Posts in: Athletes

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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A Shift in Perspective

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, July 26, 2013 All too often we fall into the trap of emphasizing our failures and disappointments more than our successes and accomplishments. We could have rowed harder; we just can’t seem to get that kipping pull-up down; we should have put more energy into our last project at home or [...]
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What’s Your Strategy?

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, July 26, 2013 21 – 15 – 9 workouts are a bit deceptive upon first glance. Technically its only three rounds. And those rounds appear to get easier and easier to boot! However, once you factor in the deadly combination of power lifting and heart-racing body-weight movements, that three round workout [...]
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Making Good Form a Good Habit

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, July 19, 2013 Being able to move a heavy load from a stationary position on the ground to above your head is a skill that can empower your life. The most efficient way to perform such a task is none other than the infamous snatch. One of the most technical movements [...]
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Fortifying Strong Bones

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, July 18, 2013 Did you know that the results from consistent training at CrossFit Scottsdale cultivates much more than increased muscle mass and a trim waistline?  Indeed, the weight-bearing and gravity-resitance activities we perform actually strengthens and fortifies our bones as well!  Our skeleton is the foundation of our body, and [...]
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SICFIT Workout of the Week

Posted by: Kari

… Programming for Wednesday, July 17, 2013 At SICFIT Scottsdale, we train to test.  The Wednesday WOW (Workout of the Week) will give us a regimented, goal oriented, and quantifiable way to measure our training efforts.  The beauty of WOW is that not only will we be able to track our personal results from week [...]
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