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Jul 27th, 2015

Tamara and Team USA Bring Home the Gold!

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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 […]

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Jul 22nd, 2015

Day 2 for Steve at the Games: Inroads Made

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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 […]

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Jul 21st, 2015

Day 1 Recap: Steve P Has a Strong Start to the Games

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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 […]

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Jul 8th, 2015

Save the date! 2nd Annual Triple Crown: Saturday September 19th!

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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 […]

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Jul 3rd, 2015

Reminder: 5k Run at Lake Merritt Saturday at 8:30am!

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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, […]

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Jun 30th, 2015

Reminder About July 4th Weekend Schedule

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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, […]

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Jun 25th, 2015

Steve P in the Home Stretch of Games Training

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  It’s been a while since the Open, and we haven’t updated you on Steve P’s progress much since then.  After the Open, in which Steve took 1st, he moved on to the next level of the qualification process for the 2015 CrossFit Games, known as the Masters Qualifier.  This was the last step for […]

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Jun 22nd, 2015

2015 Starting Strength Fall Classic

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On Sunday, October 25th, 2015, CrossFit Oakland’s Emeryville location will host the 2015 Starting Strength Fall Classic. The Fall Classic is a strength meet where competitors have three attempts to establish a one-repetition maximum effort on the squat, press, and deadlift. This meet is held conjunction with gyms around the US and Canada on the […]

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May 21st, 2015

Running Clinic with Aaron C This Saturday at EGA!

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We have a great opportunity for anyone looking to improve their running mechanics and performance coming up this Saturday May 24th.  Aaron C, our resident running coach and endurance-sport afficionado here at CrossFit Oakland, is hosting a 90-minute running clinic.  The clinic will run from 12pm to 1:30pm on Saturday.  Having received coaching from Aaron numerous […]

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May 19th, 2015

Live Viewing Party at Uptown this Sunday 5/24 at 10am!

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Team EGA (from left to right):  Bry, Lindsey, Michelle, Will, Colin, and Mike This is a big weekend for our CrossFit competitors from EGA.  Team EGA is competing in the California Regional this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  This is a big deal.  Regional-level competition is the last step in the qualification process for the final […]

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