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Memorial Day

🇺🇸Memorial Day "Murph"🇺🇸 Limited Schedule for Memorial Day. Classes at 9:00a* and 10:30a. *Kids Zone at 9:00a ONLY.

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Sleep, Recover, Repeat

By Sarah Loogman It seems too easy that better, restful sleep can lead to better physical and mental performance, improved physical health and mental well being, and prevent or cure chronic disease of pain. But it’s said that if a thing is simple, it’s more likely to be true. Despite our ...

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Regional Shirts!

2017 Regional Shirts are in. First come first serve. Limited supply! Thank you Sponsors @reddingsportstherapy @verticalchiro @communityacupuncture @freestylelandscaping @crossfisher #roadtoregionals2017 #teamnscf #nscf #northstatemade #crossfit #tshirt #croptop

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Beat the Heat: Fit Tips for the Summer

By Hannah Dykstra After a very wet and cool winter, we are now beginning to welcome the joys of the sun that has been in hiding. If you have spent a summer in Redding, chances are that you’re preparing for it like it’s the zombie apocalypse. Kiddie pools, otter pops and ...

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Finding Your Why When Fitness Isn’t Fun

Written by Nash Woods Sometimes being healthy isn't fun. Be honest, eating a pint of whatever protein powder based ice cream replacement that is popular that month will never replace the satisfaction that you get from Ben and Jerry. It's hard to see the payoff when some sadist has their elbow ...

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Fundraiser!

@communityacupuncture will be holding a cupping fundraiser for the NSCF Team to help get them down to Del Mar for the California Regionals. Monday May 8th we will have two time slots from 9-11a and 3-5p at Northstate. If you always wanted to try cupping, here is your chance. Open ...

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Next On-Ramp!!!

Attend The 2 Week Group On-Ramp Class – The cost is $100 and the schedule for the next On-Ramp is as follows:  Session 1: Monday April 24th Session 2: Wednesday April 26th Session 3: Friday April 28th Session 4: Monday May 1st Session 5: Wednesday May 3rd ***We offer both a 9AM and a 6:00PM for ...

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Stop Stretching and Start Mobilizing

  Written by Hannah Dykstra        We’re often instructed to “stretch and mobilize,” but what does this actually mean? Not only for athletes, but for any human function, maintaining mobility is important to human performance and health. For the highest level of competing athletes, this may mean optimizing a competitive ...

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Practice Posture: A Gateway to Improved Awareness and Performance

Written by Sarah Loogman         The first world is one of luxury and convenience. The way we live our lives is so intimately woven with the desire for ease and efficiency that aspects of our lost humanity have gone unnoticed, or in the very least the root cause unidentified. ...

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Fear Deadlifts? Fix Your Set-Up

Written by Nash Woods           It is not uncommon for CrossFitters to be relatively weak in the deadlift. Many write it off as a dangerous movement and opt out of the risk involved in lifting heavy weight against the perceived rewards. Although the thought is correct that you do ...

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Going to Cal Regionals!

Really excited that Northstate CrossFit will be sending a team down to the California Regionals this year! Out of 175 teams that registered we came in 13th! That spot may move up once the individual scores are removed. The Roster is @cristajorgensen @anna_rollins4 @hannah.dykstra @brittany__williams @jonjorgie @asalisbury01 @josh_sherman7 @richiecarrel  #crossfit #nscf ...

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Steph Wins!

Congratulations to Stephanie Miller for taking 1st at her powerlifting meet this weekend. She had a 771# total, 292 squat, 143 bench, 336 deadlift at 139lbs. #badass #2for2 #powerlifting #crossfit #nscf #squat #bench #deadlift #momstrong #millertime

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Building Core Strength

Written by Hannah Dykstra        CrossFit puts a high value on functional movements that use the body as a whole versus segmenting body parts into isolation training, the classic "body building" routine. This emphasis trains greater measures of athleticism by applying exercise to movement in ways that may mimic patterns of ...

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Hamstring Mobility in the Kettlebell Swing

 Written by Sarah Loogman        Although much of the fitness world has conceded that the kettlebell swing is a low back and shoulder exercise, proper understanding of the mechanics involved in swinging a kettlebell demonstrate that it should, in fact, be an exercise for the glutes and hamstrings while ...