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Upcoming On-Ramps

Get the basics so you can join in the fun of our group classes! Morning and Evening On-Ramp classes are offered at both of our locations and sell out fast.

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Our Philosophy

We believe in putting our focus and resources into our coaching quality and our community.

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Workout Of The Day

The Workout of the Day or WOD is custom-programmed for the CrossFit Oakland community and is taught in our regular group classes under the close supervision of our highly trained coaching staff.

Jan 13th, 2015

Coach Colin Profiled!

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Time for us to get to know Colin a little better.  Colin is a fierce competitor and a committed coach and an overall kind and sensitive person.  Watching him train is like watching a high-end machine at work.  Colin obviously takes his training seriously, but he doesn’t take himself too seriously, which is definitely part […]

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Jan 7th, 2015

Jolene, Leslie, and Jordan Competing this Saturday January 10th!

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This Saturday, January 10th, Leslie, Jolene, and Jordan (left to right, as pictured above) are throwing their hats into the ring and competing in their first strongwoman competition! Strongman/Strongwoman competitions are a great way to put your strength to the test.  Most of them are time-based events where you have to handle a number of […]

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Jan 5th, 2015

Prioritize Position When Doing Mobility Work

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The video above is a good reminder for all of you when you’re prepping for a workout before class gets started, or when you’re doing some mobility work after class. Whenever you’re doing mobility work, you want to make sure that you prioritize ideal positions first (often times involving a rotational component, which Kelly discusses […]

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Dec 31st, 2014

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year! Thanks to everyone at CFO for making 2014 such a great year.  CFO would be nothing without all of you.  Here’s to 2015! A quick reminder that all three locations are closed tomorrow, January 1.  We’ll be back in full action on Friday. Enjoy the day off…and see you in 2015!

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Dec 30th, 2014

Community Day Workout This Saturday Jan 3 at 11am!

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  We’ll be holding a Community Day workout this Saturday January 3rd at our Emeryville location.  We’ll get things started at 11am, following our Saturday morning group classes. This will be our first Community Day workout of 2015, and it’s a great chance for anyone thinking about joining our gym to get their feet wet […]

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Dec 27th, 2014

Happy Birthday to Arnold!

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Have a great day, Coach!  We are so glad to have you as our friend, partner, coach and role model!

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Dec 24th, 2014

Holiday Schedule Reminder

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Just a quick reminder about our schedule over the Christmas holiday for each of our three locations. Wednesday December 24th: Emeryville:  Same as normal, except no Open Gym Uptown:  6am only EGA:  6am, 10am, and 12pm only (no evening classes) Thursday December 25th: All locations CLOSED Friday December 26th: Emeryville:  8am, 9am, and 10am only […]

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Dec 22nd, 2014

Fitness is a Choice

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    Tabata Times recently republished a great article from Blair Morrison titled “Fitness is Optional.”  Blair does a great job of explaining how fitness is a choice, and it’s one we get challenged to make on a daily basis, often many times a day in some cases. Here’s a key excerpt from the article: “Moments […]

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Dec 17th, 2014

Holiday Schedule

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Here are the schedule changes around the holidays over the next couple of weeks.  You can also check our online schedule above under ‘Schedules’.  Happy Holidays to all of you!! Wednesday, December 24th  CFO – Open for all Group Classes, NO Open Gym Uptown – 6am class ONLY EGA – NO Evening Classes.  6am, 10am and Noon ONLY Thursday, […]

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Dec 16th, 2014

Prather Ranch Delivered to your Doorstep!

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    For those of you who have been with us for a bit, you probably remember when we used to get 40-lb boxes of Prather Ranch beef delivered to the gym.  This usually happened two to three times a year.  This was a great opportunity for CFOers to get high-quality, organic, grass-fed beef at […]

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