CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek

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WOD Review 12/25/17

Monday Merry Christmas Sweat Shop Family! ——- Tuesday Here is a good conditioning piece to get you guys back into the swing of things before the New Year! Although there is some work to be done besides the runs (ie. power cleans and wall balls), I look at this and see[…]

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Featured Athlete: Mayumi K.

Anyone that has been to a 6am class has undoubtedly trained alongside Mayumi.  She’s the one that can be found flying through metcons with a seemingly never-ending battery.  Despite having three young children, she still finds time to get in the gym and smash workouts first thing in the morning. […]

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Staying Fit During the Holidays

Its that time of year again. Christmas is fast approaching, and New Years is right on its tail. For many of us, the holiday season is a time  to break away from our daily routine. We usually take some time off work, some may travel to see loved ones, or go[…]

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WOD Overview 12/18/17

Almost time for the Holidays! Get it in hard this week! MONDAY  This finisher should be a quick burner for Rx’d and ADV. Get in and out of the row and smash on the other work. Only do pistols if you can smash them out relatively quickly. For beefy, this[…]

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Skills: Before, During, After

These guys love working on skills before ,during, and after the party! Look at those faces! After our class warm-up and whiteboard briefing, you’ll often here the coach say, “if you need any modifications or substitutions come chat with me”. While it’s a wonderful opportunity for folks who need a[…]

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Moving Your Feet: A Weightlifting Christmas Story

To move, or not to move your feet, a solid weightlifting question. To beginners, I like to cue people to “jump” off the ground during the clean or snatch. I’ve found this cue to be effective in that it teaches people what full extension (extension of the hips, knees, and ankles)[…]

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External Vs. Internal Motivation: Part 2

This post is part two of a post on internal and external motivation. Last week we tackled what external motivation is, the pros and cons of it, when, and how it should be used. We deduced that while there are reasons that we can benefit from it, it falls short on more[…]

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Sweat Shop Holiday Party Wrap Up

The Sweat Shop 2017 Holiday Party is a wrap folks. Thank you to all the members who came out and partook in the festivities. We had some great fun didn’t we? I would like to give a special thanks to El Agulia for providing the delicious tacos and P.S. I Cake You for[…]

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WOD Overview 12/11/17

Looking at the weather forecast I see nothing but clear skies and highs in the mid to upper 60’s, which for December is not good if you’re looking to get up to Tahoe, but for those working on our fitness we might as well take advantage of this unseasonable dry[…]

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Holiday Party Tomorrow Night!

Join us tomorrow, Saturday Dec 9th, to ring in the holiday’s at the annual Sweat Shop Holiday party! Like previous years, we are hosting it at the Shop! Bring your significant others around 6:00/6:30ish pm, dress however classy, casual, or ugly sweater-like you want. There will be food from El[…]

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