CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

General

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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More Than A Place To Workout

I am overwhelmed by the generosity, support and camaraderie this community has shown this past week. Within a few days, the office was filled to the brim with donations for those effected by the Napa / Santa Rosa fires. It’s times like these that I am truly thankful we are part of[…]

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“Breaking2” Documentary

  Big thanks to Rikus and Brandon who led me to this awesome documentary! If you’re into the nerdy science of athletic performance like me or just admire amazing athletic feats, be sure to watch this one! You always hear us referring to terms like aerobic capacity and building your[…]

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Accessory Time (not just for bicep curls)

I wanted to take some time this afternoon to talk about the importance of accessory work. If you haven’t yet, you may want to think about adding some accessory exercises to your normal workout routine! Accessory exercises are ones that we perform other than the main barbell lifts such as[…]

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Did someone say Booty Burn?

As coaches we are always trying to find resources and ways to educate you guys and girls on anything we feel is relevant to leading a better life. Whether its CrossFit specific, nutrition, or just general lifestyle, if we feel its relevant, we share it! Something I came across recently[…]

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The Best Part About CrossFit

  Why do we Love CrossFit? As many of you know I celebrated my 23rd birthday yesterday. I truly appreciated the kind words from many of you via in person, on Facebook, or through text message. It really means a lot to me! It reminded me to really appreciate where[…]

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