Category: Blog

Kipping it Real with Anna!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words.  January’s Athlete of the Month is Anna Eftink.  Anna was chosen because of how hard she works in the gym and her positive attitude! She spends extra time working on her skills/movements after or before …
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5 Pre-Workout Nutrition Tips

“Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.” -Bob Knight Many people have diligent post workout recovery routines including consuming protein shakes, supplements, and other key nutrients. However, very few individuals give much thought to their pre-workout nutrition. What you consume for fuel before you exercise should include …
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Sugar: An Athletes Survival Guide

As an athlete or someone who cares about their health and fitness it is important to make dietary choices that are nutritious. One of the biggest battles faced by Americans today is contending with the high amounts of sugar that seem to be everywhere in the foods that we eat. Sugar seems to sneak its …
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Missed Lifts and Threshold Training

Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to lifting, there always seems to be an area for improvement. As you train each day you are working hard to make progress and hit that next PR. Some days when you’re pushing the weight you might feel your form start to break down. It might be …
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Coffee, Wine, Bacon, and Fitness

When you’ve gotten into a consistent fitness routine and finally started to feel good about the healthy choices you are making, you tend to adopt a few new favorite foods along the way. At the top of the list for many folks are coffee, wine, and bacon. These foods are dietary staples in the fitness …
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Check Your Ego at the Door

“Greatness comes from humble beginnings; it comes from grunt work. It means you’re the least important person in the room—until you change that with results.”   -Ryan Holiday As an athlete you know how to work hard. You show up day in and day out. You keep track of your training, nutrition, and recovery. But do …
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