Category: Blog

What Are The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting?

You’ve probably heard of one of the most popular diets in the nutrition world right now, intermittent fasting (IF). Though this type of diet certainly isn’t new, the fad-ish uprising of it’s popularity have left a great deal of guru’s, buzz words, and misinformation floating around on the internet. However when celebrities like Beyonce, Terry …
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Is Boutique Fitness Right for Me?

If you’re ready for results it’s time to ditch the health club… There was a time when we got all the exercise we require from our daily activities, but as hunting and gathering lead to farming and eventually the industrialized world we live in today.  The need for human “labor” has been nearly eradicated. Now …
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Kipping it Real with Ryan!

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 Ryan Peebles.  Ryan was chosen because of how hard he works and how he continually challenges himself. Ryan keeps others accountable and always has an encouraging word for …
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How Strength Training Helps with Weight Loss

Strength training and weight loss are a match made in heaven. The benefits of applying a resistance training routine are complimentary to all the physical changes that help a person lose weight. You might want to feel more energy and confidence, be harder to kill, or simply look good naked. Regardless of your goals, every …
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How Focusing On Your Breathing Can Improve Your Fitness

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. It can occur voluntarily or involuntarily, be a conscious or unconscious decision, and is constantly responding to feedback from sensors in your body. Oftentimes our breath is being stifled by our emotional state, body position, or posture. When you inhale, your diaphragm contracts and moves downward …
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5 Ways to Add Fitness To Your Day

We all lead busy lives. If we are not careful, our fitness is sometimes the first thing to go and before you know it, we are feeling left with less energy. Here are five ways you can add fitness to your day:   Increase Physical “Work” Technology has caused a major shift in the way …
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