CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

General

Get It In When You Can!

For many of you, this time of year can get hectic as the Holidays are around the corner. Last minute deals need to get done, quotas need to be hit, school winding down with a bunch of tests, or the kids getting crazy and itching for that much needed month[…]

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Training Through Injuries

If I had a dollar for how many times I have been told or have read that CrossFit is dangerous, I would be free of all my student loans. The truth of the matter is any physical activity we engage in carries an inherent risk, you just have to make as[…]

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Sweat Shop Holiday Party 2017!

Save the Date: December 9th 6:30pm! It’s that time of year again! The long awaited Sweat Shop Holiday Party is just around the corner. Mark your calendars folks, December 9th, starting at 6:30pm! There will be food, drinks and desserts.  We had to pull a few strings, but we were[…]

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Weekly WOD Review

Monday Every 1:30 gives you guys an extra :30 rest over our traditional EMOM. You’ll find that this extra rest will help you recover a little bit more and allow you to really focus on technique without having to deal with too much fatigue. Compare your results to our EMOM[…]

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2017 Halloween Costume Contest!

Halloween is almost upon us! This year, it will be next Tuesday, so it’s coming up quick! As we’ve done in previous years, we will be having a costume contest throughout the day! There will be one winner (PRIZE = T-SHIRT!!!!), which will be decided amongst your coaches at the[…]

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Don’t Walk Away From This Opportunity!

So as many of you know I wrote a piece about a month ago, talking about one of the habits I had picked up: going on 10 minute walks after meals.  I can gladly say I am still an avid participant in this practice, and have even been able to rope[…]

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6am Shout Out!

Here’s a shout out to all you 6AMers! You guys have been killin it lately! I must admit, waking up at 5AM isn’t my favorite thing in the world, but coaching the 6AM crew always gets me pumped and ready for the day! Somedays I wake up at 7:30 and[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights

MONDAY I remember Nabil programming this last year on a Saturday and it was fun because of the variety of movements and intensity. I’ve made some adjustments to the weights and reps from (10/22/16) to cut the time down for advanced. If you want to repeat the workout exactly as[…]

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Quality Increasing Quantity

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the speed and intensity side of CrossFit. Don’t get me wrong, I myself love that part of it. I am a sucker for the butt-kicking feeling I get from CrossFit and truly think that out of all that is out there, I really can’t see[…]

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Weightlifting Insight

There are plenty of well-known weightlifting coaches out there, and I’m sure they all have great insight when in comes to coaching the weightlifting movements. One coach in specific that I follow is Daniel Camargo. Camargo has been around the weightlifting community for some time and has worked with athletes that[…]

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