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Spring Fling

This past weekend I had the pleasure of competing with Britney at the Spring Fling competition in San Rafael (Marin County, about 45 minutes away) under the team name Gainz in Alderaan Places (Star Wars Pun).

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Welcome Bradlee and Anthony!

Congrats to the newest editions to the Sweat Shop families! The boy train is running strong in 2018! Brian and Cathy Kenny welcomed their first born, Bradlee, aka BK Broiler Jr, into this world on March 23 weighing 8lbs 7 ounces! Tony and Bridget Kafouros welcomed their baby boy, Anthony,[…]

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Community: The Real Fitness X-Factor

Let me start with a disclaimer.  This post isn’t just in support of the business model (CrossFit/group fintess) that I happen to operate.  This article, from Breaking Muscle, rings especially true to me lately as I’ve recently become much more motivated to train being a part of a “community”…. of[…]

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CrossFit Open Intramural Wrap Up

As the dust is just barely settling on the 2018 CrossFit Open many of us are now looking forward to getting back to working out just for the sake of working out.  And before we get to those that will be moving on to the next round of qualifiers, here’s[…]

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18.4 Highlight Vid!

Great job Sweat Shoppers! Another outstanding round of performances in the books for 18.4! The combo of deadlifts, handstand pushups/pushups and walks were brutal for sure. It was awesome watching a lot of you go for your first handstand pushup! We’ll see what Castro cooks up for us this final week.[…]

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Farewell Ryan!

  Next week Ryan will be leaving Walnut Creek, and California for Omaha Nebraska!  I feel fortunate to have gotten to know Ryan and it’s been really fun having him at the Sweat Shop for the past year.  I also feel fortunate that Ryan trained at the Sweat Shop for[…]

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18.3 Highlight Video

18.3 is in the books, this was a fun workout to watch for sure! Great job to everyone who competed this past week and a big shout out to those of you who worked hard on getting those muscle ups. Whether you got a muscle up or not, the effort and atmosphere[…]

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Welcome Baby Kea!

I’m very excited to announce the arrival of James and Melaney’s first child, Kea Julie Barber!  She was born January 24th weighing in at 6lbs. 15oz. and measuring 19″ long.  Mom and baby are both doing well and we looking forward to meeting another baby and the latest addition to[…]

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