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Why You’re Not Seeing Results

  The term “results” can mean a lot of different things to different people when it comes to the gym and fitness. Common examples of results desired from a training program include: Weight/body fat loss Muscle gain Look better naked Improved lifts such as squat, deadlift, etc… Clothes fit better Improved biomarkers like blood pressure Enhanced energy and mood Improved cardiovascular endurance You get the idea. Everyone has their own “why” and that’s awesome! Is everyone seeing the results…

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A CrossFit Targeted Strength Cycle for the Bodyweight Ninja

* Note: This program is no longer offered. For information on individual programming see our Brickhouse Black program. * This one I’m going to be kind of a control freak about because it’s not for everyone. The development of this cycle started a year and a half ago when one of our coaches returned from a competition a little down from not performing well due to its heavy strength focus. Searching the internet for strength cycles will return a…

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A Fast Guide to Warmup Weights

Every training session is a measured dose of stress to the body. Just enough stress (combined of course with proper nutrition and recovery) and the body adapts and results ensue. Too little a dose means not enough stress and too large of a dose is too much stress for the body to handle. Either of these can stall or reverse your previously earned results. One way in which to produce too much or too little stress is unintentionally adding…

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