CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Monday  If you’re going advanced you’ll still be doing the every 90 second format but you’ll do 5 sets of 2 reps per interval, and then switch over to one rep for the last five sets. For the finisher you ideally want to be doing the wall balls unbroken or[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Vic(alish) Sandhu Age: 31.734     How long have you been doing CrossFit? I started in April 2015, so 4 years and 5 months.    What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? I ran two half marathons and was working out at 24 down the street.   How[…]

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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 Review 9/2/19

Monday Happy September! A big chunk of this workout is the beginning, once you get through the round of 21 the workout will go by pretty quick! Mentally, stay strong for the 21s, manage your heart rate through the round of 15, then get ready to push the pace through[…]

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Mobility Class This Sunday 9/1/19

Hey Sweat Shoppers! I will be holding the first Mobility class this Sunday at 11 am at the Sweat Shop. My intention with this class is to give you all an opportunity to work on your mobility but also to educate you, and give you tools that you can have[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Britney Tong Age: 27   How long have you been doing CrossFit? 3 years   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? I used to go to a boxing gym almost every day. Once I moved out here, I was meandering around Crunch.   How did you begin[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 8/26/19

Monday  A while back you guys had said you wanted to re-test workouts. I wanted to give you all the opportunity to do so and utilized a workout that has been a pretty big hit. There are a couple of compare to dates so be sure to check those to[…]

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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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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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