CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

Competition

Bri & Helen Compete at Granite Games

This past weekend Helen and Bri competed in the 2017 Granite Games outside Minneapolis,MN.  This is one of the biggest CrossFit competitions outside of the CrossFit Games, which similar to the CrossFit Games does, held a qualifier that athletes compete in before moving on to the Granite Games. It was[…]

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The New CrossFit Games

Look for a complete recap of Jacqueline’s weekend later this week from JB.  I on the other hand want to give my insight from what I experienced at the CrossFit Games with it being my first time I’ve been since 2013. Compared to Los Angeles, Madison was a cool little[…]

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Fittest On Earth

If you haven’t yet seen Fittest On Earth, it’s an awesome documentary featuring games athletes and what they go though during the grueling 4 days at the CrossFit Games. Our very own Jacqueline is competing next week! I can’t believe it’s here already! If you don’t have the pleasure of[…]

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Logging Workouts

I used to be diligent about logging my workouts. However, as of late, I can’t seem to get back into the habit of logging workouts on Beyond The Whiteboard. Even now as I’m writing this, I’m realizing I didn’t log today’s workout! I made it my monthly goal to log[…]

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Sweat Shop Takes First at Brethren Throwdown

While we had 5 teams competing locally at the Contra Costa Throwdown in Concord (stay tuned for a recap on that later this week), Helen and I competed at an individual competition at Brethren CrossFit in Morgan Hill this weekend.  It was a really fun competition that among other things[…]

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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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And the winning team is….

While Oki Dokey’s Artichokes took Week 5, Kanye’s Krew, lead by Jacqueline as team captain took the overall win.  As with most things, consistency and participation played a big part in their team win.  Check out the full score card here.  With this being the first year that we did[…]

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17.5 Highlights

17.5 Highlights from CrossFit Sweat Shop on Vimeo. The 2017 Open has come to a close and we had some great times along the way! There is something about the Open atmosphere that elevates the level of intensity and camaraderie in the gym. I hope you enjoy this final highlight video to[…]

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CrossFit Open Week 4

Week 4 of the CrossFit Open brought back a repeat workout from last year, as well as the ever difficult handstand pushup standard.  While there were several of us, including myself, that didn’t improve from last year, there were some new names at or near the top of the Sweat[…]

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17.3 Highlight Video

17.3 in is the books and I’m sad to see it go. This week was a fun one, not only to do, but to spectate and coach! Countless PR’s were being hit or matched all over the gym. The energy and excitement was unreal! Way to go everyone!! Check out the 17.3 highlight video[…]

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