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A Letter to the Outliers

Coach Jacob Thornton A Letter to the Outliers: At Locomotion we have Outliers. We have people doing extraordinary things daily and not realizing how out of the ordinary these feats are because they are part of their daily routine. Things such as heavy back squats,

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Member of the Month: Ryan Harrington

Meet our member of the month, Ryan Harrington. Ryan was chosen by our coaching staff for the month of August due to his dedication to consistently coming to the gym weekly. He works hard and has fun, and both Ryan and his partner Tiffany have

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The Locomotion Fitness Story

Locomotion has evolved quite a bit from its early days.  We used to solely offer CrossFit classes but I realized there needs to be much more to our program if I wanted to help people with more than just their physical development.

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10 General Physical Skills

At Loco we focus on training for life outside the gym and that means being ready for just about anything because life is… interesting. We need to be well rounded, a jack of all trades, because life rewards the generalist and punishes the specialist when

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Hierarchy of Development

99% of people put the cart before the horse when it comes to their fitness. But you’re a member of the LocoFam and you know better now! Coaches save you time and energy because they teach you hard lessons they already figured out. They can

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The Myths (and facts) of Strength Training

Dedicated strength training is the FOUNDATION upon which other aspects of fitness are built. Getting stronger (not bigger) will improve your cardio, make you better able to hike up a mountain, and empower you to take on life without worrying if you’re strong enough to

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Blood Sugar and Glycemic Index

Have more sustained energy, look better, AND avoid (or help navigate) diabetes. Avoiding the blood sugar roller coaster is a key piece of battling inflammation which will help you recover faster from your workouts, reduce aches and pains, and make you look leaner. The Glycemic

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MOTM: Brendan Giberson

How long have you been a member at Loco? * August will mark 1 year. What is your favorite thing about being a member at Loco? * The mixture of camaraderie and competitiveness that the community represents. What group fitness offerings do you typically participate

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Workout Essentialism

Written by Coach Jason Cohen “20% of your effort drives 80% of your results” This principle is everywhere in nature and it’s so common it even has a name: the Pareto Principle. The hard part of progress isn’t working hard, but instead identifying which actions

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MOTM: Madison Hackett

What is your favorite thing about being a member at Loco?

The community! When I moved to Charleston, I knew all of 4 people in the area. Loco has given me a place meet and train with very supportive, very cool people. Having such an awesome community makes participating in challenging workouts and events sooo much more fun and engaging.

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