Diablo CrossFit has more classes, more hours, more space, more services, more equipment, more open gym, and more experience than any other CrossFit or Functional Fitness Gym in Northern California. Come take a tour and see the difference.
“Diablo” is one of the most recognized names in the CrossFit affiliate world. Founded in 2005, we have focused on our mission: “make our clients fit beyond expectation.” The result is an amazing gym with beautiful facilities, programs for beginners and experts, talented Coaches, a heritage of competition success, and most importantly, a fun, welcoming community of members.
We thrive on the amazing physical transformations of our every-day members who come to us to lose weight, get strong, train for an event, or simply improve their health, including first-time exercisers, weekend warriors, grandparents, stay-at-home parents, and students. And, we celebrate and learn from the incredible achievements of the many competitive athletes who also train with us.
Crossfit is a type of training that will make you stronger, fitter, tougher, more toned and build muscle across a wide range of different exercises. It uses varying degrees of intensity and timing in order to test your body in different ways. Crossfit is perfect for individuals who love a challenge, get bored by traditional routines, and enjoy learning new skills and want to look good, feel great and take pride in their health and fitness.
CrossFit uses functional full body exercises from weightlifting and gymnastics, along with running and other bodyweight movements. It is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of fitness level, experience, age or ability.
Diablo offers more than 100 CrossFit classes per week – far more than most other gyms. We also offer a F!T Bootcamp style class and our “Strong” Olympic Lifting class. Our locations are Open 7 days a week!
- Mon-Thu 5AM-9PM
- Fri 5AM – 8PM
- Sat 7:30AM – 4PM
- Sun 8:30AM – 4PM.
SuperF!T: Diablo F!T is our high-intensity interval training (HIIT), bootcamp-style workout combined with Core & Accessory work. F!T is a cardo-style workout with no barbells and no complex gymnastics. The workout begins with a dynamic warm-up and mobility work and a longer conditioning workout that usually includes dumbbells or kettlebells, bodyweight exercises, rowing or stationary bike, and occasionally, some running. Your coach can substitute or scale any movement based upon ability, experience or physical limitations.
The Core & Accessory workout is an intense, 30-minute, core-strength training program that includes bodybuilding accessory work. C&A is a great complimentary class to the F!T workout. You’ll be doing planks, sit-ups, V-Ups, knee raises, bridge lifts, tricep extensions & bicep curls and a lot more.
Diablo SuperF!T class will help you tighten your core area and build strength in all the right places.
Core & Accessory: Diablo C&A is an intense, 30-minute, core-strength training class that includes bodybuilding accessory work. C&A is a great complimentary class to Diablo’s F!T class. You’ll be doing planks, sit-ups, V-Ups, knee raises, bridge lifts, tricep extensions & bicep curls and a lot more. Diablo F!T class will help you tighten your core area and build strength in all the right places.
Diablo Open Gym: Diablo has dedicated facilities – indoor & outdoor – and equipment for all of your open gym needs, including: CrossFit equipment, Spartan training, Strongman gear, stones, soft stones, jerk blocks, climbing ropes, sleds, and more. We offer Open Gym access (Diablo Athletic Performance) 7 days a week: Mon-Thu 5AM – 8:30PM, Fri 5AM – 7:30PM, SAT 8AM – 4PM and Sun 8AM – 4PM.
12,000 Square Feet of Fitness in Pleasant Hill, including a large CrossFit main room, a weightlifting room with Eleiko barbells and an dedicated Open Gym training area. We have:
- Showers & complementary towel service
- Changing areas & lockers
- A sauna
- Fully stocked Pro-Shop
- Complimentary coffee
OPEN GYM ALL DAY! Access is crucial to maintaining any fitness program! Diablo’s facilities are open 7 days a week from early morning to late evening most days. Combined, we have more classes on our schedule than any other CrossFit in California.
