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Stavros (Top) and Darren (Bottom) at the top of ‘Cracked Crag’ in the Desolation wilderness, doing a workout. . . at elevation 8500 ft.

Workout:

10, 8, 6, 4, 4, 4

Back Squat

Weighted Ring Dips

Alternate between each movement. Post loads to comments.

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Article from Jon Gilson at Again Faster:

. . .Score-motivated performance is not an unspeakable evil, but awareness of its potential to hurt long term development is a must. Unless there are medals, money, or everlasting glory at stake, it is wise to conduct every exercise with the ferocity of a midsummer hurricane. You might burn out today, but you wonÒ€ℒt for long. . .

Read full article here: Managing your way to mediocrity

Post thoughts to comments.

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Don’t forget that the Fight Gone Bad III Fundraiser is in less than 2 weeks!

I think some people are worried about competing (that they need to be “CrossFit Studs” to compete). There is no reason to be worried. The goal is to raise as much money as possible for Prostate cancer research and the Wounded Warrior Project. . . your FGB performance related to everyone one else has very little to do with that. Please sign up, recruit your friends and family to sponsor you, and get a great workout in for a great cause.

Remember, space is limited for competitors (not necessarily for spectators), so sign up right away.

Everyone else should donate to the gym or to your favorite athlete (or you can donate to the one who has the least amount of donations. . . I am sure they won’t mind).

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Diablo CrossFit Team Website (click here)

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  • Shannon

    Stav- Bryan and I are definitely in for the Big Girls Don’t Cry. I wear a small or med shirt and he wears a large. Can’t wait!

  • Craig

    Beautiful scenery!

    Stav, your wardrobe costs must be 50% lower since you never wear shirts anymore.

    D, a CF logo shirt would have put you on the main page!

  • RUINER @ DiabloCrossFit

    Hey guys. I’m in for the challenge. I won’t be home til Oct 3rd to register though. Think anyone can help me out?
    I wear a Large t shirt.

  • RUINER @ DiabloCrossFit

    I just emailed Austin, hopefully I can reserve a spot through email.

    Either way, I’ll see you guys soon.
    Cheers,
    Mike

  • Carry

    LOVE those pictures! You guys looked like you had a great time.

  • Will B. OneWorld

    Looking forward to your crew coming down for the Unlimited challenge October 19th. I’m hoping to get a workout or 2 at your gym before then. Who knows? I may have to switch schools and rep the horns by then.
    What do you think Stav?

  • Stavros @ DiabloCrossfit.com

    Will,
    Whether or not you admit it, you’re already one of us. I can tell, it’s gonna happen. So far, we have a big crew coming from DCF to the challenge, Austin would like me to email him the names and shirt sizes by the middle of the week. Just plan on bringing cash and pay the day of.

  • Carry

    Stav, do we pay to enter the challenge? I already have a DCF shirt. Just to confirm…is it on Sunday, Oct 5th?

  • Carry

    OR are we buying their shirt? In that case I suppose I am a Med?

  • Craig

    Chief tonight with Darren at 155lbs (thanks JJ & Stav).

    Craig: 6,5,5,4,5 = 25
    Darren: 6,6,5,5,5 = 27

    Round 4 was tough. Round 5 was blitzkrieg.

  • Darren

    I actually got

    6/6/5/4/5= 26