Author: OPCF

Your Grandma Was Right, Posture is Important!

One of the biggest goals for Overland Park CrossFit is to improve people’s everyday quality of life by teaching them to move better and have fun doing it.  For us, instructing proper technique and form to each member of the Overland Park CrossFit family is the first step to getting there.  Last week, we discussed …
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Achieve Your Fitness: Flexibility

In a recent article, we outlined how modern society encourages a sedentary lifestyle.  It also promotes postural imbalances , such as sitting hunched over at a desk all day, cramming uncomfortably on an airplane, or repetitive movements in a work setting.  These postural imbalances restrict proper joint function and put you at greater risk for injury. …
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Kipping it Real with Brad!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. September’s Athlete of the Month is Brad Claycamp.  Brad was chosen because of how hard he works in the gym and his positive attitude. Brad instantly became a part of the OPCF community …
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The Top 10 Reasons We Love Kettlebells!

“What is that weird looking thing with a handle on it… You want me to do WHAT with it?”  That was probably your first reaction to seeing a kettlebell, but once you get used to them you see how versatile and useful they are.  They can be used during workouts, warmups, mid-line focus, heck even …
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We’re Not Fish, But We Might As Well Be!

We’re Not Fish, But We Might As Well Be! As many of you know, drinking water regularly is good for the body and general health. It plays an even bigger role than you might imagine and makes up anywhere from 50 to 60% of a your body. Other than oxygen, it is the most important …
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