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Kipping it Real with Brad!

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 Brad Cusick.  Brad was chosen because of how hard he’s worked over his time at OPCF. Athletes can look to fellow athletes, such as Brad, who are succeeding by …
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Differences Between CrossFit and Orangetheory

Group fitness training is a highly effective way to train. Two popular methods of group training are CrossFit and Orangetheory Fitness. If you have been trying to find a fitness program to help you get stronger, lose weight, or improve your health and energy you may have had some questions about the program for you. …
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Eat This Not That!

Is there anything like a piping hot slice of pizza sliding out of the oven? How about a heaping mountain of nachos in front of you during the game or a tall stack of pancakes for weekend brunch? As you look to improve your diet you may have struggled to give up certain foods. Knowing …
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Speed Is a Skill

Depending on your sport, the importance of speed could be a defining characteristic of your success. Naturally, track and cross country athletes want to run fast, but speed can help in almost all team and individual sports where strength and conditioning comes into play. Whether you’re a running back who needs to hit the gap …
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Kipping it Real with Anna!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words.  January’s Athlete of the Month is Anna Eftink.  Anna was chosen because of how hard she works in the gym and her positive attitude! She spends extra time working on her skills/movements after or before …
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5 Pre-Workout Nutrition Tips

“Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.” -Bob Knight Many people have diligent post workout recovery routines including consuming protein shakes, supplements, and other key nutrients. However, very few individuals give much thought to their pre-workout nutrition. What you consume for fuel before you exercise should include …
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