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Jan 9th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Handstand Clinic at Athletic Playground

  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 […]

Jan 8th

2014

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Sunday Yoga at Uptown starting this week!

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 […]

Jan 4th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Whole Life Challenge Starting Jan 11th!

  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 […]

Dec 31st

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Elements Class Makeover

Starting this Friday January 3rd, the Elements Class (Mon/Wed/Fri 11am) is getting a makeover. The name of the class is being changed to Movement and Mobility, which is a great summary of what the focus of the class is going to be.  This class is going to be ideal for those looking for a gentler […]

Dec 30th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Events
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Heeeeeeeeee’s Back! Coach Aaron and the Track WOD returns this Saturday Jan 4th!

A few words from Coach Aaron on his upcoming track workouts and the coming year… Are you ready to work on being a faster, more efficient and capable runner? Willing to accept a new challenge and try something different in the new year? CFO Endurance is set to resume weekly running and track workouts for […]

Dec 25th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all CFOers! Thanks for making CFO such a special place.  Enjoy your time with family and friends.  We’ll see you back on Thursday (Both locations closed on Wednesday; 8am, 9am, and 10am classes on Thursday).

Dec 23rd

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Schedule This Week: Group Classes and Programming

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 […]

Dec 22nd

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Thank you!

A huge thank you to all of you who attended our Holiday Party on Friday night.  You all looked amazing and behaved yourselves admirably (for the most part).  So thanks again for making this such a special event.  We are so grateful for all of you. A very special thanks to Melissa and Studio 1924 […]

Dec 19th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Holiday Party Info in your Inbox! Holiday Schedule Update!

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 […]

Dec 17th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Schedule Changes This Week

  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 […]