Why We Build Your Foundation for Elite Level Gymnastics

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If you don’t create a strong foundation, you’re setting yourself up for failure. In this presentation, Head Gymnastics Coach, Nick Sorrell, walks you through our organized system for building the ultimate base of athleticism. If you want to see this system in action, you’re in luck! We have a FREE 3 day video series that breaks down our unique formula and delivers it straight to your inbox. Whether you’re looking to get your first muscle-up, or build your capacity in …

The 3 Phases of the Pull for Bigger Oly Lifts

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Want to become more efficient in the Snatch or Clean & Jerk? Whether you’re training for a meet or cycling lightweight barbells for time, you’re going to want to nail your positions in the pull in order to use less energy and generate more force. In the video below, head Olympic Weightlifting Coach, Matt Bruce takes you through each of the 3 phases of the pull in both the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk. PHASE 1 The first pull …

The 5 Commandments for “On the Go” Eating

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It’s that time of the year again. The time of year where our fitness takes a back seat to our family obligations, travel plans, and all the other stresses that come with the holiday season. Traveling in particular can be one of the hardest factors to control when it comes to staying on track with your fitness goals. You don’t have access to most of the foods you’d typically eat, or the methods used to prepare them. With nutrition playing …

Get to Know The Pit Fitness Teen Games Champ, Tudor Magda

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Tudor’s early life began much like normal young boys in Washington, playing soccer and wrestling through middle school.  Tudor found CrossFit at a very early age in middle school and started attending classes with his dad. Here he fell in love with the competitive nature of the sport and nine years later, became one of the most decorated teen athletes the sport of CrossFit has ever seen. Eyes on the Prize This competitive fire first started at the age of …

The Real Hatch Squat Cycle

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For the last 20 years, the “Hatch Squat Cycle” has become synonymous with being one of the go-to programmed squat cycles that are known to be both brutal and successful for building leg strength.   As a 17 year athlete of the legendary Gayle Hatch, I am here to finally set the record straight. This squat cycle is NOT even close to anything I have ever done in my career and is in no way, shape, or form a reflection of …

BRUTE Showdown Fitness Battle Events 20.5 – 20.8

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EVENT 20.5 Elite Division 3 Rounds for Time: 30 Wallball (20/14) (10/9) 30 Hang Power Clean (95/65) 30/20 Cal Bike (Must be Assault bike) 30 Push Press (95/65lb.) 30 Box jump Over (24/20) Rest 1 Min between rounds   Advanced Division 3 Rounds for Time: 30 Wall Balls (20/14)(10/9”) 30 Hang Power Cleans (75/55) 30/20 Cal Bike 30 Push Press (75/55) 30 Box Jump Over (24/20) Rest 1 Min between rounds   EVENTS 20.6 & 20.7 Elite Division On an …

BRUTE Showdown Fitness Battle Events 20.3 & 20.4

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EVENT 20.3 Elite Division 15 Min AMRAP 100’ Double DB Walking Lunge (50/35 lb.) – 25’x4 100’ Handstand Walk 100 Double Unders Advanced Division 15 Min AMRAP 100’ Single DB Walking Lunge (50/35 lb.) – 25’x4 100’ Burpee Broad Jumps 100 Double Unders *DB Held at side   EVENT 20.4 Elite Division 5 Rounds for Time 12 Bar Facing Burpees 12 Back Squats (205/135 lb.) 18 Chest to Bar Pull-Ups   Advanced Division 5 Rounds for Time 12 Bar Facing …