Posts in: Athletes

DOC’s story

Posted by: Najla

I have fought through an emotional battle over the past 1 ½ years.  My Dad was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and was not given long to live.  He went through 3 rounds of chemo and 3 surgeries.  From the start he knew his form of cancer was rarely cured and he had [...]
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Plyometrics for Improved Strength and Speed

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It’s back to the grind with our intense metcon workouts.  This week we will focus on plyometrics exercises, to enhance our speed, strength and elasticity.  By focusing around these quick and powerful movements, we will not only improve your speed in running, and height in jumping but an overall development in any desired physical goal.  [...]
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CrossFit Scottsdale Annual Student Awards

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  It’s August, which means the Anniversary/Expansion Extravaganza is only a few weeks away! To continue with tradition here at CrossFit Scottsdale, we have our annual student awards where we want YOU to be the judge. Stop by the cubbies and fill out a ballot for this year’s awards! The categories are: -Best Attitude “Show Up [...]
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Endurance Run/Row Medley

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Alright Endurance athletes, it’s time to embark on our journey through time trials and running/rowing medleys.  We will use the next few Endurance workouts to create foundation to build upon.  I find it extremely important to attend the next few sessions to record your starting point or base, as a means for comparison as we [...]
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Perfect Attendance Update – Week 2

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Last week we had 81 CrossFit Scottsdale students with a perfect attendance record from July 1st through July 9th.  Of those original 81, we still have 58 students keeping their track record for the 2nd week.  Remember that this coming week July 18-July 23 is the free Unlimited upgrade week.  Now there are definitely NO [...]
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CrossFit Scottsdale’s Athletes of the Month

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Today at CrossFit Scottsdale we celebrate two athletes and the journey they made that took them from student to Athlete of the Month. Erika a mom of 3 has seen dramatic results with her Paleo plan and has introduced it to her entire family. Husband Bill was the winner of 40 days in a cave [...]
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Boys of Summer

Posted by: Luke

   Why do we fall down? So we can get back up. Dr.Thomas Wayne, Batman’s father. After last years sectional and my disappointing 44thplace finish I swore I would make Regionals no matter what. I worked on my weaknesses and started daily training sessions with Jeff Brennan. I brought in specialty coaches to work on [...]
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An update to Naj from Jedi’s Mom…

Posted by: Najla

Jedi (aka) Allen-Mikel’s update: We have sopken to Allen-Mikel twice now in three weeks for a total of 21 minutes. He talks very fast and shares as much as possible. He can’t send letters out yet, his TI has not allowed it. He says he was very prepared for basic training and is glad because [...]
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