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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 […]

Jan 18th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Go, Leka, Go!

  Another weekend, another competition.  This time it’s Leka competing in the NorCal Masters.  The NorCal Masters is the biggest Masters-only CF competition around.  It should be a great test for Leka as she prepares for the Open. It’s a two-day competition, and takes place at the Craneway Pavilion, which is really close by in […]

Jan 15th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Toes-to-Bar Tutorial

(If the video isn’t working, go here to watch it on Carl’s site.) I’ve had a few people come up to me in the past week or so asking for advice on taking their toes-to-bar to the next level.  Sometimes, in order to progress, you need to take a step backward and dial in the […]

Jan 14th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Sactown Throwdown Recap

  As we wrote on the blog a few days ago, we had three teams competing in the Sactown Throwdown this past Saturday.  This was a really long day of competition, with highly varied events ranging from a 4-part test of gymnastics skills to a 1-rep max (1RM) bench press and squat test to a […]