Category: Blog

3 Tips To Crush Your Next Competition

Have you ever gotten anxious before a competition? Maybe you have trouble falling asleep the night before or feel sick to your stomach thinking about how well you’ll perform. You train day in and day out with no issues, but this is different…you’re going to have a score for this one. One that represents you …
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5 Tips To Boost Your Squat

“There is never an absolute answer to everything, except of course that you have to do your squats.” – Mark Rippetoe The one exercise that we all know and love is truly the foundation of any strength and fitness conditioning program. Today there is enough equipment and variations to have you perform a different set …
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Kipping It Real with John!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words.  August’s Athlete of the Month is John Haertling.  John was chosen because of how hard he works and his consistency in the gym. John wants to always improve, and has the drive to do so, …
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Master Your Mind

What do you think about during a workout? How heavy the weight feels? The daunting number of reps remaining or time left on the clock? A creaky knee or that shoulder that always flares up? Whether you’re in the gym to improve your health, gaining strength and conditioning for your sport, or you are an …
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Debunking 5 Diets

What should I eat? How much can I eat? And when can I eat it? These are 3 questions that always seem to pop up in a world where we all want a physical and mental edge in performance and having the perfect diet is a key component of that. Let’s explore some of the …
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5 Reasons To Find Your Tribe

The word tribe may conjure up the image of native americans working together in a small village or a handful of cavemen chasing after a wooly mammoth with crude spears. Tribes have been an essential part of human existence for a long, long time. And guess what? Today they are more prevalent than they have …
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