Author: Nabil

BBQ & Volleyball Sat. May 6th 12pm @ Heather Farm

Hopefully the nice weather is here to stay, as we’ll be having a Sweat Shop BBQ and some sand volleyball at Heather Farm next Saturday, May 6th starting at 12pm.  I’ll be bringing the meat and beers if some folks would like to bring a few side dishes that would be awesome!  And of course, […]

Sweat Shop 5K

Great job to everyone that came out for the 5K this past Saturday.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather!  Also, with such a great turnout, and the ever present need to improve our conditioning game, expect another 5K in the not so distant future!  Up next however, for events, will be our BBQ and […]

Upcoming Events & Reminders

Saturday April 15th – Sweat Shop 5K 8:30am (Regular Class Schedule) Free and open to all Prize for: Top male and female 40+Male and 40+ Female Cydesdale (men 200+lbs.), Athena (women 150+lbs.) Easter Sunday April 16th – 9:30am Class Only This will still be a 90 minute class with multiple parts, but will be a […]

Farewell Will & Kim

Last summer Will and Kim joined the Sweat Shop after moving to the area from Seattle.  Originally from Atlanta, I knew I was going to like them immediately!  Kim’s southern accent instantly reminded me of many of my friends I left behind when I moved here in 2004.  But now after a year, Will and […]

And the winning team is….

While Oki Dokey’s Artichokes took Week 5, Kanye’s Krew, lead by Jacqueline as team captain took the overall win.  As with most things, consistency and participation played a big part in their team win.  Check out the full score card here.  With this being the first year that we did an intra-gym competition, I’m already […]

Remembering Your “Why”

While the dust hasn’t even settled on the completion of the CrossFit Open, many of us are already thinking about what we could have done differently, and what we need to do to better prepare for next year.  Whether you’re happy or not about your performance in the Open, I think this is a good […]

CrossFit Open Week 4

Week 4 of the CrossFit Open brought back a repeat workout from last year, as well as the ever difficult handstand pushup standard.  While there were several of us, including myself, that didn’t improve from last year, there were some new names at or near the top of the Sweat Shop leaderboard!  There were also […]

CrossFit Open Week 3 Update

With snatches and pullups in 17.3, Kanye’s Krew has finally taken a win for the week, and has also held on to the overall lead. It’s still however a really close race with only 78 points separating the 1st place team from 4th place team.  Shout out to all teams as we had fewer people […]


I think James may have done a post about this in the past, but between the last 8 years of blog posts and conversations I’ve had with him, things start to blend together, and without the old blog to reference, I can’t be sure……., so here’s my take. I should start by saying ever since […]

17.2 Intramural Teams, Regional, Masters and NorCal Team Update

With workout number 2 of the CrossFit Open comes a little shakeup in our intra-gym team competition!  Last weeks’ leader, Dragon’s Team One Tribe, finished 4th this week, and last week’s 4th place team, Joel’s Pain Cave Explorers, finished first this week! There were some people that had to drop out due to injury, others […]