CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Lift Ratio Calculator

When we talk about being a good CrossFitter we talk about not being specialized   in one area, such as not being to biased to bodyweight or strength movements. When we get a bit more nit picky we want to not be too biased towards one movement within a particular domain.[…]

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Do You!

Ok, quick disclaimer, this post pertains mostly to ladies, but stick around, I’m hoping you guys will get something out of this as well. So lets go back a few years…decades to my youth, I am Portuguese, and us Portuguese folk love to eat. (Some of you who have witnessed[…]

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Sweat Shop BBQ

  Big thanks to everyone that came out this weekend to the BBQ at Heather Farm.  Volleyball, badminton and spikeball, where all played in moderation, yet several of us where surprisingly sore the next day.  Perhaps less clean & jerks and more sport specific training in our programming?  We’ll see! […]

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BBQ tomorrow and Upcoming Competitions

Don’t forget we are having a Sweat Shop BBQ and sand volleyball tomorrow, Saturday May 6th at 12pm at Heather Farms Park! Nabil will be cooking up some the meat and will be bringing beers. If a couple folks want to bring a couple side dishes to add on, that[…]

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Story Telling

In the past we’ve talked plenty about mental toughness! We’ve talked anywhere from making the small decisions that later turn into good habits, practicing self-talk to get you through that tough workout, or focusing on things you have control over and letting go of things you don’t have control over.[…]

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Keep Moving

Nabil did a great post on pacing yesterday, which if you haven’t, give it a read. Coupled with pacing, another helpful method of staying consistent on workouts that I have adapted over the years is moving from one movement to the next with minimal rest. Let’s use this coming Fridays workout[…]

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Want to Improve Your Ability to Pace? Drop Your Ego.

For a while now we’ve been talking a lot about pacing.  And while often times this is in context of the CrossFit Open and/or those looking to be competitive in the sport of CrossFit, pacing is also important to those just looking to get in shape or simply get the[…]

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Master’s Qualifiers Complete!

Congrats to our masters who completed the second stage of qualifying for the CrossFit Games! At the conclusion of the Open, Helen, Mo, Jacqueline, Lisa, and Lones all finished in the top 200 worldwide and earned a chance to qualify for the CF Games through 4 workouts in the Master’s Qualifiers.[…]

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Knee Stability

A couple posts ago, Daniel James Lynam did a pretty legit post on shoulder stability. If you haven’t gotten the chance to check it out, you can do so here! Anyway, I wanted to segue off of DJ’s post and talk a little about knee stability. The knee joint is considered[…]

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