On the Third Day of Christmas…

Screen Shot 2015-12-11 at 11.16.55 AMOn the third day of Christmas, SICFIT Scottsdale gave to me… 25 Sit-Ups!
25 Sit-Ups
50 Overhead Squats
25 Push-Ups

Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, December 16, 2015

WARM UP
 Barbell Snatch Positions + Core Stability

SKILL
Kipping Pull-Up

STRENGTH
A) 10′ EMOM of:
Squat Clean*
*build weight each round
B) AMRAP at 80% of A
C) 21-15-9 of:
Pull-Ups
Box Jumps
Burpees

On the Second Day of Christmas, SICFIT Gave to Me…

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Day 2: 25 Push-Ups + 50 Overhead Squats

Strength in Conditioning for Tuesday, December 15, 2015

WARM UP
Dynamic Single Arm/Leg Movements

SKILL
Double Under Work

STRENGTH
A1) 8-10 Straight Leg Deadlift
A2) 12 (ea. side) Single-Arm Seated Shoulder Press
A3) 8-10 (ea. side) Single Leg Step Ups + Calf Raises
A4) 12 (ea. side) Laying Scissor Kicks

CONDITIONING
B) 40 Ball Slams
10 Kettle Bell Swing
40 Jump Ropes
25 Ball Slams
25 Kettle Bell Swings
40 Jump Rope
10 Ball Slams
40 Kettle Bell Swing

The 12 Days of Christmas Workout!

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‘Tis the season to get FIT with SICFIT! Starting today, SICIT Scottsdale will be putting out a 12 days of Christmas workout! Each day there will be an element added to the workout that you must add to the movement(s) from the day(s) before. Just like the 12 Days of Christmas song! Check back each day to see which movements are coming up next!

Day 1: 25 Push-Ups

Strength in Conditioning for December 14, 2015

WARM UP
Row 500m
+Dynamic Shoulder Movements

SKILL
Hang Power Clean

STRENGTH 
A1) Push Press 12-10-8-5-3-1
A2) :30 Box ups (Each Leg)
A3) :30 Side Plank (Each Side)
Walk Small Lap

CONDITIONING
Row 1k + 10 Push-Ups
Row 750 + 20 Push-Ups
Row 500 + 30 Push-Ups

Paleo Cookie Exchange at SICFIT Scottsdale

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Cookies, cookies cookies! Who doesn’t like them for the holidays? SICFIT Scottsdale is having a PALEO cookie exchange! Your challenge is to come up with or find a recipe and make around 2 to 3 dozen. Bring them to the gym today, Saturday, December 12th, between 2 and 4 pm.

THIS IS OPEN TO ALL FRIENDS AND FAMILY!

You can do this! Who doesn’t want to go home with an assortment of cookies?! Make sure you bring a big tin to take your goodies home in!

P.S. Don’t forget to bring workout clothes and shoes!

Holiday Fitness Tips

 

Strength in Conditioning for Friday, December 11, 2015

WARM UP
1 Minute Jump Rope
:30 Side Plank
:30 Rest
x5
+ 20x I’s, T’s, & Y’s

STRENGTH
A) 2 Strict Press  + 4 Push Press
Rest 2 Minutes
X4

B1) 10 Lateral Shoulder Raises
B2) 15 Bent Over Row
Rest 1 Minute
X3

CONDITIONING
15′ AMRAP of:
10 Push Ups
Small Lap Run
20 Sit Ups
Row 250m

+ Stretch

Tabata THIS!

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What exactly is “tabata?” Tabata is a series of work/rest intervals designed to give you a butt-kicking workout in less than 4 minutes! To be specific, tabata is 8 rounds of :20 work/:10 rest intervals. There is an endless list of movements that can be done “tabata-style” for a workout, including the movements in today’s Strength in Conditioning! Tabata-style workouts are perfect for a quick workout at home or in a hotel room when traveling. Grab a FREE tabata app by clicking here and downloading the app from the app store! Let’s WORK!

Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, December 10, 2015

WARM UP
Core Activation + Shoulder Mobility

SKILL
Handstand/Handstand Push-Up Practice
+ 5′ EMOM of:
:30 Handstand Hold

CONDITIONING
Tabata of:
Superman Raises
Push-Ups
Hollow Body Hold
Air Squats
Shuttle Run

+ Big Lap Run/Stretches

 

The SICest series….

 

 

The SICest series 2012-2015 *if you are interested in acquiring the rights to this event please contact LUKE@SICFIT.com *serious inquiries ONLY

The SICest of the Southwest

The SICest of the Pacific West

The SICest of SO. CAL

Lil’ Beast Friendly Paleo Hot Cocoa! 

 

 

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Have a little one at home who is just itching for that creamy, chocolatey, holiday taste? Look no further! Our friends over at Paleo Leap have you covered! Three ingredients, three steps, three cheers for hot cocoa!

Paleo-Friendly Hot Cocoa Recipe
1.Heat one can of full fat coconut milk (13.5 oz) in a saucepan over a medium heat until hot, but not boiling
2.Stir in 1.5 oz of finely chopped dark chocolate and ¼ tsp vanilla extract until fully melted
3.Serve warm and enjoy!

Strength in Conditioning for December 8, 2015

WARM UP
Barbell Skills

STRENGTH
15′ to Find a Heavy Ground to Overhead Movement

CONDITIONING
SSWIV Slam Ball Relay!

+ Cool Down Row
+ Foam Roll

Thank You for Making SSWIV so SICessful

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THANK YOU to everybody who attended, supported, and competed in SICest of the Southwest IV! Special thanks to our staff and volunteers for spending their time making sure the athletes had a great experience on the pavement. Thank you to our sponsors for all of your support and feeding our hungry bellies! Last, but not least, thank you to the athletes like Russ Perry (pictured) who dedicated so much time and effort training for this competition. THANK YOU, SICFIT!

Strength in Conditioning for Monday, December 7, 2015

WARM UP
Coach’s Choice

STRENGTH/SKILL
3 Deadlift + 2 Hang Power Clean + 1 Push Press*
*Barbell ONLY, work on movement skill!

CONDITIONING
A) 10′ EMOM
Deadlift + 2 Hang Power Clean + 1 Push Press

B) 8′ EMOM
5 Push Press

C) 5′ EMOM
5 Back Squats

D) EMOM for 5 min
5 Pull-Ups + 5 Burpees

 

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