CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Weekly WOD Review 10/11/19

MONDAY Thanks to all the Veteran’s around the country especially our sweaty shoppers! I know a HERO WOD might be appropriate here, but given that I’m excited at ALL of the workouts this week (not that you need to do them all ;), this one should foot the bill and[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Dragon aka Mike Lee Age: 36   How long have you been doing CrossFit? Since 2012   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? Kung Fu, Full Contact Kickboxing, Tough Mudders   How did you begin training at CrossFit Sweat Shop? My former Kung Fu teacher, Brianne Wong[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 11/4/19

Monday For double under scaling purposes, choose a rep scheme for double unders or single unders that allow you to complete them in no more than 1:00. Other than that, treat this chipper-esque AMRAP as a workout where your effort stays sub-maximal for a majority of the duration. My go to cue[…]

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Halloween Contest & Class Schedule

Once again we’ll be encouraging our Sweat Shop members to come dressed up when they workout this Thursday!  Coaches will vote on the best costume and the winner will receive 50% off their next month membership dues.  …. 2nd place winner will receive their choice of either a Sweat Shop[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 10/28/19

Monday  Roy and Vic your prayers have been heard. Just kidding, I do really like having deadlifts as a strength movement. I think they provide some much needed posterior chain development. If you’re someone who doesn’t like to take as much rest during your lifting, stick with the every minute[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Danielle Schirmer Age: 31   How long have you been doing CrossFit? 4.5 years   What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit? I spent half of my life doing ballet, then competitive cheer and finally running all the miles   How did you begin training at CrossFit Sweat[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 10/14/19

Monday The tough part of this workout will be the sets of 9 and 12. Once you finish the rope climb(s) after the round of 12s, the small reps of 3s and 6s will help keep you moving throughout the 18 minutes. Try and get the rounds of 3s and[…]

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Monday’s Featured Member

Name: Cally Age: 29   How long have you been doing CrossFit? I’ve been doing crossfit for about 6 years or so. I started out in my parents garage with my brother back in 2013. We recreated the garage into a gym with all the standard crossfit equipment. It wasn’t[…]

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Weekly WODS 9/29/19

MONDAY Check out this video here on tips of the early arm bend in the olympic lifts. A slight elbow bend is not necessarily a bad thing, but if you have one, see if yours follow the criteria for an “Ok”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFIy9Lddu80 A.) Every 90 seconds for 15 minutes 2 Clean and Jerks[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 9/23/19

Monday Happy Birthday Alanna! 23:00 workout for today’s date 27 bar facing burpees for…I’ll let you all figure that one out Burpees performed at 9:00 for the month (and 17:00 just for the cherry on top) Name of the game is slow and steady. Pick a version that allows for[…]

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