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SICFIT Scottsdale Remembers Pat Tillman

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, April 19, 2014 The Pat Tillman Race Day (Pat’s Run) is just around the corner! SICFIT Scottsdale will be there to run/walk the 4.2 miles in honor of his legacy. Pat’s Run is the signature fundraising event for the Pat Tillman Foundation. Held annually in April at Arizona State University’s Sun [...]
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Join SICFIT Scottsdale for the 10th annual Pat Tillman Run

Posted by: Luke

  “Somewhere inside, we hear a voice. It LEADS US IN THE DIRECTION of who we wish to become. But it is up to us whether or not to follow” -Pat Tillman Join Team SICFIT Scottsdale on Saturday April 19th from Arizona State University for the 10th annual Pat’s Run. Register HERE. Founded in 2004, [...]
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Ain’t No Obstacle Too Big For SICFIT

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, January 31, 2014 Obstacle course runs, like Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, and Warrior Dash are a great showcase for the effectiveness of functional fitness. What better way to test your ability to be physically prepared for anything and everything than with a race filled with unpredictable obstacles? Everyday at [...]
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How to Run Your First Marathon

Posted by: Kari

. By Luke Kayyem Originally posted on SICFIT.com Let me first off say that I am not a runner. Never have been, nor do I think I will ever become one. To me, a runner is someone who has practiced, trained, and competed in running as a sport. I personally played a lot of sports [...]
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Where the Real Obstacles Are

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, November 14, 2013 When it comes to physical obstacles, SICFIT Scottsdale really knows how to dish ‘em out. But that’s because we know the strong will and tireless determination of our students — we already know you are going to be successful. Regardless of what you are training for [...]
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Marathon Training — Week 2 Reflection

Posted by: Kari

. . Intensity breeds results. Long distance running, sometimes referred to as Zone 2, builds your aerobic capacity. Getting out there and putting in the one, two, even three hours at a time is an excellent was to develop your energy pathways. Long distance helps to teach your body to source fat for energy. The better [...]
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Marathon Training – Week 1 Reflection

Posted by: Kari

. Twelve weeks out, that is all of the time we have to prepare. In January Coach Luke and I will be running the PF Chang’s Full Marathon. This entry is a reflection of our first week of training, which ended Saturday, October 26. (Stay tuned each week for an update.) So what did we [...]
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Go the Distance with SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

. Though not every day is an endurance day at SICFIT Scottsdale (that would be way too predictable for our tastes) our strength in conditioning programming makes us SICFITTERS well prepared for any endurance challenge. Remember our previous blog about distance athletes using our methodology to rake in the PRs in the half the time? For those [...]
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