Posts in: Athletes

Stretch Your Way to a PR

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, March 29, 2013 The game-changing importance of stretching and flexibility is all too often overlooked and underrated by athletes who would rather spend their time and energy hitting a workout and going for that next PR.  Well, what if we told you that your PR is likely within reach, but you [...]
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Open Workout 13.4

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Thursday, March 28, 2013   As we enter week four of this global fitness fitness competition, let us resolve ourselves to think only of the movement at hand.  We will think not of the time on the clock, the rep or round our neighbor has accomplished, or of the fatigue we feel in [...]
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Fitness is a State of Mind

Posted by: Kari

  Programming For Wednesday, March 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. How fit are [...]
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Setting and Meeting Goals One Snatch at a Time

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, March 26, 2013 The goals we set and gains we make in our physical fitness translate directly into our personal lives.  Fitness requires dedication, integrity, self-acceptance, and openness to support and direction.  While we train our physical bodies at the gym, we are also training our psychologies to apply these qualities [...]
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Today’s Programming is Heavy — Literally!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Monday, March 25, 2013     There is nothing quite like reaching down to grip cold, heavy metal, launching that loaded barbell over your head, and reveling in the sound of weight crashing to the ground after a successful lift.  This satisfaction is all in a day’s work at CrossFit Scottsdale, all [...]
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Weekend Fitness to End Weakness!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, March 23, 2013   Your physical fitness is an ongoing, no-rain-checks permitted, personal commitment.  At CrossFit Scottsdale, we appreciate the promises you have made with yourself to put your own wellness and ability to thrive at the top of your priority list.  Sometimes, just getting to the gym is the hardest [...]
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Open Workout 13.3

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, March 21, 2013   Open Workout 13.3 is your opportunity to test your skill, stamina, stick-to-it-ness, against the old you in Open Workout 12.4.  Didn’t participate in this Global Fitness Movement last year?  Well lets set the standard high for yourself so by the time next year’s Open comes around, the [...]
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Kinesthetic Intelligence: The Importance of the Warm Up

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, March 20, 2013   Our bodies have a mind of their own.  It’s called Kinesthetic Intelligence.  When we perform movements over and over again, our muscles and motor neurons become ingrained so that we can achieve the same results, in the exact same way, every single time we attempt that particular [...]
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Constantly Varied Classes for Constantly Varied Fitness

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Tuesday, March 19, 2013 STRENGTH POWER CLEAN 3 Position Clean CONDITIONING FOR TIME 20 Thrusters 20 Sumo Deadlift High Pulls 20 Push Jerks 20 Overhead Squats 20 Front Squats *Men will use a 95lb barbell. Women will use 65lbs. Each athlete must do four burpees at the beginning of every minute before moving [...]
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The Party is Over and It’s Time to Sweat

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Monday, March 18, 2013   Thank you to everyone who made yesterday’s Member Appreciation Party a blast! If you weren’t able to make it, please know that you were missed! While we love kicking back and shooting the breeze with all of you, we like making you sweat even better!       [...]
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