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When Daily Life Breaks You – Hard Reset

Can I just be honest for a minute?  Daily life is tough, and busy, and sometimes, it's just all too much.  I'm usually pretty good at keeping a positive attitude and getting stuff done no matter what challenges come my way, but I broke today.  Nothing monumental...

Split Jerk – Determining Your Dip Depth

In our previous blog post, Why You Can't Split Jerk - And What To Do About It, we discussed several drills for correcting issues in your split jerk.  The first drill helps determine how deep your dip should be to generate the greatest upward momentum in your drive. ...

The scale isn’t cooperating…

So, you’re a few weeks into a new fitness routine.  You’ve been working out regularly and you’ve made an effort to clean up your diet.  You are starting to feel better physically and emotionally, so you decide to step on the scale to see how much closer you are to...

What is a No-Sweat Intro?!?

How many times have you gone to a gym with lofty goals and the best of intentions, only to find yourself quitting far short of reaching those goals?  Maybe you didn’t have a good idea of how to meet your goals, or you had too many ideas and became paralyzed after...

Why You Can’t Split Jerk – And What To Do About It

Why You Can't Split Jerk - And What To Do About It Written By: Josh Daniel, Head Coach Are you someone who, when you attempt a split jerk, it turns into more of a push press that you lose your balance on, leaving you scrambling to get your feet back together? If so, I...

“I just don’t have the motivation to get started.”

“I just don’t have the motivation to get started.” Have you ever said that?  I surely have; more than I’d like to admit!  I used to think that in order to do something new or to achieve a big goal, all I really needed was the right motivation.  So, I’d go out of my...

Squat Therapy

By: Josh Daniel, CF-L2 Trainer No matter what the problem is, squatting is the solution; unless squatting is the problem, in which case Squat Therapy is the solution. Squat Therapy is a great way to identify problems with a squat whether they be due to a lack of...

“Healthcare” vs “Health Care”

I’ve been a pharmacist for 12 years.  I chose a career in pharmacy because I had a desire to help people live better lives; I believe this is probably true for most people working in healthcare.  In pharmacy school, we were taught to be empathetic, and to counsel...