Rockin’ the Saturday WOD!

Saturday’s 9am Elements class appears to be getting very popular these days. Last Saturday we had twenty people show up to enjoy a good butt kickin’ before they got to relax and sample that great Paleo buffet we had to celebrate the conclusion of the Paleo Challenge. This Saturday we had great crowd of eighteen people and I got to meet a few new faces. Jeff J, Veronica O, Sara and John B...
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Nothing beats a NorCal Birthday Beating!

Especially at 6AM!  Today is Ryan B. 30th birthday…so we wanted Ryan to have a memorable start!  We did a quick little team work out with farmer’s walk and lunges….with two rounds of 30 burpees and ending with a little jump rope and rowing for calories.  And–we of course had to have a finisher of 30 KTE!  That’s like the icing on the birthday...
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Have you voted??

Folks have two more days to select the participant who showed the greatest improvement in body composition….and it hasn’t been an choice for most!  All voting must take place by Thursday evening!  Votes will be tallied and winners will be announced on Friday!  Get into the gym and cast your vote today!! Check out the Matt and Tom show…sharing a moment of...
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Out with the Diet

In addition—folks shouldn’t get wrapped in a being a certain size—rather try to control the food choices they make instead of the number on the scale. Theoretically all of these things sound great.  Then why doesn’t that work?  Why can’t we just feel our hunger—eat—and be healthy?  Seems simple.  One thing that they fail to mention is your body’s hormonal...
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Recession/Depression and Health…..

We may not fully be there yet but we are heading down a slippery slope of economic downturn that has the momentum of a locomotive. We have seen worse though, in our grandparent’s lifetime. The great depression started after the stock market crash in 1929 and continued for some well into the 1940’s. There is an interesting correlation of health to economic hardship. A ton of people lose...
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Weightlifting PR’s!

Thursday’s 10AM class was full of personal records in the Clean. Shawn G 86kg Sean B 80 kg Peter M 80 kg Joye G 48 kg Becky C 63 kg Check out a couple pics from yesterday morning: And here’s a fun video of the women’s 58kg class from the Athen’s Olympics. You will see the top lifters perform both the snatch and the clean & jerk.  These women weigh...
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Paleo Challenge Finalists!

Congratulations to the following folks: Sharon B.  Roz J.  America L.  Gina V.  Nancy R.  Rachelle P.  Mary Elaine H.  Davin A.  Josh F.  Jim L. Mike L. Justin G. Brandon B. Ryan B. Mike Z. Robert F. Here’s the scoop on how to vote:  Finalist photos will be displayed in the trainer office for viewing.  Only challenge...
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