2036 Blake St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
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We are located in a large training facility, just minutes away from the UC Berkeley Campus, downtown, and the Downtown and Ashby Berkeley BART stations. We have convenient limited free parking for our members located on the side of our building and plenty of free street parking. Please contact us for more information or to schedule a visit and “like” us on Facebook for updates, promotions, and other news.
Our latest cycle, Lynne, builds off of the work we did over the past two cycles, but changes up the pushing and pulling stimulus. It consists of 5 rounds of max body weight bench press, superset with max reps of pull-ups. Compared to other CrossFit benchmarks, Lynne is focused less on metabolic intensity and more on strength-to-bodyweight ratio. We’ll be working this benchmark by improving our 5RM bench press. Read More...
Building off of our last cycle, our focus will now be on “Moore,” a lesser known Hero WOD (named after Officer David Moore of the Indianapolis Police Department) with a longer time domain. “Moore” is a 20 min AMRAP consisting of: 1 Rope ClimbRun 400mMax Reps Handstand Push-upsThose who got their very first rope climbs last cycle will have the chance to practice in a less demanding environment when they tackle this workout. For athletes who already have strong rope cl... Read More...
Our next cycle, “Tommy V,” named after Petty Officer Thomas Valentine, pushes us with high reps of moderately heavy thrusters and rope climbs. We’ll be running the pre-test for this WOD on Tuesday, July 31st, so come prepared and ready with tall socks to protect the shins from the rope. Rope climbs are a combination of upper body strength and lower body skill, requiring the ability to hold and pull while quickly raising the legs and securing the feet. For those with adequa... Read More...