Category: Community

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The Salt Lake County Health Department has issued a 30-Day Mask Order “requiring people in Salt Lake County, regardless of vaccination status or past COVID-19 infection, to wear well-fitting masks when indoors (or queueing outdoors) in public…” (https://slco.org/health/COVID-19/order/) effective Saturday, January 8 – Monday, February 7. In addition to masks being required again, we will reimplement and continue… Read more »

12- Week Phase Overview: Jan, 2022

A birds-eye view of this 12-week phase shows four 3-week blocks. Blocks I and III will be accumulation blocks whereas blocks II and IV will be intensification blocks. Our three resistance training days (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday) are structured according to how taxing each day, and its encompassing exercises, are to the central nervous system…. Read more »

Accommodating Resistance Block Moving forward from our previous block, we look to continue working on explosive strength while focusing on power (rate of force production). Our current block of training incorporates accommodating resistance to have a post-activation potentiation (PAP) effect on the lower-body plyometric exercise immediately following the movement. This adaption allows for an increase… Read more »

Current Training Phase (October 20th)

Throughout our current block, Block 2: October 4- October 29 of our 13-week phase, we’ve seen a dramatic decrease in time under tension and overall volume of accessory movements. This allows us to hit higher weights and further increase maximal muscular strength, rate of force production, and work capacity. The intention for block 2 is… Read more »

12-Week Phase (September-December 2021)

The current phase will include three 4-week blocks running from September 6-December 4. Block 1, September 6-October 1, will allow you to progress to submaximal singles in our main exercises while incorporating higher volume sets and longer periods of time under tension (TUT) for the accessory movements. This strategy will set a strong foundation and… Read more »

Vaccines and Gym Operations

Though vaccine administration is picking up, with many members still unvaccinated, we are unable to lift COVID restrictions just yet. Due to that, we are asking members to continue to be flexible with their workout times until we can alleviate our operating restrictions. Knowing that most of our gym community will have the opportunity to… Read more »

12-Week Training Phase (Current)

Educating our community about the why behind our programming is important to us. Below is a high level overview of our current 12-week phase of training outlining the focus and corresponding benefits. Week 1-3 Focus – Tempo Benefits – Increases deceleration strength, improves overall strength, increases lean body mass, and improves power output. Week 4-6 (We’re… Read more »

Lifting Etiquette

Whether you’ve been a long time member at SLC S&C or you’re brand new, we wanted to give you a little refresher on what we consider etiquette in the weight room. Attire Please wear a shirt while you’re training. No bare feet in the facility! You may workout in socks but please do not take… Read more »

Gym Rules

Our number one priority is your safety. Please do your part by following these rules while you’re in the facility to keep you and those around you safe! Uneven surfaces – Watch your step! Awareness of surroundings is required at all times while in gym Be respectful of your coaches and peers Lift and exercise responsibly… Read more »