The Watch and the Compass 1

A few weeks ago, Susan and I went to the California Revels in Oakland. Susan has been going for almost 30 years! The Revels are, at the core, a musical play that has participatory elements celebrating winter solstice. While there are some elements that continue from year to year, each […]

What to Expect: Sumo Deadlift

This is one of the first videos in a series we are doing called, What to Expect. Primarily, it is a video for our athletes to prepare for class, but it also for new athletes to see what we do here at MDSoF. A huge thank you to Sarah Atkins […]

Black Mountain Hike

Above are a few images from the hike we did this weekend up Black Mountain. This one was on the long side, about 11 miles from Foothill College. Next weekend, we are going on a pretty long all day hike to Henry Coe State Park. We will leave the gym […]

February Coaches Meeting

The February coaches was awesome because we had Manish, who is a physician, came to speak to us about bones and bone density. It is important that all of our coaches understand the physiology of bones, and most importantly, how exercise affects bone growth because as you can see below, […]

Did you know… 2

– Our NEW and Improved Mobility and Stretching Clinic with Kris Kruse-Elliott starts this Thursday, April 26 from 7 – 8 pm. All Mad Dawg athletes are welcome! Read about Basics of Resistance Stretching here. – Ladies Night Out: The Mad Dawg Ladies are going out on the town again! Wednesday, […]

Going Mobile! 2

We’d like to have each Mad Dawg School of Fitness athlete have their own individualized program for pre- and post work-out mobility and stretching. To accomplish this, we’re pulling together several elements for each athlete:  Completing the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), identifying mobility / stability issues, and creating a ‘bulls-eye’ […]