Emeryville
Oct 28th, 2013

FGB This Saturday Nov 2…For a Great Cause!

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  As we wrote about a few weeks ago, we’re holding a fundraiser workout, Fight Gone Bad (FGB) this Saturday, November 2 at CFO.  We’re doing this along with the good folks at United Barbell, who will be running their folks through FGB as well. Besides getting a great workout in, we’re raising money for a really […]

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Oct 20th, 2013

Reminder: CFO Closed Sunday October 20th!

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Just a reminder:  CFO will be closed on Sunday October 20th. Team Aita Training (aka Max’s Gym) is running an all-day Olympic Weightlifting meet on Sunday.  It’s a great opportunity to showcase the sport of Olympic Weightlifting, and as a bonus, a couple of your trainers are competing in the meet as well (Arnold and […]

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Oct 14th, 2013

Olympic Lifting Meet This Sunday Oct 20th at CFO!

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  Just like last year, we’ll be holding an Olympic Weightlifting meet here at CFO this coming Sunday, October 20th.  The meet will be an all-day affair, which means that there will be no group classes on Sunday (we’ll post a reminder later in the week).  The meet is being put on by Team Aita […]

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Oct 7th, 2013

Fight Gone Bad Fundraiser for West Oakland Students!

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One of the best things about being involved with the CrossFit community is the ability get looped into opportunities to give back.  This is one of those opportunities. We’ve decided to team up with fellow CF gym United Barbell (right across the Bay Bridge in SOMA) and raise funds for Boost! West Oakland.  In years past, […]

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Sep 27th, 2013

Two Rx’d Team Spots Available for Reindeer Games December 14th!

Tryouts are coming! We have two Rx’d team spots available for the Reindeer Games on December 14th.  You can read more about the competition here.  The competition is taking place in Concord, so it’s really close by–an added bonus! This is a team competition, and each team is comprised of two men and two women. […]

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Sep 24th, 2013

Lance’s First Powerlifting Meet a Huge Success!

Lance nailing his 501.5-lb squat–a new PR! As we wrote about last week, Lance competed in his first-ever powerlifting meet this past Saturday.  Lance competed in the Sierra Nevada Cup, a US Powerlifting Association meet held in Grass Valley.  Powerlifting meets are a test of your 1-rep max squat, bench press, and deadlift, in that […]

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Sep 22nd, 2013

Kettlebell Sport Clinic at CFO October 6th!

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Did you know that there’s an entire sport built around the kettlebell?  Much like the barbell sports of Olympic Weightlifting and Powerlifting, you compete against others in a few key movements (the jerk, the snatch, and clean-and-jerk, in the case of Kettlebell Sport).  Unlike the barbell sports, where you’re testing a 1-rep max, in Kettlebell […]

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Sep 19th, 2013

Mobility Drills for Overhead Squat/Snatch Prep

An oldie but goodie from K-Star Not to let the cat out of the bag, but on Friday, we’re going to be having you guys go for a 1-rep max snatch (with a time limit) and a 1-rep max clean-and-jerk (with a time limit). One of the toughest things about the snatch is that bottom […]

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Sep 17th, 2013

Lance Competing in Sierra Nevada Cup Powerlifting Meet

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Most of you know Lance as that awesome coach over at Uptown (with occasional coaching appearances at Emeryville on the weekends).  But did you know that he’s also throwing his hat into the competitive powerlifting ring?  If his recent squat of 425 x 3 is any indication, he’s going to do well in his debut, […]

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