CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

June2018

Hamstring Life

Hamstrings – Responsible for Knee Flexion and Hip Extension That’s more of the generic definition of the responsible of the muscle group, but it goes much deeper than that. In terms of athletic performance, the hamstrings do much more. Hamstrings are responsible for speed, explosiveness, deceleration, and stability just to[…]

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Overarching in the Squat

When it comes to gaining more insight on specific movements I have a few go to resources I like to utilize. One of these resources is Squat University. I have used them many times before in my blog posts because they put out top notch information that is very relevant[…]

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Weekly Workout Overview – 6/18/18

Monday – Even though it’s been almost one year since I did this workout, I distinctly remember it for it’s intensity and simplicity.  Choose a version that you can link or hit QUICK singles on the ground to overhead.  In all reality, this should be a clean & jerk, unless[…]

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Fraser Details His Regiment

Saw this video a couple days ago on Matt Fraser detailing his regiment and a little into his mindset on the grind of training for the CF Games. Give it a watch if you have a couple minutes. I thought it was really good perspective for not only the elite[…]

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Weighted Prayer Stretch

Disclaimer: This post has nothing to do with the actual act of praying. Im always looking for ways to improve flexibility and mobility as they are both very important to not only performance in the gym, but also performance in life! Some of the things I have been trying to[…]

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6/11/18 Weekly Wod Review

Monday Feel free to mix and match today’s workout. All the movements are relatively simple and the descending reps will help keep you guys going mentally as you get closer to the finish line. With that being said, this is a good workout to practice those mind games to keep you[…]

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321 Go MD

  I recently learned about a pretty cool site developed by an orthopedic surgeon who is also a CrossFit athlete.  While I’m not advocating using this site to self-diagnose any issues you may be having, it is a really good resource to better understand many common issues that CrossFitters may[…]

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Hydration Supplements

Last weekend we got a little glimpse as to what the summer will be like in the upcoming months. As many of us know the east bay summers tend to be VERY HOT, so we need to prepare for the upcoming heat as best as we can.

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Weekly WOD Insights 6/4/18

Looks like some nice sunshine this week! Get your sweat on yall! MONDAY This is a retest from a while back and liked it a lot because I think the movements compliment each other very well. That being said, treat it correctly or pay the price! This is a 20[…]

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