Category: Blog

What Should I Be Eating Now That I Am Working Out?

“What should I be eating now that I am working out?” We get this question fairly often from our new members.  Many new members are just starting their fitness journey or starting again.  Going from not working out to doing a high intensity programming is going to be a change.  This goes for both how …
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Five Basic Rules of Gym Etiquette

1. Pick up after yourself. A simple life lesson that (hopefully) most of us were taught as children and still comes into play in our adult lives. We get it, after a rough workout the last thing you want to do is pick up those weights you were just throwing around one more time; however, …
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Kipping It Real with Becky!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. April’s Athlete of the Month is Becky Klein. Becky was chosen because of her positive attitude and how she pushes herself within the gym.  We were so proud of her for completing her first Open and it …
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What You Need to Know About CrossFit Endurance

What is CrossFit Endurance? First we need to define “endurance.” Endurance is defined as “the ability of an organism to exert itself and remain active for a long period of time, as well as its ability to resist, withstand, recover from, and have immunity to trauma, wounds, or fatigue.” Isn’t that CrossFit in general? In …
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Understand the Top 10 CrossFit Terms

If you are new to CrossFit or know someone who does CrossFit, you know that there is a special “lingo” that is used.  If you are tired of feeling left out, or just want to be in the know, we have come up with a list of terms to get you up to speed or …
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CrossFit Open WOD 17.5 Strategy

We’ve made it.  It’s time for the last week of the 2017 Open and as many of you guessed, we get to see thrusters and double-unders.  This week brings a workout that has only two movements and is for time. 10 rounds for time of: 9 thrusters, 95/65 lb. 35 double-unders Watching the games athletes …
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