CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

General

MCT oil

I’ve been using MCT oil and grass fed butter in my coffee the last few weeks. I had done bulletproof coffee in the past with coconut oil and butter but have been using heavy whipping cream as of late. I decided to switch back to bulletproof coffee but this time use MCT oil.[…]

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The New CrossFit Games

Look for a complete recap of Jacqueline’s weekend later this week from JB.  I on the other hand want to give my insight from what I experienced at the CrossFit Games with it being my first time I’ve been since 2013. Compared to Los Angeles, Madison was a cool little[…]

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Follow The Games This Weekend!

The 2017 CrossFit Games got underway this week and our very own Masters Athlete, Jacqueline started her 3rd quest and last year in the 50-54 age division! If you haven’t followed the action, know that you can get regular updates on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Nabil and Helen have[…]

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Every Minute on the Minute

Oh the ever familiar EMOM format! Chances are a majority of you have seen this format in one way or another, we use it a lot when we program some strength workouts. For example… 14:00 EMOM 2 Squat Cleans or Squat Snatches 14:00 Alt EMOM 5 Deadlifts 10 Push Ups 8:00 Alt[…]

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Sprinkle in the Volume

Over the past couple of months something that I think has been a great addition to the gym is the Sweaty Swag Board (Thanks Nabil!). Every time I look at it there is something new added. Whether its extra credit burpees, a PR, or someone writing a personal goal, that thing[…]

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Functional Training

I always get a kick out of this guy! Get your functional training on people! Bench press and bicep curls all DAY! Check it out…you’re in for a good laugh.

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Floating Now Available in Walnut Creek

Last Friday I finally got to experience something I have wanted to try for a couple of years now.  Floating is something that has been around since the 70’s, but in the past few years is regaining popularity due in part to some big name celebrities, such as Steph Curry,[…]

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Leg Drive

Ever since I prepped for my first olympic weightlifting meet last November, I’ve fine- tuned a lot missing parts in my lifts and have got more comfortable knowing how certain parts of the lift should feel. I’ve made big improvements in my numbers over the last year, thanks in big part to[…]

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Friday Night Lights

Over the past few weeks, sweat shoppers have been gathering at Larkey Park to get some “Friday Night Lights: Basketball Edition” in. Shout out to Taneya and Al who have been getting a solid squad together over the past few weeks! Each time I’ve gone out there, they’ve managed to get[…]

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