Category: Competition

CrossFit Open 2019 & Main Event Saturdays

After issues with 3 devices, multiple failed exams, and 1 full work day, I’m happy to announce that I have passed the 2019 CrossFit Online Judges course!  Which can only mean one thing…. the CrossFit Open Season is here!  And while there have been some big changes in the qualification process (i.e. you have to […]

October Challenge: Rope Climbs!

Time to step up our rope climb game! Since we’ve been implementing our skills sessions during class a lot lately, I think it’s a good time to put a little challenge out there. For October, I’m officially challenging you to a rope climb stamina test….with some prizes for the winners. This is for all Sweat Shoppers […]

Leader Board Challenge & Upcoming Raffle

7 weeks ago I put the challenge out there to you guys to see how much movement we could get on the leader board. Here’s who got up on the leader board, or moved up (and the respective workout/exercise) in the last 7 weeks: Taneya – 1 mile Run Jeff G. – 403m Run Sekai […]

Leader Board Movement… LET’S GO!

  We’ve still got some blank spots on the leaderboard that need to be filled!  We also have some “dark horses” and some “leaderboard lurkers” that I’d like to lure out of the woodwork!  So this pic is where the leader board currently stands, and from now until the next 4-6 weeks we want to […]

Spring Fling

This past weekend I had the pleasure of competing with Britney at the Spring Fling competition in San Rafael (Marin County, about 45 minutes away) under the team name Gainz in Alderaan Places (Star Wars Pun).

CrossFit Age Group Qualifiers Start This Week

Good luck to our Age Group Qualifiers, Mo, Jacqueline and Braydan, who will be taking on 3-5 workouts from Thursday to Monday as they compete for a spot in the 2018 CrossFit Games!  They’ve worked hard all year and this is the final qualifying step before the CrossFit Games!  

CrossFit Open Intramural Wrap Up

As the dust is just barely settling on the 2018 CrossFit Open many of us are now looking forward to getting back to working out just for the sake of working out.  And before we get to those that will be moving on to the next round of qualifiers, here’s the final point standings for […]

18.4 Highlight Vid!

Great job Sweat Shoppers! Another outstanding round of performances in the books for 18.4! The combo of deadlifts, handstand pushups/pushups and walks were brutal for sure. It was awesome watching a lot of you go for your first handstand pushup! We’ll see what Castro cooks up for us this final week. I hope you enjoy this […]

18.3 Highlight Video

18.3 is in the books, this was a fun workout to watch for sure! Great job to everyone who competed this past week and a big shout out to those of you who worked hard on getting those muscle ups. Whether you got a muscle up or not, the effort and atmosphere in the gym was amazing! […]

Getting the Most Out of the Open

We are just getting under way with the Open and after coaching, judging, spectating, and participating during 18.1, it got me thinking about some tips to help those doing the Open make the most out of their experience. Plan/Taper With us having no idea what the workouts are going to be each week, and a […]