Why Does Technique Matter?

Dr. Lieberman is a professor of evolutionary biology at Harvard. If you’ve read Born to Run, then you’re already familiar with the name. He runs a lab at Harvard testing all sorts of data points regarding barefoot running, mid-foot striking vs. heel striking, and all other sorts of good stuff that give us legitimate scientific […]

Tuesday, 4/5/11. Workout of the Day.

Reminder: The first nutrition seminar will be THURSDAY AT 5:30 INSTEAD OF THE NORMAL WOD. I will be introducing this season’s CFCC BCCC.  Please plan accordingly.   SMR for the Day: Foam roll your “lats”. 1.  Grab a foam roller. 2.  Roll around on your lats for at least 1 minute per side. 3.  Use […]

Monday, 4/4/11. Workout of the Day.

Great job to everyone who competed at the South Philly Rumble yesterday!   “Starting Defense”  (Erin, Sammy, Marc, and I) took 5th place overal.  EVERYONE who competed yesterday was hitting PRs, and really showing a ton of heart.  Thanks everyone, you made us very proud coaches and teammates. -Greg   Self Myo-fascial Release (SMR) for […]

Thursday, 1/20/11

Reminder: classes tomorrow are at 6a, 7a, 8a, 9a, 12p, and 6p and will meet at the new space.  We are working setting our schedule soon.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email or via text! Work up to a light and fast peak set of 5 on the […]

Tuesday, 1/11/11

You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity. – Walt Schmidt For those of you who are working through injuries, mobility issues, and difficult movements – the first 30 seconds of this vid are kinda painful to watch, the rest of it though, is strength for the journey. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bj-gyl-e4y0&feature=player_embedded] Lindsay gets some air! :) […]

Friday, 12/10/10

Hey, folks!  Here’s the Workout of the Day AND some extremely helpful talking about shoulder mobility (or immobility???) and the amazing things a small red ball can do for your performance as an athlete and your health as a human being who wants to put junk over your head when you’re 70.  Do this test […]

Saturday, 11/6/10

We’ll be outside tomorrow!  Please meet at the racquetball court anyway.  Dress accordingly! Eileen breathes out upon exerting effort.  How are you breathing?  It’s important! “Breathing can start with positioning.  How have your shoulders been lately? Today’s special treat has us thinking about the relationship of shoulder blade to the thoracic spine/rib cage. It kind […]

Tuesday, 10/12/10

Fast forward to about 3 minutes in.  Doin’ pullups today?  I bet this hurts you more than you think it will. We may never know if you don’t watch the video though.  You should probably get on that. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOyGVHt4Qio&feature=player_embedded#!] POWER: Med ball slams, 5 sets of 3. STRENGTH: Supinated pull-up, peak set of 3. METCON: […]

Saturday, 9/11/10

Kelly is a lot like Fran, friends, as far as the movement patterns go.  Prep accordingly.  PS – if you haven’t checked out the link on the side of the blog called the “Mobility Assignment of the Day”, you are SERIOUSLY missing out.  Do it.  Like right now.  Seriously, RIGHT now.  Ring in the fall […]

Wednesday, 8/25/10

There’s a new link on the blog… and it’s right over there ——————> under the “Workout of the Day” section.  This is because, technically – if you were REALLY keen to do as well as you could possibly do here – you’d be doing this new link EVERY DAY!  Let us know what you think! […]