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Jan 19th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Day 2 for Leka on Sunday

It was a great day for Leka at the NorCal Masters today.  She finished the day in 1st place, with a 10-point gap between her and second place. But the competition is not over.  She has two more workouts for sure tomorrow, and if she finishes in the top 5 overall, she moves on to […]

Jan 18th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Go, Leka, Go!

  Another weekend, another competition.  This time it’s Leka competing in the NorCal Masters.  The NorCal Masters is the biggest Masters-only CF competition around.  It should be a great test for Leka as she prepares for the Open. It’s a two-day competition, and takes place at the Craneway Pavilion, which is really close by in […]

Jan 15th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Toes-to-Bar Tutorial

(If the video isn’t working, go here to watch it on Carl’s site.) I’ve had a few people come up to me in the past week or so asking for advice on taking their toes-to-bar to the next level.  Sometimes, in order to progress, you need to take a step backward and dial in the […]

Jan 14th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Sactown Throwdown Recap

  As we wrote on the blog a few days ago, we had three teams competing in the Sactown Throwdown this past Saturday.  This was a really long day of competition, with highly varied events ranging from a 4-part test of gymnastics skills to a 1-rep max (1RM) bench press and squat test to a […]

Jan 11th

2014

By Mike Minium
Category: Community
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Weekend Happenings

We have a couple big things going on this weekend. Sactown Throwdown That’s right, Team CFO is at it again.  We’re competing in one of the biggest team competitions in NorCal:  the Sactown Throwdown.  This is a 2-man, 2-woman team competition put on by CrossFit East Sacramento and CrossFit Anywhere.  It always features some really […]

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 […]