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Hell Week Victims Still Recovering!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, May 23, 2014 One week ago today, several of the most courageous, determined SICFITERS proved to themselves that they are capable of conquering even the most damning physical and mental challenges. Though they are likely all still recovering from the soreness and fatigue from Hell Week, we congratulate all [...]
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Kayyem Signature Series: The Kipping Pull Up

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, May 22, 2014 The kipping pull-up is a quintessential functional fitness exercise. It’s efficient, powerful, and uses nearly the entire body and manipulate the entire body through space. For many though, the coordination and strength needed to perform this exercise is either elusive or not at full potential. Tonight’s [...]
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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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Balanced Training for Strong Shoulders

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Many athletes that struggle with pressing or pulling overhead are victims of what Shirley Sahrmann calls “Downward-Rotation Syndrome.” Full range of motion for raising your arms overhead requires sixty-degrees of upward rotation from the shoulder blade. When the upward rotators (lower traps, serratus anterior) are weak, the downward rotators become [...]
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Fitness Evolved

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Monday, May 19, 2014 Functional fitness is on the forefront of the fit-frontier and SICFIT Scottsdale is running ahead of the pack!  According to biomechanic Greg Roskopf, “the key to functional exercise is integration. It’s about teaching all the muscles to work together rather than isolating them to work independently.” To [...]
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Happy Birthday Mr. Shields

Posted by: Luke

Happy Birthday Mr.Shields, You are vastly reversing the age process everyday. Thank you for your commitment to health and fitness. It has been a pleasure teaching you the past 6 years and getting to know an absolutly amazing man.  It is my honor to be your Coach and you a mentor . You are Mr. [...]
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Memorial Day Challenge at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

. Strength in Conditioning for Saturday, May 17, 2014 Please join SICFIT Scottsdale and Forged apparel this Memorial Day to honor American Hero, LT. Michael Murphy, with the Murph Challenge! This tremendous challenge is an homage to the strife and struggle LT. Murphy endured fighting for our country and the courageous efforts he took to save the [...]
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Jump Rope Gone Mad

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, May 16, 2014 Have you ever jumped rope with your eyes closed before? If not, today at SICFIT Scottsdale is the perfect time to start! Inspired by our functional-fitness, ready-for-anything, strength-in-conditioning philosophy, we are using our jump ropes today to challenge everything from balance and coordination, to stamina and [...]
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Aloha Competitive Fitness in Paradise!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, May 15, 2014 SICEST of the Pacific West is rolling in like the tide with less than a month on the countdown until the main event! Registration for all athlete slots closes on the 20th. Needless to say, if you have been debating about testing your fitness at SPW, [...]
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