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Aug 2nd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Steve P Celebratory Brunch and Workout on Saturday August 8th!

For those of you who were following along on our blog and on our FB page, you know that Steve P went down to the CrossFit Games two weeks ago and emerged with a hard-fought 1st-place finish in the Masters 60+ age group!  The response to Steve’s victory has been overwhelming.  He really felt the love, both […]

Jul 30th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: EGA
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Back Pain in KB Swings

  If you’re someone who gets back pain when you swing the kettlebell (side note:  what I like about the video above is that he acknowledges that there might be many reasons why a person is having back pain; this is just one cause that he’s observed over time), watch this video. He does a […]

Jul 30th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Another 7pm Class Goodbye

Darn it for all these 7pm folks achieving professional excellence!  Last month we said goodbye to longtime 7pm regular Larry, who left the Bay Area to go to business school.  Now we’re saying goodbye to James (center of picture, tall, with UCLA shirt), who has taken on a great professional opportunity and as a result, […]

Jul 29th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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A Game of Their Own Book Signing This Thursday at 7pm!

For those of you who were following along at home, you know that Tamara and the rest of her teammates from the Women’s Baseball National Team won a gold medal in the Pan Am Games on Sunday. What you may not be aware of is that we have a baseball writer (among other things) in our midst […]

Jul 27th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Tamara and Team USA Bring Home the Gold!

Besides Steve P bringing home a victory in the CrossFit Games, we had another member of our community competing in a major international competition last week. Uptown’s fearless leader, Tamara, and the rest of Team USA competed in the Pan Am Games in Women’s Baseball.  Yes, that’s right.  Besides being kick-ass in the gym, Tamara […]

Jul 22nd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Day 2 for Steve at the Games: Inroads Made

Gonna keep this update relatively short…gotta stay focused on the task at hand. Once again, Steve turned in some great performances on Day 2.  He started the day in 2nd place overall and finished the day in 2nd place overall.  But he closed the gap and is now within 2 points of 1st place (he […]

Jul 21st

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Day 1 Recap: Steve P Has a Strong Start to the Games

A quick recap of Day 1 for Steve… Today went really well for Steve.  He competed in three workouts and took 4th, 5th, and 3rd on the workouts, respectively.  When it was all said and done, his performance on those three workouts was good enough for 2nd place overall. He executed his game plan for […]

Jul 8th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Save the date! 2nd Annual Triple Crown: Saturday September 19th!

We know you all had a great time with this event last September, so we are bringing it back!  Be sure to mark your calendars so you are sure to be here.  Like last year, we will be forming 3-person teams and running 3 workouts at 3 different gyms all in one day (8am, 12pm and […]

Jul 3rd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Reminder: 5k Run at Lake Merritt Saturday at 8:30am!

A big reminder to everyone:  We’re doing a 5k run at Lake Merritt tomorrow, July 4th, at 8:30am! We’ll be meeting at the Pergola (under the columns, basically) at the north end of the lake, between Grand Avenue and Lakeshore Avenue.  You can look at a detailed map here:  The Pergola at Lake Merritt Also, […]

Jun 30th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Reminder About July 4th Weekend Schedule

The July 4th holiday weekend is just a few days away (can you believe it’s July already?).  Below is the schedule for all three of our locations over the weekend, as well as a reminder about our 5k run at Lake Merritt on Saturday. Emeryville Friday July 3rd:  Normal Schedule (6am, 9am, 12pm, Open Gym, […]