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Weekly WOD insights 4/25/22

Monday  I think these push pull emoms are great because you get to build a nice strength base without having to worry as much about technique when compared to something like olympic lifting. If you have ambitions of doing handstand push ups one day but aren’t quite there, you might want to consider opting for […]

Weekly WOD Insights 1/24/22

Monday  Todays strength portion is using more accessory style lifts, but will still provide you with lots of benefit. The goal should still be the same as any other strength session. You want to select a loading to challenge/fatigue the muscles enough to feel like you got a solid strength workout in. Just because the […]

Weekly WOD insights 11/22/21

Monday  Over the past month we have worked a lot of halting reps. My goal with doing those was to help reinforce good leg drive in the pull portion of the clean or snatch. If you have made it in for all of the halting reps I hope you are able to feel some of […]

Weekly WOD insights 11/15/21

Monday  Admittedly I shy away from programming longer sets and just longer workouts in general. I wouldn’t say its intentional…its just not my go to. But it is important! Today you will be working with some bigger sets on some familiar movements. It’s important to vary up the formatting enough in your training to make […]

Weekly WOD insights 5/24/21: The Doggo Edition

Monday  The triple couplet. A classic. One could say one of the classic formats of CrossFit. Across the many years we have written workouts this format always seems to hit the sweet spot. You get just enough time on each chunk for it to be a good challenge, but you never feel like you get […]

CrossFit Pair Up to Throwdown

CrossFit recently announced a new online event that sounds like a quick, and fun way to do a workout at your gym, with a buddy, and see how you stack up to others around the world!  The event is called the CrossFit Pair Up to Throwdown and here are the details: Partner workout (male/male, female/female, […]

Weekly WOD Insights 5/10/21

Monday  Bringing back the ol meat and potatoes aka the Push/Pull Emom. If you were able to do last weeks then I would encourage you to stick with the same movements this week, and try to increase the volume or loading. For the finisher you will want to select a weight that you feel very […]

Good Luck Sweat Shop Masters Athletes!

This Thursday at 12:00pm CrossFit will announce the workouts that our master’s athletes who qualified will complete in order to qualify for the 2021 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin!  Our Sweat Shop athletes that qualified for this round, which only included the top 10% (in the world) of each age group are:   Jen Marten […]

Qualified Sweat Shop Athletes!

Props to everyone that participated in the 2021 CrossFit Open!  Super to cool to see lots of first timers participating this year!  And given that this year was only 3 weeks of competition, I’m actually already looking forward to next year, instead of feeling mentally and physically exhausted. In years past, the next level of […]

New Year, New Coach

This week Braydan completed the shadowing portion of his training process and starting next week will be coaching classes!  For those that don’t know, Braydan starting working out at the Sweat Shop seven years ago!  He is now a college student a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo studying Kinesiology.  He is also a 4th degree […]

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