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A Warrior spirit by: Paul Deuchar How I survived SEALFIT KOKORO Class 34

Posted by: Luke

In May 2014, I attended a weeklong event at my gym called Hell Week.  This course was modeled after Kokoro and entailed an intense 1 hour workout each morning at 05:00, and then we were also required to complete one additional class each day that week.  During Hell Week, our coach, Luke Kayyem, occasionally mentioned [...]
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The HOLT family farewell

Posted by: Luke

 “We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community” – Dorothy Day    This might be the single hardest farewell we have ever gone through at SICFIT Scottsdale. We are not only losing one great man but his wife and their [...]
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Hit Your FITness Goals in 2014!

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“It’s been almost 18 months now at SICFIT. I came with an athletic background and already being in great shape. What’s amazing is I didn’t think I could get that much better. Well I was wrong. My Olympic Lifting keeps getting stronger every month. I am doing workouts with times that would qualify with the [...]
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Living Life to the SICEST

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, December 12, 2013 What motivates you to show up at SICFIT Scottsdale day after day? Is it for the pure joy of getting your butt kicked? Maybe it gives you a fresh boost of confidence and an adrenaline rush? Perhaps getting your daily dose of strength in conditioning empowers [...]
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Paleo, Bro!

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I have been working out at SICFIT Scottsdale for a little over three months now and am absolutely hooked.  I attended the Food As Fuel seminar, taught by Coach Ashley Richards shortly after enrolling with SICFIT Scottsdale and doing my first “Baseline” test (which was a real ass-kicker).  I had a background in weight lifting [...]
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Garrett Holt

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Thank you SICFIT Scottsdale for your Kids Program! When we started coming to SICFIT Scottsdale as a family in November 2011, neither of my kids had ever been involved with any sort of organized exercise program. Well, a year and a half worth of SICFIT Scottsdale Kids Classes has provided both my kids (now = [...]
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Jenn Lyles

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So, I started CrossFit Scottsdale in mid-November. I had just come home from a work conference and I was sent an online gallery to the photos from our event and saw myself and was sick to my stomach. I couldn’t believe I looked like that. My cheeks were so big that I looked like a [...]
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Mary Arabyan

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At 165 lbs., I wasn’t just overweight, but in pain due to poor nutrition and stress. I put everyone before me, because I wasn’t important. What I wanted or felt didn’t matter. I knew something had to be done, for the sake of my children, but what? I didn’t know where to start, I was [...]
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Good luck to future Navyman Logan Smith as he departs CrossFit Scottsdale and begans boot camp in the U.S Navy

Posted by: Luke

When I walked through the doors of CrossFit Scottsdale in July of 2011, I didn’t have the slightest idea of what I was getting myself into. If you would have asked me before that day if I was ready go into the military, I would have said yes with one hundred percent confidence. It wasn’t [...]
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Squat. Pull. Jump in less than an hour at CrossFit Scottsdale

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 Robert takes a break from strength training to smile. Injuries are part of training and they happen often. This one was actually from a snow boarding trip. We can scale and adapt any injury and any movement with KAYYEM fitness. NO EXCUSES!!!! Workout of the Day: A1 Front squat 31×1 4-6 reps A2 Pull up [...]
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