Posts in: Coach’s Corner

9/11 Hero Tribute Workout

Posted by: KayLynn Cogil

Thank you to the all of the men, women, first-responders, military and kids that came out to support our fifth annual tribute workout in honor of the 3,000 people who lost their lives on 9/11/2001. We gather each year as a community to share our stories and tribute those who were affected by the attacks [...]
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A Warrior spirit by: Paul Deuchar How I survived SEALFIT KOKORO Class 34

Posted by: Luke

In May 2014, I attended a weeklong event at my gym called Hell Week.  This course was modeled after Kokoro and entailed an intense 1 hour workout each morning at 05:00, and then we were also required to complete one additional class each day that week.  During Hell Week, our coach, Luke Kayyem, occasionally mentioned [...]
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SICFIT Scottsdale Coaches corner September 2014

Posted by: Luke

HOOYA, The world is unpredictable and chaotic. Destiny favors the prepared (in mind, body and spirit). Hard physical training, proper nutrition, and strong values are foundational to living a good life. Personal growth encompasses the whole person: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. We believe that there is an athlete and warrior within everyone.  Leadership is [...]
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Please welcome SICFIT Chandler to the team of fitness professionals.

Posted by: Luke

It is with great power and responsibility that we welcome our newest SICFIT gym SICFIT Chandler to the team of Fitness Professionals. A 3,200 sq/ft space located inside the newly renovated Chandler Ice Den. This state of the art strength in conditioning facility will be lead by Nathan Atchison the primary owner and operator. Nathan and his [...]
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Looking for a ROCKSTAR: Now hiring a General Manager

Posted by: Najla

SICFIT is looking for a Full Time General Manager to manage the north Scottsdale location. Rockstars only apply please! Competitive salary, bonus, flexible schedule and profit sharing incentives. Opportunity for continued growth in the organization. -Will working behind the scenes be as rewarding as being in the spotlight coaching and training?  -Do you enjoy managing others, [...]
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SICFIT Scottsdale student completes SEALFIT KOKORO 52 hour course

Posted by: Luke

I would like to congratulate SICFIT Scottsdale student Paul Deuchar on earning the title of  Athlete of the Month.    Hooya Kokoro class 34 you are secure! Were the final instructions given to us on the final day of the final evolution on the 52 hour  world renown SEALFIT academy in Encinitas, California. Paul and [...]
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Why a Nutrient-Dense Diet is Key to Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Posted by: Najla

  Why do certain foods make you feel full, while others leave you hungry for more? If portion- control is difficult for you, the key lies in the concepts of nutrient-density and satiety. These rather impenetrable terms are actually just fancy names for some commonsense food science, and working nutrient-dense foods into your diet is [...]
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“GET FIT or DIE”

Posted by: Luke

Happy 4th of July SICFIT Scottsdale.  No other holiday in America represents SICFIT like the fourth. Freedom, family and fitness. In honor of this special day I will be leading a group up Pinnacle Peak this Friday July 4th at 5:30 am. A few of us have been coming together on early Saturday mornings consistently [...]
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Jorge Aragon: SICFIT Ambassador, Reebok CrossFit Games Regional Qualifier- Fittest Teenager in the Southwest Region

Posted by: Luke

  “If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere”  Frank Sinatra I would like to take a moment to not only reflect on the accomplishments of this young man but congratulate and truly thank Jorge Aragon for his representation of SICFIT this past weekend. Jorge competed in the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games Regional in [...]
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The HOLT family farewell

Posted by: Luke

 “We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community” – Dorothy Day    This might be the single hardest farewell we have ever gone through at SICFIT Scottsdale. We are not only losing one great man but his wife and their [...]
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