Author: Nabil

WOD Overview Week of 9/27/21

I really enjoyed the week I programmed back in June of this year, so here goes another week!   Monday For those still relatively new to olympic lifting (less than 1 year of experience) your focus should be on “chasing the feel” of a really good rep.  Then replicating that as many times as possible […]

Welcome Coach Cristina!

I’m very excited and proud to announce that Cristina has recently become an official coach at CrossFit Sweat Shop!  Cristina received a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, and similarly to James and I, she also worked at a sports performance training center, Exos Human Performance.  However, unique from any coach we’ve had at the Sweat Shop, […]

WOD Overview 6/28/21

It’s been a little over one year since I’ve programmed an entire week for the Sweat Shop, but I recently used some extra time I had on a plane to do just that.  While it’s a challenging and very time consuming process to develop workouts for a large group of people with wide ranging goals, […]

CrossFit Pair Up to Throwdown

CrossFit recently announced a new online event that sounds like a quick, and fun way to do a workout at your gym, with a buddy, and see how you stack up to others around the world!  The event is called the CrossFit Pair Up to Throwdown and here are the details: Partner workout (male/male, female/female, […]

Bri Qualifies for the 2021 CrossFit Games!

Super proud and excited to announce that our very own Briana Gaipa has qualified to compete in the 2021 CrossFit Games this summer in Madison, Wisconsin! After the CrossFit Open and the Age Group Qualifiers, Bri is currently ranked 3rd in the world for her age group (35-39 year olds)! What some of you may […]

Good Luck Sweat Shop Masters Athletes!

This Thursday at 12:00pm CrossFit will announce the workouts that our master’s athletes who qualified will complete in order to qualify for the 2021 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin!  Our Sweat Shop athletes that qualified for this round, which only included the top 10% (in the world) of each age group are:   Jen Marten […]

Qualified Sweat Shop Athletes!

Props to everyone that participated in the 2021 CrossFit Open!  Super to cool to see lots of first timers participating this year!  And given that this year was only 3 weeks of competition, I’m actually already looking forward to next year, instead of feeling mentally and physically exhausted. In years past, the next level of […]

2021 CrossFit Open

The 2021 CrossFit Open starts this week, with the first of three workouts being announced Thursday afternoon at 5pm! While the workout can be completed anytime between the time it’s announced and the following Monday 5pm, we’ll be dedicating the next three Saturday mornings from 10:00am – 11:30am to run multiple heats of the CrossFit […]

New Year, New Coach

This week Braydan completed the shadowing portion of his training process and starting next week will be coaching classes!  For those that don’t know, Braydan starting working out at the Sweat Shop seven years ago!  He is now a college student a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo studying Kinesiology.  He is also a 4th degree […]

Bri takes 2nd place at Masters Fitness Collective!

After a long 4 day competition with some of the top 35-39 year old females, Bri finished an impressive 2nd place overall at the Masters Fitness Collective this past weekend in Fort Wayne Indiana!  Given that the masters division for the 2020 CrossFit Games was cut due to COVID-19, this was essentially the biggest competition […]

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