Posts in: WOW

It’s WOW Time!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, January 8, 2014 The Holidays won’t hold us back any longer! It’s time to WOW! This is one most of us have tackled before, making it the perfect opportunity to assess our progress and benchmark the beginning of 2014. If this is your second go at this heavy AMRAP, [...]
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Hustle For the Muscle Up!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, December 18, 2013 The muscle up is a ruthlessly blunt, unapologetically honest test of fitness. Coveted by many, mastered by few, the muscle up separates the pack among athletes with one single movement. But while the muscle up itself may be a difficult feat, your ability to achieve one [...]
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Lunges, Lunges, and more Lunges!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Anything for just 400 meters can’t be too bad… right? Wrong! Not for today’s WOW anyway. And don’t be fooled by the the single task on the agenda. Sometimes the simpler the workout seems on paper, the more trying it is in practice. Make the commitment [...]
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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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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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SICFIT WOW: Time to Test!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Wednesday is the perfect day of the training week for a fitness test. Waiting until Wednesday gives us two days of training to wake up and energize the body after the weekend. At the same time, as the mid-week mark, Wednesday isn’t so late in the [...]
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Going Back to Basics

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Going back to basics is the best place to start when looking to improve upon any skill. When it comes to functional fitness the air squat is about as basic as it gets! But, basic doesn’t necessarily imply ease. Some experts say that it takes 3-5 years [...]
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Breathe Later…

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Talk about a gasser! This week’s WOW has *GASP!* written all over it! Short enough to justify the “breathe later” method, but long enough to make you regret that decision half way through. But, by the time you realize how winded you are, the finish line will be [...]
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SICFIT Scottsdale Does More With Less

Posted by: Kari

  Programming for Wednesday, October 30, 2013 At SICFIT Scottsdale we like to do more with less. Sometimes the workouts with the smallest rep-schemes pack the biggest punch! And that is exactly what you can expect from this week’s WOW — a total knock out! WARMUP Kettlebell progression SKILL Double under Handstand/push up holds WOW [...]
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