Recover Your Resolution – 6 Steps to Get On Track

Where has your “resolution” gone? And what will you do about it? Winter in Kansas City is is full effect. Snow. Melt. Ice. Cold. Sun. Hot. Snow. Repeat. It’s not awful, but you’re definitely feeling like it’s the middle of winter. There isn’t a whole lot of joy (except for Chiefs football!) and spring break ...

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Have you ever pushed a car?

Have you ever run out of gas and had to push your car to the gas station? It’s really freaking hard! You feel like your shoes are going to come off and you’re going to pass out from pushing so hard. You feel stupid and embarrassed that you actually ran out of gas. Nonetheless, you’re ...

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Eat This Not That!

Easy food swaps to keep you fit. Is there anything like a piping hot slice of pizza sliding out of the oven? How about a heaping mountain of nachos in front of you during the game or a tall stack of pancakes for weekend brunch? As you look to improve your diet you may have ...

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The New Year’s Resolution Conundrum

res·o·lu·tion /ˌrezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n/ noun; a firm decision to do or not to do something.  eg. “she kept her resolution not to see Anne any more” Some things happen in life with the flick of a switch. When you want to turn a light on you simply flip the knob, clap your hands or yell across the ...

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How To Optimize the Warmup and Cooldown

Warmups and cooldowns are an essential part of training and should be given as much thought and effort as the workout itself. In fact if you’re short on time you are better off going through a proper warmup, mobilization, and stretching session than to try to get a quick workout in while skipping those other ...

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3 Exercises to Fix your Lower Back Pain

The body thrives on balance. Our muscles and joints are happiest when they are getting equal and total range of motion. The spine is no different and since it’s range of motion is smaller than most other joints, imbalances can be felt more intensely. The spine requires the stability of the supporting muscles that surround ...

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Member Highlight: Krysten Jury

Krysten and her husband Ron have been members at KCI for 3 1/2 years. In that time, Krysten has given birth to 2 boys and continues to make CrossFit a top priority in her life. Her and Ron have changed schedules & made sacrifices so that they can continue to life a healthy and fit ...

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5 Tips to Help You Change with the Season

As the weather turns colder, many of us tend to let our health and fitness routines take the back burner for a few months. Whether you are feeling rundown or beat up or just trying to escape the holiday season without eating too much pie. It is important to recognize what the change in season ...

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What’s Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals?

If you currently want something in your life that you don’t have then there is a 100% chance that you are human. How you define yourself is by the action you take towards bringing those into your life. Some people make declarations about how they are finally going to make the big change Generally, if ...

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