CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Weekly WOD Review 6/17/19

MONDAY For today’s first portion, the reps are small to allow for a quick rounds. The second portion will greatly be determined by your double under prowess. Choose a rep range that keeps the double unders or singles to under 45 seconds each attempt. The buy in should take roughly[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 6/10/19

Monday The focus of this workout is to maintain constant movement throughout the entire time domain. Pick a weight for the shoulder to overheads that you can confidently complete unbroken every time you approach the barbell. Try using the hanging knee raises/sit ups/toes to bar and box jump overs to catch your[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 5/27/19

  MONDAY  Happy Memorial Day! Thanks to all that have served our country especially those who have have been lost. For those doing “Murph” solo for the first time, it’s key to break these reps up to minimize muscle fatigue and keeping intensity. Some ways we’ve done it in the[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 5/20/19

Monday Chipper-esque workout for today. Push yourself to get as much work done in 18:00. You want to be working at about 75% effort for a majority of this workout, taking strategic breaks as to not allow your heart rate to elevate too much. Try and save some gas in[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 5/6/19

MONDAY Great work to you all on your skill accessory EMOMs. I’ve noticed much more focus during the session and have seen quite a few of you move forward with the progressions. Keep it up. For the metcon, reps are short and sweet to keep moving throughout. The ground to[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 4/29/19

Monday  Remember to check the progressions board for the movements you are going to do during the EMOM. If you think you may be ready to progress up in movement difficulty, talk to a coach! For the finisher all the movements should allow you to keep moving. The longer rest[…]

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4/22/19 Weekly WOD Review

Monday Just wanted to take a moment to define the focus for each level in today’s finisher… RxD: A majority of your focus should be on the quality of movement versus the overall intensity of the workout. With barbell movements being performed in a fatigued state, it becomes even more[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 4/15/19

MONDAY I’ve played around with this format a couple times with the group classes and some of my clients and thought it was a nice combo going from EMOM to AMRAP. Keeping a chill to moderate pace on the first piece will be key. The idea for the EMOM portion[…]

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Weekly WOD Review 4/1/19

Monday Today’s skill session will be focused on Handstand Push Ups or Handstand Walks. The movements you all will be able to choose from are those that focus on shoulder strengthening/stability as well as core strength/endurance. There are plenty of movements to choose from, but please keep in mind that[…]

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Cherry Picker’s Throwdown

The first CrossFit competition I’ve ever done was 10 years ago, almost to the day.  After the very first CrossFit Games in the summer of 2007, CrossFit Oakland (where I was working out at the time) was preparing their competitors for the upcoming 2008 CrossFit Games in Aromas, California.  CrossFit[…]

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