Posts in: Athletes

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 [...]
Share the knowledge:

Fun in Fitness and Fitness for Cause

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Looking for something fun to do this weekend that the whole family can enjoy?  Why not join in with your CrossFit Scottsdale Family in Fitness and rep for the Black and Yellow at the 9th Annual Pat’s Run?! Participation in the 4.2 mile walk/run (as well as the kids’ [...]
Share the knowledge:

The Balanced Athlete

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, April 16, 2013 SKILL Muscle-up Progression STRENGTH Three Rounds Deadlift 5,5,5 Air Squat x21 CONDITIONING Ten Rounds Deadlift 10x (135/95) Push-up 15x At CrossFit Scottsdale, we are well-aquainted with work-outs like the one on the agenda for today — where push as hard as you can to finish as fast as [...]
Share the knowledge:

Empower Yourself! Lift Something Heavy!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, April 13, 2013 There is nothing more empowering than lifting something heavy!  The power that is stored within our own bodies is absolutely, and without question, designed to be expressed.  This is why we feel so brand new and refreshed when our muscles are aching and we lay drenched in a [...]
Share the knowledge:

Feeling Tight? It’s Hindering You More Than You Think!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, April 11, 2013 Stretching is not just something that our muscles need after a full day of lifting, like in today’s workout.  Rather, stretching is something that is required to allow our muscles to reach their full potential.  Do ever feel tension getting your elbows up in the front rack position? [...]
Share the knowledge:

Fitness is for Life

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Wednesday, April 10, 2013 For all you whole life challengers out there, this is your final week to dedicate yourself to the commitments of the challenge before  we check back in with one another and celebrate how far we have come!  Its time to hit the gym hard, and to stay disciplined with [...]
Share the knowledge:

Put in Work

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, April 6, 2013 Work don’t get done unless you put work in!  There’s nothing more satisfying than the feeling of accomplishment after putting forth your best efforts.  The equation is simple… show up, put in work, go home feeling satisfied! WARM UP Partner 2 k row POWER Lunge the Small Lap [...]
Share the knowledge:

Expand Your Explosive Energy

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, April 5, 2013 You’ve heard your coaches tell you over and over again about finding explosivity in your lifts, your running, and just about everything we do during a workout.  No doubt you have experienced the tremendous amount of power to be found in this internal reservoir of energy.  But have [...]
Share the knowledge: