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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS COMPETITION FOR FITTEST IN VALLEY February 14, 2011

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The best athletes in the area vie for a shot at becoming the “World’s Fittest Man” and “World’s Fittest Woman” with CrossFit Scottsdale

Scottsdale, AZ (February 14, 2011) – Every Friday night for six weeks starting on March 18th at 6pm, CrossFit Scottsdale will present FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. More than 100 athletes are expected to compete at CrossFit Scottsdale in front of large crowds to complete a grueling and near impossible physical challenge in hopes of securing a spot at the 2011 National CrossFit Games in Los Angeles and a shot at the title of “World’s Fittest Man” and “World’s Fittest Woman.”

Anyone (not just CrossFit athletes) can try out for these competitions. Registration begins February 15th. The cost to participate in the competition for the entire six weeks will be $99, or you can choose to compete on a weekly basis for $25. Go to www.crossfitscottsdale.com for more information. Prizes will be awarded to top performers in each category. The public is welcome to cheer on these athletes and special guests Vice Mayor Robert Littlefield will be at the Friday Night Lights CrossFit Games Qualifier opening ceremony on March 18th and Mayor Jim Lane will be there for the final event April 22nd.

CrossFit Founder and CEO Greg Glassman has raised two goals for the CrossFit Games process. He wants to find the fittest man and woman in the world, while making the process as inclusive as possible. In his words, the goal is to “dig to the bottom of the well, and come up with the best. Participating in FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS is the first step in this intense and extensive process.

CrossFit Scottsdale is located in Scottsdale, Arizona and is the largest in terms of membership in the state. As a CrossFit affiliate, CrossFit Scottsdale promotes overall fitness with workouts that boost athleticism by increasing endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy. Along with plyometrics and Olympic lifts, CrossFit blends pulling, pushing and swinging weight to create a workout regime that continually challenges its members. CrossFit Scottsdale, powered by Kayyem Fitness is located at 14885 N. 83rd Place, Suite #102, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.

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For Media Inquiries or to cover this event please contact:

Najla Kayyem

GYM 480.922.3253 // CELL 760.333.9451

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CrossFit Scottsdale Celebrates Birthday with Big Celebration August 5, 2010

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GETTING FIT AND GETTING DOWN AT THE SAME TIME HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER

Scottsdale, AZ – August 4, 2010 – Getting fit and firm all while celebrating a very special occasion. That doesn’t sound like your usual birthday party, but that’s what is happening over at CrossFit Scottsdale. The innovative local exercise and training facility is about to turn two years old, and to mark the occasion, they are holding an extraordinary party and event. The best part, it’s not just members who are invited, it’s open to the entire public.

CrossFit Scottsdale owners Luke and Najla Kayyem are opening up their doors and hearts to the public to thank the community for their support. On Friday, August 20th from 6:30pm-9:30pm, everyone is invited to come and join in the fun. The community can enjoy appetizers, drinks, and a fashion show featuring clothing from lululemon functional athletic wear. The public will also get the chance to learn about the great programs offered by CrossFit Scottsdale, with workout demos provided. Also included, raffles and live music for all to enjoy. One of the best things about CrossFit Scottsdale is not only are they a part of the greater Scottsdale community, they have their own “internal” tight-knit community. Owner Najla Kayyem says, “The people who workout at CrossFit Scottsdale are committed to their health and each other through strong motivation and daily support not found in ordinary gym environments.”

We’d love to see you come out and see what this unique exercise and training program can offer anyone—they have classes for all ages and fitness levels, perfect for anyone looking to change up or start up an exercise routine. CrossFit Scottsdale isn’t your typical gym; they cater to the specific needs of the individual and offer the client up to date progress reports so they can see just how well things are going all along. They offer tons of tips and information on their website, including the WOD (Workout of the Day), so it’s an open source of information for anyone who wants to get involved in their growing community. CrossFit Scottsdale gives people of all exercise levels the tools they need to build confidence, lose fat and weight and feel like they have the support needed in order to succeed. Please RSVP at 480-922-3253 or email info@CrossFitScottsdale.com.

About CrossFit Scottsdale
CrossFit is a strength and conditioning training program with exercises executed at high intensity and that are constantly varied. With programs from ages 3-83, CrossFit teaches students how to use their body as a machine. They will have you pushing, pulling, running, walking, rowing, jumping and everything in between so they make sure every muscle in your body gets the appropriate level of care. With more than 1600 CrossFit-affiliated gyms worldwide, the program has quickly grown into an international movement. CrossFit Scottsdale is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. As a CrossFit affiliate, CrossFit Scottsdale promotes overall fitness with workouts that boost athleticism by increasing endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and accuracy. Along with plyometrics and Olympic lifts, CrossFit blends pulling, pushing and swinging weight to create a workout regime that continually challenges its members. CrossFit Scottsdale, powered by Kayyem Fitness is located at 14885 N. 83rd Place, Suite #102, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. www.crossfitscottsdale.com

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