CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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Warning: Not CrossFit Related…kinda

If you have some time and would like to relax, unwind, laugh, not think about CrossFit/The Open…check out this video! It’s a dang good video, and it always makes me laugh/sing along! (no judgement please.) More importantly, I’m hoping the video serves as a reminder to enjoy the things that[…]

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17.2 Highlights

Great job to all the athletes who competed in this weeks open workout. With two weeks of the open down, we can’t wait to see what Castro has in store for us tomorrow! A big thanks to DJ for putting together this highlight video of 17.2, we hope you enjoy[…]

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Intramural Week 1

Chris G smashed 17.1! Great job on 17.1 everyone! It was a close battle but at the end of it, Team “One Tribe” took week 1. It’s a long five weeks and with each new week is a new challenge that each of you can showcase your strengths. It’s been[…]

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And just like that… Hello 17.2!

And just like that…more dumbbells! Right off the bat this workout looks like quite the forearm burner, so might be smart to do what you can to limit any forearm lactic acid build up. Check it out… Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 12 minutes of: 2 rounds[…]

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Next On-Ramp April 17th!

Our next On-Ramp start date is Monday, April 17th at 6:45pm! While we don’t require new members to complete our On-Ramp program, graduates from the program enjoy the added benefit of learning the fundamentals of CrossFit during our 4-week program in a structured class setting. For those interested in starting CrossFit,[…]

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CrossFit Open 17.1 + Kale Chips

The Open is here! Workout 17.1 is a doozy! Here are the workout details: For time: 10 dumbbell snatches 15 burpee box jump-overs 20 dumbbell snatches 15 burpee box jump-overs 30 dumbbell snatches 15 burpee box jump-overs 40 dumbbell snatches 15 burpee box jump-overs 50 dumbbell snatches 15 burpee box[…]

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Olympic Weightlifting – Strength

Looking to improve your Clean & Jerk and Snatch? Check out this article! Although practicing the clean & jerk and snatch themselves are great ways to improve the lifts, there or other exercises that can help reach your long term goal and avoid any plateaus that you may have run into.[…]

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Butterfly Pullups Explained

With the open rapidly approaching, I know some of you are wanting to become more efficient with your pull-ups. Butterfly pull-ups are much faster than kipping, but, without proper technique, can fatigue you…fast! When I was learning butterfly pull-ups, I scoured the internet for tutorial videos and came across this one[…]

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