CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

From the Blog

Sprinkle in the Volume

Over the past couple of months something that I think has been a great addition to the gym is the Sweaty Swag Board (Thanks Nabil!). Every time I look at it there is something new added. Whether its extra credit burpees, a PR, or someone writing a personal goal, that thing[…]

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Functional Training

I always get a kick out of this guy! Get your functional training on people! Bench press and bicep curls all DAY! Check it out…you’re in for a good laugh.

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Floating Now Available in Walnut Creek

Last Friday I finally got to experience something I have wanted to try for a couple of years now.  Floating is something that has been around since the 70’s, but in the past few years is regaining popularity due in part to some big name celebrities, such as Steph Curry,[…]

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Fear Not

“So when you accept yourself and you accept fear is a fact, it’s something that happens, it’s something that you will experience, but it’s not a force to hold you back. It doesn’t have any special power other than that which you give it”. -Les Brown (Getting Past Fears)

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Fittest On Earth

If you haven’t yet seen Fittest On Earth, it’s an awesome documentary featuring games athletes and what they go though during the grueling 4 days at the CrossFit Games. Our very own Jacqueline is competing next week! I can’t believe it’s here already! If you don’t have the pleasure of[…]

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Bringing Healthy Back

If you move perfectly and are free of pain, this post is not for you.  For everyone else these exercises could help alleviate pain and/or limited range of motion.  While I don’t have pain in my low back, I definitely have tightness in my upper back and lower traps.  I’ve[…]

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Leg Drive

Ever since I prepped for my first olympic weightlifting meet last November, I’ve fine- tuned a lot missing parts in my lifts and have got more comfortable knowing how certain parts of the lift should feel. I’ve made big improvements in my numbers over the last year, thanks in big part to[…]

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Friday Night Lights

Over the past few weeks, sweat shoppers have been gathering at Larkey Park to get some “Friday Night Lights: Basketball Edition” in. Shout out to Taneya and Al who have been getting a solid squad together over the past few weeks! Each time I’ve gone out there, they’ve managed to get[…]

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Logging Workouts

I used to be diligent about logging my workouts. However, as of late, I can’t seem to get back into the habit of logging workouts on Beyond The Whiteboard. Even now as I’m writing this, I’m realizing I didn’t log today’s workout! I made it my monthly goal to log[…]

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