Row-a-thon 2024 – CrossFit Sweat Shop – Walnut Creek, CA

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One of my fondest CrossFit competition memories is participating in the Row-a-thon held at Walnut Creek CrossFit many years ago organized by Andrew and Eric Williams!  Even though I'm not a huge fan of rowing, sharing the work with 3 other…

Upcoming Events

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Kirkwood Day Trip - a.k.a. Personal Health Day I just got off the phone with your boss, I let him know you won't be working on Wednesday Feb. 21st.  At first he wasn't having it, but then I reminded him the importance of "personal health…

Member Spotlight – Robin

Robin is what we call a "coach's athlete".  She's always looking to get better, she welcomes feedback, addresses the exercises she struggles with rather than avoid them, she is consistent,  and is competitive.... with herself.  This humility,…

Embarking on Your CrossFit Journey: A Beginner’s Guide with CrossFit Sweat Shop

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Are you ready to transform your fitness journey and embrace the challenge of CrossFit? CrossFit Sweat Shop is here to guide you through the highly rewarding world of high-intensity, functional workouts. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or…

Thriving Through the Holidays: A Fitness Guide in Walnut Creek, CA

The holiday season often brings joy, festivities, and perhaps a few extra indulgences. But staying fit doesn't have to take a backseat during this time. In Walnut Creek, CA, a city known for its active lifestyle, there are plenty of opportunities…

Form Creep

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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…

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…

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…

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…