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The Black Flag Athletics Blog is a ever-growing collection of our staff’s knowledge and wisdom.  One of our reasons for being that we get to educate all walks of life. Head below to get a sample of what our coaches are talking about and let us know what you think by leaving us a note in the blog post’s comment section. 

Why Work Out? Cultivating Long-Term Fitness and Wellness
Why Work Out? Cultivating Long-Term Fitness and Wellness

Once a quarter at Black Flag Athletics, our coaches gather to delve into the intricacies of leadership, class management, coaching development, and communication strategies. These quarterly meetings serve as the cornerstone of our commitment to continuous improvement...

Returning To The Fundamentals: Strengthening The Basics
Returning To The Fundamentals: Strengthening The Basics

When many of us embarked on our fitness journeys, we were often still in grade school, where physical education classes introduced us to activities like kickball and dodgeball. Yet, amidst the fun and games, we were also exposed to fundamental human movement patterns:...

New Strength Cycle Start This Week (3/24/24)
New Strength Cycle Start This Week (3/24/24)

We're thrilled to kick off a brand new strength cycle this week at Black Flag Athletics, and we're doing it with a twist – introducing our modified "Wendler 5-3-1 Program." This program is tailor-made to seamlessly integrate into our class structure, allowing us to...

Stop Looking At Your Watch!
Stop Looking At Your Watch!

I recently had an athlete ask me why they have such a difficult time "staying in the zone" and why there is so much heart rate fluctuation when training using different modalities. I had already known that Target Heart Zone Training can be inaccurate and can be even...

EVERYBODY MAKES FITNESS MISTAKES
EVERYBODY MAKES FITNESS MISTAKES

The line in determining the difference between fitness and sport has gotten thinner and thinner over the years. It can create confusion as to where and how to start a new fitness routine for many. Contained within these murky waters are some fundamental principles...