Author: OPCF

It’s Not Always About the Physical…Let’s Talk Mental Health

This past year has been rough and pandemic fatigue has taken its toll on all of us. At OPCF, we’ve been focusing on “healthy habits” in our latest challenge and it turns out that getting exercise, good nutrition, and engaging in the gym community are great for our physical health, but are also strong protective …
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Sweet Potato Chowder Recipe

Ingredients: 4 ounces pancetta, diced (optional for vegan) 1 tablespoon EVOO 1 sweet onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon ground sage ¼ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg ½ cup chopped carrots 3 cups chopped sweet potato, about 1 inch in size 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken stock ⅓ cup coconut cream 2 cups chopped tuscan kale 3 tablespoons roasted salted pepitas, for topping Instructions Heat a large pot over medium-low heat and add the pancetta. Cook, stirring occasionally, until …
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Beet Juice: The New Miracle ‘Drug’?

As athletes, we are always trying to do something to get stronger, faster, eat cleaner, get leaner, etc. We try new diets, new workout regimens, and new products we see on social media that are supposed to be the “next big thing”. Sometimes, buying up all the supplements on the market isn’t necessary. In fact, …
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OPCF Gymnastics Program 2021

EXCITING NEWS! Starting Thursday, Feb. 11th, we will be hosting a 4-week gymnastics program with coach Jeremy Bohlke. FAQS: 1) How much does it cost? It is $15 per session for members ($25 for non-members) and you can sign up for one session or all of them (based on which skills you need help with). …
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Kipping it Real with Ellie!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. February’s Athlete of the Month is Ellie Williams. Ellie was chosen because even though she graduated from Bootcamp only a couple of months ago, she has already become a staple at the …
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