Category: Blog

Coffee, Wine, Bacon, and Fitness

When you’ve gotten into a consistent fitness routine and finally started to feel good about the healthy choices you are making, you tend to adopt a few new favorite foods along the way. At the top of the list for many folks are coffee, wine, and bacon. These foods are dietary staples in the fitness …
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Check Your Ego at the Door

“Greatness comes from humble beginnings; it comes from grunt work. It means you’re the least important person in the room—until you change that with results.”   -Ryan Holiday As an athlete you know how to work hard. You show up day in and day out. You keep track of your training, nutrition, and recovery. But do …
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Kipping it Real with Krista!

Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym to push themselves with encouraging words.  November’s Athlete of the Month is Krista Martin.  Krista was chosen because of how hard she works day in and day out at the gym. Krista also has such a positive attitude and attacks …
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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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