Events
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 9th, 2013

Announcing Sign-ups and Tryouts!

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Sign up sheets are up for the Crosstown Throwdown (one for men and one for the ladies).  All are encouraged to participate not matter your skill level or experience! The idea is to get as many people from each gym to participate as possible so it will be a true test of gym vs gym. […]

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Sep 29th, 2013

Strong Showing By CFO Masters Teams!

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As we wrote about yesterday, we sent two teams from CFO to compete in the Masters Madness competition, which took place at Diablo CrossFit.  It was a great competition, with a real emphasis on teamwork and was an extremely balanced and fair test of strength, skill, and conditioning. There were two age divisions for this […]

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Sep 28th, 2013

Two CFO Masters Team Competing Tomorrow!

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Three of the four CFOers competing tomorrow There are two Masters teams from CFO competing at tomorrow’s Masters Madness competition at Diablo CrossFit.  Masters Madness is a one-man/one-woman partner competition.  The two teams are Steve P and Sherrill (not pictured), and Leka and Old Man Mini. Leka and I get started at 9:30am, and Steve […]

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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 18th, 2013

CrossTown Throwdown Happening Sat Nov 9th!

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  Mark your calendars and save the date, everyone.  The CrossTown Throwdown is going down on Saturday November 9th!  This is our annual battle against our friends (and rivals) from CrossFit Sweat Shop. We’ll release more details, such as workouts, times, etc. as we get closer to the competition.  For now, plan on keeping your […]

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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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Sep 2nd, 2013

Running Clinic with Coach Aaron Saturday September 21st!

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  Aaron Castillo: Certified CrossFit Endurance Coach, CrossFit Oakland, Running Coach for Oakland Triathlon Club, USA Track & Field, Member and Current Masters Competitor As a masters-level track & field athlete and coach, I specialize in teaching efficient and proper running technique using The Pose Method along with a personalized interval-based training program that prepares athletes to compete […]

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