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CrossFit Open WOD 17.4 Strategy

We all knew it would happen.  Repeat week.  One of the great things about CrossFit is that is measurable and repeatable.  Each year we have gotten a chance to repeat a past workout to see our progress.  For those that did the open last year, the workout will look familiar as we did it week 4 …
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Kipping It Real With AJ

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words. March’s Athlete of the Month is AJ Devlin. AJ was chosen because in a short time at OPCF, he has made an impact on all the members around him with his energy and supportive nature. …
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CrossFit Open WOD 17.3 Strategy

If you were like us, and thought we might be doing something with 3 dumbbells for 17.3, think again.  This week we are going heavy, that is, if you are efficient at chest to bar pull-ups.  After focusing on endurance in week 1, and skill work in week 2, the focus this week is on strength. …
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CrossFit Open WOD 17.2 Strategy

For the first week of the 2017 CrossFit Open, we saw dumbbells for the first time ever, so of course Castro felt the need to step up his game for week 2 and double the dumbbells.  Week 2 of the Open brings front rack walking dumbbell walking lunges, toes-to-bars and dumbbell power cleans, with a bit …
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CrossFit Open WOD 17.1 Strategy

There seems to be a common theme over the years of “go hard & fast” when athletes complete their CrossFit Open workouts.  We get it, it’s exciting to compete against everyone else, but it’s also difficult, especially in long workouts, to get the best score you can without any real strategy.  This is very evident …
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Kipping it Real with Bethanie!

  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 Bethanie White. Bethanie was chosen because of her consistency in the gym and positive attitude. It’s inspirational for other members to see someone’s hard …
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