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Air Squats, Wall Balls, and Arithmetic.

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Today’s workout will challenge you physically, mentally, and arithmetically. This AMRAP requires more than  just keeping track of rounds — it demands multiplication! But don’t worry, no need to whip out the times-table flash cards, we’ll only be working in multiples of three. But don’t be fooled by the [...]
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Winning in Last Place

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, October 3, 2013 The achievement of ‘winning’ comes in many forms. Though it is most commonly conceived of as finishing first or scoring the most points, these only scratch the surface of what it means to win. Winning is something that is felt inside; it is the proud recognition of self-achievement. [...]
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Showcasing Your Growth with the SICFIT WOW

Posted by: Kari

  Programming fot Wednesday, October 2, 2013 At SICFIT Scottsdale, Wednesdays are much more than just another day of programming. For us, Wednesdays have become a scheduled weekly benchmark test, assessing and revealing the rewards we have earned in training. These rewards — higher performance, increased stamina and strength, tougher mental grit — are both [...]
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Warming Up is the New Black

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Warming up is extremely important — it prepares the body for increasingly taxing work, it reestablishes proper motor patterns, and it helps the muscles remember how to be explosive. At SICFIT Scottsdale, our warmups are designed to set you up for success for the remainder of that class. [...]
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SICFIT Scottsdale Goes Pink

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Monday, September 30, 2013 At SICFIT Scottsdale we support each other in our efforts to ensure our lives are long, healthy, and happy. Come late October, you will have the opportunity to take this support outside of the gym in the fight against breast cancer. Like many catastrophic illnesses, early detection is [...]
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Lifting with Grace

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, September 28, 2013 When executed with patience, poise, and balance, the two most ballistic movements we perform — the clean and snatch — appear graceful and effortless. In a sense, the effort in these olympic lifts comes much before the actual lift itself. It comes from the discipline to practice them [...]
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Thrusters, Stones, and Rope Climbs, OH MY!

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Friday, September 27, 2013 Taxing the body in strange ways in the name of fitness reaps incredible rewards. We don’t do it often, but working with stones is a great way to asses our ability to adapt our strength over multiple domains. SICFIT Ambassador and certified “Strongman” coach, Dan Lennon, explains two different [...]
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