Craig Howard

Pay it forward. Chief Amy. Fear. BMU Clinic. Just 2 Damn Minutes. Glitter & Gold. Focus. TWA 9.12.22

Coach Amy Halperin is now Chief Halperin USCG. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” Mark Twain PAY IT FORWARD – GET CROSSFIT CERTIFIED:  Reason #1:  CrossFit is experiencing a crisis of sorts in the US. Quite a few CrossFit affiliates (like so many gyms) were severely impacted by pandemic mandates and are now closing or, de-affiliating to reduce costs. …

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Show Up & PR. Pharma Thanks You. Hell’s Comin. Dragons & Rings. What is Fitness? TWA 9.05.22

“If you lose, don’t lose the lesson.” Dalai Lama ITS NOT JUST A PR: August was another amazing month of personal records. Truly, I and our coaches are blown away by the results that continue to populate our monthly PR board. CrossFit works. Coach Jamie Lee & his @prsallday team are designing amazing workouts & progressions. One …

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It’s up to you. Labor Day. She Likes it. Flated. Alcohol. Live longer. TWA 8.29.22

“Optimizing physical capacity requires training at unsustainable intensities.”  Greg Glassman ITS UP TO US.  Spending on healthcare in the US rose to $4.1 trillion in 2020 which is $12,530 per person and 20% of GDP. In 1980, we spent $253b (9% of our GDP). For some perspective, US Healthcare costs are literally a threat to our National Security …

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Change The Games. Get Outta The Street. Link Mups. 1 Beer. Cult. Splenda no bueno. I.F. – TWA 8.22.22

10 year + member, Keri Bryant is moving to Vegas this week! It’s an exciting new chapter in her life, but we’re sad to see her go. She’s been a fixture in our AM classes and an inspirational member of our community for years. Come visit us often, Keri! “Stick to the basics and when …

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RV Life – Oh Sh*t!. Find Kiely. No Douchebags. Man Eating Tiger. Sugar Cravings. Asshole Rule. The Week Ahead 8.15.22

Local competitions are returning! And, Diablo athletes are all in. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”  George Bernard Shaw RV LIFE IS A JOB.  My trip lasted 3 weeks: 1 week to get to Madison, 1 week at the Games and 1 week to get back home. And, I’m spent. In all, I …

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4th. Husafell Inspiration. KOA Diet. Gimme 2min. The Week Ahead 8.8.22

The 4th Fittest 60-64 Year-Old In The World. “Putting 100 percent into your life, your work, or sport, doesn’t give you the right to expect success at whatever you are trying to do – it just provides the opportunity.”  Graham Lowe INSPIRED.  It’s the morning after. Yvonne finished her last workout of the 2022 CrossFit Games yesterday …

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Road Trip. We Need The Games. Hardship Helps. Hustle. Stop Aging. Meteors. Badwater. 400m Hurdles. The Week Ahead 7.25.22

Headed out to the CrossFit Games reppin’ Toyota Walnut Creek!  This is my 3rd roadtrip with my daughter – Yvonne’s flying since she’s competing!! Check out the back story on the cool retro-racing Tundra. “The needs of the elderly and professional athletes vary by degree, not kind.”  Greg Glassman APOLOGY!  Sorry for the late email! I’m literally writing this …

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Calories In! 3 More Weeks. IG Follows. CF Women Are Strong. Skittles Kill. Cold Hack. The Week Ahead 7.18.22

Virtuosity is obvious and a path to a better living. Andrew Hiller has made his Batman logo famous as a result of his public vigilance over CrossFit athletes competing for the CrossFit Games. These Diablo athletes are on board! “Our metabolic engines were not crafted by millions of years of evolution to guarantee a beach-ready …

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The Fittest. The Lifeblood. Best Defense. Terminal List. Andreesen. Fng Roundup. The Week Ahead 7.11.22

“You don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.” Martin Luther King TWISI (The Way I See It) – Support Your Local Affiliate. Yvonne and I just watched the amazing documentary, Fittest on Earth: NextGen. It is the story of the 2021 CrossFit Games with an emphasis on the new, up & coming …

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Rick is ripped. Teammates. Phenomenal fitness. PTs ftw. Flat feet. July Progressions. Sleep for Heart Health. Protein. GoRuck. The Week Ahead 7.4.22

The Pandemic was tough on our fitness & nutrition – including coaches. Coach Rick Nolley decided to do something about it and reached out to our nutrition coaching partner: Falcon Nutrition. The results speak for themselves! “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.”  Marcus Aurelius, Meditations TWISI (The Way I …

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