Ya its HARD!

“No, it doesn’t ever get easier. You wouldn’t want it to either.” ~ Greg Glassman

People always say “CrossFit is HARD”, “Eating healthy is HARD”, “Preparing and packing my food is HARD”. Well guess what… they are right! It is HARD. That’s the beauty of it. During almost every WOD I have to continually talk myself through it because my first instinct is to stop and quit. That would certainly be easier. But then I remember how good I will feel afterward and I get through it. If intense training and eating healthy was easy then everyone would do it. Easy is average and average is overweight, on the couch or in front of the computer 95% of the time. Easy and average is a recipe for chronic disease because what is “easy” most of the time is unhealthy. It is those of us that expect more and strive to be more than average that can reap the rewards of accomplishing something HARD. What is the reward of doing something that requires no effort at all? Do you even remember that you did it? Compare that to the reward of a sub 3 minute FRAN or a spot on the Leader Board. How about the reward of wearing a bikini or buying clothes in a size you haven’t been in since High School? What about the reward of never having to take prescription medication? If these are the rewards of what is HARD then count me in. I know if I show up and don’t quit I will reap the rewards of CrossFit. Why would you ever want it to get easy?



Coach Tiffany

No Class this Saturday

No class this Saturday only. We will be in Flagstaff at CrossFit 101 with the founder of this sport we call CrossFit.

If you would like to get a workout in, Evan will be meeting in front of CFS at 8am sharp to lead a group run outside.

5K for time
1 mile run 5 minute rest 3X

"Joy and Pain"

“Joy and Pain”
9 Clean and Jerk
6 Front squat
3 Push Press
135 lb m/65 lb w
4 rounds…..

Same weight, same bar entire time. It is okay to set it down, although the workout is for time so set it down sparingly. Once again, Thanks to everyone who made it a point to come by last Friday and Saturday. We all had a blast, and just like everything else we do around here….we couldn’t have done it without you!!

Naj, you’re a genius. Luke, you’re a natural leader. Tiff, you amaze me everyday. Erica, thanks for your devoted friendship. Each and every CrossFit Student, lets get better, faster, stronger, smarter everyday day. 3, 2, 1, GO Thanks for allowing me to pursue my dream.

Coach Bryon

Enjoy the WOD. I hope you are scared of it.

Jump-Rope-a-Thon to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Join our team on September 28th and 29th for the inaugural CrossFit Scottsdale Jump-Rope-a-Thon. 100% of the proceeds go to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Get Fit, have fun and raise money to fund lifesaving research and care centers for Cystic Fibrosis.

So…how many single jumps can you do in 45 minutes? Jump until you’re tired, rest and jump some more. The Jump-Rope-a-Thon is open to all ages and fitness levels. You do not need to be a student to participate. Just download the pledge form, get some sponsors or donors and come and jump for a great cause. Get a flat donation or have someone sposor you per jump. Every little bit helps. If you do not want to participate but would like to sponsor one of our athletes please email us at info@sicfitscottsdale.com

Pick a class time to jump:
Monday, September 28th 8am, 12pm, 5pm, 6pm
Tuesday, September 29th 6am, 7am, 5pm, 6pm

Jump Ropes will be provided. One month of unlimited CrossFit training will be given to the biggest fundraiser and the top jumper. Bring your pledge forms to the event.

Jump Rope Flyer

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Pledge Form

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Flyer and Pledge Form

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