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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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4 Hacks to a Better Night’s Sleep

We have a new challenge for you. Guess what? It’s harder than any whole-food-eating, gallon-of-water-drinking, couch-to-5k challenge you’ve ever tried.  Not only that, but if you complete it successfully I promise you’ll never want to stop.  That’s why I’m challenging you to 1 month of restful nights sleep! So why is that so hard? Because for some …
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Kipping it Real with Haley!

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 Haley Watkins.  Haley was chosen because because of how hard she works in the gym and her consistency. Haley’s hard work has paid off with the strength and confidence …
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