Craig Howard

Standing Our Ground. Grace. Coach Jackson. Time Restricted Eating. Walk! The Week Ahead 10.18.21

“Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.”  Liane Cordes STANDING OUR GROUND  Last week Diablo received two letters from the Contra Costa County District Attorney advising us that a complaint was received indicating that we were not requiring masks indoors and we were not checking for proof of vaccination. We …

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Precision Care. Ok Coaches. RX+! Target 70. Coach Tricia IVF Journey, Depression. Semi-Bionic. The Week Ahead 10.11.21

CrossFit Wants To Be Your Doctor “Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.” Pope John Paul II CROSSFIT PRECISION CARE: FORWARD-THINKING HEALTH CARE:  On Tuesday, CrossFit officially announced the launch of “CrossFit Precision Care!” – preventative and proactive healthcare from a CrossFit Certified MD and Health …

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Habit Challenge. Grace. Roza Talks. Peloton Fades. Dopamine. The Week Ahead 10.04.21

“Be the person you needed when you were younger.”  Ayesha Siddiqi 4Q21 HEALTHY HABIT CHALLENGE  Instead of a “Sober October” we’re going to bring back our RC19 (Reverse the Covid19) daily tracking challenge on Sugarwod – for the entire fourth quarter.  Oct – Dec is the time of year when we typically let ourselves slide: we eat …

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Love. Lift. Squat. Addiction. Subs. The Week Ahead 9.27.21

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.”   Arnold Schwarzenegger LOVE  If nothing else, Diablo has brought some really good people together – for life. I took last week off to spend some time with my family in Tahoe and attend the beautiful wedding of Pete Lemone & Kaitlin Kopp – two former Diablo …

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Protein. Fall Classic. Keto. Fitness v. CV19. D to hold P. The Week Ahead 9.13.21

“The past cannot be cured.”   Elizabeth I MOST OF US NEED MORE PROTEIN Most macronutrient nutrition programs (“Macros”) almost always prescribe more protein intake in order to effectively change body composition. Protein is essential to building muscle which then increases the thermogenic burn rate of calories which leads to fat loss. And, when people eat more protein, …

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Bested a Games Athlete. Badass members. Sep Focus. Stress, HRV, TikTok & Coda. The Week Ahead 9.06.21

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” Booker T. Washington DEB KOEPKE BEAT A GAMES ATHLETE!  Last Monday night, Yvonne & I were sitting on the couch scrolling through social media and she excitedly said to me: “Deb Koepke beat me in Row’d Royalty!” We both took in the news with amazement …

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Whoop WTF? Farewell Coach. Summer Splash Starts Thu! Fix your tow truck. Schmigadoon. The Week Ahead 8.23.21

I love it when CrossFit celebrities drop in at Diablo! Jamie Hagiya, CrossFit Games athlete, ex-Pro Basketballer, Affiliate Owner & IG influencer dropped in last week to workout and catch a little of the Affiliate Gathering. She is one of the absolute nicest and humblest athletes in CF. And, her Instagram is very funny, incredibly …

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NorCal Affiliates Unite! Keepin’ it in the family. Fall Classic is back. Evo biology. The Week Ahead 8.16.21

“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.”  Eleanor Roosevelt NORCAL AFFILIATE GATHERING  2 years ago, I was at a CrossFit Health Conference and had a conversation with CF Livermore owner Matt Souza about the value of bringing affiliate owners together. At that time I pledged to host a gathering for NorCal owners so we could …

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Freedom. Rx+. 2nd Act. 99yo Weightlifting Record holder. The Week Ahead 8.09.21

Progressive Programming CEO & Diablo Coach Jamie Lee with his portable Assistant, Coach Anderson. Every day of our lives, we are on the verge of making those slight changes that would make all the difference. Mignon McLaughlin Freedom, Fresh Air & Social Distance  Let me start by saying that vaccines work and masks can help reduce the …

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Games Recap. Aug Focus. Golf Part Deux. Lasso & Whoop. The Week Ahead 8.02.21

Privileged to meet Adaptive Athlete Xabier Osa in Madison. Give him a follow and you’ll never have an excuse. @xabiaosa  “It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.” Paul “Bear” Bryant  CROSSFIT GAMES IMO  To be honest, I almost didn’t go to the Games this year. …

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