CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

The Triple DUB (Weekly WOD Word) 12/7/20

Monday  Rounding off this strength cycle I am cutting it down to threes. The first time we did 3’s this month they were paused so you can see if you were here to do them. If you were, you can compare your scores and see if there’s a big discrepancy between the[…]

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Weekly WOD Insight 11/30/20

Monday  I wrote a workout a couple weeks ago that seemed to be “well received” by many. So I decided to bring back the triple couplet format with a bit of a twist. You’ll be getting a little rest after each couplet so I am hoping this encourages you to[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 11/23/20

Monday    I am hoping you guys can build from last weeks loading. The idea behind doing a halting rep is to reinforce good leg drive in the clean or snatch pull. A lot of the time we get fixated on the pull under the barbell (which is still important!)[…]

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Weekly WOD insight 11/16/20

Monday  JB implemented some hang work to really refine bar-path and ensure you guys were aware of your lat engagement. For my block I want to reinforce leg drive. This is something very simple but sometimes overlooked when it comes to cleans or snatches. You never want to forget that[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 9/14/20

Monday  For todays olympic lifts you’ll have the option to cut it down to one rep if you are a more experienced lifter. We have been training for a couple months now so hopefully you all feel like you’ve been able to get some strength back. The finisher is a[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 9/7/20

Monday  I like to call workouts like these “Monday Movers.” Theres nothing flashy about them, no crazy movements, you just put in some simple and effective work. I like starting the week with these just to kind of get back into the swing of things and give yourself a little[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 8/31/20

Monday  We have been doing some strength for the past two months that is a little more cardio based. I decided to switch it up and just have you guys increase the loading and just aim to do the heaviest sets possible. If the clean is a weaker movement for[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 8/24/20

Monday  The barbell should be on the lighter side for you today. If you are new to olympic lifting you might want to opt for the front squat instead of the squat clean to maintain a higher intensity. Remember that the longer pieces of cardio are not just reserved for[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 6/22/20

This is the last full week of the gym being shut down so I just wanted to say a few words before I get into the post. I am really excited to see you guys again! Its been a long couple of months and while seeing some of you on[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 6/15/20

Monday  Today is going to be fairly warm so if you are planning on running the mile today, be prepared for a bit of heat. Be sure to hydrate before and after your workout. Don’t get too down on yourself if you find that you didn’t match or beat your[…]

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