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Weekly WOD Insights 6/15/20

Monday  Today is going to be fairly warm so if you are planning on running the mile today, be prepared for a bit of heat. Be sure to hydrate before and after your workout. Don’t get too down on yourself if you find that you didn’t match or beat your[…]

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Healthcare Worker Highlight – Megan P.

When she’s not spending time with her daughter Sadie, husband CJ (who is also a healthcare worker), or visiting Disneyland, Megan is a NICU nurse (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) at John Muir in Walnut Creek.  Even though I recently had dinner at Zachary’s Pizza with Megan and CJ while she[…]

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Healthcare Worker Highlight

Celeste is another Sweat Shop member we are highlighting today!  Longtime member whom I distinctly remember doing front and back squats with only a wooden dowel because she was unsure if she had the strength to do more.  Eventually we added some 2 and 1/2 pound plates…. onto the wooden[…]

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Healthcare Worker Highlight

Most of the time we highlight things our members do INSIDE the gym… however, in the current situation, we have several healthcare workers that are doing some extremely important things OUTSIDE the gym.  CJ has been a member of the Sweat Shop since 2009, and while he’s a pretty quiet[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 3/30/20

Hey Sweat Shoppers! I hope these at home workouts have provided you with a much needed physical outlet in these crazy times. We miss our sweat shop community dearly but it has been great seeing you guys attack the workouts over social media, and even hopping in to our online[…]

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Bri Qualifies for the 2020 CrossFit Games!

With all the craziness that has been going on lately, the CrossFit Games Master’s Qualifiers has been over-shadowed with lots of doom & gloom.  However, our very ow Briana Gaipa, a.k.a. Coach Bri, a.k.a. Breezy, has earned a spot to the CrossFit Games by securing her spot as the 6th[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 3/23/20: The At Home Edition

Hey sweat shoppers! I just wanted to let you guys know we will continue to support you guys through these tough times and will be providing you with workouts you will be able to do with very minimal equipment. We will do our best to ensure that you guys at[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 3/9/20

Monday  Haven’t done tempo in a while and since we are doing a month at a time I figured this would be a good opportunity to start to add in some linear progression with changing the tempo from week to week. Try to remember to have someone count for you so you[…]

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Row’D Royalty Recap!

Shout out to the Sweat Shoppers who competed in the annual Row’d Royalty competition! Row’d Royalty is a 4-week online challenge (similar to the CF Open) which involves some gnarly rowing workouts announced each week. Traditionally, it has been individual only, but this year they added the team division! While[…]

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