Posts in: Coach’s Corner

CrossFit Scottsdale Kids Run for Arizona Baseball Charities

Posted by: Luke

I would like to personally thank everyone who was involved with our kids charity run for little league’s across the state. On Sunday my mentor and “Dad”  Buddy Schultz founder of Arizona Baseball Charities handed out over $20,000 in cash to 10 Coaches from Peoria to Goodyear and Queen Creek to Scottsdale. Having raised over 4 million [...]
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“Anything in life is possible if you make it happen” Jack LaLanne

Posted by: Luke

When I first met Chris LaLanne nephew of Fitness Guru Jack LaLanne in 2000 we were both personal trainers working for a globo gym in Palm Desert California. Small world Chris had just graduated from San Diego state and was already friends with my wife Najla. Sharing the same core values and having a passion for changing lives we became close [...]
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I am STRONGER with you…

Posted by: Luke

 I am STRONGER with you… Thank you Team CrossFit Scottsdale. To my wife Najla the greatest Team MOM and “get the F— back on the rings” Coach on the planet. My two babies who are the catalyst in my belief of giving everything. Team Doctor Josh Vella. Stu, Carl, B.G, Brennan, Mclinn, Dani, Nate Dog, Mo, Brennan, Jedi [...]
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January CrossFit Scottsdale Connections Meeting

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Come network with your fellow CrossFitters and learn more about this month’s sponsor, Julie Kern of Bridge Financial Strategies. Julie is a CPA and a Certified Financial Planner™.  She works with individuals and small businesses to move past their own emotions, lack of discipline and misinformation regarding their money.  She brings expert advice and discipline through [...]
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Fashion Function & Fitness

Posted by: Luke

Everyone always asks me what is up with all of those shoes? Which ones I say? If you know me you probably know I love kicks, sneakers, loafers, Air Force One’s, Jordans, Olympic lifting shoes, Vibrams and my favorite Chuck Taylor All Stars also known as “CHUCKS”. So why do I have so many? Fashion, [...]
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Road to Regionals…

Posted by: Luke

2011 CrossFit Games: With the New Year come new goals and new dreams at CrossFit Scottsdale. For a select few… competing in CrossFit is the goal and winning is the dream. Last year’s CrossFit Scottsdale Team developed 3 Regional qualifiers and over 10 competitors from the Arizona/San Diego sectionals. In its 5th year the 2011 CrossFit Games will [...]
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Matt Blanton 2010 Athlete Of The Year

Posted by: Luke

I am honored to announce the 2010 Athlete Of The Year at CrossFit Scottsdale as Matt Blanton. Matt has had an outstanding year filled with perseverance, strength and endurance. From breaking his leg early in the year in a dirt biking crash to having his first daughter with wife Michele in April. “When Matt got injured and couldnt use his [...]
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"YAY BURPEES"

Posted by: Luke

Yay Burpees, One of the motivational tools used by World Renown Olympic Lifting Coach and CrossFit Coaching Legend Mike Burgener at this past weekend’s Olympic lifting certification at CrossFit Scottsdale. Coach and his team of 4x world class coaches spent the weekend teaching 32x students from all over the globe including 10x of our very [...]
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