Posts in: Athletes

True Strength in Conditioning

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Monday, July 15, 2013 “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Mahatma Gandhi Do not judge your strength by the plates on your bar, the reps that you count, or the time on the clock.  Judge your strength by your dedication to each lift, each rep, and [...]
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The Only Gym in Town Where “Jerks” are Welcome!

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Friday, July 12, 2013 Today’s Strength in Conditioning skill is the Split Jerk.  ”Splitting” our feet to catch the bar in a deep lunge position decreases the distance that the bar has to travel over head.  Because of this, split jerking often allows athletes move heavier loads.  Check out this video by our [...]
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Exclusive Coaching Client and my friend Marc Lutz

Posted by: Luke

  “As a Coach I meet thousands of people from all around the world and some of them I have the privilege of training exclusively one on one. Some clients I work with for an hour and some for years. Marc Lutz and I have been training together for over 4 years. I say training [...]
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Fuel Your Workout

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday Getting through today’s workout of heavy lifting and full effort rowing is going to require a little extra gas in the tank.  One sure fire way to ensure that your tank is full is to maintain a nutrient-rich, energy-fueling nutrition plan.  So often people reason themselves away from healthy choices: “I [...]
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Carlos Suescun from SICFIT SCOTTSDALE races in the IRONMAN

Posted by: Luke

 My name is Carlos Suescun and I work as a physician hospitalist at Scottsdale Osborn hospital and also work for Serenity Hospice. My whole family: my wife, Veronique and my two kids, Luca and Natalia train here at CrossFit Scottsdale.  We love all of it and the workouts are awesome too! I believe that no matter what sport [...]
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Food for Thought

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Here is some “food for thought” for those of you who haven’t been able to kick the refined carbs habit just yet. According to the video below (click image), your love of bread, pasta, sugar, and other carbo-deliciousness is more than just a craving — it’s an addiction! [...]
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Are You Extreme? SICFIT Extreme?

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Monday, July 8, 2013 Do you consider yourself extreme? Do you have what it takes to keep up with a two hour, high work-load, low rest time, team conditioning program?  If you feel yourself getting excited just by reading this then we challenge you to  SICFIT Extreme! For those with the dedication, [...]
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No Pain, No Gain!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, July 6, 2013 Doing anything AFAP (as fast as possible) ain’t easy.  But it is this level of effort that makes Crossfit Scottsdale programming so effective. With today’s combination of bodyweight movements and heavy olympic lifting, there is no doubt you will experience the meaning of “no pain, no gain!” Stay [...]
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Lift Heavy Saturday!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, June 28, 2013 Time to load up the barbells and throw some heavy weight around my friends! Moving any load from a stationary position on the ground all the way up to your shoulder is no easy task.  But at CrossFit Scottsdale we are trained to maximize our body’s internal power [...]
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