Category: Blog

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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Kipping it Real with Courtney!

 Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. August’s Athlete of the Month is Courtney Oddo.  Courtney was chosen because of her work ethic in the gym and how fast she has progressed because of it.  Over her short time at OPCF, …
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Move Better. Live Better.

Humans were made to move.  Our primal ancestors survived by moving.  They had to forage and hunt for food, build and seek out shelter, and of course they played.  To live, they had to move:  Walking, running, lifting, jumping, throwing, crawling, chasing, and climbing were not considered “exercise”, they were considered survival.  These activities allowed them …
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Myth Busting: 5 Excuses for Not Working Out

Are you sitting there thinking that you can’t workout.  Here are 5 excuses that we hear for not working out and why they are just that, excuses. I’m not fit enough:  Everybody has to start somewhere.  No matter if you are coming off of P90x and looking for to take things to the next level or …
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Kipping it Real with Tony!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. July’s Athlete of the Month is Tony Long.  Tony was chosen because of his awesome work ethic in the gym!  He shows up consistently, stays late to do accessory work, and all that hard …
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