Posts in: (WOD) Work Out of The Day

A Beautiful Day to Lift Heavy

Posted by: Kari

. Strength in Conditioning for Monday, December 9, 2013 During an Olympic Lift, it can seem like all time stands still. We take a breath and mentally prepare as we step our feet beneath the bar. As we tighten our core in preparation we commit ourselves to the effort required for success. Then as we [...]
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Team SICFITness!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Saturday, December 7, 2013 There is power in numbers in just about every activity. This is especially true when it comes to our workout. We tend to dig a littler deeper, hold on for that extra rep, and maintain a more positive attitude when we are held accountable by a [...]
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Give Yourself the Gift of Yoga at SICFIT Scottsdale

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, December 6, 2013 The Holiday months — with all the card writing, picture taking, deal catching, and party going — can really take a lot out of us. During this time of year it is especially important that we continue to do what we need to do to stay [...]
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Fitness to Feel Good About

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, December 5, 2013 At SICFIT Scottsdale, we like to consider ourselves the counter-culture of fitness. We don’t stare at ourselves doing bicep curls in the mirror. Our goals go beyond looking good in a pair of jeans, bathing suit, naked, whatever. Our kind of fitness includes feeling the joy [...]
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Strength, Stamina, and Endurance in Olympic Lifting

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, December 4, 2013 To perform multiple power cleans at a heavy weight we must break through our kinesthetic habit that likes to lift and then dump because it’s easier, and embrace our ability to just hold on to a little bit longer.  Watch as SICFITER Christopher Gartell performs three [...]
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Sweet Sweet Paleo!

Posted by: Kari

Programming for Monday, December 2, 2013 Set your self up for paleo success at the next holiday party you attend by bringing a dish you (and others) will enjoy, and help you resist the temptation of not-so-nutritionally mindful options. For those of us with a sweet tooth (or several!) I took the liberty of finding [...]
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You are Your Competition

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Saturday, November 30, 2013 We love competition at SICFIT Scottsdale. It motivates and inspires us to work harder, keep pushing, and to never ever quit. But while the person who just took the lead in front of you gives you the jolt you need to pick up the pace, your most [...]
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Free Black Friday Bootcamp!

Posted by: Kari

> Strength in Conditioning for Friday, November 29, 2013 So we’ve had enough tryptophan yesterday to sleep clear through New Years, but you know SICFIT just ain’t gonna’ let that happen! Bring yourself, your family, and your friends down to SICFIT Scottsdale for a FREE Black Friday Bootcamp class at 8am, 12pm, or 5pm. Think [...]
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Max Effort Rest

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Sometimes the key to a workout is in the rest. How quickly are you able to slow your heart rate and relax your nervous system? How well equipped is your body to refuel your fatigued muscles in only a few moments? As our bodies grow stronger, [...]
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