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Mar 15th, 2014

Saturday Heat Schedule for Open Workout 14.3

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Below are the heat times for Open Workout 14.3, which is a nasty little 8-minute AMRAP of ascending rep-and-load deadlifts and box jumps. There’s lots to cover for this workout.  Make sure you’re at CFO at 10am sharp so that we can prep you for everything you need to know in terms of strategy and […]

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Mar 14th, 2014

Proper Sequencing for Optimal C2 Rowing Efficiency

  Many of you from the 6am class know Andrea.  We’re psyched that she’s agreed to shoot a few videos for us dealing with technique on the Concept 2 rower (or erg, if you prefer).  We love having people use the rower; it’s a great exercise in its own right and in addition, it’s a […]

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Mar 8th, 2014

Saturday Heat Schedule for Open Workout 14.2

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Below are the Saturday heat times for Open Workout 14.2, which is an ascending ladder of overhead squats and chest-to-bar pull-ups. Last week was such a blast…can’t wait to see all of you get after it tomorrow! A note on heat times:  We’re allocating 20 minutes for each heat, but the reality is that in […]

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Mar 1st, 2014

Saturday Heat Times

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Below are the heat times for Workout 14.1 of the Open, which is the following: 10-Minute AMRAP: 30 Double-Unders 15 Power Snatches @ 75#/55# We’ll be going over the workout in detail, including strategy and tips, at 9:45am.  Come early to warm up and get the briefing on the workout. Also, please take note of […]

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Jan 15th, 2014

Toes-to-Bar Tutorial

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(If the video isn’t working, go here to watch it on Carl’s site.) I’ve had a few people come up to me in the past week or so asking for advice on taking their toes-to-bar to the next level.  Sometimes, in order to progress, you need to take a step backward and dial in the […]

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Dec 14th, 2013

Reindeer Games Heat Schedule

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It’s finally upon us…the Reindeer Games! We have four teams competing Saturday at CrossFit Adventure in the Reindeer Games:  Team EGA (Rx’d division), Team CFO (Rx’d division), CrossFit Oakland (Scaled), and the CFO Masters. Team EGA is comprised of Michelle, Danielle, Colin, and Will.  Team CFO is comprised of Rebekah, Kristy, Kamran (pictured above), and Justin.  CrossFit […]

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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 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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