TONS OF CLASSES! Variety and quantity of classes are the key to keeping fitness interesting and fun. Diablo offers more than 150 classes a week beginning at 5:00 am and ending at 9:00 pm during the week. Our locations are open on Saturdays & Sundays as well.
Fitness equals wellness. If you are injured, excessively sore or overly tired as a result of your exercise regime, then you are not “fit.”
The design of the Daily Workout is the MOST important difference between CrossFit boxes. CrossFit works, fast. But, more CrossFit does not equal better CrossFit. Excessive repetitive movements, improper scaling, or complex exercises under fatigue can leave people sore and possibly injured.
Diablo has been programming & tracking CrossFit workouts for clients since 2005. We have collected tens of thousands of results from members. Those results, along with ongoing client & Coach feedback has helped Diablo create incredibly effective workout programming for ALL of our clients, including our beginning members, our masters, our teens and top athletes.
Each month Diablo introduces new “progressions” for strength and gymnastic skills in addition to our CrossFit workouts. These progressions are programmed into our daily programming along with our CrossFit workouts for the month. By following progressions, our members improve – in strength and skill and CrossFit. Those improvements are reflected in the physical and fitness transformations of our members.
The quality of our workout programming is measured by the amazing results of our members. We encourage you to come in and talk to them – they enjoy sharing their success.
Diablo’s daily workout programming is now available for download to CrossFit affiliates and gyms around the world via SugarWOD. Please visit prsallday.com for more information.
Here, our coaches practice what they preach. Every single coach on our staff, including the owners, were doing CrossFit on their own before becoming a coach with Diablo. Our coaches know what the customer experience is like because they were all clients. They are passionate about fitness, nutrition and the CrossFit methodology. They constantly devour information, videos, books, and blogs on everything related to fitness, nutrition and CrossFit. They pursue new Certifications every year. They compete regularly in CrossFit competitions, triathlons, 10ks, marathons, and more. Learn more about our coaches on our Team page
CrossFit is known for its supportive, welcoming and generous community. Attend any CrossFit event or visit a CrossFit affiliate anywhere in the world and you’ll find like-minded people eager to welcome you to CrossFit and share their experiences. Likewise, at Diablo, our community is incredibly welcoming and supportive – always willing to offer advice, coaching and encouragement. The Diablo community has become legendary at CrossFit events, dominating the crowds with chants of support for Diablo athletes.
Diablo CrossFit is a family owned business founded in 2005 and the 47th CrossFit Affiliate in the world (out of 14,000+). Owners Craig and Yvonne Howard have been married 26 years and are passionate about family, fitness, nutrition and CrossFit. They are deeply involved in the business and maintain competitive-level fitness – both have competed in the CrossFit Games two times as Masters Athletes, including a 1st place finish for Craig in 2013 (M50-54) and 4 Games qualifications for Yvonne (’11, ’12, ’13 & ’17).
Diablo began with 3 friends in a backyard in 2005 and moved to a small mechanic’s shed in Walnut Creek in ’06. We kept a “Karma Jar” on a shelf to help cover expenses and posted a blog with our daily workouts. And, when Diablo members started sharing their fitness and love for CrossFit, we grew – fast.
In 2009, Diablo CrossFit moved to a warehouse in Pleasant Hill, expanding rapidly with showers, a fully stocked Pro Shop, meal services, a dedicated Open Gym and Olympic Lifting area and, of course, more room to CrossFit.
Diablo’s amazing community grew from our “frontier” spirit: we ventured past the boundaries of traditional fitness gyms into the exciting wilderness of CrossFit and functional fitness. And, as the CrossFit world expanded and offered competitions to test fitness, many of our member athletes participated: and excelled. Many Diablo athletes and teams have participated in the CrossFit Games almost every year since its inception in 2017. Diablo CrossFit is a well-known name in the global CrossFit community as a result of the performance of our top athletes.
Today, Diablo has two locations: Pleasant Hill and now, in San Jose (formerly CrossFit Moxie) with beautiful facilities, expert, passionate coaches and very welcoming communities. Come, be part of the legacy.