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Back Squats for Brute Strength

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, September 17, 2013 The back squat is a lift of brute strength. While proper form is alway crucial, there is nothing overly technical about it and the skill transfer demands are minimal. With all this being said, the strength we cultivate through back squat will support and make stronger our other [...]
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FlexibilityRX at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Monday, September 16, 2013 Many of us speak of the importance of flexibility. We understand that increasing our range of motion will benefit our execution of OLY lifts, gymnastics exercises, and all sorts of functional movements. But how many of us put this wisdom into practice? Well whether you do or don’t [...]
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Raise Your Hand if You Love Wall Balls?! And By Love We Actually Mean Hate.

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, September 14, 2013 Wall balls. We love to hate them and we hate to love them. With their heart-pumping, shoulder recking, and glute fatiguing power, they can truly make or break a workout. Today when you and your partner share in completing 150 of these menacing repetitions, try and breath through [...]
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Go Heavy or Go Home

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, September 13, 2013 Lifting heavy is a relative concept. What is heavy for one athlete would not be an appropriate weight for another. Additionally, what is heavy for the same athlete can fluctuate form day to day, week to week, and year to year. Let us resolve ourselves today to find [...]
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SICFIT Scottsdale Present Food as Fuel

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, September 12, 2013 When conversation turns to nutrition here at SICFIT Scottsdale, you have probably heard words thrown around like, “paleo,” “primal,” and “bacon,”… lots and lots of bacon! Whether you are in the dark about these terms, or your are a paleo-pro, join us tonight at 7:30 for Food as [...]
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SICFIT Salute to the Heroes of 9/11

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, September 11, 2013 On September 11, 2001, our nation was wounded. To help heal the tragic scars, friends, family, neighbors, and strangers lent their time, resources, and shoulders to cry on. And though the wounds of 9/11 run deep and true, it also brought our nation together, united under genuine love, [...]
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Barbell Respect

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, September 10, 2013 There is a certain respect one must have when approaching a barbell. It is a kind of salute to the power it possess and the power it demands. The barbell accepts only so much manipulation. The key to directing it’s its path is rather to manipulate your own [...]
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Epic Mondays at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Monday, September 9, 2013 Many people don’t look forward to Mondays.  But Monday means we have a whole new week to achieve and excel! Perhaps you didn’t stick your nutrition plan or fitness regimen as well as you would have liked to over the weekend. Perhaps there was a personal or work project [...]
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SICFITters Stick Together!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, September 7, 2013 The best things in life usually don’t happen when you are by yourself. And even when they do, they become even better once we share the experience with another. Why would working out be any different? The intensity and effort we put forth in a physical challenge instantly [...]
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Small Goals for Big Dreams

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Friday, September 6, 2013 Setting concrete goals is a simple and effective way to direct your efforts towards your big-picture dreams! Maybe you imagine yourself one day competing in an athletic competition. Perhaps you want nothing more than to be an active part of your children and grandchildren’s’ lives. Each small goal we [...]
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