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CrossFit Scottsdale Introduces “The Lab”!

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Working on your front squat, but you just can’t get low enough? Still can’t master the handstand push-up? You are not alone! CrossFit Scottsdale is proud to introduce “The Lab” starting in April! Just like lab hour in high school gave you the opportunity to hone in on your experiments, The Lab at CrossFit Scottsdale will [...]
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Let’s Tighten Your Core!

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Powerhouse Core Clinic Summer is right around the corner, and wouldn’t it be nice to show off your new body with a nice tight core at the pool or beach? Let’s get you there! All movements in CrossFit are core based functional movements; therefore, maintaining strong and powerful midline throughout the whole movement is essential.  [...]
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Strength, Power & Speed Physical Fitness Routine

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Today at CrossFit Scottsdale we will be doing two high intensity workouts in one class. Strength, power and speed will be exemplified. Go strong and fast and you will reap the life changing benefits. Not only physically but  mentally as well. Warm Up: 500m row/50 Double unders Strength: Deadlifts 5×3 WOD1 3 rounds for time: 50 Double unders/25 wall balls [...]
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Power Of Physical Fitness!

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The overhead squat is the ultimate exercise for midline stabilization. It is, however, a very humbling movement. This functional gem is an indispensable tool for developing speed and power. Warm Up: Push Up-Sit Up-Burpee 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1 Strength: Overhead Squat 1rep max WOD: 3 Hang Power Snatch, 3 Overhead Squat  Every minute on the minute for 15 [...]
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Increasing Your Strength Head To Toe

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Today at CrossFit Scottsdale our workout routine is focused on quality not time. If you want to get stronger, improve your deadlift. Driving your deadlift up can nudge your other lifts upward, especially the Olympic lifts. Warm up: Baseline Strength: Pull Up Hold (10 set max effort) Push Up Hold 5 minutes (3 Burpees every time you [...]
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Full Body Strength Workout

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The handstand push up is a skill that involves serious full body strength, keeping the body rigid in a handstand while pressing your bodyweight up, which is also the movement that is butchered in WOD’s. Today at CrossFit Scottsdale power and strength will be pushed. Arms, traps, abs, glutes, calves, even toenails will be flexed. Warm: 5 min [...]
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Tabata Workout! Can You Feel It?!?!

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Tabata workouts at CrossFit Scottsdale are the ulitimate cardio workout taking an exercise and using it as a sprint. Tabata workouts get the whole body involved, building speed, power, agility & strength. Warm: 5 minute Jump Rope/every brake 5x Flutter Kicks Strength: Shoulder Press 5,5,3,3,1,1 Workout Of The Day: Tabata Jumping Lunges Mountain Climbers Jumping Squats Share [...]
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