Stretch

At SRSC, class always begins with a general warm up – like a run or row – which is to get your blood flowing to your muscles and literally get you warmer. Following the general warm up is dynamic stretching. The dynamic stretches we prescribe are based on what the exercises are in that day’s…

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Remove the hard base of each brussels sprout, then slice the head in half.

Roasted Brussels

If you shudder in horror when you think of brussels sprouts, then you were probably served them boiled. They had an olive-colored tone to them, right? That’s a shame. Brussels sprouts are actually delicious when not boiled. Members of the brassica family, they’re related to broccoli, kale, cauliflower, and collards. Even though we can grow…

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If you’re gonna do it, do it post workout.

Eating carb-heavy meals is about as American as Bruce Springsteen singing about Pink Cadillacs. Unfortunately, so is obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. So I offer you this, the sanest way to eat your mashed potato sandwich: do it post workout. During a workout you’re expending muscle glycogen. Eating a carb heavy meal after a…

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Crossfit One Wall

Thankyou to everyone who made the transition to the new spot. The move did not mean more convenience for most. I am stoked to see that you are committed to your health and well-being. Many of you have found the program to be an effective means of reaching your goals, things are only going to…

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Expanding your comfort zone.

So many good things in life come from nothing but hard work and mental fortitude. An expanded comfort zone is one of these. The basic means of expanding your comfort zone are by stepping outside of your comfort zone. And yes, the further and more frequently you step out of it, directly correlates to how…

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Sprinkles?

Sometimes, when going heavy, people make jumps that are too large. Realize that when you get smoked trying to come out of the hole on rep 3 of a 3x Front Squat, the likelihood of your next turn being a successful 10lb or 20lb jump is minuscule. You’d be better off either sticking with the…

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A Quiet Determination

It’s so fitting that Mariah reached a major milestone – her first pull up! – while our old website was down and amidst the hustle and bustle of the move when we couldn’t make a big deal of it. You see, Mariah comes in three times a week and barely makes a peep, yet is…

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