Erin M. rocking the 20-rep squats to the tune of 140#. It's good to be strong. #legit #strong #swolesister #20repsquats www.gatewaycrossfit.com … [Read more...] about Swolesister
Get Your Strength On!
If you look closely you can see Ashley's spinal erectors firing. THAT's what we're talking about!!! Strong, resilient, functional muscle that serves you over a lifetime. Come get your strength on! … [Read more...] about Get Your Strength On!
If we had to come up with a tag line to replace "Don't Use Machines. Become One.", it might well be "Everybody Squats." No exercise does a better job of developing full body strength. And strength is the foundation on which we build all other physical skills. (It's also the #1 predictor of hospital mortality rates.) Stop making excuses. Get under the bar. Congrats to Michael S. for a new Back Squat PR of 265#. Not too shabby for a guy who can also run most people into the ground. … [Read more...] about “Everybody Squats”
BACK TO SCHOOL SALE!!
The kids are back in school; it's time to do something for YOU! Lose weight and get in shape with the workouts that create The World's Fittest Men and Women. :: New clients get 2 FREE SESSIONS with package purchase! And your first workout is complimentary! That's a $140 savings. :: Bring a friend and save up to $300! :: Bring two friends and save up to $380! Hurry! Sale ends 9/18/2015. … [Read more...] about BACK TO SCHOOL SALE!!
Everybody (every body) is different. Some people will never have a picture perfect squat. The trick is finding the best position for THEIR body. Jason is a great example as very tall, long-legged people usually struggle with Back Squats. But with practice, patience, (and a good coach) almost every body can benefit from the "King of Exercises". To get a first-hand idea of what we mean, set up your complimentary first session today! … [Read more...] about Every Body.
“The Biggest Loser: The Most Damaging Show on TV?”
http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/the-biggest-loser-the-most-damaging-show-on-tv YES! YES! A thousand times... YES! The Biggest Loser makes for really good TV; but it's a horrible example for both the public and aspiring trainers. The methods used range from unsustainable to downright dangerous. This article does a good job of discussing the nutritional aspects of the show. When one throws in the fact that a good portion of our clients come to us with disordered eating, the kind of extreme … [Read more...] about “The Biggest Loser: The Most Damaging Show on TV?”
The Bonny Lass is back!!
It's been a long road. And as anyone who's dealt with chronic pain knows, a good deal of the battle is mental. But Heather is smart enough to know that the path back to supra-wellness (aka fitness) is through the appropriate application of basic human movement patterns. So she started slow and concentrated on solid form through a full-range of movement. Well done! … [Read more...] about The Bonny Lass is back!!
Spend to Save.
Do you have a gifted student athlete? If so, a high quality strength and conditioning program can be the difference between good performance and scholarship-worthy performance. Consequently, it could SAVE you TENS OF THOUSANDS of dollars!! And unlike the typical fitness factory approach to training young athletes, Gateway CrossFit offers the chance for your child to receive expert coaching one-on-one or in very small groups. The difference in building a true strength and conditioning skill set, … [Read more...] about Spend to Save.
So last week Chuck asked his coach if he thought Chuck could Back Squat one-hundred pounds. Turns out the answer is: pretty darn easily. And for some perspective, just over a year ago, Chuck couldn't do a full-range Air Squat. Well done, sir!! … [Read more...] about Yes!
Jim and Sydney are one of our three Father/Daughter duos. What better way to bond AND be healthy?? Parents, get your kids in with you before they get too old. Kids... same thing for your parents. … [Read more...] about Bonding time!