“Gentle Reminders”

This is a guest post from our very own Cookie Monster, Anthony. If you have insight or advice for our fellow members and want to contribute to the blog, let us know! Last year there was a big brouhaha in Major League Baseball because Yankee All-Star Alex Rodriguez walked across the pitcher’s mound returning to…

Stepping Up

Please welcome Michael (aka “Stock”) and Brandon to the internship program! Look for these two great guys shadowing, co-teaching, and student-teaching in the On Ramp, privates, and regular CrossFit classes. Brandon Richardson Brandon grew up in Santa Rosa and in high school played football and baseball. He is a firefighter and driver/operator with the Calistoga…

The Redwood Empire is Saturday!

Please drop by the town square in Cotati (aka La Plaza Park) on Saturday to watch some great weightlifting at the 2011 Redwood Empire Championships. This annual competition is hosted by our good friend Freddie Myles and is a fun, outdoor event with hay bale seating, beer, and bbq. Last year both Emily and Thomas…

Linkage

Got a shoulder thing? Check out CrossFit Oakland’s shoulder clinic recap post, complete with photos and descriptions of exercises to strengthen and support your shoulders. Good stuff there. Come into the box early or stay late to complete these exercises on a regular basis, especially if you’ve got crunchy or painful shoulders that limit you…