CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

From the Blog

17.5 Highlights

17.5 Highlights from CrossFit Sweat Shop on Vimeo. The 2017 Open has come to a close and we had some great times along the way! There is something about the Open atmosphere that elevates the level of intensity and camaraderie in the gym. I hope you enjoy this final highlight video to[…]

Read More »

Remembering Your “Why”

While the dust hasn’t even settled on the completion of the CrossFit Open, many of us are already thinking about what we could have done differently, and what we need to do to better prepare for next year.  Whether you’re happy or not about your performance in the Open, I[…]

Read More »

17.5

The final week is here! Congrats to all who have made it this far. The final Open workout like every year before has THRUSTERS! Muscle endurance and lungs highlight this workout. Since strength won’t be a big issue for most people, it will be about managing intensity throughout the 10[…]

Read More »

Slowing Down for a Second

Meditation, something I’ve picked up over the past few months and have been consistently committed to incorporating it into my daily schedule. As much as possible I’ll wake up and usually the first thing I’ll do is sit for mediation before getting ready for the day. Between coaching classes, working[…]

Read More »

17.4 Highlight Video

17.4 was 16.4. It was the much anticipated repeat workout in this years open. While it didn’t match the technicality of 17.3 or the engine requirements of 17.1, it presented a new array of challenges that I think the Sweat Shoppers rose to the occasion for. For people who performed[…]

Read More »

CrossFit Open Week 4

Week 4 of the CrossFit Open brought back a repeat workout from last year, as well as the ever difficult handstand pushup standard.  While there were several of us, including myself, that didn’t improve from last year, there were some new names at or near the top of the Sweat[…]

Read More »

17.4!

Open 17.4 is a repeat of last year’s 16.4! For many, this was just getting some HSPU. For others it was getting TO the HSPU. Just as it was last year, it is about pacing early on the deads and breaking them up in small sets. You can manage a[…]

Read More »

Strict with Strict Movements

6:00 Alt EMOM 1-8 Strict Pull Ups 1-8 Push Ups 8:00 Alt EMOM 1-8 Strict Handstand Push Ups :30 Hollow Hold 9:00 Alt EMOM 1-8 Strict Ring Dips 1-8 Strict Toes to Bar 1-8 Strict Chest to Bar Pull Ups As you may have noticed, each week we have been[…]

Read More »

17.3 Highlight Video

17.3 in is the books and I’m sad to see it go. This week was a fun one, not only to do, but to spectate and coach! Countless PR’s were being hit or matched all over the gym. The energy and excitement was unreal! Way to go everyone!! Check out the 17.3 highlight video[…]

Read More »

CrossFit Open Week 3 Update

With snatches and pullups in 17.3, Kanye’s Krew has finally taken a win for the week, and has also held on to the overall lead. It’s still however a really close race with only 78 points separating the 1st place team from 4th place team.  Shout out to all teams[…]

Read More »