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Go with the Flow and be a Champion

“After starting with CFDA, I was hitting PR after PR, but the first one that I was really working on for a while break past 100# strict press. For some reason, I had a hard time breaking that PR.” – Diana Rossi Not everyday can

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Orange Theory isn’t our competition

Group exercise has turned into a commodity. The world has figured out that high-intensity exercise and eating real food leads to great results.  The secret is out! There are so many options now for gyms and fitness programs who have figured out a formula on how to

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The Tax You’re Really Paying

Every year, we pay income taxes, federal taxes to support our government and the services that help us live day to day life. Schools, roads, bridge maintenance etc. These are necessary evils to live and the burden is on our wallets. We also pay another

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Who is Dark Athletics for?

Dark Athletics is not your high school. And we’re not like other gyms, either. We don’t like drama, cliques or judgment. High School for me was acceptable. It wasn’t an exceptional time of my life, but it wasn’t a disaster either. I was kind of

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Week 2 of Our Strength Cycle and more!

We are heading into week 2 of our strength cycle. Focusing on Front Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift, Pull Ups, Handstand Push Ups, Box Jumps and Rowing. (I know it’s a lot) You may have notices the workouts and program has gotten a little more intense.

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Find your Tribe

“I remember walking in and seeing Troutman, who I haven’t seen in a few years… and then I met all of the coaches and gym goers and never looked back! Some of my closest friendships developed through CFDA…” – Jeff Hickey It’s been said that

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HELP! I can’t get off the toilet

We all dread it. Either going to visit or the glimpse into the future. What is to become of us as we age? Will we have to put our parents in an assisted living facility and even worse will we end up there one day

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What Metabolism Means (And How to Fix Yours)

What is ‘metabolism’? Your metabolism is the rate at which your body burns energy. Your body uses calories for energy, like your car uses gas for energy. You need calories to power your body’s systems, such as digestion and circulation. But you also need calories

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What is going on this week?

We have gotten through our baseline week this past week and now we begin prep on our Front Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift cycle. You can expect a light tempo week for strength and some percentage work for your accessory strengths. ie. pull ups, box jumps

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Never back down

“I honestly didn’t realize what I was capable of until I started at CFDA. I am so much faster and stronger than I once was and I really enjoy that part.” -Gina Caplan I like to think that at Dark Athletics we have our own

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