The Week Ahead 5.19.19

“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” Saadi The Week Ahead 5.19.19 A QUICK LOOK BACK Average Stephen:  Diablo Coach Stephen decided to follow Alessandra around for a day and do her workouts with her (uh..scaling appropriately). Watch his very cool & fun video. Subscribe to his feed so you can catch

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2019 Diablo IntraGym Comp: Double-Dutch

Diablo Double-Dutch IntraGym Comp Pick your partner! It’s time for Diablo’s annual intra-gym competition. This year, we’ve added an additional category: “Masters 50+”! Both you and your partner must be 50 years old or older for this category. And, we’ve lowered the age for our traditional Master’s Category to 35-49.  Both partners must be over

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The Week Ahead 5.12.19

“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” Milton Berle Happy Mother’s Day Diablo Moms! Please read this awesome “Mom perspective” from Jessica Danger at the Morning Chalk Up: “I can remember, quite distinctly, sitting in a crowded room and hearing my youngest son brag to his friends, “My mom can do

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“MURPH” – MAY 27, 2019

Memorial Day “Murph” Every Memorial Day for the last 11 years, members of Diablo CrossFit community come together and complete the hero workout “Murph’” as a way to honor Military men & women who sacrificed their lives while serving Our Country. Murph’ is a very challenging workout that will test your fitness and your resolve. For

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The Week Ahead 5.04.19

“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.” Arnold Bennett QUALIFIED FOR THE CROSSFIT GAMES! Quick Recap:  Tough week of wods last week! Welcome to the new beast: the “Devil Press” LOTS of Deadlift PR’s. Noon class regular Tim Adams almost broke into the “500 club!”

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The Week Ahead 4.29.19

A Look At The Week Ahead 4.29.19 Quick Review:  What a week! Workouts were challenging last week – and fun. Make sure you take a day off if you’re feeling run down or overly sore. And ALWAYS talk to your class coach if you’re nursing an injury. The Gymnastic clinics were full and full of great

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May 2019 Programming Review

MAY 2019 Programming Progresssions Primary Strength: BACK SQUAT Secondary Strength: Horizontal Press & Pull Skill: ‘Murph Prep – Endurance, Push Ups & Pull Ups Click for downloadable PDF

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The Week Ahead 4.15.19

“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” Julia Child A Little Love?  Leave a Yelp, Google or Facebook Review for Diablo As a small business, Diablo CrossFit thrives on reviews from our members. Potential new members read reviews as part of their decision making for choosing our box. If you have

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April Gymnastic Skills Clinics

Get GYMNASTY! We’re launching 8 new clinics to help you master a few of the more technical gymnastic skills in CrossFit and in the CrossFit Open. These small group clinics will include: A skill related warm-up and mobility drills to prepare you for the drills and movements Plenty of in-class demonstrations for visualization teaching Progessive

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Open Coaching Assessment 2019

Evaluate Your Open Performance & Make A Plan The CrossFit Open is a great tool to evaluate where you are with your training & fitness. What are your strengths? What holes do you have? What do you need to improve? What should you do less/more? What did you find out you CAN do, when you

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March 2019 Nutrition Challenge

March 2019 Nutrition Challenge! As part of our #fitnessisalifestyle campaign, I am going to create small nutrition challenges that you can work on each month! The goal isn’t perfection here.. it’s just to become a “little bit better” than you were yesterday.  This is how we create new habits and lasting change. One small step

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