CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

July2018

Weekly WOD Insight 7/16/18

For anyone planning on training Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there is some running on each of those days.  While it’s less than 2 miles total, spread out over 3 days, for some it may still be a bit much.  Keep in mind that rowing, bike, or the ski erg are[…]

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Being a REDO Proponent

I thought today would be a good piggy back post to Nabil’s on “Mindful Training”, as I believe the concept of a REDO workout falls in line with being mindful and gives an opportunity to learn from our training. I’ve spoken a lot in previous posts about the benefits of variance in[…]

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Mindful Running

Just yesterday’s workout, while Alandi was running on the Assualt Air Runner, I told her to “be mindful while you’re running”…. meaning, I wanted her to really connect with what her body was doing and how it was moving, rather than just mindlessly putting one foot in front of the[…]

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Bottoms Up! Or in, or Out, or even Side to Side!

I have talked before about the benefits of bottoms up training which you can find here, and even Grand Master Nabil has given me a little shout out after incorporating bottoms up training into his workouts and seeing improvements in his shoulder health! 

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WOD Review 7/9/18

Monday I recommend taking 8-9 minutes to warm up to your working weight for Front Squats today. After you’ve done so, go ahead and pick one of the pulling skills to incorporate during your squats. Preferably, pick something that is a weakness and spend some time working on it. You guys[…]

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Farewell Rene!

As many of you may have heard, Rene and Kyle are going to be moving to Roseville soon to be closer to both of their families.  For the last six years Rene has been coaching at the Sweat Shop as well as competing on Team Sweat Shop at the NorCal[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 7/2/18

I am very happy to put out my first official week of programming to the gym! I worked hard on coming up with what I thought would be the best fit for this weeks workouts and would really love feedback from anyone. Throughout the week let me know if you[…]

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