Relentless specializes in developing the female Athlete first, and the player second.
Every female who works with Relentless is required to receive a One-On-One assessment with a Relentless Coach to evaluate her unique strengths, weaknesses, injury history, sports season, and goals.
After the assessment, our team of sports scientists develops a program specific to each athlete.
Relentless programs emphasize POSITION before load. Through our tiered movement progression, our athletes develop basic movement patterns (squat, hinge, press, pull, stabilize) before more technical variants (snatch, clean and jerk).
With our semi-private training model, we promise to maintain a 1:8 Coach-to-Athlete ratio at all times.
This model allows us to coach each athlete alongside her individualized program while developing a community of like-minded female athletes in a uniquely positive and empowering environment.
Relentless coaches do not set impossible expectations for young girls which is a lot of what is all over the internet; rather they help create this idea of an “athlete” (which Emily defines and explains really well in her podcast). They do this by helping stress to us the importance of lean muscle mass over being “skinny”. I think A LOT of girls are chasing this goal of “skinny” and I know I definitely am guilty of this but it is because they don’t understand the difference in image, confidence and overall health between lean/muscular and skinny. I was always one of those people that was like I want to lose weight or I have been eating poorly let me go run it off and I focused predominantly on cardio.
But with what Relentless has taught me through their articles, posts, seminars, and what the coaches help explain to me is if you are lifting weights, working out properly, and fueling your body the way you should then you will see the results. A big thing that I have learned over the past few months that has helped me physically (and mentally) is focusing on how/when I’m fueling my body. I never really understood this importance and I think a big reason that Relentless helped me trust them is the background the coaches have in science. I’m a very logical person and science-based so I need to know why. I feel like having coaches that are educated in the science is very helpful because it proves that what they are encouraging is scientifically proven to have a positive effect
Since starting Relentless, I have never felt as fit or confident as I do now and it completely transformed my idea of “working out”. It’s really an educational thing. The more I lift, embrace better eating habits, and learn the WHY from Relentless, the more I really understand the importance of being a better ATHLETE as a whole.
I had always thought weightlifting was more of a “guy thing.” I had always been too nervous to join a gym because I would feel embarrassed and would be intimidated by the guy athletes. When I saw how much lifting at Relentless impacted my sister’s field hockey abilities, I decided to give it a go with this all-girls strength training gym. All I can say is that performing these Olympic lifts has boosted not only my strength and stability in diving, but also my self-confidence.
When I first walked in the door at Relentless, I was a shy, scared, and overwhelmed girl who had no idea what Emily and this gym would help her accomplish. I had always been insecure with my body because it didn’t look like most girls’ thanks to my gymnastics background, but Relentless has given me the confidence to embrace my body and to realize that being strong isn’t necessarily a “guy thing.”