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Feb 8th, 2014

Colin Competing in Moxie Madness Today!

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Colin is competing today in Moxie Madness, one of the last individual competitions around before the Open gets started.  His first two workouts are at 9:40am and 11:40am. The competition is taking place at the San Jose Convention Center.  We’ll be updating all of you on our FB page as Colin competes, with a full […]

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Jan 27th, 2014

Rock Solid Muscle-Up Progression

Outlaw Way Muscle-Up Progression from The Outlaw Way on Vimeo. Many of you in Tier 2 are working on getting your first muscle-up.  The video above is a great collection of progressions for you to be working on.  It covers three different progressions, all of which need to be practiced.  No single one of these […]

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Jan 20th, 2014

Dobbs Express Rolls to NorCal Masters First Place Finish!

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  As we wrote yesterday, Leka had a great first day of competition, finishing in 1st place with a 10-point lead at the end of Saturday (building a double-digit lead after the first day is impressive). Today, she was like a runaway freight train, getting a head of steam going and never looking back.  By […]

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Jan 19th, 2014

Day 2 for Leka on Sunday

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It was a great day for Leka at the NorCal Masters today.  She finished the day in 1st place, with a 10-point gap between her and second place. But the competition is not over.  She has two more workouts for sure tomorrow, and if she finishes in the top 5 overall, she moves on to […]

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Jan 18th, 2014

Go, Leka, Go!

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  Another weekend, another competition.  This time it’s Leka competing in the NorCal Masters.  The NorCal Masters is the biggest Masters-only CF competition around.  It should be a great test for Leka as she prepares for the Open. It’s a two-day competition, and takes place at the Craneway Pavilion, which is really close by in […]

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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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Jan 14th, 2014

Sactown Throwdown Recap

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  As we wrote on the blog a few days ago, we had three teams competing in the Sactown Throwdown this past Saturday.  This was a really long day of competition, with highly varied events ranging from a 4-part test of gymnastics skills to a 1-rep max (1RM) bench press and squat test to a […]

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Jan 11th, 2014

Weekend Happenings

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We have a couple big things going on this weekend. Sactown Throwdown That’s right, Team CFO is at it again.  We’re competing in one of the biggest team competitions in NorCal:  the Sactown Throwdown.  This is a 2-man, 2-woman team competition put on by CrossFit East Sacramento and CrossFit Anywhere.  It always features some really […]

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Jan 9th, 2014

Handstand Clinic at Athletic Playground

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  I wanted to give all of you a heads-up on a handstand clinic that’s going to be taking place at the Athletic Playground, a really cool local bodyweight/acrobatics/gymnastics gym in the area. It’s for anyone who’s ever wanted to be able to hold a handstand, and will provide you with safe, smart progressions for […]

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Jan 8th, 2014

Sunday Yoga at Uptown starting this week!

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Uptown’s own Sterling has graciously offered to hold a weekly yoga class at CrossFit Oakland Uptown on Sundays at 9am, starting this Sunday January 12th! If you are wondering what Yoga has to do with CrossFit, take a look at this article from Tabata Times: 10 Reasons Why CrossFitters should start practicing Yoga. Here is […]

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