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Feb 20th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Updated Open Intramural Rosters!

  Since the publication of our initial blog post on the Open Intramural rosters, we’ve had 20 more people step up and register!  That is so exciting!  I’m so happy that so many of you will be participating in the Open this year (that brings the total up to 92 people, for those of you […]

Feb 15th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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CFO Intramural Teams Announced!

    As we wrote in our previous post, the CFO Intramural draft went down last Friday night (at Cafe Underwood, right next to Uptown, if you must know). Before we list the teams that were drafted by each captain, below are a few important notes. Latecomers are still welcome to the party! If you […]

Feb 10th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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The Intramural Open Coming to CFO!

  We look forward to the Open every year.  We get to test ourselves for 5 consecutive Saturdays with some of the toughest workouts CrossFit HQ throws our way.  This year, on the heels of the success of the Triple Crown, we’ve decided to take the CFO Open experience to another level:  The Intramural Open! This […]

Feb 2nd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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It’s Open Time!

  It’s that time of year, everyone:  Open time! This is one of our favorite times of the year.  It’s that one time of the year when you have an opportunity to put your fitness (and inner resolve) to the test with the best that CrossFit HQ (the ones who run the CrossFit Games) has […]

Jan 29th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Events
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Coach Evil’s Track Workouts are BACK! On Sundays at 10am starting Feb 1st

AND WE’RE BACK! Announcing the return of our weekly CFO Endurance Track WODs starting next Sunday with our resident running & endurance coach Aaron Castillo (aka “Coach Evil”). Join us at Piedmont High School track every Sunday morning at 10am. Open to all CFO/Uptown and EGA members – including spouses and kids (10+), as well […]

Jan 21st

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Norcal Masters THIS WEEKEND!

Come out to the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond to cheer on our Masters Athletes at the 2015 Norcal Masters competition.  CrossFit Oakland, CrossFit Oakland Uptown and Endgame Athletics will all be sending athletes to this comp – it should be quite a good time for all of us.  The event runs 8am – 5pm on […]

Jan 20th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Spots Available for Strong School with Jo Ann Aita!

A big heads-up to any of the women out there looking to focus on strength development:  There are a few spots available for Jo Ann Aita’s Women’s Strong School! Women’s Strong School is a 3-day/week ongoing strength program designed for women of all levels, whether you’re brand new to lifting or an advanced lifter.  It’s appropriate […]

Jan 13th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Coach Colin Profiled!

Time for us to get to know Colin a little better.  Colin is a fierce competitor and a committed coach and an overall kind and sensitive person.  Watching him train is like watching a high-end machine at work.  Colin obviously takes his training seriously, but he doesn’t take himself too seriously, which is definitely part […]

Jan 7th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Jolene, Leslie, and Jordan Competing this Saturday January 10th!

This Saturday, January 10th, Leslie, Jolene, and Jordan (left to right, as pictured above) are throwing their hats into the ring and competing in their first strongwoman competition! Strongman/Strongwoman competitions are a great way to put your strength to the test.  Most of them are time-based events where you have to handle a number of […]

Jan 5th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Fitness
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Prioritize Position When Doing Mobility Work

The video above is a good reminder for all of you when you’re prepping for a workout before class gets started, or when you’re doing some mobility work after class. Whenever you’re doing mobility work, you want to make sure that you prioritize ideal positions first (often times involving a rotational component, which Kelly discusses […]