Category: Blog

Kipping it Real with Lauren Tkachuk

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. December’s Athlete of the Month is Lauren Tkachuck. Lauren is the epitome of what we look for in member.  She is consistent and works hard in the gym, but is also …
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4 Tips to Help You Kick Start Your Road to Better Nutrition

How many times have you found yourself relapsing back into bad nutrition habits? You were doing so well, you felt great, you felt like you finally got the hang of this nutrition thing.  Then all of a sudden, that one donut or one bowl of Mac n’ cheese caused you to spiral down into a …
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Work Your Weaknesses, Set Goals

There is no denying that CrossFit is known to expose a few weaknesses within us. The question is whether we will choose to acknowledge those weaknesses, or hide from them. It seems like some people believe that continuing to show up to the gym every day, completing the strength portion as well as the WOD, …
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Hate running? Guess what, so do I.

Written by OPCF Member Kathryn Buckley Being short, I did not have a lot of options for high school sports. Not tall enough for basketball or volleyball.  Not coordinated enough for soccer or softball.  And, definitely not flexible enough for cheerleading (which explains some of my CrossFit problems). So, I joined the Cross Country team, …
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KIPPING IT REAL WITH PAUL KNUDTSON!

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 Paul Knudtson. Paul’s consistency, hard work, and dedication within the gym is inspiring to members! Learn more below about Paul!     What were your …
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Motivation: Finders Keepers!

It’s always interesting to me what sparks motivation within me.  Ok, not really, it’s pretty obvious.  In-laws coming over, time to get motivated and clean the house.  Deadline at work and my boss is breathing down my neck, it’s definitely motivating.  Don’t even get me started if someone asks me to skip a workout and …
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