CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

General

Single Leg Gains

Over the past month you may have noticed that we’ve included alternate strength options or accessory work to your typical strength days. We believe that this is a great opportunity for you guys to work on and improve any muscular imbalances, stability and just give you guys another means to[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 1/14/19

Monday  Static holds are often a tool we don’t get to incorporate a lot into our programming, but have a lot of benefit. Be sure to figure out which static hold is most fitting for you. If you’re only able to get 10ish seconds on the chin over bar hold,[…]

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Sweat Shop’s Latest Coach Addition!

I’m proud and excited to announce our latest addition to the Sweat Shop coaching staff, Bri Gaipa!  While most of you probably know that Bri has been a long time Sweat Shop member, you may not know that Bri is CrossFit Level-1 certified and has been a CrossFit coach at[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 1/7/19

Monday We’ve done this format quite frequently in the past month, so this is a good opportunity to continue to progress if you’ve followed the instructions each time. As you compare this strength session to your previous ones, some ideas to change it up a bit are: to increase all[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 12/31/18

Happy New Year! 2018 brought some amazing experiences for me inside and outside the gym and hopefully, as I always do, you are able to take a moment to acknowledge the aspects that have helped you grow. As you look back on your year and note your wins and areas you’re[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 12/24/18

Monday   A) 12:00 AMRAP 11 Cals Any Machine 9 Wall Balls 6 Burpees *alt movements with a partner – rest 2:00 – B) For Time: Partner 1 – 403m MB Carry Partner 2 – 200m MB Carry Partner 1 – 200m Run Partner 2 – 403m Run Tuesday  […]

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Weekly WOD Insights 12/17/18

Monday The back squats will be across this week. Find a challenging, but manageable weight. The goal is to make the sets tough, but you shouldn’t be failing any of the sets. Check back to the last time we did them to see if you can beat your old score.[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 12/10/18

MONDAY Whether you’re in for a good holiday party flush out or simply looking for a simple and “keep it moving” workout, this should get the job done. I tested this one out for ya’ll last week and plan on doing it again. Now, while it is simple in movement nature,[…]

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Holiday Party/Heavy Bag Challenge

No you can NOT do the heavy bag challenge at the holiday party. But, here are the fun options we’ll have in store for you at the annual Sweat Shop Holiday Party: 1.) Hangout with fellow Sweat Shop buddies 2.) Eat some delicious El Aguila Catering 3.) Scarf desserts from[…]

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Keep Those Toes Down!

You may have noticed that for a while now we have been implementing a ton of single leg and single arm work in our warm ups, and sometimes our strength sessions. I will be the first to tell you, I love doing single leg, and single arm work. After doing the[…]

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