CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Weekly WOD Insight 1/15/18

To prevent or not prevent the redline this week!? MONDAY Whoops. If you are all not satisfied with your performance, you can blame me getting old 😉 TUESDAY This workout will have a little different effect for each level. For Rx’d, I’d like the workout to be a “constantly-moving” grinder.[…]

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Building Stronger Pull-Ups

The importance of fundamentals can’t be stressed enough at the Sweat Shop. They are important for developing the necessary strength to perform basic movements and to reduce the likelihood of injury. They also help make skill transfer to more advanced movements easier. I made this short video to give you[…]

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New Year New You

New Year, New You! As 2017 has come and gone, we are just a little over a week into 2018! The beginning of the year provides us with a great opportunity to set some goals for ourselves and look back at the end of the year to see how far we’ve[…]

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The Big Three

This past Sunday I had the pleasure of Coaching the Competitors class here at the Sweat Shop. I had written a good conditioning style piece it was: Every 90 seconds for 15 minutes complete -7 toes to bar -5 Bar facing Burpees -3 Snatches or Clean and Jerks I was[…]

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Drawing Inspiration

What motivates or inspires you? As I ponder that question, I find there is a common theme in what consistently motivates and inspires me. As we begin this new year, often times we are filled with a renewed inspiration. Many turn to health and fitness goals for their New Years[…]

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Weekly WOD Insight 1/8/18

  Monday  – Rx’d starts with A. then goes to B., ADV. & BEEF will start with Row,Ski or Bike For part A., I like this combo because as your arms get tired from the pushups or ring dips it really forces you to use your legs to get that[…]

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Audiobooks To The Rescue

Due to the recent holiday season and vacationing I have done, I do not have any controversial coffee topics or epic Star Wars information to share with you all. I do however have something that might make your commute or travels a little more bearable. Something I like to utilize[…]

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Happy New Year! WOD Review

Happy New Year everybody! Time to ditch the hot dogs and put in some work! Hamburgers are totally acceptable though! TUESDAY The focus for today is on the back squat sets across. Take your time on warming up to your working weight.  Compare November 9, 2017 for sets of 7. They[…]

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2017 Wins

When each year comes to a close, a new year of opportunities begin. As a coach, I’ve witnessed you all put in the work week in and week out all year. I’ve seen some really inspiring achievements from all of you and you should be proud! While it’s simply just another day[…]

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