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5th Annual CrossFit Scottsdale Jump Rope-a-Thon

Posted by: Kari

Programming for June 24 and 25, 2013 Tie your shoe laces extra tight and stretch out those calves, ankles, and shoulders everyone because the much anticipated 5th Annual CrossFit Scottsdale Jump Rope-A-Thon has finally arrived!  Both today and tomorrow’s workout will be about so much more than just jumping rope.  With each swing of the [...]
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Set a Goal. Demolish it. Repeat.

Posted by: Kari

  It’s Monday folks, and that means we have another week to get better, faster, stronger, and healthier.  Let’s start this week by setting up a personal goal for ourselves — one that is challenging, concrete, and 100% attainable.  Maybe we want to raise a certain amount of money at the Jump Rope-a-Thon. Maybe we want [...]
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Team Conditioning

Posted by: Kari

  There is something strangely powerful about a team workout.  At CrossFit Scottsdale, we are well-acquainted with struggling through a workout, only to find the strength to finish within the cheers and encouragement from our coaches and peers.  But in a team workout, a whole new element is added when others are relying on us [...]
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Perfecting The Basics

Posted by: Kari

 Programming For Friday, June 21, 2013 The intention with which we approach any workout makes all the difference in the world.  Upon your first entry into CrossFit Scottsdale, we tested you with the Baseline workout for time.  Recently, we have tested you again with the Baseline to see if your time has improved.  If you [...]
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LIFE, FITness, Sport

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, June 19, 2013 The road to health, fitness, and happiness is unique for everyone. It starts and ends in different places, and has various places to visit along the way.  Maybe some of us are just returning to the gym after a long hiatus or are just beginning to work out [...]
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Jump Rope-A-Thon Practice

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Its time to brush up on our jump roping skills so we can be well prepared for the 5th Annual CrossFit Scottsdale Jump Rope-a-Thon!  In today’s warmup we will see how many jumps you can do in 10 minutes.  But on the 25th and 26th of this month [...]
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Can You Touch Your Toes?

Posted by: Kari

  Stretching is not just something that our muscles need after a workout.  Rather, stretching is something that is required to allow our muscles to reach their full potential.  Do ever feel tension getting your elbows up in the front rack position?  What about those shoulders in overhead positions?  And those hips… every athlete could [...]
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Ready, Set, Rest!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Thursday, June 13, 2013 Workouts with rapid work-rest ratios challenge us to put forth maximum effort because we know that our time is limited to rack up our reps.  The much needed and well deserved rest between each bout of high speed work is just enough time to recover so our output [...]
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