Posts in: Athletes

Adapt or Die at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, September 19, 2013 For most of us, when we conjure up the image of an athlete in our mind’s eye we see someone who is physically fit, with two working arms, legs, eyes, and ears. But these qualities of the human body are not necessary requirements for one to wear the [...]
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WOW! Say Goodbye to your Upper Body for the Rest of the Week!

Posted by: Kari

  WOW 10 — Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Normally we like to give you a bit of motivation, inspiration, and maybe a pointer or two to help you get through the Wednesday WOW. However, with a stellar performance like the one in this clip, we figured we would let the video speak for itself. WARM [...]
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FlexibilityRX at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Monday, September 16, 2013 Many of us speak of the importance of flexibility. We understand that increasing our range of motion will benefit our execution of OLY lifts, gymnastics exercises, and all sorts of functional movements. But how many of us put this wisdom into practice? Well whether you do or don’t [...]
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Barbell Respect

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, September 10, 2013 There is a certain respect one must have when approaching a barbell. It is a kind of salute to the power it possess and the power it demands. The barbell accepts only so much manipulation. The key to directing it’s its path is rather to manipulate your own [...]
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Hotshots 19 Memorial Workout

Posted by: Kari

  During this arduous, taxing, and at times painful workout, let our aching bodies symbolize our remembrance of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot Firefighters, who gave their lives to protect the people of Arizona from the great blaze that threatened so many.  When the fatigue and exhaustion becomes overwhelming, remember just one of these names to [...]
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Fit For the Fifth Finale!

Posted by: Kari

You have been working hard since the prelims, putting in extra time at the gym, and turning those weaknesses in to strengths. Well now is the time to lay it all on the table. That’s right, the finals are here and by the end of the morning we will which athletes reign supreme. There will [...]
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SICFIT Trifecta

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, August 30, 2013 Today’s conditioning program is a SICFIT style triathlon of sorts, with three speed and endurance-based tasks to be completed.  Unlike a triathlon however, where steady pacing and energy conservation is key, each task in today’s workout is only visited briefly. What’s the strategy for this SICFIT trifecta, then…? [...]
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Kayyem Signature Series Tackles the Handstand Pushup

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, August 29, 2013 Need a new perspective? How about looking at the world from upside down? Whether you are skilled handstand pushuper, or haven’t yet mastered the mechanics of inverted test of strength, coordination, and courage, tonights Kayyem Signature Series will help you become just as comfortable upside down as you [...]
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Stretch Your Fitness Potential!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, July 30, 2013 We have heard it time and time again… mobility and flexibility are essential components for being able to get the most out of our training. But how many of us actually turn this talking point into action? In order to truly understand the power of proper mobility and [...]
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