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Mar 8th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Saturday Heat Schedule for Open Workout 14.2

Below are the Saturday heat times for Open Workout 14.2, which is an ascending ladder of overhead squats and chest-to-bar pull-ups. Last week was such a blast…can’t wait to see all of you get after it tomorrow! A note on heat times:  We’re allocating 20 minutes for each heat, but the reality is that in […]

Mar 1st

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Saturday Heat Times

Below are the heat times for Workout 14.1 of the Open, which is the following: 10-Minute AMRAP: 30 Double-Unders 15 Power Snatches @ 75#/55# We’ll be going over the workout in detail, including strategy and tips, at 9:45am.  Come early to warm up and get the briefing on the workout. Also, please take note of […]

Feb 23rd

2014

By Mike Minium
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The Open Starts in One Week!

  One week from today, on Saturday March 1st, we’ll be running everyone through the first workout of the CrossFit Games Open!  Here’s what you need to know about the Open at CFO. These Workouts are Fun, and Doable, and Will Push You to the Limit The whole Open process is such a blast.  It […]

Feb 10th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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The Open is Nigh!

The Open It’s that time of year, everyone:  Open time! The Open is the first leg of the CrossFit Games.  And it’s a total blast.  Like last year, the Open takes place over 5 weeks, with one workout being released each week.  Also like last year, we’ll be running everyone through heats on Saturdays.  The […]

Feb 10th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Colin Takes First in Moxie Madness!

  As we wrote about yesterday, Colin competed in Moxie Madness, one of the last individual competitions in the area before the Open starts up.  For those of you who check our FB page, most of this stuff is old news, but here’s a quick recap. Moxie Madness was comprised of three workouts, but within […]

Feb 8th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Colin Competing in Moxie Madness Today!

Colin is competing today in Moxie Madness, one of the last individual competitions around before the Open gets started.  His first two workouts are at 9:40am and 11:40am. The competition is taking place at the San Jose Convention Center.  We’ll be updating all of you on our FB page as Colin competes, with a full […]

Jan 30th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Emeryville Open Gym at 4pm on Thursday Jan 30th!

  Just a heads-up on our Thursday January 30th Emeryville schedule:  Our open gym session will be starting a half-hour later than usual, running from 4pm to 5pm. We’ll be back to our normal open gym schedule on Friday January 31st, which is 3:30pm to 5pm.

Jan 27th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Rock Solid Muscle-Up Progression

Outlaw Way Muscle-Up Progression from The Outlaw Way on Vimeo. Many of you in Tier 2 are working on getting your first muscle-up.  The video above is a great collection of progressions for you to be working on.  It covers three different progressions, all of which need to be practiced.  No single one of these […]

Jan 20th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Dobbs Express Rolls to NorCal Masters First Place Finish!

  As we wrote yesterday, Leka had a great first day of competition, finishing in 1st place with a 10-point lead at the end of Saturday (building a double-digit lead after the first day is impressive). Today, she was like a runaway freight train, getting a head of steam going and never looking back.  By […]

Jan 19th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Day 2 for Leka on Sunday

It was a great day for Leka at the NorCal Masters today.  She finished the day in 1st place, with a 10-point gap between her and second place. But the competition is not over.  She has two more workouts for sure tomorrow, and if she finishes in the top 5 overall, she moves on to […]