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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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The Many Manifestations of Strength

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, September 26, 2013 Strength is not just about lifting heavy, pushing you limits and coming home with aching muscles. Strength is also evident in your commitment to keep showing up, week after week, even when you exhausted after a day full of tasks, stressors, and responsibilities. Strength is also found your [...]
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SICFIT WOW Prepares for OPTathlon

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Today’s WOW is inspired by the upcoming OPTathlon, held at OPT|The International Center for Fitness, on Sunday 10/6. As a fitness test, these row repeats are simple but extremely informative in assessing fitness — they reveal how quickly you fatigue and your ability to recover quickly. This test [...]
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If You Cherry Pick, We Will Know. And There Will Be Burpees.

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, September 21, 2013 Hello and welcome to the daily workout post. You frequent this page often I gather, usually in the beginning of your day or before you hit the gym —  just to find out what is in store for you upon your arrival. Occasionally you may encounter programming that [...]
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Guest Days at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, September 20, 2013 How often do you find yourself trying to convince your friends, family, and sometimes even strangers that they have got to come give SICFIT Scottsdale a try? It’s hard not to when the results you have been looking for just keep on showing up! Right now is a [...]
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Adapt or Die at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, September 19, 2013 For most of us, when we conjure up the image of an athlete in our mind’s eye we see someone who is physically fit, with two working arms, legs, eyes, and ears. But these qualities of the human body are not necessary requirements for one to wear the [...]
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WOW! Say Goodbye to your Upper Body for the Rest of the Week!

Posted by: Kari

  WOW 10 — Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Normally we like to give you a bit of motivation, inspiration, and maybe a pointer or two to help you get through the Wednesday WOW. However, with a stellar performance like the one in this clip, we figured we would let the video speak for itself. WARM [...]
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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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