The Summer of Success at CFTC!

The Summer of Success at CFTC!

Let’s all take a deep breath.  We made it through the summer! Record setting temps in the gym, Clean & Jerk technique is on point, shredded members flexing their defined muscles – it’s been so awesomely busy! But, Did You Notice? Throughout the summer, many of our...
Workout Stress

Workout Stress

Working out can be a great stress reliever for me and I’m sure is a motivator for many of you as well. Exercise releases endorphins into the body which reduce the feeling of pain and even give the body a positive feeling, and when you make working out a habit then you...
Confidence = Good Form

Confidence = Good Form

Check out this post on defending yourself from a bear attack (italics mine): Act aggressively. Look it straight in the eyes and let it know you will fight if attacked. Shout! Make yourself look as big as possible. Stamp your feet and take a step or two toward the...
Is Functional Fitness Complicated?

Is Functional Fitness Complicated?

Is Functional Fitness Complicated? Should you be doing this?   Or this? Which would you describe as more functional? Or better, which one looks cooler? The dude balancing on the kettlebells looks so much cooler! But is he more functional?   Professionals...
The Originals

The Originals

They used to make cars out of steel. They used to put real sugar in coke. They used to… well, I’m getting ahead of myself. In this post I’ll highlight three products in our grocery stores that used to be real, but were changed for the worse in order to market better...