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Preseason with CrossFit Walnut Creek

Big props to everyone that did the Open Preseason workout last week at the Sweat Shop!  Starting out with 60 bar facing burpees is never fun, but everyone paced it well and still had plenty in the tank once they got to the overhead squats.  CrossFit Walnut Creek not only[…]

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Outside The Box Feats

When is the last time you tested your fitness outside the Shop? We are always encouraging our members to get outside our “newly painted” walls from time to time and use the awesome strength and conditioning you’ve gained from your weekly CrossFit training. One recent thing that surprised me was[…]

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Hot Coco Troopers

Big props to Martha and Allen, who despite the threat of bad weather, still completed the Hot Coco run in San Francisco this past Sunday!  They even did the 15K version, which is a little more than 9 miles!  Great job guys!  I’m considering hosting a Hot Coco 5K redo[…]

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The Holidays Are Over

This is still one of my favorite videos from 6 years ago!  Some of my personal favorite things are: Alex snatching with the axle bar (pretty sure 6 years later no one else has done such a thing) Seeing how small the gym used to be JB’s muscle ups in[…]

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SPS Gym – The Future of Weightlifting in the U.S.

Our good friend Mike Jenkins, owner of SPS (Speed Power Strength) in Oakland, continues to raise the bar of what is to be expected in a fitness facility.  In his quest for being the premiere training center for upcoming Weightlifters, Mike recently had gold medalist, former head coach of the[…]

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Another Great Holiday Party

Big thanks to everyone that came out to our annual holiday party last weekend.  It’s always great to see everyone in something other than their gym gear!  Also, thank you to Aaron of Hiroshi’s Catering for the food, and Cathy of P.S. I Cake You for the desserts.  Check out[…]

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