Fitness
Oct 19th, 2014

Solving the Front Rack Riddle

  People come to us with various mobility issues, but one of the biggest issues we deal with is getting people into a proper rack position in the front squat or clean. Coming up with a solution can be tricky, because it’s not always wrist immobility that is the limiting factor.  It can be one […]

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Sep 17th, 2014

Registration Open for Jo Ann Aita’s Strong School

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  Jo Ann about to stand up out of a clean 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 4 SPOTS AVAILABLE, starting October 2nd. […]

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Sep 8th, 2014

‘Triple Crown’ on Sunday Sept 21st: 3 Workouts, 3 Gyms, 1 Day!!

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Come on out for the Triple Crown on Sunday September 21st!  This is fun event thought up at the 10am EGA class .  Not only is this an awesome idea, but a great opportunity to build our community and prepare for the  Crosstown Throwdown on October 11th. Workouts will be accessible/scaleable to allow maximum participation.  Don’t miss […]

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Aug 25th, 2014

Programming Focus for Next Couple of Months

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    Some of you have been asking about the seemingly sudden uptick in intensity with our conditioning workouts.  There’s a reason for that.  Next week will be tier testing, but beyond that, we have two primary focuses, two things we’re programming for out on the horizon. First Up:  Crosstown Throwdown on October 11th More immediately, […]

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Aug 19th, 2014

Moxie Madness Recap

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The EGA crew (left) and the Uptown crew (right) This past weekend, two teams from the CFO family, Team EGA and Team Uptown, competed in Moxie Madness.  Moxie Madness is a two-man, two-woman team competition, and one of the biggest around.  Team EGA competed in the Open (Rx’d) division, one of 79 teams competing in […]

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Aug 18th, 2014

Teen CrossFit continues in the Fall!

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Our summer pilot program for High School athletes was a great success, so we have decided to add a fall session to keep the momentum going. If you think you or your teen might be interested, here are the details… Who: Kids ages 13 – 18. No experience necessary. We keep the movements simple and […]

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Jun 25th, 2014

Kettlebell Clinic with Coach Lance: Sat July 19th @ EGA!

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Come and spend 2 hours with Lance as he teaches you the proper technique on the KB swing, clean, snatch, double clean and double snatch.  These are some of the more advanced movements seen in CrossFit competitions and are great tools in improving overall fitness.  Do not miss this opportunity!  The clinic will be hands-on […]

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Jun 5th, 2014

High School Summer Program – Tue-Thu session added at Uptown!

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Calling all High School Athletes!  There are now TWO options for getting fitter, faster and stronger over the summer!  In addition to our MWF session at CrossFit EGA, we have added a second session which meets at 3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays at our Uptown location. Classes will be coached by a fully certified and […]

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May 23rd, 2014

Sprint Starts on the Concept2 Rower

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  Often times, in shorter rowing pieces (1000m or less, depending on the context), you’ll see people tug on the rower a few times with their arms.  There’s a reason they’re doing this, but there’s a better way (so please stop pulling on the rower like a gorilla, folks). Many of you 6am class regulars have […]

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May 11th, 2014

Introducing: High School Summer Strength & Conditioning Program!

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CFO will be piloting a Strength & Conditioning Program for High School Athletes who want to stay in shape over the summer. If you know any young athletes who might be interested, pass it on! Here are the particulars: Goals: •To provide an off season S&C program to local high school athletes •To be more […]

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