Physical training requires drive and discipline. At Whole Armor, trainers say they draw their strength from their Christian backgrounds. They apply those principles in fitness classes and at sports camps. They work with patrons on a variety of goals, from losing weight to building strength, and the team also has experience working with youngsters on early wellness.
With 41,500 square feet dedicated to men's collegiate basketball, The College Basketball Experience provides hours of all-ages amusement. Learn about influential hoop-dreamers in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, and rediscover and get schooled in key moments in Kansas City's role in shaping the game. Visitors can also participate in hands-on, interactive exhibits that place them in front and at the center of the courtside action, from announcing plays to sinking game-winning shots.
Witness college teams make it rain from three-point range while defending shots with their armbrellas. Established in 1937, the inaugural NAIA Tournament has called Kansas City home for 73 years. Featuring 32 teams pivoting and sprinting atop a lustrous hardwood battlefield, it has grown to be the longest-running collegiate national championship tournament in the country, not counting the Skull and Bones Underground Cavern Games that took George Washington's teeth. This year’s tourney will feature several trophy-hungry NAIA teams, such as potential participants Central Methodist University and Evangel University. Behold a flurry of high-flying buzzer beaters and frustrating defensive schemes at the Kansas City tradition that has featured big names such as John Wooden, Dennis Rodman, and Terry Porter.
Every year, KC Sports Leagues unite more than 1,500 singles and young professionals, all between the ages of 24 and 30, in recreational sports leagues. Beyond providing an opportunity for friendly competition and social interaction throughout the Kansas City area, the organizers of KC Sports Leagues only have one mission: help players have fun. Coed leagues include dodgeball, basketball, kickball, volleyball, and flag football, which reigns as the most popular type of recreation, apart from the parties that cap off each game in all leagues. Though most matches focus on fun and camaraderie, the men-only leagues also embrace a competitive element, perfect for the serious athlete or the armchair athlete who wonders if their arm-strength translates beyond remote tricks.
Premier Handball and Racquet Sports Club in Overland Park with a professional-sized gymnasium, 25-meter lap pool, sand volleyball, cardio theater. Over 65 classes every week, including Muscle Works, Spinning, Zumba, Yoga and Core Classes. Full restaurant and bar, private jacuzzi, sauna and steam in full service locker rooms
The health-centric twosome of Brad (a certified personal trainer who has helped his clients lose over 2,000 pounds combined) and his athletic anima Jen (a nutritional specialist who builds realistic and effective diets and teaches yoga and Pilates) operates out of an impressive studio—aptly named "The Sweatshop"—fully outfitted with professional equipment and all accessories needed to transform your body into whatever shape or scent you desire. Your two personal training sessions start with an initial consultation, during which Brad and Jen will develop training exercises geared toward goals such as weight loss, speed, agility, and the ability to lift cars off trapped kittens and hurl them at supervillains. Brad's fitness philosophy adheres to the tenets of functional training, which focuses on stabilizing the abdominal and lower-back muscles to limit the risk of injury and support all other muscle groups.