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Jul 27th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Tamara and Team USA Bring Home the Gold!

Besides Steve P bringing home a victory in the CrossFit Games, we had another member of our community competing in a major international competition last week. Uptown’s fearless leader, Tamara, and the rest of Team USA competed in the Pan Am Games in Women’s Baseball.  Yes, that’s right.  Besides being kick-ass in the gym, Tamara […]

Jul 22nd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Day 2 for Steve at the Games: Inroads Made

Gonna keep this update relatively short…gotta stay focused on the task at hand. Once again, Steve turned in some great performances on Day 2.  He started the day in 2nd place overall and finished the day in 2nd place overall.  But he closed the gap and is now within 2 points of 1st place (he […]

Jul 21st

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Day 1 Recap: Steve P Has a Strong Start to the Games

A quick recap of Day 1 for Steve… Today went really well for Steve.  He competed in three workouts and took 4th, 5th, and 3rd on the workouts, respectively.  When it was all said and done, his performance on those three workouts was good enough for 2nd place overall. He executed his game plan for […]

Jul 8th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Save the date! 2nd Annual Triple Crown: Saturday September 19th!

We know you all had a great time with this event last September, so we are bringing it back!  Be sure to mark your calendars so you are sure to be here.  Like last year, we will be forming 3-person teams and running 3 workouts at 3 different gyms all in one day (8am, 12pm and […]

Jul 3rd

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Reminder: 5k Run at Lake Merritt Saturday at 8:30am!

A big reminder to everyone:  We’re doing a 5k run at Lake Merritt tomorrow, July 4th, at 8:30am! We’ll be meeting at the Pergola (under the columns, basically) at the north end of the lake, between Grand Avenue and Lakeshore Avenue.  You can look at a detailed map here:  The Pergola at Lake Merritt Also, […]

Jun 30th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Reminder About July 4th Weekend Schedule

The July 4th holiday weekend is just a few days away (can you believe it’s July already?).  Below is the schedule for all three of our locations over the weekend, as well as a reminder about our 5k run at Lake Merritt on Saturday. Emeryville Friday July 3rd:  Normal Schedule (6am, 9am, 12pm, Open Gym, […]

Jun 29th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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We’ll Miss You, Larry!

Larry (between Joe and Paul) and the rest of the 7pm crew Tonight was Larry’s last night in class.  He’s been training with us for three years and it’s been a pleasure having him here at CFO.  Sadly, this means that the Three Amigos won’t be able to team up again in our next Triple […]

Jun 25th

2015

By Mike Minium
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Steve P in the Home Stretch of Games Training

  It’s been a while since the Open, and we haven’t updated you on Steve P’s progress much since then.  After the Open, in which Steve took 1st, he moved on to the next level of the qualification process for the 2015 CrossFit Games, known as the Masters Qualifier.  This was the last step for […]

Jun 22nd

2015

By TomC
Category: Emeryville
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2015 Starting Strength Fall Classic

On Sunday, October 25th, 2015, CrossFit Oakland’s Emeryville location will host the 2015 Starting Strength Fall Classic. The Fall Classic is a strength meet where competitors have three attempts to establish a one-repetition maximum effort on the squat, press, and deadlift. This meet is held conjunction with gyms around the US and Canada on the […]

Jun 17th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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July 4th Weekend Schedule at All Locations

The July 4th holiday weekend is just a couple weeks away.  With that in mind, we wanted to get you the schedule for all three locations, as follows: Emeryville Friday July 3rd:  Normal Schedule (6am, 9am, 12pm, Open Gym, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm) Saturday July 4th:  Closed Sunday July 5th:  Normal Schedule (8am, 9am, 10am) Uptown […]