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  • 5 Misconceptions About Crossfit

    As Crossfit continues to grow the amount of information out there about Crossfit grows as well. Unfortunately however, what we have found is that a lot of the information out there, or at least people’s perception of what Crossfit is, who it is for, and what it is all about, is flat out wrong! So we are going to clear up some of these misconceptions in this 5 part series titled “5 Misconceptions About Crossfit”
    Crossfit is the same every where, and it is just like what you see on TV.
    This false belief is rooted in two things. First off, to address Crossfit as seen on ESPN at the Crossfit Games vs what is actually done here in the gym at Studio 831, we will give ....

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  • Why Getting Stronger Is The Most Healthy Thing You Can Do For Yourself

    Why should we be strong?
    Anybody who watches TV, goes to the movies, reads magazines, or uses the internet know that it is abundantly clear that the number one reason you should pursue getting stronger is that it directly increases your status in our society. In fact, it is scientifically proven that your value as a human being is directly correlated to the number of muscles you can visually distinguish on your abs. Other benefits of building muscle include getting more women (or men); driving fancy cars; living in a big house; meeting celebrities; maybe even becoming a celebrity; crushing on Tinder; shooting big guns; blowing up on instagram; getting access to exclusive nightclubs; ....

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  • 5 Misconceptions About Crossfit #4: Will Lifting Weight Make you Bulky?

    This will be a two part post, in part one this week we will answer the question of whether or not lifting weights makes you bulky? Next week we will take a look into why getting stronger is the healthiest thing you can do for yourself. Does Lifting Weights Make You Bulky
    Contrary to what you might think, we often hear from both men and women that one of their primary concerns with starting an exercise program that includes weightlifting is that it will make them gain weight and look bulky. There seems to be the notion out there that Crossfit and lifting weights in general will automatically give anyone the physique of a body builder. People even see the Crossfit Games on Tv and see the ....

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  • 5 Misconceptions about Crossfit: #3 Is Crossfit safe?

    Does Crossfit Create Injuries?
    I’m sure that if you have talked to anyone about Crossfit you have heard the rumor that Crossfit is dangerous and that if you do it you are sure to get hurt. Well, I’m probably going to surprise some of you here because I’m sure you’re thinking that I’m going to say that this is total BS and that Crossfit is safe for anyone and everyone. I’m not going to say that though, I’m going to be honest with you all, because as they say “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” Why Injuries Happen
    The unfortunate reality is that many people have gotten injured while working out in Crossfit gyms around ....

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  • Push and Pull

    Performance
    A1: Bench Press @2011; 4 x 4-6; rest 1 min A2: Rope Climb (Legless); 4 x 2-3; rest 2-3 minutes Fitness
    A1: Jumping Air Squats; 3 x 10-12; rest 30 sec A2: DB Prone Row @3011; 3 x 10-12; rest 30 sec A3: Single Leg Hip Bridge on Bench; 3 x 8-10/side; rest 30 sec A4: Single Arm DB Push Press; 3 x 10-12/arm; rest 30 sec Conditioning
    4 Rounds for Time 250m Row 3 Muscle-ups 5 Overhead Squat 15 KB Swing A: 3 MU; 135/93; 53/35 B: 6 C2B; 115/78; 44/26 C: 9 Pull-Ups; 95/63; 35/20 ....

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  • Back Squats and Deadlifts

    Performance
    A1: Back Squat @20×1; 5 x 4-6; rest 1 min A2: Strict Ring Pull-Ups; 4 x 4-6; rest 2-3 minutes Fitness
    A1: Russian KB Swing; 3 x 20; rest 30 sec A2: DB Bench Press @2111; 3 x 10-12; rest 30 sec A3: DB Reverse Stationary Lunge; 3 x 8-10/leg; rest 30 sec A4; Side Plank; 3 x Accumulate 60 sec per side; rest 30 sec Conditioning
    3 Rounds 15 Wall Balls 10 Burpee Box Jump Over 8 Deadlift 200m Run A: 225/153 B: 185/128 C: 135/93 ....

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  • Pose Down Post Throwdown

    Performance
    A1: Front Rack Walking Lunge; 4 x 8; rest 1 min A2: Farmer Carry; 4 x 50m; rest 2-3 minutes Fitness
    A1: DB Walking Lunge; 3 x 10; rest 30 sec A2: Push-Up Negative; 3 x 6-8; rest 30 sec A3: Hang From Bar; 3 x 45-75 sec; rest 30 sec A4: Single Arm DB Waiter Walk; 4 x 50m/arm; rest 30 sec Conditioning
    AMRAP in 10 Minutes 10 C2B 10 Push Jerks 10 Box Jump Overs 100m Run A: C2B; 135/93; 24″/20″ B: Pull-Ups; 115/78; 24″/20″ C: Pull-Ups; 95/63; 20″/16″ ....

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  • Fashion

    Performance
    A1: Bench Press @3011; 5,5,5,5; rest 1 min A2: Rope Climb (Legless); 4 x 2-3; rest 2-3 minutes Fitness
    A1: DB RDL @3111; 3 x 7-9; rest 30 sec A2: DB Strict Press @3012; 3 x 6-8; rest 30 sec A3: DB Step-Up; 3 x 8-10 per leg; rest 30 sec A4: Bent Over DB Row @3011; 3 x 7-9; rest 30 sec Conditioning
    3 Rounds 10 Deadlifts 10 Burpee Over the Bar 300m Run A: 205/143 B: 165/113 C: 135/93 ....

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  • Holiday Party Tomorrow



    Don’t forget that tomorrow night is our Holiday Party and likes years past it will be sure to not disappoint. Dress to impress and if you would like to bring some sort of finger food to share feel free to do so. The party starts at 7pm. We’re excited to see everyone there!!!
    Performance
    A1: Front Rack Walking Lunge; 4 x 8; rest 1 minute A2: Farmer Carry; 4 x 50m; rest 2-3 minutes Fitness
    A1: DB Walking Lunge; 3 x 10; rest 30 sec A2: Push-Up Negative; 3 x 5-7; rest 30 sec A3: Static hang from the Bar; 3 x 45-60 sec A4: Single Arm DB Waiter Walk; 3 x 50; rest 30 sec Conditioning
    For Time 3 Rounds 10 Deadlift 10 Burpee Over the Bar 300m Run A: 205/143 B: 165/113 C: ....

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  • Even Batgirl Needs to Workout

    Performance
    A1: Back Squat @20×1; 5 x 6-8; rest 1 min A2: Strict Pull-Up @2012; 4 x 4-6; rest 2-3 min Fitness
    A1: Goblet Squat @4211; 3 x 8-10; rest 30 sec A2: Pull-Up Assist @3012; 3 x 7-9; rest 30 sec A3: Death March; 3 x 12; rest 30 sec A4: DB Floor Press; @2011; 3 x 12-15; rest 30 sec Conditioning
    AMRAP in 12 Minutes 15 KB Swing 10 Burpees 30 Double-Unders 200m Run A: 70/53 B: 53/35 C: 35/26 2016 11 29
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