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Oct 10th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Gym Schedule This Weekend!

The Crosstown Throwdown is going on this Saturday at our Emeryville location…can’t wait! Just a reminder about the schedule at all three locations this weekend: Saturday October 11th Emeryville:  Closed for the Throwdown.  All the action starts at 8am…come on by and cheer on your fellow CFOers! Uptown:  Closed EGA:  Closed Sunday October 12th Emeryville:  Closed […]

Oct 8th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Throwdown Assignments

  Before we get started:  The first workout for the Crosstown Throwdown will be announced Saturday morning at 8am.  The first workout kicks off at 8:30am.  So be ready to go early, folks! OK, here’s the list, folks.  Understand that if your name is not assigned to a particular workout, you still might be doing […]

Sep 30th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Crosstown Throwdown Town Hall Meeting This Saturday at 11:30am

    It’s that time of the year…Crosstown Throwdown (CTTD) time!  Our annual friendly against CrossFit Sweatshop (CFSS) is just two weeks away.  Because we have so many newcomers this year, we’re going to have a town hall meeting of sorts, where we can run through how the CTTD works, what to expect, give some strategy […]

Sep 28th

2014

By Mike Minium
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Competition Recap for Colin, Jennifer, and Alexis

  This past Saturday, Colin was out representing EGA, and competed in the Bat Cave Games at CrossFit Natomas.  This was his first individual competition since Regionals, but you wouldn’t have known it by the way he performed.  Colin really brought his A game. Of the three scored events (there was a fourth event that […]

Sep 22nd

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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First Annual Triple Crown a Done Deal!

 The 17 teams who participated in our first annual Triple Crown (There’s a larger version of this picture available on our FB page.) We’ve been doing a lot of posts recently on the Triple Crown, related to t-shirt orders, workout releases, and heat schedules, so I’m going to keep this recap as brief as I can. […]

Sep 20th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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TRIPLE CROWN WORKOUT #3 (EGA)

  Miss Stella would like to encourage you to celebrate her 5th birthday right, by bringing non-perishable foods with you to EGA on Sunday to fill up this barrel heading for the Alameda County Food Bank. And in case you were wondering… Here is the final WOD for the Triple Crown to be held at EGA […]

Sep 19th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Triple Crown Heat Schedule

Talking strategy, no doubt We’ll post the final Triple Crown workout–the EGA one–on Saturday morning.  For now, here’s the heat schedule for all three workouts.  Make sure you’re on the list (if you registered with us).  We took the liberty of naming the teams for those of you who were placed on teams. Email us […]

Sep 18th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Triple Crown Workout #2 (Uptown)

All teams must check in at Uptown by Noon (12pm) to warm up.  Teams will be placed in heats. 3-person team, with 1 person working at a time.  Complete all reps for one movement before moving on to the next. The Workout: Row 750m:  Each person has to row 250m. 75 Wall Balls:  Each person has […]

Sep 18th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Triple Crown Workout #1 (CFO)

All teams should be at CFO by 8am to warm up. A.  10 minutes to find a 3RM bench press. Only one bar per team. Only one person working at a time. No limit on number of attempts per person. Can go down in weight after a missed attempt. Butt must stay on bench. Must […]

Sep 17th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Registration Open for Jo Ann Aita’s Strong School

  Jo Ann about to stand up out of a clean Jo Ann Aita, of Team Aita Training, is currently registering women for a 3-day/week women’s strength program, located at Max’s Gym, in the back of CrossFit Oakland.  This ongoing training program is limited to 12 women, and there are currently 4 SPOTS AVAILABLE, starting October 2nd. […]