• Get Outside The Box

    Ok, team.  I’ve done it, I have registered for a triathlon.  Please understand I’ve spent MONTHS trying to get all my 1-3rep maxes up, up, up and now I’m going to go do all the cardio activities.  Why???  To support my eldest child.  J-Max is registered for the kids triathlon at noon and I am

  • Mental Work Mondays

    This one is near and dear to my heart.  Being perfect vs. being your best.   Let me know what you all think of that final quote.

  • Mental Game Monday

    An article on how to let go a little when it’s appropriate.  Anyone relate to overthinking situations?   Like any of these articles, this can relate to more than just athletic endeavors.  Consider where in your life you overanalyze and stymie yourself.

  • Throwback Thursday

    To Lift Up Autism 2016.  Fun workout and awesome group.  We are planning to support the cause again this year, but possibly in a different way.  Stay tuned!  This usually goes down in Sept.

  • Hands Revisited…Again.

    Some thoughts on hand rips. 1.  Re-gripping or moving your hands a lot during the set.   Reduce the amount of friction by not moving around so much on the bar.  If you are re-gripping every 2-3 reps, this is way too much and will definitely lead you to rips.  Stay put! 2.  Too much

  • Mental Game

    This title is a little dramatic, but there are some good tips in here.   One of the things I am working on right now to keep myself healthier, is putting my phone on airplane mode.  This is tough because I have a lot of responsibilities, some of which cannot wait.   But they can

  • BBQ Tomorrow

    We have sites three and four reserved.  Looking forward to a fun day.  My plan is to get there right at 10am, if you get there any earlier, start setting up shop.

  • Throwback Thursday

    Throwback to the CrossFit Games Open this year.  We have ~8 teams participating in the Contra Costa Throwdown on June 24th.   We will have a base camp set up to sip cold beverages, eat, and support the teams competing.  Please come out to watch them in action.

  • Mental Game

    A little article on tips for increasing your brain game in sport and life.   This Saturday we are having a BBQ at Marina Park.  Please join us for some outdoor fun starting at 10am and going on as long as you guys like.  We will be set up near the volleyball court.  Please sign

  • Memorial Day Murph

    Tomorrow we will do the workout named Murph in honor of Memorial Day.  The class times are 8/9/12 and open gym 10-12.  There will be several scaling options, so please plan to do the WOD even if it scares you.  We can build a suitable version for your current level.    This year we will