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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New Morning Positional Strength Class!

We are happy to announce the addition of second Positional Strength in the AM, starting next Wednesday at 8:00. Positional Strength is a new class utilizing active mobility and strength exercises from dance, yoga, Pilates, gymnastics, physical therapy, and Sarah’s imagination- designed to help you in the following ways: Make your movement more efficient (aka: get stronger, go faster) stop...
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First Annual Operation Red Wings Memorial Workout

Please join us on June 28th for the First Annual Operation Red Wings Memorial workout benefitting the Matthew Axelson Foundation. This event’s focus is about getting the community together to honor those that have fought and are currently fighting for our country.  This year we will be doing the workout “Murph” which consists of a mile run, 100 pull ups, 200 push ups, 300...
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Tips for Mobilizing for Effectiveness

Ok guys!  We have all been victims of  mobilizing tissue with no end goal in sight or just for the sake of rolling around. For example:  A client shows up to class early and grabs a foam roller.  This person then rolls around on their back/body in various positions without targeting anything specific or worrying about arm and leg position.   Ok, is there a problem with this?  Well, not if...
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NorCal Method Seminar!!

  NorCal Strength & Conditioning is happy to announce the launch of the NorCal Method seminars! After 10 years in business, we are finally ready to pass on what we have learned to people engaged in a fitness program, athletes, coaches, and gym owners. Just like anyone, we didn’t start off perfect and the quest to improve our knowledge and practice is still ongoing- it never really...
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Missing Key Ranges of Motion?

You have probably experienced this scenario before. “You are lacking range of motion in ________.  This is limiting your ability to perform ______ correctly.”  The coach in this instance typically prescribes an on the spot treatment for you.  In most cases it restores some range of motion (in the short-run) to the working tissue for the workload assigned to you.  Or, your range...
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Jenny LaBaw Crossfit Regionals

Maybe you haven’t heard, but NorCal Strength and Conditioning Coach Jenny LaBaw is a great crossfitter.  She is heading to NorCal Regionals this weekend to compete with some of the very best in the world.  First day of competition kicks off on Friday, May 30th and ends on Sunday, June 1st.  If you want to get tickets for this event (it is at an indoors facility), click here to get your...
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