There’s been some rumblings around the gym. Some comments, concerns, complaints, discontented whispers regarding the programming, specifically the co-ordination of strength and WOD components. Why do they correspond? Why do we do squats in the WOD when we do squats for strength? Pull-ups when we do pull-ups?? No, we’re not trying to “kill your WOD […]
Hey folks, I’d like to introduce you to Teagan. She’s a former roller derby-er (ist?), coffee artist, actual artist (she oil paints!), and general BADASS. This tall drink of water was training out at Stasis in Langford, but joined our fitness family this week. Say hi, make her feel welcome in our house OF GAINZ! […]
You must record to make records. DID I BLOW YOUR MIND?? If you’re not writing down what you do in the gym, start yesterday. If you want to make progress, you must have a definite starting point, end goal, and a clear path. We do all the hard work for you – we pick your […]
You won’t find the volume dropped a significant amount this week, but we have just finished a strength cycle, and you might be feeling the accumulated effects of a hard month. Make sure you’re listening to your body and pulling back when and where needed. Consider scaling reps, lowering weights, or even….GASP…taking a rest day. […]
No cleans or jerks today, but still check out this article from Catalyst Athletics about the difference between the clean rack position and the jerk rack position: THE CLEAN AND JERK RACK POSITIONS MAYBE YOU’LL LEARN SOMETHING!!