CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

November2018

Its all about the (meal) prep

Since about early May I have switched over to the Vertical Diet, which if you have some time, and want to learn a lot more about the diet, go ahead and out this video (watch out its a long one!). A more condensed definition would that its a, “performance-based nutritional framework[…]

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Get a Grip!

                              If you are happy with your bar muscle ups or toes to bar, this post isn’t for you.  For everyone else, take note!  Those that have been to one of my classes in the last[…]

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WOD Review 11/26/18

Monday The concept for this workout is to move quickly and to challenge you guys to really dial in your technique for the 3 clean & jerks. The goal is to pick a weight that you can clean & jerk as technically sound as possible under fatigue and not just “smash”[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 11/19/18

Monday I liked some of thew newer drills that Nabil implemented in the other week. I think a lot of you have been getting much stronger at pulling movements and some of these new drills are a good way to start to develop the necessary technique. For the finisher, you[…]

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Little Choices for Big Outcomes

I came across this post a couple of days ago and wanted to share it with you guys! It’s a friendly reminder that progress takes time and is an accumulation of the decisions you make. Often times, people want to see results in a matter of days or weeks but[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 11/12/18

Happy week before Thanksgiving! While I know the smokey air has put a damper on our workouts the last couple days, I’ve made some indoor options ready for you if the air quality stays in the unhealthy range. There are several row, bike, ski options in the workouts this week.[…]

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Bring Back Planking

You heard it here first everybody, I want to bring back the trendy, but outrageous practice of laying flat on random objects. Take to your social media accounts and start posting pictures of you planking in the most random places. Lets work together and bring back this hilarious trend!….Okay I[…]

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Go Ahead. Challenge Yourself!

Someone told me that it’s good to challenge yourself. So I did. It’s no secret by now, but I’ve been on a golfing binge over the past few months. Still pretty awful, but I love getting out there and trying to improve my new craft. It’s been great! Instead of[…]

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Weekly WOD Overview 11/5/18

    Monday With the time change on Sunday it’s going to be getting dark really early now.  We’ll have head lamps at the gym for anyone in the later classes that still want to get out and enjoy a run in the mild evening temperatures.  I’ve also added some[…]

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Winner Week!

Congrats to our October rope climb challenge winners! The open division (<50) winners Jake/Art: 8 Reps (1:50) Jess M: 7 Reps (1:52) Masters 50+ winners Jen M: 5 (1:59) Chief Banks (:33) It was great seeing you all take a crack at the 2 minute challenge, and for the ones[…]

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