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Nov 8th

2006

By Mike Minium
Comments 5

Holiday Get-Together on December 15

 

Mark your calendars now!

Yes, that’s right, we’re throwing out Zone-like eating for one day during the holiday season.

We’re planning on having a CrossFit Oakland holiday cheat meal on Friday, December 15.

We’re leaving the choice of locale to you, though, true to our open-source, community-driven philosophy.

Please vote for your choice of restaurant in the Comments section.

Cesar, anyone?

Nov 5th

2006

By Nicole
Comments 1

Fight Gone Bad at CFO

Attention, CrossFitters: There’s a beautifully written analysis of the deadlift by Mark Rippetoe in this month’s CrossFit Journal. The article has been made free to all and is available HERE.

Do yourself a favor and read it!

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Fight Gone Bad

Fight Gone Bad is a classic CrossFit benchmark workout. Originally designed by Coach Glassman for BJ “The Prodigy” Penn, Bazilian JuJitsu practitioner and UFC champion. Fight Gone Bad simulates the intense mixed-modal stress endured in a UFC bout as well as the five minutes on, one minute off protocol.

BJ Penn’s website

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Nov 5th

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 3

Bionic Charles

Charles gets his first bar muscle-up! Very nice, I like!

Nov 2nd

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 6

Skeleton Crew at CFO

Chad, Mike and I did the “Skeleton Crew” Concept 2 challenge: 31,000 meters on the rower in four days.

Warning! The next person we hear say “What about cardio?” will be rowing 10K!

Oct 31st

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 7

“Conga Confusion” at CrossFit Oakland

Egads! We made the top page of CrossFit.com again!

Thanks to all who attended our 2nd monthly workout in the park! It was a bit confused, but Pukie was absent this time. We promise to make order from the chaos next time!

Special thanks to Jonathan for showing us some cool new moves with the kettlebell.

Oct 30th

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 5

Sam’s Black Belt Test at Kilohana Dojo Monday 6PM

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CrossFit Oakland Athlete and Jujitsu Instructor Sam Larson will be testing for his Sandan (3rd degree black belt) in Danzan Ryu Jujitsu tomorrow, Monday October 30, 2006 at Suigetsukan Dojo. All CrossFit members are invited to observe.

Rest of pictures are Here.

Directions are Here.

Oct 29th

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 1

Free Workout in the Park TODAY (don’t forget daylight savings time)

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Please join us today, Sunday, October 29, 2006 at 10 AM for our monthly workout in the park. We will be across from Gold’s Gym, 600 Grand Ave, Oakland CA, at the pull-up bars. The workout is free for everyone, so bring friends and family. We can scale the workout for anyone of any age or physical condition.

If you forgot to set your clocks back, do it now!

DIRECTIONS

Oct 27th

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 2

Free Workout in the Park Sun. 10AM: Come One, Come All!

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Please join us this Sunday, October 29, 2006 at 10 AM for our monthly workout in the park. We will be across from Gold’s Gym, 600 Grand Ave, Oakland CA, at the pull-up bars pictured above. The workout is free for everyone, so bring friends and family. We can scale the workout for anyone of any age or physical condition.

DIRECTIONS

Oct 27th

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 8

COPFDD: CrossFit Oakland Pull-Up Fraud Detector Device

Workout in the park this Sunday at 10:00 AM across from Gold’s Gym (600 Grand Ave., Oakland Ca.), at the Pull-up bars. Workout is Free! All are welcome.


Hey Affiliates: ever wonder how you can get people to understand that they are not getting their chins over the bar when they do so-called “pull-ups”? Members: ever wonder why we keep saying “chin over bar” when, darn it, you are getting your chin over the bar?!

Well the answer to both your questions is the same: The CrossFit Oakland Pull-Up Fraud Detector! This is a simple radio shack motion detector (cost $29.99) mounted above the bar in such a way that a tone chimes when you get your head high enough in a pull-up to break the beam (yep, you guessed it: chin over bar)!

So get 20 pull-ups on your bar and come to CrossFit Oakland and you will have 10 on ours!

Roll the tape…

Oct 26th

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments Comments Off on Candace Before the Hurt By Leo Polovets

Candace Before the Hurt By Leo Polovets

Zounds! We are featured on the top page of the CrossFit Affiliate Blog!

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CrossFit Oakland athlete and Berkeley All Blues Wing Candace Hamilton helps her team, crush, crush, I say, Boston last Saturday.

Rest of Photos are HERE.