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Grid: The Future of Fitness

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, July 31, 2014 SICFIT Scottsdale is nothing-less-than stoked about the introduction of the National Pro Grid League! Grid sports use all the methods and movements we love to hate at SICFIT to test the limits of human performance in a high intensity team setting.  This Saturday at 8am we [...]
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Learning to Activate Your Glutes

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, July 30, 2014 The glute bridge is a great exercise to incorporate into a warmup for glute activation and to inhibit the (often tight) hip flexors. Many athletes have trouble activating their glutes during squats and deadlifts from prolonged sitting during the day. The glutes contribute to hip extension [...]
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Sneak Peak into the Kayyem’s Kitchen

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Tuesday, July 29, 2014 If you have been living in a dietary-dead-zone, in desperate need of fresh, fun, and fitness focused-food options, then this Friday’s Cooking with the Kayyems is for you! Come hungry and leave feeling energized, satisfied, and full of deliciously practical paleo meal and snack ideas sure [...]
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SICFIT Teens & Tweens Start School Strong!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Monday, July 28, 2014 Give it up for our SICFIT Scottsdale Teens and Tweens who are officially BIGGER, FASTER, and STRONGER, after last week’s Summer Camp Session! After a full week of FUNctional fitness, we love that these kids are putting summer to an end on a high and healthy [...]
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Why a Nutrient-Dense Diet is Key to Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Posted by: Najla

  Why do certain foods make you feel full, while others leave you hungry for more? If portion- control is difficult for you, the key lies in the concepts of nutrient-density and satiety. These rather impenetrable terms are actually just fancy names for some commonsense food science, and working nutrient-dense foods into your diet is [...]
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Today’s Workout: Five One-Minute Torture Stations

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, July 25, 2014 Get ready for the kingpin of all HIIT workouts, SICFITTERS! In this three round show down you will move between five one-minute stations of gut-n-butt busting, bi-n-triceps burning, knock-the-wind-right-out-of-your-chest exercises! You will have one minute to recover after each round before doing the whole dang thing [...]
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Six Ways SICFIT’s Got Your Back!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, July 24, 2014 Weightlifter, author, entrepreneur, and photographer, James Clear of JamesClear.com recently posted six helpful little tips about how to get the most form your exercise plan. Here at SICFIT Scottsdale, we couldn’t agree more with his perspectives and we believe that the very structure of our gym [...]
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The Hip Hinge From FlexibilityRx

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, July 23, 2014 The hip hinge is a fundamental movement pattern that is the basis of picking an object off the floor as in a deadlift.  Many athletic movements are variations of the hip hinge: shooting a free throw in basketball, the ready stance in wresting, and the hip-flexed position [...]
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Today’s Conditioning HIITs Hard!

Posted by: Kari

/ Strength in Conditioning for Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Today’s Strength in Conditioning Programming has got a little bit of everything! We begin with a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) style workout that will build our brute strength while challenging our muscular and mental capacity to jump back unto the bar despite fatigue. And of [...]
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