Category: Blog

4 Myths about CrossFit That Might Surprise You

I won’t “fit” in. When you show up to a CrossFit gym, you’ll find a different scene than the one you saw on television. Guess what else? You might be farther along in your fitness journey than other people attending the class… It’s surprising, but one of the biggest factors keeping people from the gym …
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Kipping it Real with Emily!

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 Emily Ruble.  Emily was chosen because because of how hard she works in the gym! We love seeing her get involved in local competitions and how encouraging she …
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Reebok CrossFit Open 18.5 Strategy Guide

This is it, last week of the Open! The CrossFit Community has spoken – 11.6 is the winner.  Although this is a repeat, it might be one that few of us at Overland Park CrossFit have done.  The last time that it was in the Open was 12.5, which was just before OPCF opened!  So …
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Reebok CrossFit Open 18.4 Strategy Guide

Fourth week of the Open!  We knew deadlifts were coming! And another new movement! For Time: 9 Minute time cap 21-15-9 (Diane) Deadlifts 225/155 HSPU 21-15-9 Deadlifts 315/205 Handstand Walk 50’ Prepare with a good warmup: Look to prime your body for the movements and get your heart rate up.  Make sure to warmup your …
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Reebok CrossFit Open 18.3 Strategy Guide

Wow.  Week 3 is going to be a good one!  We’ve been training hard and these movements aren’t new to us so now it’s just a matter of getting the work done.  This week’s workout brings in a lot of the more skilled movements in CrossFit.  Some of these movements are challenging to do when …
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Reebok CrossFit Open 18.2 Strategy Guide

Second week of the Open!  After completing 18.1 and getting a feel for the Open competition, it’s time to put your training and conditioning to work in these next two workouts. This week is an interesting workout, or should we say workouts, and is a little different than anything we have seen before.  Not only …
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