Category: Blog

What is Multiplanar Movement and Why is it Important?

In the previous article, I discussed two possible holes in CrossFit’s training methodology. Here’s a quick recap: CrossFit is a sport that enables athletes to be well-rounded, essentially perform a variety of different tasks in a number of different environments. It differs greatly from the sports of weightlifting, running, gymnastics, or any field sport because …
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Scaling Options for Pull-Ups

CrossFit has taken the world by storm for many different reasons. It has not only become a competitive sport, but has also turned into a fitness community that has produced tremendous results for the everyday person. The true beauty of the sport is that anyone can do it – young, old, ex-college athlete, stay-at-home mom, …
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Sprinting and Multiplanar Movement: Holes in CrossFit’s Game?

CrossFit is still a relatively new training methodology and its foundational ideas have only been around for about twenty years. However, in the short time that it’s been a part of the fitness landscape, it has transformed the way people view their bodies, approach working out, value good, clean food, etc. Furthermore, since the induction …
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Kipping it Real With Ram!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. May’s Athlete of the Month is Ramakrishna Vaitla. Ram was chosen because of his hard work and daily dedication at the gym (and now at home as well)! We have been …
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Fighting Boredom at Home? Try These Accessory Exercises!

Being stuck at home doesn’t mean that your fitness has to suffer. In fact, it is the perfect time to focus on fixing weaknesses and inefficiencies. Oftentimes, when we are in the gym, we only focus on the big lifts – like the squat, deadlift, clean, and snatch – and tend to miss building strength …
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How to Keep up Your Strength While Staying at Home

Being stuck at home for days, even weeks, in a row can often put a damper on increasing or maintaining progress in the gym, especially when it comes to strength. Building strength is one of those “skills” that takes a lot of time to develop and it can often be a challenge to maintain it …
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