge will...
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Beica at the 2nd Annual Spring Team Challenge

Spring is upon us and so is the SPRING CHALLENGE! If you need inspiration, you’ll find it here on Saturday. Between watching the teams in some friendly competition and hanging with our Beica “Because I can” crew, you’ll surely be inspired. And if that doesn’t work, there’s always the awesome paleo potluck to inspire your stomach. Beica will have gear for sale....
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