Category: Blog

Energy Systems – What Are They? Why Do I Care?

Have you ever thought about what are you trying to gain by doing the workout that you are doing?  Each of the workouts that we program have a specific intent, which differs based on the time, weights, and movements in the workout.  The intents of each of the workouts will play into different energy systems. …
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Kipping it Real with David!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our valuesand motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. May’s Athlete of the Month is David Palmatier. David was chosen because he always comes with a positive attitude to the gym and everyone is inspired by how hard he works. We love when someone new comes …
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What Should I Be Eating Now That I Am Working Out?

“What should I be eating now that I am working out?” We get this question fairly often from our new members.  Many new members are just starting their fitness journey or starting again.  Going from not working out to doing a high intensity programming is going to be a change.  This goes for both how …
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Five Basic Rules of Gym Etiquette

1. Pick up after yourself. A simple life lesson that (hopefully) most of us were taught as children and still comes into play in our adult lives. We get it, after a rough workout the last thing you want to do is pick up those weights you were just throwing around one more time; however, …
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Kipping It Real with Becky!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. April’s Athlete of the Month is Becky Klein. Becky was chosen because of her positive attitude and how she pushes herself within the gym.  We were so proud of her for completing her first Open and it …
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What You Need to Know About CrossFit Endurance

What is CrossFit Endurance? First we need to define “endurance.” Endurance is defined as “the ability of an organism to exert itself and remain active for a long period of time, as well as its ability to resist, withstand, recover from, and have immunity to trauma, wounds, or fatigue.” Isn’t that CrossFit in general? In …
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