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Nov 7th, 2014

Fight Gone Bad Heat Schedule

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It’s Fight Gone Bad (FGB) tomorrow!  This is your opportunity to compare how you do tomorrow against how you did a few weeks ago when we ran through FGB the first time. Here is the heat schedule for tomorrow: Fight Gone Bad Heat Schedule – FGB Heat List As it stands now, we have three […]

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Nov 5th, 2014

FGB Heat Schedule to Be Published on Friday

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Blaire’s excited about Fight Gone Bad, no doubt Just a quick reminder that we’ll be running Fight Gone Bad! (FGB) this Saturday at Uptown.  Our Emeryville and EGA locations will be closed, so that we can get as many of you in the same building as possible.  Going through FGB requires lots of energy, and […]

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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

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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 28th, 2014

Get Ready for Halloween!

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Darth Vader using the force This Friday is Halloween, and it’s become something of a tradition here at CFO, and a total blast!  While not mandatory, we strongly encourage everyone to come dressed in costume.  You can be assured that all coaches working that day will be in costume, so if for no other reason, come […]

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Oct 22nd, 2014

November Slots Available for Strong School!

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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 17th, 2014

‘Fight Gone Bad’ Fundraiser Saturday, Nov 8th at Uptown!

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On Saturday November 8th we will be holding a fundraiser at our Uptown location for a very cool organization – Westside Athletes Association.  The name of the event is United for Youth and we will be joining United Barbell and Flagship CrossFit as they hold concurrent events. THE WORKOUT: FIGHT GONE BAD Perform each of the […]

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Oct 16th, 2014

“Training Smarter” Talk on Sunday October 26th at 11am

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On Sunday October 26th, I’m going to be giving a free talk to all CFO members (Emeryville, Uptown, and EGA) I’m calling “Training Smarter.”  It’s starting at 11am and I don’t really have an end time in mind, but I’m guessing it will take somewhere between an hour and two.  The talk will take place […]

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Oct 13th, 2014

Crosstown Throwdown Recap…and Some Nostalgia

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(This is a long one, folks, so grab your reading glasses and a cup of coffee!) Before I get to a recap of yesterday’s Crosstown Throwdown, I have to admit I’m feeling a little nostalgic about this whole Crosstown Throwdown business.  I don’t usually write about my own personal experiences on this blog, so the first […]

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