Posts in: FlexibilityRx

Strengthen Your Core with FlexibilityRx

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, April 9, 2014 “A well-rounded strength & conditioning program consists of upper and lower body pulls (pull-ups, deadlifts), presses (pushups, squats), as well as core exercises consisting of ‘anti’ movements.  The three types of ‘anti’ movements that develop the stabilizing function of the core are anti-lateral-flexion (side-planks), anti-extension (RKC planks), [...]
Share the knowledge:

Get Your USAW Cert at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, March 19, 2014 At the beginning of next month, April 5th and 6th, SICFIT Scottsdale will be hosting the USA Weightlifting Sports Performance Coach Certification, held right in your very own gym! This is your opportunity to further your athletic career on the coaching side of the spectrum and [...]
Share the knowledge:

FlexibilityRx Stretch of the Week

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Who couldn’t use to be even more comfortable in overhead positions, the rack, or during pull ups? With the functional fitness movements we do at SICFIT Scottsdale, everyday is shoulder day. This means we need to take a little time each day to stretch and mobilize [...]
Share the knowledge:

The Hip Bone is Connected to the… Everything

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, February 26, 2014 It’s all connected, baby! This is especially true for the muscles and joints that keep our core strong, stable, and mobile. If you are experiencing pain or tightness in, say, your lower back, it may actually be a result of tight glutes. Hip flexors causing you [...]
Share the knowledge:

Hip to the Hip Joint

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, February 19, 2014 The hip joint capsule is both strong and flexible; it bears the weight of our body as well as the tremendous tension created by it’s neighboring leg and core muscles (which are the largest muscles in the body). On top of this, the hip joint capsule [...]
Share the knowledge:

How to Stretch your Pecs

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, February 5, 2014 An essential component of performing your best on the SICFIT WOW is maintaining superb flexibility and mobility. This week’s WOW has a heavy emphasis on push and pull movements with the upper body. In order to maximize our upper body potential we must take care of [...]
Share the knowledge:

Creating and Keeping Strong, Healthy Shoulders

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Our shoulders are vital to our ability as humans to reach out and interact with our environment. And though our shoulders allow us much versatility in movement, the shoulder itself is a relatively unstable joint. Much like our hip joints, our shoulders form a ball-and-socket joint. [...]
Share the knowledge:

A Pain in the Neck Stretch

Posted by: Kari

.. Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, January 22, 2014 This week’s Stretch of the Week, brought to you by FlexibilityRX, targets the Levator Scapula. This relatively small, yet important muscle runs along the side of the neck and onto the shoulder. It connects the cervical spine (the section of our spine located in the neck) and the [...]
Share the knowledge:

Hustle For the Muscle Up!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, December 18, 2013 The muscle up is a ruthlessly blunt, unapologetically honest test of fitness. Coveted by many, mastered by few, the muscle up separates the pack among athletes with one single movement. But while the muscle up itself may be a difficult feat, your ability to achieve one [...]
Share the knowledge: