CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

September2017

Aerobic Capacity: A Foundation for CrossFit

Squatting, pressing, and pulling are the foundation for a majority of our movements that we perform in CrossFit. In order to improve in CrossFit, it’s important to continue to perform those varied functional movements on a continuous basis. Makes sense. But sometimes people don’t realize how big of a role their aerobic[…]

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5 minute flow

Mobility. Its amazing. We feel great after we do it. We perform better after we do it. We recover faster after we do it. But we never do it, not outside regular class times at least. Mobility is one thing has so many benefits and there are so many ways[…]

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Rest Days Mental Gains

We’ve heard it before, rest days are just as important as your workout days. Finding the balance can be tricky, if you’re an adrenaline junky like me. I’ve found myself training 10 days in a row without realizing it, only to feel my body and mental game struggling. In recent[…]

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Bri & Helen Compete at Granite Games

This past weekend Helen and Bri competed in the 2017 Granite Games outside Minneapolis,MN.  This is one of the biggest CrossFit competitions outside of the CrossFit Games, which similar to the CrossFit Games does, held a qualifier that athletes compete in before moving on to the Granite Games. It was[…]

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When The Best Loses

A couple days ago, I was lucky enough to catch the Federer vs Del Potro quarterfinal match at the U.S. Open. While tennis is not one of my most watched sports, I do jump at the chance to watch the best of the best when they are in form. While[…]

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Product Review: Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee

As many of you know I am an avid coffee drinker. I like to have a cup in the morning, and a cup in the afternoon. Many of you think I am crazy because I like to drink decaffeinated coffee in the morning, and then regular coffee in the afternoon,[…]

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New Class 9:30am Mon. & Wed.

Starting next Monday September 11th, we’re going to be trying out a 9:30am class on Monday and Wednesday mornings.  We’ll re-evaluate after a few months, by which time, hopefully it’s gained enough popularity to become a permanent class!

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August: Accountabil-A-buddy Month

  Great work to all on keeping the Sweaty Swag flowing this month! There were awesome accomplishments, some big, some small, but what I loved this month was seeing you all challenge each other. Charlie, Jack, Camilo, and Lones accumulated over thousands of pushups together while making their own ground[…]

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