Fitness
Dec 6th, 2014

Priorities, Priorities, Priorities

MWOD_KStar_Fu

  Almost everyone has areas they need to work on consistently when it comes to mobility.  The video above isn’t so much about laying out the mobility pieces you should be doing (although the areas they focus on in the video are good places to start), it’s about identifying where you need work, and prioritizing that whenever […]

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Nov 19th, 2014

FREE Community Day at CFO on Saturday November 29th at 11am! All are welcome!

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Carrie looking gooooooood! Tell your friends and co-workers!  Bring your family!  It is that time again and it’s been WAY too long. Back by popular demand: CFO will be hosting a FREE Community Day on Saturday, November 29th @ 11am Community Days are free to the public – No experience necessary.  This one-hour class is designed to […]

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Nov 3rd, 2014

Jenny Showing Us How It’s Done!

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We haven’t done an athlete profile in a long time, and it’s long overdue.  We’re starting the practice up again, and tonight we’re profiling Jenny, who has made a ton of progress in the time she’s been here. She first found out about the gym through her connection with Tamara (Uptown legend), who had played baseball with Jenny’s daughter, Lilly, on […]

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Oct 30th, 2014

Gym(s) Schedule for FGB Saturday on Nov 8th

Reverie

Photo of Miss Reverie courtesy of her parents Aaron and Cheryll The WOD for Saturday, November 8th is Fight Gone Bad at our Uptown location ONLY.  CFO in Emeryville and EGA will be closed so we can all get our FGB on together.  The event is a fundraiser, but you are not obligated to donate […]

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Oct 22nd, 2014

November Slots Available for Strong School!

United Barbell Weightlifting Meet

Jo Ann showing some skills 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 some slots available for November.  Interested women can email Jo Ann Aita […]

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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

United Barbell Weightlifting Meet

  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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