CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Angela Petkovic Age: 39   How long have you been doing CrossFit? 2 years   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? Not much. I was the girl that would putz around the gym going between the treadmill and elliptical. I was too intimidated to go into the[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 8/12/19

Monday This will be the final week of DJ’s skill work progressions (week 6 of 6). Go ahead and pick an option that challenges you the most and see how far you’ve come. As for the WOD, this should be one of those 70-75% effort workouts. You definitely don’t want to[…]

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Member Appreciation Monday

Name: Roy Marquez Age: 45 Q. How long have you been doing CrossFit? A. I started April 2015, so 4 years and 3 months.    Q. What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? A. I had a membership at 24HR fitness, but didn’t go consistently. I started road biking[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 7/22/19

Monday This one is going to be a fun one! Today’s workout is essentially an interval-esque type workout. Personally, I love these type of workouts. For the most part, try and give as much effort as you can for each interval. 2:00 of rest is plenty of time to catch your breath[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member!

Name: Jeff Gilmore Age: Just shy of 31   How long have you been doing CrossFit? Started November 2014    What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? All sorts of stuff. I played water polo for 7 years, volleyball off and on for about 6 years, did one triathlon,[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 7/1/19

Monday Name of the game for today’s main workout will be focusing on constant movement. In this workout, the volume is relatively low making it possible for everyone to just keep moving. Try and jog right to the wall balls, transition quickly to the sit ups/hanging knee raises/toes to bar,[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 6/10/19

Monday The focus of this workout is to maintain constant movement throughout the entire time domain. Pick a weight for the shoulder to overheads that you can confidently complete unbroken every time you approach the barbell. Try using the hanging knee raises/sit ups/toes to bar and box jump overs to catch your[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 5/20/19

Monday Chipper-esque workout for today. Push yourself to get as much work done in 18:00. You want to be working at about 75% effort for a majority of this workout, taking strategic breaks as to not allow your heart rate to elevate too much. Try and save some gas in[…]

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4/22/19 Weekly WOD Review

Monday Just wanted to take a moment to define the focus for each level in today’s finisher… RxD: A majority of your focus should be on the quality of movement versus the overall intensity of the workout. With barbell movements being performed in a fatigued state, it becomes even more[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 4/1/19

Monday Today’s skill session will be focused on Handstand Push Ups or Handstand Walks. The movements you all will be able to choose from are those that focus on shoulder strengthening/stability as well as core strength/endurance. There are plenty of movements to choose from, but please keep in mind that[…]

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