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Nov 19th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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FREE Community Day at CFO on Saturday November 29th at 11am! All are welcome!

Carrie looking gooooooood! Tell your friends and co-workers!  Bring your family!  It is that time again and it’s been WAY too long. Back by popular demand: CFO will be hosting a FREE Community Day on Saturday, November 29th @ 11am Community Days are free to the public – No experience necessary.  This one-hour class is designed to […]

Nov 17th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Gearing Up for Murph

If you’ve noticed a few more runs in our workouts lately, and a tad more emphasis on good old bodyweight basics like pull-ups, ring rows, push-ups, lunges, and squats, it’s for a reason.  In addition to the CrossFit Total, which is coming up on Sunday December 14th (we’ll be devoting a few posts to the Total […]

Nov 14th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Tight Hips? Give This One a Go!

    This one, courtesy of K-Star, has been around for a while, but it’s still a great way to work through tight areas around the hip joint.  There are lots of ways to skin a cat, and in this video, Kelly covers a number of different ways to modify this common warm-up movement we […]

Nov 12th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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CFO Holiday Party 2014: Friday December 12th!

  Mark your calendars and get yourself gussied up – it is time for the CFO Holiday Party! When: Friday December 12th from 6pm – 10pm Where: Miss Melissa has miraculously agreed to let us back into her beautiful dance Studio 1924 located at 1924 Franklin St in beautiful downtown Oakland. Who:  Leave the kids […]

Nov 9th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Movie Night at Uptown – Friday November 14th @ 8:30pm

  What could be better than doing a WOD at beautiful CFO Uptown?  Nothing, of course.  But second best would be cuddling up with your favorite blankie and stuffy and watching a ‘classic’ movie with your friends at your favorite home away from home. Come on over to Uptown on Friday night (11/14) after hours […]

Nov 7th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Fight Gone Bad Heat Schedule

It’s Fight Gone Bad (FGB) tomorrow!  This is your opportunity to compare how you do tomorrow against how you did a few weeks ago when we ran through FGB the first time. Here is the heat schedule for tomorrow: Fight Gone Bad Heat Schedule – FGB Heat List As it stands now, we have three […]

Nov 6th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Getting to know your coach – Cindy!

Here are some questions we asked Cindy to answer in an effort to get to know her better.  My personal impressions of Cindy are all good – she is a lovely person with a professionalism and positive attitude that makes taking her class a pleasure.  She is also very knowledgeable and eager to share her […]

Nov 5th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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FGB Heat Schedule to Be Published on Friday

Blaire’s excited about Fight Gone Bad, no doubt Just a quick reminder that we’ll be running Fight Gone Bad! (FGB) this Saturday at Uptown.  Our Emeryville and EGA locations will be closed, so that we can get as many of you in the same building as possible.  Going through FGB requires lots of energy, and […]

Nov 3rd

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Jenny Showing Us How It’s Done!

We haven’t done an athlete profile in a long time, and it’s long overdue.  We’re starting the practice up again, and tonight we’re profiling Jenny, who has made a ton of progress in the time she’s been here. She first found out about the gym through her connection with Tamara (Uptown legend), who had played baseball with Jenny’s daughter, Lilly, on […]

Nov 2nd

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Nutrition
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CrossFit Oakland Recipe Collection

Prowler Sundays are always a big hit On our old blog, we had spot on the blog where we had a permanent link to a soft copy of our CrossFit Oakland Recipe Collection.  This was a big hit with our old-timers, but since there are so many newcomers in the last couple of years, we […]