Category: Blog

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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Maximize Your Macros

Diet and nutrition are a highly individual journey and no one answer is true or right for everyone. The simple fact of the matter is that when it comes down to it, you have to figure out what works best for you. However there are some overarching philosophies that can channel your approach to healthy …
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Strength Training for Injury Prevention

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin Life is unpredictable and sometimes in our sports, exercise, and daily life we come out of these unpredictable situations a little bit worse for the wear… Some folks try to prevent these situations from happening through avoidance, but if you want to have …
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Why CrossFit Can Benefit Your Teenager

There are most likely one of two reasons you’re reading this article. One, you’re a parent that would be thrilled if your kid was doing something that didn’t involve technology. Or two, you are the parent of a savvy teenager whose trying to convince you to let them try CrossFit. We are all familiar with …
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