090525 MONDAY “Memorial Day”

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+++7am workout and breakfast afterward. 11am – 2pm open gym and Barbecue (feel free to stop by and see the gym!)+++

Diablo CrossFit remembers our veterans and fallen heroes daily

Diablo CrossFit’s Flag stands above every workout.

Workout:

Pick your favorite Hero WOD from CrossFit’s FAQs.

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Article:

Study – By nature people are naturally optimistic.

“. . .Eighty-nine percent of individuals worldwide expect the next five years to be as good or better than their current life, and 95 percent of individuals expected their life in five years to be as good or better than their life was five years ago.

“These results provide compelling evidence that optimism is a universal phenomenon,” said Matthew Gallagher, a psychology doctoral candidate at the University of Kansas and lead researcher of the study. . . “

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  • luca z.

    Have a happy Memorial day every one we will be in Davis, Alessandro’s soccer team is in the semifinal in a tournament up there, we will miss you all. See you on Tuesday

  • Yvonne

    Thinking about our next DCF dinner. No kids this time. Saturday night so trainers can go (sorry Luca!!!). Either June, 6, 13, 20 or 27??? Please let me know what night is best for everyone??? I have a few places in mind??? Any suggestions??? Dancing too???

  • Stavros@Diablo Crossfit

    June 27th is the only day that works for us. Sounds fun, thanks Yvonne!

  • Yvonne

    GO Alessandro!!! You, Luca and Vickie will be missed!

    Today, will be thinking about all that have died serving us. MIght have to do one hero WOD.

    See ya all today! CORNHOLE!!!

  • JimmyG

    7am Crew was deep today and we welcomed in Tanya from 5pm.
    We decided on “Daniel” for our Memorial Day wod

    50 pull-ups
    400m
    #95 Thrusters 21 reps
    800m
    #95 Thrusters 21 reps
    400m
    50 Pull-ups
    Great effort from everyone….off to ButterCup we go….
    Have a great day DCF-ers

  • Capt (S) Shannon Stornetta

    My two fave hero wods: Murph & Mr. Joshua…

    Getting ready for the movers to come this week- so not sure I’ll make it to DCF today… Although I’ll be at the next 4 Fight Fits! Hope everyone has a fun & safe holiday!

  • Big Dave

    “Michael” at 9 am

    3 rounds for time

    800m run
    50 back ext
    50 sit ups

    time XX:XX

  • Oneandthreequartersgun

    I’ll be bringing fresh mango, kale salad and old fashioned chocolate beet cake!

    Oh, and 3 small beasts as well, (Claire, Caleb and Odin).

  • Oneandthreequartersgun

    Yvonne, any of the dates BUT the 20th works for the adults only DCF dinner (yes to the dancing!). Carry, Tami and I will be at the Level 1 cert. the weekend of the 20th.

  • Stavros @ Diablo CrossFit

    Bummed that I’ll miss the Memorial Day BBQ/Party today. I’m at work until tomorrow morning, don’t have too much fun without me!

    Also I want to thank our service members, those in our gym, and those that have payed the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you for your service.

  • jorgy

    what on earth was jj’s time?

  • Craig

    25:58. This creates a bit of “difficulty” with scoring.

  • Craig

    By the way, Laci got me motivated to try “Randy” today. Thanks, Laci and nice work for very little Snatch experience.

    Me: 5:25. RIP, bro. Thank you.

  • Darren

    JJ’s time was 24:58

  • jorgy

    JJ you better get an inhaler. WOD C was yours. Good luck to Darren to try and score this and a big thanks to him and any other contributors for making the WODs. To everyone who competed great job and we would be lucky to have any of you on our team (even Craig) when it comes to gametime. To any of you who to put it lightly “opted out” for no good reason, Crossfit is made for opportunites like this, to compete and see how your training has faired and where it faulters. If you make it then great if not then back to the drawing board to minimize weaknesses. I hope that we will continue to hold these events and those of you who are able to compete should also be willing, there is no rush like getting in front of a crowd and working out. The job now is to get the people who do “make the team” games ready, which means that everyone needs to be dialed in with nutrition, sleep, following a strict workout process with olympic lifting, bodyweight exercises, gymnastics, endurance, and oddball training (sandbag, uneven weight, keg carries, etc.) Everyone keep up on these people and don’t let them have any room to breath.

  • Laci

    Today was great! Thanks for having the BBQ and allowing us to choose our workout in honor of one of the Heros. I went through the workouts last night and I found one that did not have any running, “Randy”, but since I have only done the snatch once I was nervous. Thanks to Craig’s great teaching I felt super comfortable with the snatch. Thanks again Craig and everyone at DCF for setting up such a nice day!

  • Yvonne

    Jorgy, I loved what you said above, thank you for your honesty. It is exactly why I do these opportunities because someday I might not be able to. I don’t ever want to look back and say “I should of, would of, could of.” I want my daughter to remember her mama doing these crazy opportunities.

    Thank you to Darren and JJ for making this team qualifier competitive and fun!!! All these events make us a tighter DCF family. This team event is what DCF is about!!!

    GI Jane today, 12:41. First time doing it and on a day I will remember.