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Apr 13th

2014

By TomC
Category: Emeryville
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Strengthlifting Meet this Sunday, April 13

This Sunday, April 13th, CrossFit Oakland will be hosting a strengthlifting meet at the Emeryville location. Come out and support your friends as they attempt their heaviest squats, presses, and deadlifts. The lifting begins at 10:00 AM. Sunday classes will be held at the Uptown location instead.

Apr 3rd

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Coming Soon: CrossFit EGA!

We’re super excited to announce the plans for our third location, CrossFit EGA (Endgame Athletics), which will be ideal for anyone in the Alameda and East Oakland area.  Just like Uptown is Tamara’s baby, and she’s running the show over there, this will be Arnold’s baby.  He’s the boss of all things EGA-related. Just like […]

Mar 29th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Saturday Heat Schedule for Open Workout 14.5

  It’s finally upon us…the final workout of the 2014 Open.  And it’s a doozy: For Time: 21 Thrusters @ 95#/65# 21 Bar-Facing Burpees 18 Thrusters @ 95#/65# 18 Bar-Facing Burpees 15 Thrusters @95#/65# 15 Bar-Facing Burpees 12 Thrusters @ 95#/65# 12 Bar-Facing Burpees 9 Thrusters @ 95#/65# 9 Bar-Facing Burpees 6 Thrusters @ 95#/65# […]

Mar 22nd

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Saturday Heat Schedule for Open Workout 14.4

Below are the heat times for Open Workout 14.4, which is the following: 14-Minute AMRAP: 60 Calorie Row 50 Toes-to-Bar 40 Wall Balls @ 20#/14# 30 Power Cleans @ 135#/95# 20 Muscle-Ups We have a lot to cover on this workout; it’s going to be the type of workout where somewhere along the line, you’re […]

Mar 21st

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Max’s Gym Offerings & Upcoming Events

The women from Jo Ann’s strength class testing their squats Max’s Gym, the strength training gym that operates at the back of CFO, and which is run by Max and Jo Ann Aita, has some updates to their schedule that may be of interest to CFOers and anyone else out there looking to do some […]

Mar 15th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Saturday Heat Schedule for Open Workout 14.3

Below are the heat times for Open Workout 14.3, which is a nasty little 8-minute AMRAP of ascending rep-and-load deadlifts and box jumps. There’s lots to cover for this workout.  Make sure you’re at CFO at 10am sharp so that we can prep you for everything you need to know in terms of strategy and […]

Mar 14th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Proper Sequencing for Optimal C2 Rowing Efficiency

  Many of you from the 6am class know Andrea.  We’re psyched that she’s agreed to shoot a few videos for us dealing with technique on the Concept 2 rower (or erg, if you prefer).  We love having people use the rower; it’s a great exercise in its own right and in addition, it’s a […]

Mar 10th

2014

By TomC
Category: Emeryville
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Strengthlifting Meet at Emeryville on Sunday, April 13

On Sunday, April 13, CrossFit Oakland’s Emeryville Location will be hosting a strengthlifting meet. Competitors will take up to three attempts to establish their heaviest single squat, press, and deadlift. We have room for up to 32 competitors. Weightlifting or wrestling singlets, or as some like to call them, “onesies,” will be required. The cost […]

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 […]