Hydration- Good Ol’ H2O

Hydration- Good Ol’ H2O

Everyone has heard the standard advice to drink at least 8 cups of water a day. This is not the worst advice one can follow, but we can upgrade our understanding of hydration and find a value that is more relevant to our personal needs. First, let’s talk about why...
A Note from Coach Tierra!

A Note from Coach Tierra!

Hi, I’m Tierra and I’m excited to be your new coach at SBSC! In case you were wondering about my background as a coach, I am an OPEX Certified Level 1 Associate Coach, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, and Crossroads Adaptive Athletic Trainer. I have also completed several...
Eat Less and Feel More Satisfied

Eat Less and Feel More Satisfied

Often the first goal listed by new clients is to “get in better shape.”  As we drill down a bit further, we find that most want to improve their body composition.  They may communicate this in myriad ways, but the message is the same. While of course we...
Meal Prep Strategies For Great Leftovers

Meal Prep Strategies For Great Leftovers

Proper nutrition and lifestyle practices are the foundation of good health, and support not only your work in the gym but your life in general.  To that end, the importance of preparing your own meals can’t be overstated: you get to decide what goes in your body....
Ditch the Diet Deprivation

Ditch the Diet Deprivation

Today we’re going to talk about one very pervasive attitude that people have surrounding food and diet, and how that attitude is making success very difficult.  As a fitness coach, when it comes to movement, we have the luxury of being able to give real-time...
Short-Term Thinking Pitfalls

Short-Term Thinking Pitfalls

We live in a short-term culture that demands immediate fulfillment. Who can blame us? We have the world at our fingertips, and companies everywhere are falling all over themselves to deliver things to us at the moment we ask. In cases like Amazon Now, or iTunes,...
Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene

Ever lay in bed at night with your mind racing, unable to sleep?  Consider yourself a “light sleeper,” waking up often?  Ever wake up at night and find it difficult to go back to sleep?  Want more sleep in general, or often wake up tired, as though...
Weight training warmup principals

Weight training warmup principals

As with most thing in life and fitness there is no exact ANSWER to the question of how to create the perfect weight training warmup. Training age, injury history, daily stress levels, neuromuscular efficiency, climate, type of training session…the list of things...
Want to do more Pull-ups?

Want to do more Pull-ups?

Ready to find out how to get more pull-ups and be more healthy? Request a FREE Consult. In February, Jon scheduled a consult with me and said “I want to be able to do more pull-ups, how long will it take me to be able to do 5 or 10 pullups, and how do I get there?”...
Blazing a New Trail

Blazing a New Trail

We wanted to formally announce that we have decided to let our CrossFit Gym Affiliation lapse as of this month. We have been a CF Affiliate since 2008, and are still on good terms with CrossFit, as well as the other area CrossFit Affiliates. This decision was based...
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