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Sep 2nd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Labor Day Schedule

Here’s the skinny on our Labor Day schedule, by location. Uptown:  Closed on Monday September 7th. EGA:  Closed on Monday September 7th. Emeryville:  No Open Gym on Thursday September 3rd or Friday September 4th.  Weekend Schedule on Monday September 7th (8am, 9am, and 10am group classes only). The Labor Day workout at Emeryville is gonna […]

Aug 28th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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LAST CHANCE for a Triple Crown Shirt!

Get your Tri-Blend Tee or Flowy Muscle Tank – both in black – with our custom commemorative art (design by Leka, graphic by Andy H).   This will be a ONE-TIME order and is going in TONIGHT, August 28th in order to get the product in your hands by the day of the Triple Crown event. You […]

Aug 25th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Congratulations to Our Latest Batch of On-Rampers!

Congratulations to our latest batch of On-Rampers, who just finished up this past Friday.  They’ll now be migrating into group classes.  Welcome to CFO! The next On-Ramp at our Emeryville location starts up on Tuesday September 8th.  If you’d like to get started with us, go here to register:  On-Ramp Enrollment

Aug 24th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Triple Crown Deadline is THIS Friday August 28th

Registration for the 2nd Annual Triple Crown ends THIS Friday August 28th!!  You must be registered to participate.  Here’s how you do it: 1. Email us with the name of your team members and your team name.  If you do not have a team yet–no problem!  Let us know via email and we will set […]

Aug 19th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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CrossFit Team Series!

I wanted to give you all a heads-up on a really fun online competition that’s now open for registration.  It’s called the CrossFit Team Series.  Last year, we had one team from Emeryville and one team from Uptown put their toes in the water and do this competition.  The unanimous consensus was that doing the […]

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 […]