Progressing not scaling
Progressing not scaling At Threshold Training, we often write group class workouts with prescriptions about the load, movement, and given intensity the workout is designed to be performed at. We write down specified movements, loads, and intensities to give you a sense of how it…
What to Expect During On-Ramp (Post #1 of 3): So I signed-up…now what?!?
In the first installment of this series, we want to eliminate any apprehensions you might have by ensuring that you’re fully prepared for your first night, and that you know exactly what you can expect to find when you walk in the door. Ready? Let’s Go!!!…
What to Expect During On-Ramp (Post #3 of 3): CrossFit TT On-Ramp Review: 3 Rules to Follow When Performing Loaded Movements
The video below reviews the lessons taught during the first day of CrossFit TT’s On-Ramp Program. To make downloads more manageable, we’ve omitted sound, and set the advance between slides to 7 seconds. If you need more time, just pause the movie at each slide….
What to Expect During On-Ramp (Post #2 of 3): Why am I So Nervous?
“I’m not ready for this.” “I haven’t worked out in a (week; month; year) – I’m going to get slaughtered!” “What if I just can’t do some of the things they ask me to? Can I fail this program?!?” Believe it or not, virtually everyone…
Your First Month of CrossFit – (Post #1 of 6): What to Expect From Us; What’s Expected of You
One of the most important things athletes can do when they start a training program like ours is to set realistic training expectations for themselves. The sooner your expectations align with the goals of your program, the sooner you’ll start becoming proactive with your training decisions, the more…
Your First Month of CrossFit (Post #2 of 6): Maintaining a Healthy Perspective
One of the biggest challenges new community members experience when first begin their training journey with CrossFit Threshold Training involves managing expectations. Because the TT training program empowers so many to work harder towards their fitness goals than ever before, new members often start to…
Some Thoughts on How and When to Scale…
“There’s no way I can do (insert rep scheme and movement here). I’m going to have to scale”. How many times have you said this to yourself before starting a WOD? More important: how many times have you proven yourself to be wrong? Today’s…
Programming Overview – What the Heck is a Mesocycle?
Many of you have been thrilled with the results of our Programming, and have mentioned that you’d really like to learn a little bit more about our approach to program design. In response to these requests, we’ve prepared a presentation that provides some insight into one of the key principles we use when designing our programming – the principle of periodization.
The Skinny on Signing In.
Confused on How to “Sign-In’? On What ‘Mindbody’ is? Don’t Be. Here’s What’s Going on. WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT THAT I SIGN-IN? We hold ourselves to high-standards at Threshold Training. Each group class has the feel of a Team workout, while providing the individualized instruction…
The CrossFit Box vs. The Local Gym.
WHY WE USE CROSSFIT. It’s precisely because we’re a CrossFit Affiliate that we’re different from the local Sports and Fitness…Centers. The following Blog Post offers our perspective on the differences between the two, and why we’ve elected to focus on CrossFit as our primary training…
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