Posts in: Coach’s Corner

"Chariots of FIRE"

Posted by: Luke

“If you choose to take this mission and you or anyone on your team be caught or killed, the secretary will disavow all knowledge of your actions” CrossFit Scottsdale’s next fitness challenge. You choose the skill level 1.1 mile/2.2/5K. Starting at the front door run with a weight 200x meters. Drop the plate back off at [...]
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The A-Team

Posted by: Luke

On Friday September 10th, CrossFit Scottsdale took a 4x man men’s team to compete on base against CrossFit Luke Air Force and 25x other local teams. Myself, Sarge, Matt B and “Camaro” Chris packed up the truck at 0500 and headed down to Goodyear. When we arrived on base we were a little shocked to [...]
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Honoring 9/11 Heroes CrossFit Scottsdale Style

Posted by: Najla

Nine years have passed since that fateful day when we were attacked by terrorists on our own soil. Terrorist activities keep us in fear, because we know that this great nation is still vulnerable. Time may ease some of the pain and the horrific memories, but we can never forget the family and friends that [...]
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Team CrossFit Scottsdale

Posted by: Luke

In just one year since our very 1st CrossFit competition @ CrossFit Fury our athletic program has gotten bigger, faster and stronger. We have studied the game and learned from our mistakes. We have packed the holes in our armor with “Concrete & Steel”. Practiced the skills we were missing and experienced the thrill of the sport of CrossFit. So [...]
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September 2010

Posted by: Luke

Dear CrossFit Scottsdale, I am proud to introduce to you, the 1st edition of “Letter from the Editor” A monthly blog dedicated to making you better at everything in your life. As a Coach, Father and Husband the pursuit of happiness is constantly being dangled in front of my eyes and just with in reach. [...]
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III

Posted by: Luke

The Level 3 Test at CrossFit Scottsdale- “The Mental Game” Adjectives to describe the test; Miserable, Long, Difficult, and the “Unknown.” By: Jeff “Sarge” Brennan I started at CrossFit Scottsdale in October of 2009 for the purpose of testing for the SWAT team and getting in better shape.  In my line of work I don’t [...]
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"Hell Week"

Posted by: Luke

It’s my Birthday and I’ll cry if you make me? For my “21st” Birthday I partied in Vegas till 4 in the morning. When I turned “26″ I celebrated by opening a Night Club and at “30″ I celebrated by the Grand Opening of CrossFit Scottsdale. So what does the owner and Coach of a CrossFit want [...]
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"Strength & Conditioning" Part I

Posted by: Luke

CrossFit is first and formost  a “Strength and Conditioning” program. With equal parts bieng emphasized on both. The challenge to us as athletes is how much time to spend on each without taking away from the other. “Strong people are harder to kill”Coach Rippetoe once said. I do agree but “Fast people are harder to [...]
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Forging Elite Fitness 2 Years Later….

Posted by: Najla

On Saturday evening we celebrated with our friends and family 2 years of CrossFit Scottsdale. It seems like just yesterday when we moved in to our current location, one year later we are stronger and more focused than ever. Thank you to Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, The North Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, Calisto Bistro, Cruz Tequilla, [...]
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Chasing Performance

Posted by: Luke

As I left Flagstaff this afternoon I realized a few things. One we all need change, it defines us, makes us grow and sometimes work harder than we ever have before. Two, sometimes we need to step back before we can move forward. The 65 degree weather was amazing and definitely was a change and [...]
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