Kinda Strong

Sara Fleming A lot of the discussions we have with our clients are based on setting goals and adjusting our programming to maintain progress. ¬†However, every once in a while, we get some resistance and have to answer questions about what we're doing and why. ¬†If any of you have trained a family member or…

Pulling Back the Curtain, Part 3: Strength and Base

Mike McKenna and Dave Van SkikeThis article can really be applied to any sport where improving performance is a priority, but we've been asked to specifically address training for the CrossFit Games and so a good subtitle might be:Why you didn't make it to Regionals and what to start doing now to improve your chances…

Advice from Dave

Dave Van Skike *reposted from Catalyst Athletics: Recovery is the thing we often neglect. This is the summary of all useful knowledge re: planning/programming: All successful training comes down to managing the relationship between intensity, volume (and recovery) so that you can perform the movement, heavier, faster longer… (strength, power, endurance) Thing 1. All training…

Pulling Back the Curtain: Part 2, Adaptation

Sara Fleming Of all the rules that govern physical training, Adaptation is the key to everything.  Adaptation is unique to living things and is the process by which an organism adapts to its environment and outside stresses to maintain homeostasis.  What is homeostasis?  It is the tendency of a living organism to maintain a constant…