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Kipping it Real with Jake!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words.  November’s Athlete of the Month is Jake Taylor.  Jake was chosen because of how hard he works in the gym.  His consistency and positive attitude are inspiring to other athletes.   Learn more below about …
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The Top 10 Reasons You Should Be Squatting More

The truth about squats A common misconception that I hear from numerous athletes, trainers, and doctors is, “I can’t do squats because they are bad for me.”  There are many myths about the squat.  I have heard everything from, “they are bad for your knees” to the notion that “they will make me a slower runner” all …
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Kipping it Real with Lisa!

  Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words.  October’s Athlete of the Month is Lisa Suderman.  Lisa was chosen because she is an amazing representative of a CrossFit woman.  She strong and confident yet humble in her success.  Lisa is definitely …
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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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