Monthly Archives: October 2013
Oct 30th, 2013

WOD in Costume Tomorrow – It’s Halloweeeeeeeen!!

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Too much awesome While tomorrow is a rest day, we feel the need to acknowledge it is also the day that a lot of you like to take on an alter-ego.  We strongly encourage you to come to the gym tomorrow and workout in costume.  Here is a special partner WOD we put together to […]

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Oct 28th, 2013

FGB This Saturday Nov 2…For a Great Cause!

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  As we wrote about a few weeks ago, we’re holding a fundraiser workout, Fight Gone Bad (FGB) this Saturday, November 2 at CFO.  We’re doing this along with the good folks at United Barbell, who will be running their folks through FGB as well. Besides getting a great workout in, we’re raising money for a really […]

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Oct 24th, 2013

REMINDER: Tryouts for Reindeer Games THIS Saturday 10/26 – 11am-1pm

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Here are your final two WODs for Saturday’s tryouts for the Reindeer Games: Workout #3: 2 minutes to find Max Reps Muscle Ups. (No muscle ups? Tiebreaker will be Chest to Bar Pullups) 1 minute rest 2 minutes to find Max Reps Handstand Pushups. (No HSPU’s? Tiebreaker will be HR Push ups) Workout #4: AMRAP […]

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Oct 21st, 2013

A Very Happy Birthday to Coach Lance!

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Looking through all of the photos of Lance over the years I’m reminded of how many, MANY things there are to respect, admire and love about this man – just ask Sierra and Bennie – but the photo above really sums it up. Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for […]

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Oct 20th, 2013

Reminder: CFO Closed Sunday October 20th!

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Just a reminder:  CFO will be closed on Sunday October 20th. Team Aita Training (aka Max’s Gym) is running an all-day Olympic Weightlifting meet on Sunday.  It’s a great opportunity to showcase the sport of Olympic Weightlifting, and as a bonus, a couple of your trainers are competing in the meet as well (Arnold and […]

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Oct 17th, 2013

Get out your calendars: Upcoming Events!

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Did you know that the Crossfit Oakland website has an Events page?  You can find it under the heading Schedules on top of the home page.  Check it out as we try to keep it updated with all pertinent event details.  Here is a summary, so get out your calendar apps! Sunday October 20th:  Lifting […]

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Oct 14th, 2013

Olympic Lifting Meet This Sunday Oct 20th at CFO!

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  Just like last year, we’ll be holding an Olympic Weightlifting meet here at CFO this coming Sunday, October 20th.  The meet will be an all-day affair, which means that there will be no group classes on Sunday (we’ll post a reminder later in the week).  The meet is being put on by Team Aita […]

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Oct 9th, 2013

Announcing Sign-ups and Tryouts!

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Sign up sheets are up for the Crosstown Throwdown (one for men and one for the ladies).  All are encouraged to participate not matter your skill level or experience! The idea is to get as many people from each gym to participate as possible so it will be a true test of gym vs gym. […]

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Oct 7th, 2013

Fight Gone Bad Fundraiser for West Oakland Students!

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One of the best things about being involved with the CrossFit community is the ability get looped into opportunities to give back.  This is one of those opportunities. We’ve decided to team up with fellow CF gym United Barbell (right across the Bay Bridge in SOMA) and raise funds for Boost! West Oakland.  In years past, […]

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