1. What should I bring?
Clothing: Comfortable athletic clothing to exercise in. Sometimes people ask us about preferred footwear, we encourage a low profile shoe like Inov8's, chuck tailors or vibrams. Regular running shoes will work fine too.
Notebook: Bring a notebook or pad to log your workouts in. You'll be expected to track all your workouts moving forward.
Water/Food: Feel free to bring a reusable water bottle, otherwise we have cups and water pitchers if you forget. Some people bring snacks or post workout meals, a piece of fruit is a good option.
2. What if I can't make all the classes?
It's not uncommon for people to miss a class due to a previous engagement. Foundations students are allowed to miss one class before having to purchase private training sessions in order to graduate the cycle. Like a college course, you are responsible for the material you miss, please let us know if you're going to miss a class and we can discuss your options.
3. Do you have showers at your facility?
We do not have showers at CFSBK
4. Can I bring my bike inside?
We're a bike friendly facility. Ride on down!
5. My Foundations cycle is X weeks away. What should I do until then?
If you've already got an exercise routine, keep up your program until you start with us. If you'd like, you can also check out the syllabus and try a few of the simpler exercises on your own. These videos and descriptions are a valuable learning and reference tool for you throughout Foundations.
A lack Flexibility in any major joint can impede your progress with us. We highly recommend you start following Dr. Kelly Starrett's MobilityWOD. Every day he posts a short stretch/soft tissue video for you to do on your own. Great stuff!!!
We also have an Active Recovery Class which is open to the public and a great supplement to you new training regimen.
6. What about Nutrition?
Here is an introductory nutrition article about our recommended dietary approach. Once you've read it check out these two .pdf's by Robb Wolf: The Quick Start Guide and Shopping List
7. What do I do after Foundations?
Once you've completed the cycle you can begin attending Group Classes. Where Foundations focused on technique, your first 6 weeks of Group classes should focus on consistency. We encourage low to moderate intensity for the first 6 weeks of Group before beginning to really ratchet things up. You will not be expected to remember everything you learned and there will be time set aside at the beginning of every class to review the day's movements and scaling.
If you feel like you might not be ready for the demands of Group Classes, we've also got a scaled down version called On Ramp. If you're interested, click here!