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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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Jan 4th, 2014

Whole Life Challenge Starting Jan 11th!

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  Every year we do a couple of Paleo-style challenges.  We’ve decided to change things up this year and do the Whole Life Challenge (WLC).  This type of challenge is about so much more than what you’re eating.  And it’s great because there are different levels of commitment. I’ll be personally participating in the challenge; I hope […]

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Dec 23rd, 2013

Schedule This Week: Group Classes and Programming

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Just a reminder about the holiday schedule, and a note on the programming schedule, for the coming week. Here’s our group class schedule for this week: Mon Dec 23rd:  Regular schedule at both locations Tue Dec 24th: NO Open Gym or Evening Classes at either location Wed Dec 25th:  Both locations CLOSED for the day […]

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Dec 19th, 2013

Holiday Party Info in your Inbox! Holiday Schedule Update!

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Check your email inbox for an important notice regarding our Holiday Party.  You will need a code to get into the building where the party is being held. If you did not receive this notice, please send us an email and we will forward a copy to you. Please be advised of the following changes […]

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Dec 17th, 2013

Schedule Changes This Week

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  In case you haven’t heard, this Friday December 20th is our annual CFO Holiday Party! This is a great time and a chance to see your fellow CFOers in something other than Lululemon, shorts, and t-shirts.  You might not even recognize them! The party gets started at 6pm and is taking place this year […]

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