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Oct 30th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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WOD in Costume Tomorrow – It’s Halloweeeeeeeen!!

Too much awesome While tomorrow is a rest day, we feel the need to acknowledge it is also the day that a lot of you like to take on an alter-ego.  We strongly encourage you to come to the gym tomorrow and workout in costume.  Here is a special partner WOD we put together to […]

Oct 28th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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FGB This Saturday Nov 2…For a Great Cause!

  As we wrote about a few weeks ago, we’re holding a fundraiser workout, Fight Gone Bad (FGB) this Saturday, November 2 at CFO.  We’re doing this along with the good folks at United Barbell, who will be running their folks through FGB as well. Besides getting a great workout in, we’re raising money for a really […]

Oct 24th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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REMINDER: Tryouts for Reindeer Games THIS Saturday 10/26 – 11am-1pm

Here are your final two WODs for Saturday’s tryouts for the Reindeer Games: Workout #3: 2 minutes to find Max Reps Muscle Ups. (No muscle ups? Tiebreaker will be Chest to Bar Pullups) 1 minute rest 2 minutes to find Max Reps Handstand Pushups. (No HSPU’s? Tiebreaker will be HR Push ups) Workout #4: AMRAP […]

Oct 22nd

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Recap of Olympic Lifting Meet…or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Singlet

  As we wrote about last week, there was an Olympic Weightlifting meet at CFO this past Sunday.  Max and Jo Ann put on a great meet–well organized with a supportive atmosphere for all the lifters. There were a ton of great lifters going throughout the day, but as we mentioned in the post last […]

Oct 21st

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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A Very Happy Birthday to Coach Lance!

Looking through all of the photos of Lance over the years I’m reminded of how many, MANY things there are to respect, admire and love about this man – just ask Sierra and Bennie – but the photo above really sums it up. Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for […]

Oct 20th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Reminder: CFO Closed Sunday October 20th!

Just a reminder:  CFO will be closed on Sunday October 20th. Team Aita Training (aka Max’s Gym) is running an all-day Olympic Weightlifting meet on Sunday.  It’s a great opportunity to showcase the sport of Olympic Weightlifting, and as a bonus, a couple of your trainers are competing in the meet as well (Arnold and […]

Oct 17th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Get out your calendars: Upcoming Events!

Did you know that the Crossfit Oakland website has an Events page?  You can find it under the heading Schedules on top of the home page.  Check it out as we try to keep it updated with all pertinent event details.  Here is a summary, so get out your calendar apps! Sunday October 20th:  Lifting […]

Oct 14th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Olympic Lifting Meet This Sunday Oct 20th at CFO!

  Just like last year, we’ll be holding an Olympic Weightlifting meet here at CFO this coming Sunday, October 20th.  The meet will be an all-day affair, which means that there will be no group classes on Sunday (we’ll post a reminder later in the week).  The meet is being put on by Team Aita […]

Oct 9th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Announcing Sign-ups and Tryouts!

Sign up sheets are up for the Crosstown Throwdown (one for men and one for the ladies).  All are encouraged to participate not matter your skill level or experience! The idea is to get as many people from each gym to participate as possible so it will be a true test of gym vs gym. […]

Oct 7th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Fight Gone Bad Fundraiser for West Oakland Students!

One of the best things about being involved with the CrossFit community is the ability get looped into opportunities to give back.  This is one of those opportunities. We’ve decided to team up with fellow CF gym United Barbell (right across the Bay Bridge in SOMA) and raise funds for Boost! West Oakland.  In years past, […]