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Jan 21st

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Norcal Masters THIS WEEKEND!

Come out to the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond to cheer on our Masters Athletes at the 2015 Norcal Masters competition.  CrossFit Oakland, CrossFit Oakland Uptown and Endgame Athletics will all be sending athletes to this comp – it should be quite a good time for all of us.  The event runs 8am – 5pm on […]

Jan 20th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Spots Available for Strong School with Jo Ann Aita!

A big heads-up to any of the women out there looking to focus on strength development:  There are a few spots available for Jo Ann Aita’s Women’s Strong School! Women’s Strong School is a 3-day/week ongoing strength program designed for women of all levels, whether you’re brand new to lifting or an advanced lifter.  It’s appropriate […]

Jan 13th

2015

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Coach Colin Profiled!

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 […]

Jan 7th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Jolene, Leslie, and Jordan Competing this Saturday January 10th!

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 […]

Jan 5th

2015

By Mike Minium
Category: Fitness
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Prioritize Position When Doing Mobility Work

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 […]

Dec 31st

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Happy New Year!

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!

Dec 30th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Community Day Workout This Saturday Jan 3 at 11am!

  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 […]

Dec 27th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Happy Birthday to Arnold!

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

Dec 24th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Holiday Schedule Reminder

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 […]

Dec 22nd

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Fitness is a Choice

    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 […]