Posts in: OLYMPIC Weightlifting

Making Good Form a Good Habit

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, July 19, 2013 Being able to move a heavy load from a stationary position on the ground to above your head is a skill that can empower your life. The most efficient way to perform such a task is none other than the infamous snatch. One of the most technical movements [...]
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The Only Gym in Town Where “Jerks” are Welcome!

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Friday, July 12, 2013 Today’s Strength in Conditioning skill is the Split Jerk.  ”Splitting” our feet to catch the bar in a deep lunge position decreases the distance that the bar has to travel over head.  Because of this, split jerking often allows athletes move heavier loads.  Check out this video by our [...]
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Lift Heavy Saturday!

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Saturday, June 28, 2013 Time to load up the barbells and throw some heavy weight around my friends! Moving any load from a stationary position on the ground all the way up to your shoulder is no easy task.  But at CrossFit Scottsdale we are trained to maximize our body’s internal power [...]
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Finish Off Your Week With Something Heavy

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Friday, May 10, 2013 The sound of loaded barbells crashing to the floor.  The feel of chalk underneath your fingernails. The sense of accomplishment you feel when you walk out the door.  No better way to end your work week — guaranteed! WARMUP Jump rope 5 min Lunge 3 min Burpee 1 [...]
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The Art of Never Being Satisfied

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Today our objective is to improve our skills with one of the most complex olympic lifts… the snatch.  Sometimes our training isn’t so much about perfecting our movements, but rather its about breaking our bad habits so that we can continue to grow as athletes. After today’s skill [...]
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USAW American Weightlifting at CrossFit Scottsdale August 17,18 2013

Posted by: Luke

CrossFit Scottsdale and the SICFIT Scottsdale Olympic Lifting Club are proud to announce a two day USAW Level 1 Sport Performance Coach Certification on August 17, 18 2013. With the rapid growth of “the sport of fitness” and strength and conditioning facilities offering the highest quality coaching available our staff has decided to make it [...]
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