CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

General

Story Telling

In the past we’ve talked plenty about mental toughness! We’ve talked anywhere from making the small decisions that later turn into good habits, practicing self-talk to get you through that tough workout, or focusing on things you have control over and letting go of things you don’t have control over.[…]

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Master’s Qualifiers Complete!

Congrats to our masters who completed the second stage of qualifying for the CrossFit Games! At the conclusion of the Open, Helen, Mo, Jacqueline, Lisa, and Lones all finished in the top 200 worldwide and earned a chance to qualify for the CF Games through 4 workouts in the Master’s Qualifiers.[…]

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Knee Stability

A couple posts ago, Daniel James Lynam did a pretty legit post on shoulder stability. If you haven’t gotten the chance to check it out, you can do so here! Anyway, I wanted to segue off of DJ’s post and talk a little about knee stability. The knee joint is considered[…]

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Variety Is The Spice Of Life

While we all have our daily rituals or routine, I think a big part of keeping a balanced and happy life is to have some variety! As you can see from the photo above, Rikus has mastered the art of a well-balanced and varied diet with a Soda ICE-E, two[…]

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Reflection

This past week, as most of you know, I was fortunate enough to tag along with JB to Peru. Since being back some of you have asked how the trip was, so I wanted to take a little bit of time to reflect and let you all in on my perspective of the[…]

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Its all about the pace

A couple weeks back JB posted a great piece on aerobic capacity and how as CrossFitters we could benefit from improving our aerobic capacity. One of the factors that would contribute to improving our aerobic capacity is working on our ability to pace workouts. This post will be geared more towards[…]

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Bottoms Up!!

Disclaimer: This post has nothing to do with consuming your favorite Paleo Protein or Kombucha in rapid succession. What this post will talk about is bottoms up training, particularly through the use of kettlebells. This kind of training can be utilized in an accessory fashion to increase your shoulder stability[…]

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CrossFit Etiquette

I came across this video and thought it was pretty funny and worth sharing. Thankfully you guys are pretty awesome when it comes to gym educate but every now and then we need a good reminder. Enjoy!

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Upcoming Events & Reminders

Saturday April 15th – Sweat Shop 5K 8:30am (Regular Class Schedule) Free and open to all Prize for: Top male and female 40+Male and 40+ Female Cydesdale (men 200+lbs.), Athena (women 150+lbs.) Easter Sunday April 16th – 9:30am Class Only This will still be a 90 minute class with multiple[…]

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