Posts in: Athletes

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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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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