A'S Game - Come join the fun!

Sunday Sept 7th at 1:05pm A's baseball game "CrossFit Day" at the stadium.
Tickets $22
WOD before the game that we get to watch including Neal Maddox, Wes Piatt, Gabe Subry, Margaux Alvarez, Chyna Cho, Ben Alderman, and our own Miranda Oldroyd, and Camille Leblanc. The wod will start at 10am.
If our gym has one of top 20 most people attending, we get to pick a person to compete in the wod with them.
Redwood City and Mtn View already have over 40 people signed up amongst the two gyms.
Money must be collected by noon THIS FRIDAY.
EMAIL SAM samstarlin@hotmail.com if you are interested!

LABOUR DAY SCHEDULE: Each gym will have a noon class ONLY! Sat/Sun schedule as usual.

Schedule Change at RWC - NEW Class Times! Starts Sept 2nd!

Monday - Thursday  4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 7pm and Prep Course at 6pm.

Friday 4pm, 5pm, 6pm. 

Additional 6pm Class starting at Santa Clara on 2nd September (Mon-Thurs)!

Summer Wrap up Challenge!

HERE are your teams!

More Challenge info HERE

Even MORE info HERE

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 


Posted on December 16, 2013


NorCal CrossFit Dec. 17th 2013

The NorCal Christmas party gang! (minus Brad, who is taking the photo :-))

 

 

OLYMPIC LIFTING COMP RE-CAP - By Nate Miller

December 15th NorCal hosted its first Olympic weightlifting event and it was a great success. First off thank you to Coach Ian for pulling all this together and to all the sponsors and volunteers who helped. We had 7 girls and about 20 guys lifting which was a pretty good turn out for our first one. Let's get more next time!! For me it was my first Olympic meet and I was really looking forward to it. It is nothing like I ever imagined being on that platform. You can lift as much as you want and PR all the time with your crew music blasting etc. but when you get on that platform everything changes. I didn't know what to expect but it was definitely worth the ride.

We asked Nate a few questions about the comp.

Was this your first Oly Comp?

Yes but definitely not the last!

Did you make all your lifts?

Negative. Went 4 for 6. 

Was it as nerve racking as it appears?

Yes being my first oly meet I didn't know what to expect. It is completely different than any CrossFit event in that it's just you and the bar and all eyes on you. It's completely silent so you don't have Katy Perry there to sing to you. Every lift has to be perfect or else it doesn't count (no press outs). You definitely have to be on your game when approaching the bar. It was cool.

Singlet or no singlet?

Singlet of course

Are you going to do another one?

Absolutely

Oly lifting or CrossFit? Or both?

I think both for sure for me, I like the nerves from a CrossFit comp. If you want to be competitive in the CrossFit world you have to be a strong oly lifter but it doesn't have to be you strongest piece because you can still rely on your endurance, gymnastics, or mental capacity skills to get you through a work out. Doing CrossFit events/wods can help prepare you mentally for oly lifts or meets. Now if you want to excel in oly lifting alone I think that has to be your main focus. Look at Liu Xiao Jun or any olympic weightlifter, all they do is lift. Very rarely will you get a Bo Jackson type who is excellent at both.

SECOND DAY OF NORCAL CHRISTMAS

2nd Day of NorCal Christmas Buy In: AMRAP 5min Double Unders

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20 DB Thruster

20 KB Swing

20 Wall Ball

20 Pushup

20 Power Snatch (135/95)

Rest 2min

10 DB Thruster

10 KB Swing

10 Wall Ball

10 Pushup

10 Power Snatch (135/95)

Rest 2min

5 DB Thruster

5 KB Swing

5 Wall Ball

5 Pushup

5 Power Snatch (135/95)

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A'S Game - Come join the fun!

Sunday Sept 7th at 1:05pm A's baseball game "CrossFit Day" at the stadium.
Tickets $22
WOD before the game that we get to watch including Neal Maddox, Wes Piatt, Gabe Subry, Margaux Alvarez, Chyna Cho, Ben Alderman, and our own Miranda Oldroyd, and Camille Leblanc. The wod will start at 10am.
If our gym has one of top 20 most people attending, we get to pick a person to compete in the wod with them.
Redwood City and Mtn View already have over 40 people signed up amongst the two gyms.
Money must be collected by noon THIS FRIDAY.
EMAIL SAM samstarlin@hotmail.com if you are interested!

LABOUR DAY SCHEDULE: Each gym will have a noon class ONLY! Sat/Sun schedule as usual.

Schedule Change at RWC - NEW Class Times! Starts Sept 2nd!

Monday - Thursday  4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 7pm and Prep Course at 6pm.

Friday 4pm, 5pm, 6pm. 

Additional 6pm Class starting at Santa Clara on 2nd September (Mon-Thurs)!

Summer Wrap up Challenge!

HERE are your teams!

More Challenge info HERE

Even MORE info HERE