CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

Weekly WOD Review 12/3/19

MONDAY The main work is the 5 rounds where as the snatches and wall balls should be fillers. Mixing a matching is fine and if you are a normal heavy cleaner, feel free to go a little heavier here. If you have toes to bar but 7 and 9 would[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 10/11/19

MONDAY Thanks to all the Veteran’s around the country especially our sweaty shoppers! I know a HERO WOD might be appropriate here, but given that I’m excited at ALL of the workouts this week (not that you need to do them all ;), this one should foot the bill and[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 10/21/19

MONDAY Here is a link to an article stating some of the benefits from working from the hang position on the oly lifts. The cleans on part B should be something light that you could link or do really fast singles.  A.) Every 1 min for 12 mins 2 Hang[…]

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Weekly WODS 9/29/19

MONDAY Check out this video here on tips of the early arm bend in the olympic lifts. A slight elbow bend is not necessarily a bad thing, but if you have one, see if yours follow the criteria for an “Ok”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFIy9Lddu80 A.) Every 90 seconds for 15 minutes 2 Clean and Jerks[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 9/9/19

MONDAY While part B has a lot of rounds, I’d like you to stay moving quickly throughout each of them. Choose a weight you can comfortably move and can easily transition to the next movement. Experienced ADV folks looking to do one more round is totally fine here as long[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 8/19/19

MONDAY We are working from the hang today. Read this article from Catalyst Athletics on the differences and purposes of each of the HANG positions. We typically grease this portion during our warm-ups, but they are just as effective as stand alone sessions and think it’s a nice way to[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 7/29/19

MONDAY Beyond the single, 500m, 1k, 2k, time trials, I think a great indicator of fitness are these exact distances repeated in the same session. We do multiple within-workout rowing efforts so I think this specific baseline will test 1.) how powerful you are and 2.) how much stamina and[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 7/8/19

MONDAY I’m shooting for a range of 90 seconds to 3 minutes to do wall balls depending on their skill level and running. This is a good opportunity for those of you who might have just got some pull-ups or muscle ups in your bag to give them a go[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 6/17/19

MONDAY For today’s first portion, the reps are small to allow for a quick rounds. The second portion will greatly be determined by your double under prowess. Choose a rep range that keeps the double unders or singles to under 45 seconds each attempt. The buy in should take roughly[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 5/27/19

  MONDAY  Happy Memorial Day! Thanks to all that have served our country especially those who have have been lost. For those doing “Murph” solo for the first time, it’s key to break these reps up to minimize muscle fatigue and keeping intensity. Some ways we’ve done it in the[…]

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