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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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One Pot Rice Meal

One Pot Rice Meal

A nutrient dense recipe, easy to make in bulk, and tastes fine (no, not amazing), but is easily customizable for variety. Read on for more. Years ago our primal ancestors did whatever they had to do to get the food they needed for survival: scavage and hunt. Sometimes...

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Summer Shred

Summer Shred

In the last blog (the 7 principles), I hinted the Summer Shred programming involved Germany.  Our Summer Shred hypertrophy series is based on German Volume Training (GVT). GVT is a simple concept, but it’s not easy. You know if it has a European country in the name...

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CrossFit Teaches You to Get the Job Done

CrossFit Teaches You to Get the Job Done

The philosophy of functional fitness is to make movement as easy as possible and I find that CrossFit, as a self-defined “functional” training method, adheres to this philosophy very well. The functional aspect is arguably not referring to which movements are...

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Loss and Finding Peace

Loss and Finding Peace

Loss; a word everyone knows, feels and endures at some point on their journey. It may be the loss of a job, weight, sickness, relationship, friendship, money, or worst of all… a loved one. The reason for the loss may be intentional. It may be healthy. It may be...

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Summer Shred

Summer Shred – Program & Guidelines

In the last blog (the 7 principles), I hinted the Summer Shred programming involved Germany.  Our Summer Shred hypertrophy series is based on German Volume Training (GVT). GVT is a simple concept, but it’s not easy. You know if it has a European country in the name...

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Summer Shred

Summer Shred – Hypertrophy 7 Principles

Introducing CFTC’s Summer Shred Program and the 7 laws Summer is in full swing and its time to show off those beach muscles. CFTC will be hosting Summer Shred, a hypertrophy lifting program.  What is hypertrophy? In short, it involves increasing the size of skeletal...

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