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Aug 20th

2014

By TomC
Category: Emeryville
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October Iron Fest

On Saturday, October 25th, CrossFit Oakland will be hosting another strengthlifting meet. Competitors will have three opportunities to establish a one repetition maximum on the squat, shoulder press, and deadlift. The meet, called October Iron Fest–A Starting Strength Event, will take place alongside several other meets on the same day. Seven gyms across the US […]

Aug 19th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Moxie Madness Recap

The EGA crew (left) and the Uptown crew (right) This past weekend, two teams from the CFO family, Team EGA and Team Uptown, competed in Moxie Madness.  Moxie Madness is a two-man, two-woman team competition, and one of the biggest around.  Team EGA competed in the Open (Rx’d) division, one of 79 teams competing in […]

Aug 18th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Teen CrossFit continues in the Fall!

Our summer pilot program for High School athletes was a great success, so we have decided to add a fall session to keep the momentum going. If you think you or your teen might be interested, here are the details… Who: Kids ages 13 – 18. No experience necessary. We keep the movements simple and […]

Aug 16th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Up & Coming Events!

Mark your calendars and stay in the know!  Here are some upcoming events… Saturday August 16th & 17th: Moxie Madness!  Come on down to Spartan Stadium to see our teams compete.  Colin, Harold, Chelsea and Michelle M make up one team and Jennifer L, Kasey, Tim W, and Josh L all from Uptown make up our novice […]

Aug 8th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Let’s Go (CrossFit) Oakland! It’s a competition and we want to win!

So in case you haven’t heard the Oakland A’s are hosting CrossFit Day at the ball park on Sunday September 7th.  The CrossFit affiliates that purchase the most tickets get to send an athlete to a pre-game throwdown – which should be pretty cool. As you can see this makes this a competition and nobody loves […]

Aug 3rd

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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More Info on the CrossFit Day at the A’s Game

    Last week we posted on this really fun event happening on Sunday September 7th:  CrossFit Day at the A’s game. This is gonna be so cool, and we’re trying to get as many of you out there as possible.  Not only is the game itself going to be fun and great time among […]

Jul 31st

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Emeryville Location Closed This Saturday 8/2 for KB Competition

    Just a heads-up, everyone:  our Emeryville location is going to be closed this Saturday, August 2nd.  Orange Kettlebell Club (along with Coach Jonathan) will be running a day-long kettlebell competition at the gym. Not to worry, though, there are still lots of options for getting your workout in on Saturday. Uptown will be running […]

Jul 30th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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CrossFit Day at the A’s – Sunday Sept 7th!

Hey all you baseball fans!  We’ve been offered a great opportunity to combine our love of CrossFit with our love of America’s pastime!  If we get a group of 25+ together, we get a discounted price of $25 a ticket!  You also get a little taste of the games as a few local CF’ers throwdown […]

Jul 16th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Events
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GG9 Running Clinic/Track WOD Fundraiser: Saturday Aug 2nd!

  Help send Coach Evil (Aaron) to the Games – The 2014 Gay Games (GG9) in Cleveland, OH – while dialing in your running technique and getting a great workout! Date: Saturday, August 2nd Location: Piedmont HS Track Time: 11am – 1pm. 1st Hour (11am – 12pm) Clinic portion: Running technique review, warm-up, drills and progressions. 2nd Hour (12pm – 1pm) Interval Workout. […]

Jun 28th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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4th of July Weekend Schedule

 (Photo credit: Leigh Costain) Hey all, Please note the following for next week’s July 4th holiday weekend. CFO: Closed Friday July 4th EGA: Closed Friday July 4th and Saturday July 5th Uptown: Open for 6am, 9am and 10am classes only on Friday July 4th And a reminder that CFO (Eville) is closed for a private seminar […]