Emeryville
Mar 14th, 2014

Proper Sequencing for Optimal C2 Rowing Efficiency

  Many of you from the 6am class know Andrea.  We’re psyched that she’s agreed to shoot a few videos for us dealing with technique on the Concept 2 rower (or erg, if you prefer).  We love having people use the rower; it’s a great exercise in its own right and in addition, it’s a […]

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Mar 10th, 2014

Strengthlifting Meet at Emeryville on Sunday, April 13

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On Sunday, April 13, CrossFit Oakland’s Emeryville Location will be hosting a strengthlifting meet. Competitors will take up to three attempts to establish their heaviest single squat, press, and deadlift. We have room for up to 32 competitors. Weightlifting or wrestling singlets, or as some like to call them, “onesies,” will be required. The cost […]

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Mar 8th, 2014

Saturday Heat Schedule for Open Workout 14.2

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Below are the Saturday heat times for Open Workout 14.2, which is an ascending ladder of overhead squats and chest-to-bar pull-ups. Last week was such a blast…can’t wait to see all of you get after it tomorrow! A note on heat times:  We’re allocating 20 minutes for each heat, but the reality is that in […]

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Mar 1st, 2014

Saturday Heat Times

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Below are the heat times for Workout 14.1 of the Open, which is the following: 10-Minute AMRAP: 30 Double-Unders 15 Power Snatches @ 75#/55# We’ll be going over the workout in detail, including strategy and tips, at 9:45am.  Come early to warm up and get the briefing on the workout. Also, please take note of […]

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Feb 23rd, 2014

The Open Starts in One Week!

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  One week from today, on Saturday March 1st, we’ll be running everyone through the first workout of the CrossFit Games Open!  Here’s what you need to know about the Open at CFO. These Workouts are Fun, and Doable, and Will Push You to the Limit The whole Open process is such a blast.  It […]

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Feb 10th, 2014

The Open is Nigh!

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The Open It’s that time of year, everyone:  Open time! The Open is the first leg of the CrossFit Games.  And it’s a total blast.  Like last year, the Open takes place over 5 weeks, with one workout being released each week.  Also like last year, we’ll be running everyone through heats on Saturdays.  The […]

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Feb 10th, 2014

Colin Takes First in Moxie Madness!

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  As we wrote about yesterday, Colin competed in Moxie Madness, one of the last individual competitions in the area before the Open starts up.  For those of you who check our FB page, most of this stuff is old news, but here’s a quick recap. Moxie Madness was comprised of three workouts, but within […]

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Feb 8th, 2014

Colin Competing in Moxie Madness Today!

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Colin is competing today in Moxie Madness, one of the last individual competitions around before the Open gets started.  His first two workouts are at 9:40am and 11:40am. The competition is taking place at the San Jose Convention Center.  We’ll be updating all of you on our FB page as Colin competes, with a full […]

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Jan 30th, 2014

Emeryville Open Gym at 4pm on Thursday Jan 30th!

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  Just a heads-up on our Thursday January 30th Emeryville schedule:  Our open gym session will be starting a half-hour later than usual, running from 4pm to 5pm. We’ll be back to our normal open gym schedule on Friday January 31st, which is 3:30pm to 5pm.

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Jan 27th, 2014

Rock Solid Muscle-Up Progression

Outlaw Way Muscle-Up Progression from The Outlaw Way on Vimeo. Many of you in Tier 2 are working on getting your first muscle-up.  The video above is a great collection of progressions for you to be working on.  It covers three different progressions, all of which need to be practiced.  No single one of these […]

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