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Aug 18th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Teen Athletes: After School CrossFit at Uptown starting in September!

We have been piloting a program the last couple of summers for teen athletes and are planning to continue to offer CrossFit to teens in the Fall at our Uptown location (310 41st Street, Oakland, CA 94609).  If you would like to join us, here are the details: The program is open to all interested teens […]

Aug 17th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Big Shout Out to All Who Competed in Moxie Madness this Past Weekend!

We had a ton of folks from our EGA, Uptown, and Emeryville locations competing this past weekend in the Moxie Madness Team Championship.  I was only able to get down there for a little bit on Sunday morning, but from what I saw, everyone was laying it on the line and putting in winning performances.  […]

Aug 13th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Farewell to Steve V

This week is Steve V’s last week at CFO.  His work contract is up and he’ll be moving on to another assignment that will take him away from the friendly confines of Emeryville.  Steve started with us this past April and has become a 12pm regular (pictured above in the orange Giants shirt with some […]

Aug 12th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Speed is Last When it Comes to Getting the Olympic Lifts Right

Coach Dan Bell can be a great resource if you’re looking to read and learn about the Olympic lifts. My favorite article of his (he has many good ones) is the following one:  Faster is not the Fix In Faster is not the Fix, Coach Bell lays out a hierarchy of development for the Olympic […]

Aug 11th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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REGISTER NOW for the Triple Crown!

Registration is open for the Triple Crown!!  You must be registered to participate.  Here’s how you do it: 1. Pre-Order a Triple Crown t-shirt from the Pro Shop. You can do this online by clicking here or in person at CFO using our Pro Shop iPad kiosk. 2. Email us with the name of your […]

Aug 10th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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EGA Closed This Saturday August 15th due to Moxie Madness!

Just wanted to give everyone a heads-up…EGA will be closed this Saturday August 15th due to the fact that there are a ton of teams competing in the Moxie Madness Team Championship down in San Jose on Saturday and Sunday.  In fact, between EGA, Uptown, and Emeryville, we have 7 teams competing. We’ll still be […]

Aug 7th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Reminder: Steve P Celebration Tomorrow!

A reminder, and a clarification, about tomorrow’s Steve P celebration… We’ll be bringing out food at 9am, and we’ll hopefully be able to coax Steve into saying a few words (I’ll have a little to say myself).  He’ll have his medal on hand, too, if you all want some photo opportunities.  Most of all, though, this […]

Aug 5th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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The PR Paradox

Let’s get this out of the way:  PRs are a wonderful thing and something you should be proud of when they come along.  Let’s also get this out of the way:  PRs come rather easily when you first start training and get harder to come by as you progress in your training.  This is known […]

Aug 4th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Reminder: Triple Crown Fast Approaching!

As Robyn wrote about last month, the 2nd annual Triple Crown is going down on Saturday September 19th.  This is our once-a-year three-gym mixer, where one workout is done at each of the three locations in one day.  This is a team event, where groups of three get to throw their hats into the ring […]

Aug 3rd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Running Seminar with Aaron Castillo Sunday August 30th from 12pm to 1:30pm!

We’re really excited to announce that Endgame Athletics/CrossFit EGA is hosting a Running Seminar with Aaron Castillo, our very own running & endurance coach on Sunday August 30th from 12:00pm ­ 1:30pm. Since 2011, Aaron (aka, “Coach Evil”) has worked with countless CFO, Uptown & EGA members, including CrossFit Games athletes Candace Hamilton Hester and […]