We are excited to announce our spring 2018 CFJC Nutrition Challenge: Beach Buns and Guns (get ready for summer!) We’ll start with a challenge seminar that will take place on April 8th at 12pm at the gym. At that time we’ll explain what’s involved in the challenge, give you some information to get you started [...]
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Last week I had the opportunity to take a tour of a new local business dedicated to recovery and relaxation - Om.life Om.life offers whole body cryotherapy, flotation therapy, an infrared sauna and Normatec recovery (you may have seen us in those big black leg sleeves in the gym - that’s Normatec). [...]
If you came to class yesterday you moved some pretty heavy weight, probably the heaviest weight you'll move in the gym. And you moved it over 20 times. Someone asked after class why we do deadlifts. Pretty good question right. We're not moving it very far, it doesn't take very long to do and while [...]
I’ve long been a fan of Ben Bergeron, more for his thoughts and philosophies of running a CrossFit affiliate than as coach to some of the world’s best athletes, although he’s really good at that too! I listen to his podcast regularly; Travis and I attended his Affiliate Excellence seminar in Chicago last fall and we’ve implemented many of [...]
CrossFit is hard. CrossFit is hard enough as it is. Why would you want to make it even more difficult by moving poorly? Everything we do is based on mechanics. From squatting to running to pull ups to burpees, everything is surrounded by your technique. The better your technique, the better the movement. The better [...]
We are very excited to introduce you to Ascent Protein - the official sponsor of hard work and the new protein powder of choice at CFJC As many of you know, for a number of years we have carried Strengthlete Repair and Complete as our recommended protein powders for post-workout recovery and as a supplement [...]
We are less than a week away from those anxious Thursday nights when the world of CrossFit holds it’s collective breath while Dave Castro announces the Open workout for that week. Approximately 15,000 CrossFit gyms worldwide then start a scramble to figure out how they’re going to run the workouts (how many athletes in [...]