Blogs

Aug 23rd

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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(Re)Introducing Coach Jonathan!

Who is this guy you’ve been seeing around the gym shadowing our coaches and helping out with On-Ramps?  No, he is not related to Mike, despite the shared good looks. Jonathan was a CFO’er back in the early days, but we lost him to the call of the LA music scene.  Jonathan was a respected […]

Aug 20th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Events
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Primal Move Certification at CFO: Saturday Oct 19th!

CrossFit Oakland Uptown will be hosting a very cool certification seminar on Saturday Oakland 19th – Primal Move will be here offering their Fundamentals Course from 9am – 6pm.  Registration details can be found here. Q: Primal Move?  What is that and what does it have to do with CrossFit? A: Pretty much everything. If […]

Aug 17th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Keeping the Competitive Ball Rolling!

  The Femme Fit prep class that ran on Saturdays from 11am to 1pm was such a big success that we’ve decided to keep the ball rolling, so to speak. We’re changing the name of the class to the CrossFit Competition class, which gives it the broader scope it deserves.  The CrossFit Competition (CFC) class will […]

Aug 12th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Femme Fit Recap via Coach Arnold…

To all the women of Femme Fit 2013, you know we are so very proud of you at CFO.  Coach Arnold was instrumental in the training of not only the women of CFO, but also other badass women athletes  from around the Bay Area.  Here is a recap of the day from the man himself… […]

Aug 11th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Congratulations to our CFO Femme Fitters!

Amazing performances from all the ladies at Femme Fit today (photo credit: Ann G).  We are so proud of our CFO’ers and will have a full recap for you tomorrow.  Much-needed rest and recovery for our competitors, coaches and spectators tonight 🙂

Aug 9th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Get Some, CFO Women!

2013 Femme Fit: Sandbag Final from CrossFit Sweat Shop There’s just a little over a day left until Femme Fit.  It’s been great seeing everyone who’s competing put in the time and the hard work to prepare for the competition (and a big thanks to Arnold for coaching all the competitors–even from other gyms–during the […]

Aug 8th

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Congratulations Lt. Tamara Holmes!

Our own Tamara Holmes was sworn in today as a Lieutenant in the Oakland Fire Department. This is a significant achievement as the process to get here is a long and difficult one.  There are assessments, written exams, oral exams, interviews and tons of paperwork – all required to even be considered for promotion.  Tamara […]

Aug 6th

2013

By Mike Minium
Category: Emeryville
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Just a Couple Spots Left for Jo Ann’s Women’s Strength Program

The women from Jo Ann’s last session showing the fruits of their labor   Jo Ann is kicking off another 6-week cycle for her Women’s Strength Class.  She’s going to run two sessions, with both sessions starting Thursday, August 15th.  The class is limited to 12 females, and there are currently a couple of spots […]

Aug 3rd

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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CFO is actively recruiting for a Stickball Fundraiser next Sunday Aug 11th!

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. Click on link to learn more about Stickball Let us know if you are interested in playing for the CFO Stickball team.  This is a fundraiser stickball tourney that benefits the 100 club of Alameda County, which helps gives money to the kids of Fire/Police officers who have died in the line […]

Jul 31st

2013

By Robyn
Category: Community
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Coach Evil is going to Belgium!

On Thursday our endurance sports and running expert, Coach Aaron, will take his evil self to Antwerp, Belgium to participate in an international sporting event called the World Outgames.  Aaron has been preparing for this for many months and we are all very excited for him and proud of this achievement. Best of luck, Coach […]