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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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Jumping Rope: Timing, Coordination, Balance

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, September 5, 2013 Jumping rope is all about timing, coordination, and the ability to loosen up while still maintaining a stable body position. Without relaxed shoulders and wrists, we will not be able to swiftly and effortlessly swing the rope around our bodies. But with out maintaining a solid core we [...]
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SICFIT WOW Wednesday

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, September 4, 2013 This week’s WOW will measure many different types of strength. Physically, it will measure the endurance of our core, the strength of our shoulders, and our ability to stabilize in a horizontal or upside down position. Mentally, it will asses our ability to remain calm, steadfast, and determined [...]
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Hotshots 19 Memorial Workout

Posted by: Kari

  During this arduous, taxing, and at times painful workout, let our aching bodies symbolize our remembrance of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot Firefighters, who gave their lives to protect the people of Arizona from the great blaze that threatened so many.  When the fatigue and exhaustion becomes overwhelming, remember just one of these names to [...]
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Fit For the Fifth Finale!

Posted by: Kari

You have been working hard since the prelims, putting in extra time at the gym, and turning those weaknesses in to strengths. Well now is the time to lay it all on the table. That’s right, the finals are here and by the end of the morning we will which athletes reign supreme. There will [...]
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SICFIT Trifecta

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, August 30, 2013 Today’s conditioning program is a SICFIT style triathlon of sorts, with three speed and endurance-based tasks to be completed.  Unlike a triathlon however, where steady pacing and energy conservation is key, each task in today’s workout is only visited briefly. What’s the strategy for this SICFIT trifecta, then…? [...]
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