Author: OPCF

Check Your Ego at the Door

“Greatness comes from humble beginnings; it comes from grunt work. It means you’re the least important person in the room—until you change that with results.”   -Ryan Holiday As an athlete you know how to work hard. You show up day in and day out. You keep track of your training, nutrition, and recovery. But do …
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Sugar: An Athletes Survival Guide

As an athlete or someone who cares about their health and fitness it is important to make dietary choices that are nutritious. One of the biggest battles faced by Americans today is contending with the high amounts of sugar that seem to be everywhere in the foods that we eat. Sugar seems to sneak its …
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Energy Systems Exploration

As a living, breathing, blog reading individual you’ve probably learned the basics around how food provides the body with energy. There are actually several different ways that this can occur and they depend on the activity being performed. Depending on our sport or activity, nutrition, genetics, and level of training each will play a role …
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Are you Naughty or Nice? Find out Dec. 8th at OPCF!

Looking to spread a little extra holiday cheer this year? Then “Give a Gift. Get a Lift” by participating in the Naughty or Nice WOD at Overland Park CrossFit, Saturday, December 8th at 9:30AM. This charity WOD focuses on helping local children in need. In return, you get an awesome workout and the joy that comes with contributing to …
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Kipping it Real with Colby!

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 Colby Everett.  Colby was chosen because not only is he an amazing athlete, but he is also humble and has positive energy each time he’s at OPCF! Learn …
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