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Train Online With NorCal Strength & Conditioning

Hey folks! I’m excited to announce we now offer subscriptions to daily online programming from NorCal Strength & Conditioning. I’ll get to the specific programs in a moment but first I want to give you a little background in what has been a multi-year process. We opened NorCal in 2004 with the hopes of helping as many people… Continue Reading

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Health as a By-Product

Guest post written by: Andrew Bowers   I was thirteen or fourteen, looking like Captain America (prior to the super-soldier serum). It was my first year of high-school and my first year of weights class. The work was hard, and the gains were slow; looking back I think that’s how most anything in life worth… Continue Reading


Go Down Swinging…

This post was written by Russ Blanck, a 56-year old police officer who adopted CrossFit and a Paleo lifestyle as a means to maximize his functional fitness.  CrossFit and Paleo have helped him achieve his goals.  He works and trains alongside officers 20 to 30 years younger than him.  As a certified emergency manager he provides logistical… Continue Reading


“Exercising” the Demons

I didn’t have to think about life, work, responsibilities or really anything except exactly what I was. Sometimes I absolutely hated the action – like DREADED it – but when was done it felt SO good. I was at peace and worthy of being able to relax. It was my escape, my therapy, my release,… Continue Reading


CrossFit and The Aging Athlete

Guest post written by: Judah Boulet   In a prior post, I discussed strength and conditioning considerations in the aging athlete. CrossFit is the greatest growing strength and conditioning program. If you are like me, and enjoy CrossFit workouts, enjoy the camaraderie and community of a gym atmosphere, how can you make “CrossFit” fit into… Continue Reading


A Few Good Snacks…

So last week was Halloween and let’s face it – some of the ‘treats’ that may have found (or are still finding) their way into your mouth are downright scary.  Did you know that there are 25 ingredients in Plain M&M’s, 19 in a Snickers bar and 28 in an Almond Joy? And I don’t… Continue Reading

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Consumed By Food…

There are these two guys. I LOVE THEM. They never ask me to bring them a beer or steal the remote control. They make me feel good and comfort me when I’m having a bad day. They are both totally cool with each other; in fact they’re even in business together. I guess some people… Continue Reading

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Fight or Flight

Guest post by: Tyler Minton I woke up on the cold bathroom floor. I knew I hadn’t fallen asleep, but couldn’t remember exactly at what point I had pulled myself out of the tub filled with hot water and epsom salt. After taking a minute to climb to my feet, I find my way to… Continue Reading