Aug 17th, 2013

Keeping the Competitive Ball Rolling!

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  The Femme Fit prep class that ran on Saturdays from 11am to 1pm was such a big success that we’ve decided to keep the ball rolling, so to speak. We’re changing the name of the class to the CrossFit Competition class, which gives it the broader scope it deserves.  The CrossFit Competition (CFC) class will […]

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Aug 12th, 2013

Femme Fit Recap via Coach Arnold…

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To all the women of Femme Fit 2013, you know we are so very proud of you at CFO.  Coach Arnold was instrumental in the training of not only the women of CFO, but also other badass women athletes  from around the Bay Area.  Here is a recap of the day from the man himself… […]

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Aug 11th, 2013

Congratulations to our CFO Femme Fitters!

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Amazing performances from all the ladies at Femme Fit today (photo credit: Ann G).  We are so proud of our CFO’ers and will have a full recap for you tomorrow.  Much-needed rest and recovery for our competitors, coaches and spectators tonight

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Aug 9th, 2013

Get Some, CFO Women!

2013 Femme Fit: Sandbag Final from CrossFit Sweat Shop There’s just a little over a day left until Femme Fit.  It’s been great seeing everyone who’s competing put in the time and the hard work to prepare for the competition (and a big thanks to Arnold for coaching all the competitors–even from other gyms–during the […]

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Aug 8th, 2013

Congratulations Lt. Tamara Holmes!

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Our own Tamara Holmes was sworn in today as a Lieutenant in the Oakland Fire Department. This is a significant achievement as the process to get here is a long and difficult one.  There are assessments, written exams, oral exams, interviews and tons of paperwork – all required to even be considered for promotion.  Tamara […]

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Aug 6th, 2013

Just a Couple Spots Left for Jo Ann’s Women’s Strength Program

The women from Jo Ann’s last session showing the fruits of their labor   Jo Ann is kicking off another 6-week cycle for her Women’s Strength Class.  She’s going to run two sessions, with both sessions starting Thursday, August 15th.  The class is limited to 12 females, and there are currently a couple of spots […]

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Aug 3rd, 2013

CFO is actively recruiting for a Stickball Fundraiser next Sunday Aug 11th!

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Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. Click on link to learn more about Stickball Let us know if you are interested in playing for the CFO Stickball team.  This is a fundraiser stickball tourney that benefits the 100 club of Alameda County, which helps gives money to the kids of Fire/Police officers who have died in the line […]

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Jul 31st, 2013

Coach Evil is going to Belgium!

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On Thursday our endurance sports and running expert, Coach Aaron, will take his evil self to Antwerp, Belgium to participate in an international sporting event called the World Outgames.  Aaron has been preparing for this for many months and we are all very excited for him and proud of this achievement. Best of luck, Coach […]

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Jul 30th, 2013

Steve P & the CrossFit Games: Final Thoughts

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  I’m not sure I can really write anything that hasn’t already been said (either in person or via the blog and FB) regarding Steve’s performance at the 2013 Games.  His defining moment will surely be the his deadlift/box jump workout on Day 2, which shot him from 17th place to 9th place overall, which […]

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Jul 25th, 2013

Steve’s Climb Up the Leaderboard!

Steve’s 2nd Place Performance in the Deadlift/Box Jump Couplet Days like yesterday make days like today all the more satisfying.  The same perseverance and grit Steve showed yesterday, as he clawed his way through workouts that weren’t in his wheelhouse, he showed today as his back was against the wall and he knew he had to deliver. […]

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