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Nov 12th

2019

By Mike Minium
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The CFO Intramural Open is a Wrap!

20.5 brought back more high-skill gymnastics. This time it was the tried-and-true ring muscle-up. But that’s not the big story. We had a ton of first-time Rx’d scores on wall balls, which was so inspiring to see. That’s the real story and what it’s really about! All of you really got after that nasty combination […]

Nov 5th

2019

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Week 4 Intramural Results Are In!

20.4 continued the theme that started with 20.3: Testing our higher-level skills! Heavy clean-and-jerks made an appearance, and for the first time ever, pistols appeared in the Open. In the humble opinion of the author of this post, pistols are a welcome addition to the Open. They’re a great combo of mobility, stability, and balance–something […]

Oct 29th

2019

By Mike Minium
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Week 3 Intramural Results Are In!

20.3 brought us the deadlifts and handstand push-ups we’d been practicing so much over the last couple of months, and you all did not disappoint. Just about everyone who did the workout in 2018 (it was a repeat workout) PR’d the repeat effort. Strong work by all! The current score is Team Benny 104, Team […]

Oct 22nd

2019

By Mike Minium
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Week 2 Intramural Results Are In!

20.2 is in the books and what a workout it was! Two weeks are down, three weeks to go. Onward and upward! Meanwhile, in a stunning turnaround, Team Benny went from being 3 points down after Week 1 to taking a 9-point lead after Week 2. It was because of costumes, folks! C’mon, Team Mini, […]

Oct 15th

2019

By Mike Minium
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Week 1 Intramural Results Are In!

Week 1 of the Open is in the books and the CFO Intramural results are in! It’s a tight one so far, folks! Team Mini is in the lead, with a narrow 5-point lead over Team Benny . The score is 31-28, so it’s really anybody’s game with four weeks left to go. The deciding […]

Oct 10th

2019

By Mike Minium
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Intramural Open Rosters are Live!

The wait is over! No, not the release of the first Open workout (check back later for that). It’s the release of the team rosters for the CFO Intramural Open! Let the real challenge begin! Below are the names of your teammates, as well as your fellow competition (hahaha!). Don’t forget to come dressed in […]

Aug 30th

2019

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Episode 2 of the CFO Podcast is Live!

Episode 2 of the CFO Podcast is live! In this episode, we talk to CFO coach and athlete Leka Fineman. We cover a ton of territory and you’re not gonna want to miss it! Check it out here: Episode 2

Aug 16th

2019

By Robyn
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Gymnastics for CrossFitters: Thursday evenings in September!

The Open is coming (again)! If you were frustrated in March (or April or July) with your lack of higher skill gymnastics movements, here is a chance for you to get some expert coaching, progressions, etc. Coach Alex was an All-American gymnast and a CF Games competitor. Combine the two and you have a coach […]

Aug 12th

2019

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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New CFO Podcast!

CFO has a new podcast! Mike and Ben kick off the inaugural episode of the CrossFit Oakland podcast by discussing the who, what, why, and when of the podcast itself, as well as delving into the gym’s August programming. Give it a listen: CFO Podcast

Jun 18th

2019

By Mike Minium
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New Thursday Programming!

We’re changing the way we program our Thursdays.  The goal is to add structured and fun “recovery” work into the week. Many folks know that working hard is important to progress, but so is recovery, and properly structured recovery at that. If you normally make up a day from earlier in the week on Thursdays, […]

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