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Nov 17th, 2014

Gearing Up for Murph

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If you’ve noticed a few more runs in our workouts lately, and a tad more emphasis on good old bodyweight basics like pull-ups, ring rows, push-ups, lunges, and squats, it’s for a reason.  In addition to the CrossFit Total, which is coming up on Sunday December 14th (we’ll be devoting a few posts to the Total […]

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Nov 14th, 2014

Tight Hips? Give This One a Go!

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    This one, courtesy of K-Star, has been around for a while, but it’s still a great way to work through tight areas around the hip joint.  There are lots of ways to skin a cat, and in this video, Kelly covers a number of different ways to modify this common warm-up movement we […]

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Nov 12th, 2014

CFO Holiday Party 2014: Friday December 12th!

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  Mark your calendars and get yourself gussied up – it is time for the CFO Holiday Party! When: Friday December 12th from 6pm – 10pm Where: Miss Melissa has miraculously agreed to let us back into her beautiful dance Studio 1924 located at 1924 Franklin St in beautiful downtown Oakland. Who:  Leave the kids […]

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Nov 9th, 2014

Movie Night at Uptown – Friday November 14th @ 8:30pm

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  What could be better than doing a WOD at beautiful CFO Uptown?  Nothing, of course.  But second best would be cuddling up with your favorite blankie and stuffy and watching a ‘classic’ movie with your friends at your favorite home away from home. Come on over to Uptown on Friday night (11/14) after hours […]

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Nov 7th, 2014

Fight Gone Bad Heat Schedule

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It’s Fight Gone Bad (FGB) tomorrow!  This is your opportunity to compare how you do tomorrow against how you did a few weeks ago when we ran through FGB the first time. Here is the heat schedule for tomorrow: Fight Gone Bad Heat Schedule – FGB Heat List As it stands now, we have three […]

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Nov 5th, 2014

FGB Heat Schedule to Be Published on Friday

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Blaire’s excited about Fight Gone Bad, no doubt Just a quick reminder that we’ll be running Fight Gone Bad! (FGB) this Saturday at Uptown.  Our Emeryville and EGA locations will be closed, so that we can get as many of you in the same building as possible.  Going through FGB requires lots of energy, and […]

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Oct 28th, 2014

Get Ready for Halloween!

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Darth Vader using the force This Friday is Halloween, and it’s become something of a tradition here at CFO, and a total blast!  While not mandatory, we strongly encourage everyone to come dressed in costume.  You can be assured that all coaches working that day will be in costume, so if for no other reason, come […]

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Oct 22nd, 2014

November Slots Available for Strong School!

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Jo Ann showing some skills Jo Ann Aita, of Team Aita Training, is currently registering women for a 3-day/week women’s strength program, located at Max’s Gym, in the back of CrossFit Oakland.  This ongoing training program is limited to 12 women, and there are currently some slots available for November.  Interested women can email Jo Ann Aita […]

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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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