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Strength Training for Injury Prevention

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin Life is unpredictable and sometimes in our sports, exercise, and daily life we come out of these unpredictable situations a little bit worse for the wear… Some folks try to prevent these situations from happening through avoidance, but if you want to have …
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Why CrossFit Can Benefit Your Teenager

There are most likely one of two reasons you’re reading this article. One, you’re a parent that would be thrilled if your kid was doing something that didn’t involve technology. Or two, you are the parent of a savvy teenager whose trying to convince you to let them try CrossFit. We are all familiar with …
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Kipping it Real with Ashlee!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words.  September’s Athlete of the Month is Ashlee Kessen.  Ashlee was chosen by the owners, and nominated by a member, because of her dedication and commitment to being the best athlete she can be. Day in …
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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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