Category: Blog

Don’t Be a Hero

Every now and then, we have people call and ask if we have a sauna.  Our typical answer is “Yes, it’s available May through August” ;).  As with many CrossFit gyms, at Overland Park CrossFit we only turn on the air conditioner when the temperature gets excessive for the safety of our members.  In saying that, …
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Post Workout Nutrition

This post is meant for people who work out hard and train as athletes. This is not meant for the people who use the elliptical in the gym simply to burn calories. Proper post-workout nutrition can speed muscle recovery and increase performance in future workouts; and I’m not talking supplements. There was a study done …
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Kipping it Real with Susan!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. June’s Athlete of the Month is Susan Johnson. Susan was chosen because of her commitment and dedication within the gym as well as her involvement within the community! We loved how Susan dove head first …
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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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