strength and conditioning

F5 is the only gym in the MidCity, Hollywood and Westside area of Los Angeles that is an accredited StrongFirst Gym. teach the premier Kettlebell and Barbell system in the world developed by Pavel Tsatsouline, Master of Sports, and a former Soviet Special Forces physical training instructor who founded the RKC and then in 2012 branched off to launch StrongFirst – the school of strength. StrongFirst has preserved the best RKC standards and traditions, and it continues to improve on them. Kettlebells are used to perform explosive and static exercises that combine cardiovascular, strength & flexibility training.

Our strength coaches are SFG/SFL certified instructors. They take pride in their high standards and detailed attention to technique, safety, and results using the kettlebell, barbell, and bodyweight exercises.

Learn kettlebell exercises such as the swing, clean, get-up, press, snatch, and front squat to build strength, improve cardio and gain endurance. Perfect barbell lifts like the squat, deadlift, bench and press to build muscle and strength. Our strength classes are suitable for all levels.

Everyone starts at F5 with one Private Strength Intro Session before attending classes. Even if you have prior lifting experience this will be an informative session on your fundamental techniques in kettlebells and lifting to prepare you for classes.

OG Strength

Our OG Strength classes are on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday program with one (or two) main lift(s) (noted in the name), one supplemental lift (bodyweight, bands, or kettlebell), and kettlebell conditioning at the end of class for a well rounded, total body strength and conditioning workout.

This program utilizes 3-day a week (MWF) schedule to get the best strength results. For missed classes during the week, intermediate and advanced students can make-up lifts/workouts in during gym times.

The schedule of the main lifts is as follows:

Monday – Squat * (and a supplemental pull/rows like TRX)

Wednesday – Bench (and a supplemental pull/rows like TRX )

Friday – Deadlift & Overhead Press*

*The Monday and Friday main lifts swap every 14 weeks.

Class format is divided into 3 parts:

1. Warm Up

2. Strength: Barbell or Kettlebell

3. Conditioning: Kettlebell and Body Weight Complexes

PLEASE NOTE:

* All students are required to take 1 private strength intro before attending class. 

Strong 2.0
Our Strong 2.0 classes are part of a 2-day per week program that runs Tuesday/Thursday with two main lifts (noted in the name) and kettlebell/bodyweight conditioning at the end of class for a well rounded, total body strength and conditioning workout. Advanced students can make-up lifts and/or do additional conditioning during open gym times. 
String 2.0 is perfect for those who want to maximize time or take additional Muay Thai or HIIT classes each week.

The schedule of the main lifts is as follows:

Tuesday– Deadlift & Overhead Press

Thursday – Squat & Bench

The Class format is divided into 3 parts:

1. Warm-Up

2. Strength: Two Barbell or Kettlebell Lifts

3. Conditioning: Kettlebell and Body Weight Complexes

PLEASE NOTE:

* All students are required to take 1 private strength intro before attending class.

Fighter Fit
Fighter Fit is a fun, functional, HIIT fitness conditioning class designed with fat burning and toning in mind.
 
The programming is inspired by how our pro fighters get in top shape for their sport with HIIT and functional training.

You will focus on developing good movement patterns with free weights for strength as well as improve balance, core strength and agility all while working up a serious sweat with interval training.

There are three different class programs each week with a 4-week rotating schedule for three different types of intervals  – that’s 36 different classes in 12 weeks!

No gloves or wraps are needed for the class – it’s all conditioning work.

Mobility Ninja
This mobility class is a combination of multiple methods of stretching, foam rolling, muscle trigger point release, and movement quality improvement. More than just stretching, it involves getting more flexible and attaining optimal movement patterns through functional mobility drills and muscle recovery methods.

Mixed level class, beginners welcome, no prerequisites!

Look for Strength classes in the Class Schedule.

Get strong, confident, and fit with F5!

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