Posts in: Athletes

OLY Points of Refinement

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, May 2, 2013 Check out a couple points of refinement on your squat clean before today’s workout.  It doesn’t hurt to practice these performance tips at home or at work either — maybe with a broomstick or similar commonplace item when you need to take a break from your daily tasks. [...]
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The Name of The Game Is Balance

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Workouts that are long and sustained require a whole different breed of mental toughness — one that is determined, enduring, and calculated.  It takes an acute sense of self-awareness to determine the perfect formula of pushing yourself and reserving your energy for the long road a head. Push yourself [...]
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Mind > Matter

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, April 30, 2013     Training at CrossFit Scottsdale isn’t about coming in first in a workout for time, or getting the highest number of reps during an AMRAP.  Though these accomplishments feel great and are worthy to strive for, training at CrossFit Scottsdale is about showing your mind that your [...]
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Not Your Typical Grind…

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, April 27, 2013 Fitness is  more than sweat, muscle, and speed.  It is more than weights, rowers, and rigs.  Fitness is also more than your coach, your partner, and even your body.  Fitness is rather a state of mind — focused towards excellence, and resilient throughout any challenge. Can you handle [...]
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24 Hour WOD Begins Tonight!

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Friday, April 26, 2013 The day has finally arrived for one of the longest strength, endurance, and mental toughness tests that CrossFit Scottsdale will throw at you all year! The 24 Hour WOD begins tonight at 6pm and will continue straight through until a full 24 hours has lapsed.  Do you have what [...]
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Mary Arabyan

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At 165 lbs., I wasn’t just overweight, but in pain due to poor nutrition and stress. I put everyone before me, because I wasn’t important. What I wanted or felt didn’t matter. I knew something had to be done, for the sake of my children, but what? I didn’t know where to start, I was [...]
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Retest the Fit Test

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, April 23, 2013 If you are planning to go for your L1 Band this Thursday, then today is the day to get your Baseline to the qualifying time  5:15 for men and 6:30 for women. But this Baseline workout is about much more than the potential of earning a bracelet — it’s about quantifying [...]
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Snatches, Burpees, and Wall Balls, Oh My!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, April 20, 2013 Workouts like today’s only continue to get harder and harder as the clock ticks on.  Be sure to keep track of your reps and rounds (because no body likes doing extra burpees by mistake!), to find a steady rhythm that you can sustain, keep on breathing, and most [...]
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The Two Most Powerful Words: Can and Can’t

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Thursday, April 18, 2013 CrossFit Scottsdale Athlete’s know that the power of their bodies depends on the power of their minds — There is no place for “can’t” in fitness training! STRONG Thrusters from Rack 4-6 Pull up SKILL LIFE: Ring Rows (banded negatives 10-12 ) FITNESS: Strict Pull-ups (max rep) SPORT: Weighted [...]
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