CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Team Series and September Swag!

Congrats to all the Sweat Shoppers who competed in the 2017 Team Series! Sweat Shop had some awesome teams and it was cool to see you all get gritty together for the shared workouts. The team series was a 2-week online competition in which the workouts tested team cohesiveness while[…]

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Featured Athlete: Celeste A.

I still remember when Celeste first started at the Sweat Shop.  She started in the class we had for CrossFit beginners, called Fit for CrossFit.  For the first month or two she would only lift the wooden dowel…. even for exercises like the back squat!  Eventually I would add 2[…]

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Featured Athlete: Livi Y.

If you come to the Sweat Shop in the afternoon, you’ve no doubt worked out with Livi.  One would think that she has the perfect job with zero stress, because every time she comes into the gym she greets us with a warm smile and a super positive attitude!  You[…]

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August: Accountabil-A-buddy Month

  Great work to all on keeping the Sweaty Swag flowing this month! There were awesome accomplishments, some big, some small, but what I loved this month was seeing you all challenge each other. Charlie, Jack, Camilo, and Lones accumulated over thousands of pushups together while making their own ground[…]

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2017 Games Recap

As you all know Jacqueline finished up her 2017 season this past week in Madison at the CF Games! I wanted to give a recap as I know many of you who were cheering from home couldn’t see or hear about the action. When she’s back from her much deserved[…]

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Follow The Games This Weekend!

The 2017 CrossFit Games got underway this week and our very own Masters Athlete, Jacqueline started her 3rd quest and last year in the 50-54 age division! If you haven’t followed the action, know that you can get regular updates on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Nabil and Helen have[…]

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Featured Athlete: Stephen G.

  If you come to the gym in the afternoons or Saturday mornings you’ve no doubt seen Stephen.  Otherwise there’s a good chance you’ve seen his log book being held for ransom by the coaches after he forgets to put it away… perhaps taped to the rig, the underside of[…]

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Contra Costa Throwdown Recap

Last weekend we had FIVE Sweat Shop squads compete at the Contra Costa Throwdown in Concord. This was my first year participating in the local throwdown and had a blast competing alongside familiar competitors like Marko, DJ, and Gomer, as well as seeing first time competitors Danielle, Cally, Chris, Britney,[…]

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Featured Athlete: Chris G.

While Chris has always had a great engine when it comes to conditioning, in the past year he has made some pretty amazing gains in terms of strength and olympic lifting!  His combination of dedication, consistency and humility allow him to not only come in each day with a positive[…]

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