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Oct 20th, 2014

Getting to know your coach – Brendan!

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  You may have noticed we have a few new faces in front of you in group classes and open gym.  As we expand our operations, we have expanded our roster of awesome coaches.  This post is the first of a series to introduce them and help you to get to know them a little better. […]

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Oct 17th, 2014

‘Fight Gone Bad’ Fundraiser Saturday, Nov 8th at Uptown!

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On Saturday November 8th we will be holding a fundraiser at our Uptown location for a very cool organization – Westside Athletes Association.  The name of the event is United for Youth and we will be joining United Barbell and Flagship CrossFit as they hold concurrent events. THE WORKOUT: FIGHT GONE BAD Perform each of the […]

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Oct 16th, 2014

“Training Smarter” Talk on Sunday October 26th at 11am

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On Sunday October 26th, I’m going to be giving a free talk to all CFO members (Emeryville, Uptown, and EGA) I’m calling “Training Smarter.”  It’s starting at 11am and I don’t really have an end time in mind, but I’m guessing it will take somewhere between an hour and two.  The talk will take place […]

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Oct 13th, 2014

Crosstown Throwdown Recap…and Some Nostalgia

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(This is a long one, folks, so grab your reading glasses and a cup of coffee!) Before I get to a recap of yesterday’s Crosstown Throwdown, I have to admit I’m feeling a little nostalgic about this whole Crosstown Throwdown business.  I don’t usually write about my own personal experiences on this blog, so the first […]

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Oct 10th, 2014

Gym Schedule This Weekend!

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The Crosstown Throwdown is going on this Saturday at our Emeryville location…can’t wait! Just a reminder about the schedule at all three locations this weekend: Saturday October 11th Emeryville:  Closed for the Throwdown.  All the action starts at 8am…come on by and cheer on your fellow CFOers! Uptown:  Closed EGA:  Closed Sunday October 12th Emeryville:  Closed […]

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Oct 8th, 2014

Throwdown Assignments

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  Before we get started:  The first workout for the Crosstown Throwdown will be announced Saturday morning at 8am.  The first workout kicks off at 8:30am.  So be ready to go early, folks! OK, here’s the list, folks.  Understand that if your name is not assigned to a particular workout, you still might be doing […]

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Sep 30th, 2014

Crosstown Throwdown Town Hall Meeting This Saturday at 11:30am

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    It’s that time of the year…Crosstown Throwdown (CTTD) time!  Our annual friendly against CrossFit Sweatshop (CFSS) is just two weeks away.  Because we have so many newcomers this year, we’re going to have a town hall meeting of sorts, where we can run through how the CTTD works, what to expect, give some strategy […]

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Sep 28th, 2014

Competition Recap for Colin, Jennifer, and Alexis

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  This past Saturday, Colin was out representing EGA, and competed in the Bat Cave Games at CrossFit Natomas.  This was his first individual competition since Regionals, but you wouldn’t have known it by the way he performed.  Colin really brought his A game. Of the three scored events (there was a fourth event that […]

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Sep 22nd, 2014

First Annual Triple Crown a Done Deal!

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 The 17 teams who participated in our first annual Triple Crown (There’s a larger version of this picture available on our FB page.) We’ve been doing a lot of posts recently on the Triple Crown, related to t-shirt orders, workout releases, and heat schedules, so I’m going to keep this recap as brief as I can. […]

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Sep 20th, 2014

TRIPLE CROWN WORKOUT #3 (EGA)

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  Miss Stella would like to encourage you to celebrate her 5th birthday right, by bringing non-perishable foods with you to EGA on Sunday to fill up this barrel heading for the Alameda County Food Bank. And in case you were wondering… Here is the final WOD for the Triple Crown to be held at EGA […]

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