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.
How many years have you been a part of the Grassroots family?I started Crossfit with my on ramp classes at GRCF in June of 2015, so just over a year now. Prior to joining GRCF, I had been swimming on and off, and seriously for about six months before I made the leap to CrossFit.· What made you want to start?I needed to make a change in my life. I had heard about Crossfit and read a little about the concept. Read More...
For the next few weeks, we’ll be focusing our training on higher skill movements, continuing the progression from basic strength exercises to more complex. Last cycle, we added in some kipping practice and dynamic movements like power cleans and push presses. For our next focus, we’re working on even more difficult movements with the benchmark Amanda. Contrasted with our last focus, Angie, which was the epitome of high volume CrossFit, Amanda is a very low volume couplet consist... Read More...
Marcelle Athlete Profile · What made you want to start?I recently moved here from the Dominican Republic where I was actively surfing and dancing, and I wasn’t able to do those as often here. I decided to give Grassroots a shot since it’s close to my house.What was your experience in joining our gym?Being a part of Grassroots has been great. I come to the 6:30 class and Coach Atchie is very welcoming; and the gym itself has everything I need. Read More...