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Closing the Gaps: Training Sprints and Multiplanar Movement

CrossFitters are known to be well-rounded athletes who can perform a variety of different tasks and adapt to new movements and/or sports quickly. CrossFit boasts that the purpose of the sport is to “forge a broad, general, and inclusive fitness.” It is a training program that best prepares trainees for any physical contingency—it prepares them …
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Kipping it Real with Michaela!

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 Michaela Myer. Michaela was chosen for several different reasons including her participation in every single Zoom class, her attendance to all of the Zoom workshops …
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Sprinting: Why You Should Do It

In a previous article, we discussed two elements of sport that are not commonly trained at local CrossFit affiliates: sprinting and multiplanar movement. We dove into the concept of multiplanar movement and why it’s important in a previous article, so we want to move on and discuss the concept of sprinting – why you should …
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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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