Blogs

Jan 23rd

2017

By michellemaehler
Category: Community
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Announcing NEW Offering! Nutrition Consulting with Coach Michelle

We are SO excited to announce a new offering for our members!  Nutrition, along with other lifestyle practices OUTSIDE the gym, is the foundation of your success INSIDE the gym.  Take a look at some options to get your nutrition in line with your goals! What you eat is the foundation to a healthy lifestyle. […]

Jan 22nd

2017

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Saturday Workouts and Class Schedule Change

A couple of important notes regarding Saturdays at CFO… Open Prep is Underway! For the next 5 weeks leading up to the Open, every Saturday (and a few Wednesdays here and there) we’ll be programming a blast from the past…an Open workout from previous years!  There’s no better way to get ready for the Open than […]

Dec 9th

2016

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Ghost Ship Oakland Fire Fundraiser Workout During Saturday Group Classes

We’re doing a fundraiser for the Ghost Ship Oakland Fire victims during our group classes tomorrow (Saturday 12/10). Donations for victims of the Ghost Ship Fire will be collected (bring cash if donating at the gym) but are optional. You an also donate directly here: https://www.youcaring.com/firevictimsofoaklandfiredec232016-706684 The workout is as follows: Ghost Ship Oakland Fire […]

Dec 7th

2016

By Robyn
Category: Community
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CFO Holiday Party TOMORROW NIGHT December 8th, 6pm-10pm

Reminder:  No Evening Classes at any location tomorrow! Dress festive and feel free to bring a guest!  We will be serving drinks and light appetizers.  The Piedmont Community Hall is located at the center of Piedmont.  There is a small parking lot across from the hall and street parking all along the park on Highland Avenue […]

Dec 5th

2016

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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2016 CrossFit Total Information and Sign-Up

The CrossFit Total (CFT) goes down this Sunday December 11th at 12pm (doors open at 11am)! For those of you new to the CFT, it’s an opportunity to find your 1-rep max (1RM) in the squat, press, and deadlift, in that order. In short, it’s a great opportunity to test your limit strength and validate […]

Nov 22nd

2016

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Turkey Trot Meet-up

If you are running in the  Turkey Trot on Thursday and want to meet up for warmups and group photos, the time is 8am and the place is in front of the Wells Fargo on Highland Ave.  Start/Finish line is across the street.  Wear your CFO/Uptown/EGA gear and represent! Race start time is 8:30am. Weather at race […]

Nov 6th

2016

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Turkey Trot on Turkey Day!

  The CFO gyms are closed for Thanksgiving Day so that we can all spend some quality time with friends and family. If you’d like to add some fun and fitness to your morning, how about a 5k run?  A few CFO’ers  run the Piedmont Turkey Trot before they hit the turkey and pumpkin pie. […]

Oct 12th

2016

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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CrossFit Oakland Dragon Boat Outing this Sunday!

Like CrossFit the training program, which is elegant and efficient in its simplicity, so too is one of the early written works of CrossFit, “World-Class Fitness in 100 Words” (pictured above; source:  library.crossfit.com/…/CFJ_Trial_04_2012.pdf) One of the oft-forgotten and oft-neglected prescriptions of “World-Class Fitness in 100 Words” is the last line, to regularly learn and play new sports. This […]

Sep 28th

2016

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Emeryville Location Closed This Saturday October 1st!

  A heads-up regarding the Saturday schedule:  Our Emeryville location will be closed this Saturday October 1st.  There will be an Olympic Weightlifting meet going on at the gym all day Saturday (Michelle, Chelsea, and Sid–EGA stalwarts–will be competing, for those of you who want to come and cheer them on). Have no fear, though: […]

Sep 18th

2016

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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2016 Triple Crown: Final Standings

What a great time yesterday!  It was so great seeing all of you lay it on the line during the Triple Crown workouts.  And there were even several PRs on the mile run, the power clean, or both!  And thanks to the folks who came out to support and cheer.  Can’t wait for the 2017 […]