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Everything is SICFITter in Texas!

Posted by: Kari

Strength in Conditioning for Monday, June 23, 2014 Things in Texas just got a whole lot bigger… and stronger, and faster, and FITter! From San Diego to Scottsdale to El Paso and beyond, SICFIT is spreading the Strength in Conditioning love far and wide and YOU are a huge part of it! So keep working [...]
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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Saturday, June 21, 2014 For today’s workout we will be working in teams of three to accumulate as many reps as possible while spending six minutes total at each station. This is a ‘GO-ALL-OUT’ kinda day at the gym. But it’s not just you whose being asked to step up [...]
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We Love Our Lil’ Beasts

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, June 20, 2014 As the first session of SICFIT Scottsdale’s Lil’ Beasts Summer Camp comes to and end, we reflect on the experiences we shared, the fun that we had, and all of the lessons that we’ve learned. We burpeed, and air squatted, yogaed, and rowed. We talked about [...]
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Switching Gears: Total Body Tension & Fluid Movement

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, June 19, 2014 Lifting weights to get stronger is about capacity, whereas the ability to execute fundamental movement patterns is about competency. Fundamental stability exercises like the bird-dog that teach competency, are also great for learning to use a low-threshold strategy of movement. Low-Threshold Strategy: Slow, tonic, local stabilizer, stabilizing muscle [...]
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Those Damn Dubs!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Whether the title of this post reflects your usual reaction when you see double unders in the workout for the day or you are a regular dubbing aficionado, you better believe you will be getting better at those damn dubs by attending this workshop! The Kayyem [...]
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Four Minutes to Fat Loss!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Tuesday, June 17, 2014 If your looking to shed the pudge and pooch around the middle, today’s conditioning workout is right up your ally! First, High Intensity Interval Training workouts like the Tabata you will be challenged with today work wonders for fat loss. On top of that, the mountain [...]
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Unleash The Beasts!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Monday, June 16, 2014 SICFIT Scottsdale’s Lil’ Beasts Summer Camp begins this week! From 9am-12pm everyday this week our Lil’ Beasts will be learning how great it feels to be active and healthy! With different educational activities, kid friendly functional fitness workouts, yoga, and games planned for each day, this [...]
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Hey Pops! This One’s On Us!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Saturday, June 14, 2014 To celebrate Father’s Day, all Dads are welcome to today’s SICFIT Scottsdale 8am Endurance, 9am FITness, or 10am Yoga class on the house! Make sure you stick around afterwards for a cold one as well! CONDITIONING 10 HSPU 20 Wall ball 30 Toes 2 bar/knees to bows [...]
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Honoring U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Edwardo Loredo

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, June 13, 2014 SICFIT Scottsdale is continually inspired and humbled by the great sacrifices made by the individuals who bare arms for our country. Today we honor one of these heroes, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Edwardo Loredo, in a workout created in his memory. Segeant Loredo, 34, of Houston, Texas died in [...]
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Breathe Your Way to Better Shoulder Flexibility

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, June 12, 2014 Diaphragmatic breathing is true core stabilization. Diaphragmatic breathing is different than chest breathing and often confused with belly breathing.  If you are just breathing into your belly and not expanding the sides of your ribs as the diaphragm pushes down – you are stuck in a dysfunctional [...]
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