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Nov 12th

2006

By Max Lewin
Comments 2

Deep Into the Painstorm


Enough said. Chad working through Painstorm at CrossFit Oakland.

As many rounds in 20 minutes with a 70# bar:

5 Deadlifts
5 Hang Power Cleans
5 Front squats
5 Push Presses
5 Back Squats

Nov 11th

2006

By Mike Minium
Comments Comments Off on CFO & Oakland Fire Department, Part 1

CFO & Oakland Fire Department, Part 1

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Firefighter Charles Lightfoot and Maximus Lewin

We had the honor and privilege to deliver a CrossFit presentation and train the lateral recruits at the Oakland Fire Academy and Training Center today.

We’ll be running a series of photos and video over the next few days, documenting our experience there and sharing the presentation we gave. Stay tuned!

On a totally unrelated note, be sure to check out the Community Blog (formerly known as the Affiliate Blog) over at CrossFit.com. Birthday Boy Max Lewin managed to get top billing.

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!

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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