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Aug 18th, 2015

Teen Athletes: After School CrossFit at Uptown starting in September!

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We have been piloting a program the last couple of summers for teen athletes and are planning to continue to offer CrossFit to teens in the Fall at our Uptown location (310 41st Street, Oakland, CA 94609).  If you would like to join us, here are the details: The program is open to all interested teens […]

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Aug 12th, 2015

Speed is Last When it Comes to Getting the Olympic Lifts Right

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Coach Dan Bell can be a great resource if you’re looking to read and learn about the Olympic lifts. My favorite article of his (he has many good ones) is the following one:  Faster is not the Fix In Faster is not the Fix, Coach Bell lays out a hierarchy of development for the Olympic […]

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Aug 11th, 2015

REGISTER NOW for the Triple Crown!

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Registration is open for the Triple Crown!!  You must be registered to participate.  Here’s how you do it: 1. Pre-Order a Triple Crown t-shirt from the Pro Shop. You can do this online by clicking here or in person at CFO using our Pro Shop iPad kiosk. 2. Email us with the name of your […]

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Aug 10th, 2015

EGA Closed This Saturday August 15th due to Moxie Madness!

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Just wanted to give everyone a heads-up…EGA will be closed this Saturday August 15th due to the fact that there are a ton of teams competing in the Moxie Madness Team Championship down in San Jose on Saturday and Sunday.  In fact, between EGA, Uptown, and Emeryville, we have 7 teams competing. We’ll still be […]

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Aug 5th, 2015

The PR Paradox

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Let’s get this out of the way:  PRs are a wonderful thing and something you should be proud of when they come along.  Let’s also get this out of the way:  PRs come rather easily when you first start training and get harder to come by as you progress in your training.  This is known […]

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Aug 4th, 2015

Reminder: Triple Crown Fast Approaching!

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As Robyn wrote about last month, the 2nd annual Triple Crown is going down on Saturday September 19th.  This is our once-a-year three-gym mixer, where one workout is done at each of the three locations in one day.  This is a team event, where groups of three get to throw their hats into the ring […]

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Aug 3rd, 2015

Running Seminar with Aaron Castillo Sunday August 30th from 12pm to 1:30pm!

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We’re really excited to announce that Endgame Athletics/CrossFit EGA is hosting a Running Seminar with Aaron Castillo, our very own running & endurance coach on Sunday August 30th from 12:00pm ­ 1:30pm. Since 2011, Aaron (aka, “Coach Evil”) has worked with countless CFO, Uptown & EGA members, including CrossFit Games athletes Candace Hamilton Hester and […]

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Jul 30th, 2015

Back Pain in KB Swings

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  If you’re someone who gets back pain when you swing the kettlebell (side note:  what I like about the video above is that he acknowledges that there might be many reasons why a person is having back pain; this is just one cause that he’s observed over time), watch this video. He does a […]

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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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