CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Weekly WOD Insights 12/10/18

MONDAY Whether you’re in for a good holiday party flush out or simply looking for a simple and “keep it moving” workout, this should get the job done. I tested this one out for ya’ll last week and plan on doing it again. Now, while it is simple in movement nature,[…]

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Holiday Party/Heavy Bag Challenge

No you can NOT do the heavy bag challenge at the holiday party. But, here are the fun options we’ll have in store for you at the annual Sweat Shop Holiday Party: 1.) Hangout with fellow Sweat Shop buddies 2.) Eat some delicious El Aguila Catering 3.) Scarf desserts from[…]

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Keep Those Toes Down!

You may have noticed that for a while now we have been implementing a ton of single leg and single arm work in our warm ups, and sometimes our strength sessions. I will be the first to tell you, I love doing single leg, and single arm work. After doing the[…]

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My First Spartan Race: Recap

Most of you guys know by now, but if not, I completed my first Spartan Race this past weekend at AT&T Park. Although it was just a Sprint Race, only 3 miles, it was perfect for my first time out. With that being said, I wanted to take a moment[…]

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Weekly WOD Insight 12/3/18

 – – – – –  Reminder – – – – – Holiday Party this Saturday December 8th 6:30pm at the Sweat Shop Saturday Dec. 8th, 8:00am & 9:00am Class Only Sunday Dec. 9th – No Classes   Monday – Lots of options to choose from in regards to pullups.  Choose[…]

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Movement Refocused: Hip Mobility Stretches

Our programming has evolved greatly over the years at the Sweat Shop. While there are many facets of this evolution, such as the selection of movements, scheduled strength days, training formats, skill sessions, etc, the core focus that we as coaches want all members to take home is improving on[…]

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Its all about the (meal) prep

Since about early May I have switched over to the Vertical Diet, which if you have some time, and want to learn a lot more about the diet, go ahead and out this video (watch out its a long one!). A more condensed definition would that its a, “performance-based nutritional framework[…]

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Get a Grip!

                              If you are happy with your bar muscle ups or toes to bar, this post isn’t for you.  For everyone else, take note!  Those that have been to one of my classes in the last[…]

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WOD Review 11/26/18

Monday The concept for this workout is to move quickly and to challenge you guys to really dial in your technique for the 3 clean & jerks. The goal is to pick a weight that you can clean & jerk as technically sound as possible under fatigue and not just “smash”[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 11/19/18

Monday I liked some of thew newer drills that Nabil implemented in the other week. I think a lot of you have been getting much stronger at pulling movements and some of these new drills are a good way to start to develop the necessary technique. For the finisher, you[…]

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