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It’s in your head. SPT. Semis are here! No excuses. Badass. Cholesterol. TRT. Electric Car$. The Week Ahead 5.16.22

Diablo Coach & former Div 1 All-American Swimmer, Jackson Miller kicks off “Sport Performance Training” on June 6th! “Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness.” Marie Forleo TWISI (The Way I See It):  Its all in your head. The difference between a sedentary, unhealthy lifestyle & diet and an active, healthy one, is almost entirely mental. But knowing that doesn’t make the transition easier. Stopping …

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Be Uncomfortable. Yvonne Moves On. Belt Squat. What A Shot! Suffer. Protein. Kill Breakfast. The Week Ahead 5.9.22

Yvonne Howard finished 4th in the world in the CrossFit Games Quarterfinals W60-64+! She’s moving on to Semi-Finals! “Most everything that you want is just outside your comfort zone.” – Jack Canfield or, Payam Saljoughian’s version: “If you’re never out of your comfort zone you become a puss.” TWISI (The Way I See It):  I took my family …

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Whoop is out. Dr. Tom is in. Squats in May. Coach Leka’s Wild Ride. 7 Husbands. The Week Ahead 5.2.22

This trip was planned for 2020. Glad to finally arrive. Aloha! “If you tell yourself you can’t, you won’t.”  Dean Graziosi TWISI (The Way I See It):  CrossFit & Whoop have parted ways. I’m ok with that. The way I see it, fitness is “increased work capacity across broad time and modal domains.” The Whoop monitor does …

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Pond Skim. No Rep! Masters Results. Tony Hawk is a stud. Cold ain’t hot. ADHD. Soap. The Week Ahead 4.25.22

Diablo’s 54yo Chris McCrary “sends it” Captain America style at the Sugarbowl Pond Skim. Click for the video! Either I will find a way, or I will make one.” Philip Sidney TWISI (The Way I See It): Standards matter. With the increase in video verifications for workouts in the CrossFit Games Open & Quarterfinals, some appalling and …

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The Peloton Commute. Time for Masters & Teens. GenZ & Oly. Plastics. Outlaws. TWA 4.18.22

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” Anais Nin TWISI (The Way I See It): According to the NY Times (see below), people are “breaking up” with Peloton for myriad reasons, mostly to return to working out in gyms. As a result, Peloton is suffering. This is not something that gym …

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Añejo=”So Close”, WeTakeBitcoin, 4/5 Stars, Weekly Challenge, Open Air Drug Mkts, WeCrashed, Cold H2O TWA 4.11.22

https://youtu.be/tTpoOHCPfzI Coach Cole hits a #275 PR Clean & Jerk – the last bar in the CFG Qtr Final Workout #3 – after failed attempts 2 days prior. Jackson puts the icing on the cake, with a Power C&J. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” Mary Schmich TEAM OH SO CLOSE!  This weekend Diablo’s Añejo Team competed …

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Lazy is in our DNA. Añejo: Team Time. Ptolemy. Drinking & Sleeping. The Week Ahead 4.4.22

Diablo Añejo:  (top) Alessandra Pichelli, Cole Gravitt, (bottom) Beth Stankevich, Jackson Miller “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”  Bruce Lee LAZY IS IN OUR DNA  Our early ancestors did not exercise. In fact, the only energy expenditure by early man was likely spent hunting, gathering, fighting, reproducing …

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Old is New. Loss of 2 Great Men. April. Qtrs Done. Sleep & Cancer. Longevity. Town Hall. The Week Ahead 3.28.22

Inbox Old is New. Loss of 2 Great Men. April. Qtrs Done. Sleep & Cancer. Longevity. Town Hall. The Week Ahead 3.28.22 Inbox Old is New. Loss of 2 Great Men. April. Qtrs Done. Sleep & Cancer. Longevity. Town Hall. The Week Ahead 3.28.22 Inbox On March 20, 2004 – almost exactly 18 years to …

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23 Qualified! The next round. You found what, where? Metabolic Health. Bitcoin. Walking Is the Best. The Week Ahead 3.21.22

“The man who loves walking will walk further than the man who loves the destination.”  Sal di Stefano @thebareperfomancepodcast LOOK WHO’S MOVING ON!  The 2022 Open yielded some impressive performances from Diablo athletes. Thank you to Coach Jamie Lee and Progressive Programming (it works). Admittedly, I sometimes take for granted how many top-tier athletes we have. I’m so used …

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What Now? Indys-Teams-Masters-Teens. Do You Even Stretch? Mr. Beast is amazing. Ukraine Explained. “What is Fitness?” audio. TWA 3.14.22

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”  Eleanor Roosevelt END OF THE OPEN – WHAT NOW?  For most of us the Open is over and we can get back to our regularly scheduled classes. Frankly, I love the Open, but I am very happy to be back fitnessing …

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