CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Focus on the Enjoyment

Focus on the Enjoyment. What does that mean to you and how do you apply a simple 4 word phrase to what’s happening in your life? I wanted to take a moment to reflect on what it means to me, and if you guys want, feel free to comment down below on your[…]

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Weekly WOD Insight 7/16/18

For anyone planning on training Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there is some running on each of those days.  While it’s less than 2 miles total, spread out over 3 days, for some it may still be a bit much.  Keep in mind that rowing, bike, or the ski erg are[…]

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Being a REDO Proponent

I thought today would be a good piggy back post to Nabil’s on “Mindful Training”, as I believe the concept of a REDO workout falls in line with being mindful and gives an opportunity to learn from our training. I’ve spoken a lot in previous posts about the benefits of variance in[…]

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Mindful Running

Just yesterday’s workout, while Alandi was running on the Assualt Air Runner, I told her to “be mindful while you’re running”…. meaning, I wanted her to really connect with what her body was doing and how it was moving, rather than just mindlessly putting one foot in front of the[…]

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Bottoms Up! Or in, or Out, or even Side to Side!

I have talked before about the benefits of bottoms up training which you can find here, and even Grand Master Nabil has given me a little shout out after incorporating bottoms up training into his workouts and seeing improvements in his shoulder health! 

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WOD Review 7/9/18

Monday I recommend taking 8-9 minutes to warm up to your working weight for Front Squats today. After you’ve done so, go ahead and pick one of the pulling skills to incorporate during your squats. Preferably, pick something that is a weakness and spend some time working on it. You guys[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 7/2/18

I am very happy to put out my first official week of programming to the gym! I worked hard on coming up with what I thought would be the best fit for this weeks workouts and would really love feedback from anyone. Throughout the week let me know if you[…]

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Introducing: Assault Air Runner

Most of you probably have noticed the gigantic new piece of equipment hanging out in the corner of the Sweat Shop. That my friends, is our new Assault Air Runner. Not just your ordinary treadmill, the Air Runner is designed to improve running mechanics and offer an alternative to running outdoors[…]

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Weekly WOD Insights 6/25/18

MONDAY I did this conditioning format the last two times Nabil had programmed them. What I really like about this format is that you don’t just get a taste of the row or bike, you go back to it every single minute. For those of you who need to get[…]

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