CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

General

Weekly WOD’s Overview 11/13

Monday This is a repeat workout from February of this year.  We’ve done several of these 3 part couplets lately and what I like about them is that you can get a good 20 minute workout in, without overdoing the same movements.  For the Squat Clean Thruster, since it’s only[…]

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Tension In The Muscle Up

I have been following the CrossFit Gymnastics social media pages the past couple months and have picked up some really useful tools on the Ring and Bar muscle ups. One I’ve used a lot for members lately has been their series of “tension” drills. A handful of you have seen me working[…]

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Extra Credit Homework

  The Sweat Shop Swag Board has been around for a few months now, and I’m always super pumped to see you guys put in some extra work outside of class! Those of you that have been consistently working on extra credit stuff, keep it up! If you haven’t gotten[…]

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WARNING! Not CrossFit (not directly at least)

As said in the title this is not CrossFit related, so if you are only here for CrossFit content, I am sad to say this article may not aid you in your everlasting pursuit of functional fitness. I don’t intend to answer any questions specifically with this piece it was[…]

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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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