How To Get Stronger

Thursday, 01 January 2015 by

Lets talk about strength and how to best acquire it. How do we obtain strength? We work at it, we squat, deadlift, bench press and press. We work on our strength to get stronger and it is crazy to think that you can get stronger without working at it. That is like hoping that you

One thing I must give credit to CrossFit for is making it acceptable to be a strong woman. I know, there is so much controversy over this issue, why would a woman want to look like a man, that’s not sexy… but I want to pass over the superficial and get to the reality. I

This post is long over due but I am always so concerned about tooting our own horn (for fear of sounding conceded) that often times amazing feats go by the wayside, well not this time. Last month Chad competed in and dominated his first Power lifting meet. In his first return to lifting in over

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The Love of Your Sport

Monday, 23 December 2013 by

The other day I was training a new client and introducing her to all the movements of CrossFit, lets call her Shanna to protect her identity (although Shanna does not need “protecting”, she is one tough cookie!). Shanna is a fit individual who has been mountain biking for several years and was able to do many

Strength in Friends

Monday, 02 December 2013 by

As I was driving in my car today, Metallica came on the radio and I noticed myself driving faster. I am always amazed at how much power a good song has and I find there is no better example of this then in a CrossFit class; the music always determines the pace. My fast driving

Planning Out Your Strength

Monday, 04 November 2013 by

My schedule is crazy, I travel a lot and I never know what type of gym I will end up at (or if there will even be a gym) but I do know one thing, when I get to that gym, I will have a plan… The worst thing you can do for yourself is

San Rafael Barbell is happy to announce Simply Strength, a self guided strength workout programmed by us using the Cube Method by Brandon Lilly. Starting September 9th, each week three (Bench, Squat and Deadlift) strength workouts will be written on the white board, you will have the freedom to come in at any time during

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