Posts by Nicole Balkau

Nicole Balkau || Meet Prep Musings & Adaptability ||

I’m currently 8 weeks out from the USAPL NJ State Championships in Somerville, NJ. This will be my first meet with the USAPL. This has been an interesting prep so far… My training has varied slightly than my past two meets. Accessory work has been altered slightly to account for specific weaknesses and I’ve been pulling…

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CHP Coaches Answer YOUR Questions! (Part Three)

You asked? We answered! In part three of four, Jenn, Jordan, Trevor, and Anthony respond to your burning questions! JENN ROTSINGER If muscular cross-section is the greatest determinate of strength, why do some larger lifters actually lift less than their smaller counterparts? “Muscle dimensions (cross sectional area) are only one piece of the puzzle. Sarcomere length, distribution of…

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CHP Coaches Answer YOUR Questions! (Part Two)

You asked? We answered! In part two of three, Sierra, Elise, Ollie, Jon, and Alec respond to your burning questions! SIERRA HUBER   What type of programming is ideal for non-athletes with no specific goal other than longevity and health? “I love using strength maintenance and Maximum Aerobic Heart rate training.  Easy to recover from…

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Revealing The Skeletons In My Closet

Written By: Nicole Balkau I’ve been very open about my experience with eating disorders for a few years now, a little over four to be exact. I’ve shared my story time and time again. I have spoken about it with my friends, family, and even strangers. So why is it that now, when I sit…

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WODAPALOOZA 2017: MEET THE TEAM

Complete Human Performance Coach, Elise Fugowski, heads to sunny Miami, FL this weekend to compete in this years Wodapalooza. Elise joins teammates Kristen Graham, owner of CrossFit Toms River, and Corrin Lemieux who trains out of Taunton, Massachusetts. We sat down with the trio to discuss what their training has looked like, the their hardest WOD’s, what…

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Armi Legge

Armi Legge is a writer and fitness consultant who competed on the Youth and Junior USA Triathlon circuits for nearly a decade. In addition to many triathlons, cycling, kayaking and running races, he also trains as a powerlifter. Based out of San Francisco, Armi now works as a nutrition consultant for multi-sport athletes through CHP…

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