Author: Nabil

WOD Overview – 6/13/22

Monday For those that don’t want to run you’re welcome to choose a 2000 meter row or ski, or a 5K(men)/4K(women) Bike.  Whichever version you choose you should have at least 3:00 minutes of rest prior to starting the second part of this workout.  To get the intended amount of time on the machine each […]

Weekly WOD Insight 3/21/22

  Monday Longer daylight and warmer weather can only mean one thing…. return of the 1 Mile Run!  While I think having the Contra Costa Canal trail at our front door is nice, others may not be as stoked… therefore, you also have the option to do row, bike or ski equivalent.  The Rx’d distances […]

WOD Overview – Week of 12/27/21

  Monday Given that it’s the end of the year/beginning of a new year, and we’ve had several months of consistent strength training since we’ve been back indoors since early in 2021, now’s a good time to test/re-test our 1 rep max.  You’ll see that on this coming Saturday Jan. 1st we have the CrossFit […]

WOD Overview Week of 9/27/21

I really enjoyed the week I programmed back in June of this year, so here goes another week!   Monday For those still relatively new to olympic lifting (less than 1 year of experience) your focus should be on “chasing the feel” of a really good rep.  Then replicating that as many times as possible […]

Welcome Coach Cristina!

I’m very excited and proud to announce that Cristina has recently become an official coach at CrossFit Sweat Shop!  Cristina received a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, and similarly to James and I, she also worked at a sports performance training center, Exos Human Performance.  However, unique from any coach we’ve had at the Sweat Shop, […]

WOD Overview 6/28/21

It’s been a little over one year since I’ve programmed an entire week for the Sweat Shop, but I recently used some extra time I had on a plane to do just that.  While it’s a challenging and very time consuming process to develop workouts for a large group of people with wide ranging goals, […]

CrossFit Pair Up to Throwdown

CrossFit recently announced a new online event that sounds like a quick, and fun way to do a workout at your gym, with a buddy, and see how you stack up to others around the world!  The event is called the CrossFit Pair Up to Throwdown and here are the details: Partner workout (male/male, female/female, […]

Bri Qualifies for the 2021 CrossFit Games!

Super proud and excited to announce that our very own Briana Gaipa has qualified to compete in the 2021 CrossFit Games this summer in Madison, Wisconsin! After the CrossFit Open and the Age Group Qualifiers, Bri is currently ranked 3rd in the world for her age group (35-39 year olds)! What some of you may […]

Good Luck Sweat Shop Masters Athletes!

This Thursday at 12:00pm CrossFit will announce the workouts that our master’s athletes who qualified will complete in order to qualify for the 2021 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin!  Our Sweat Shop athletes that qualified for this round, which only included the top 10% (in the world) of each age group are:   Jen Marten […]

Qualified Sweat Shop Athletes!

Props to everyone that participated in the 2021 CrossFit Open!  Super to cool to see lots of first timers participating this year!  And given that this year was only 3 weeks of competition, I’m actually already looking forward to next year, instead of feeling mentally and physically exhausted. In years past, the next level of […]

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