Entries by Nabil

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Form Creep

Check out this post, originally written by Coach James Barber back in 2018. It’s a good read for those interested staying true to proper technique, and the long-term benefits that it holds. The title on this article caught caught me by surprise, but when I saw it was written by Mark Rippetoe on Starting Strength, […]

CrossFit – Best Way to Stay Fit in 2023

The world has changed significantly over the past few years. When the pandemic forced us to stay home and change our routines things got turned upside down. And while things have for the most part gotten back to “normal”, it’s a new normal different from what we were used to prior to 2020. From virtual […]

May Events at the Sweat Shop

Cinco de Mayo Party – Friday May 5th 6:30pm Tacos, tostilocos, and drinks!   Cherry Picker’s Throwdown – Saturday May 13th A Sweat Shop original intra-gym competition     Memorial Day Murph & BBQ – Monday May 29th “Murph” at 9:00am, immediately followed by BBQ at the Sweat Shop

PRVN Programming Cycle – Power

This week marks the start of a new 8-week cycle in our PRVN programming that we do for our workouts at CrossFit Sweat Shop. For those interested here is some additional insight. —– —— —— We are excited for you to take on our brand new 8 week cycle called the “Power Cycle”.  We will […]

Weekly WOD Overview – 11/14/22

  Monday Skill/technique is best trained in lower intensity environments, while “fitness” can be developed with low skill, high intensity environments.  For most of us, the limiting factor on olympic lifts is technique.  Improve the technique and your olympic lifting numbers will go up!  Once part A. is all done with, the skill needed for […]

WOD’s – Week of 9/5/22

  Monday Ground to Overhead means you have the option of doing either a clean & jerk, or a snatch.  Choose a version AND a weight that while warming up you can perform at least 6-8 consecutive reps with.  The cumulative effect of the ground to overhead, lunges and run will definitely take a toll […]

WOD Overview – 6/13/22

Monday For those that don’t want to run you’re welcome to choose a 2000 meter row or ski, or a 5K(men)/4K(women) Bike.  Whichever version you choose you should have at least 3:00 minutes of rest prior to starting the second part of this workout.  To get the intended amount of time on the machine each […]

Weekly WOD Insight 3/21/22

  Monday Longer daylight and warmer weather can only mean one thing…. return of the 1 Mile Run!  While I think having the Contra Costa Canal trail at our front door is nice, others may not be as stoked… therefore, you also have the option to do row, bike or ski equivalent.  The Rx’d distances […]