Cooldown

Cooldown

With the weather getting hotter, we ended with some water balloon play to cool down. But first, the preschoolers worked on their squat form and lunge steps.  Then they played “Save the Puppies.”  This is an obstacle course with an agility ladder, box jumps...
Why Crossfit for Kids?

Why Crossfit for Kids?

Do you remember your first Crossfit workout?  Mine was Barbara.  I still vividly remember failing to make it past the third round (having not realized the rest breaks between rounds) and realizing I was NOT in the decent shape I thought I was.  As I laid on the floor...
Try New Things

Try New Things

Kids have a limitless world in front of them with endless new experiences waiting for them.  Whether it is preschoolers learning situps for the first time, or a grade school kid learning how to climb a rope, kids are in a constant state of trying new things.  It is...
Change of Venue

Change of Venue

The MacDonalds are on a vacation to California for a week.  That means that the kids classes on Thursday and Saturday night are cancelled for this week.  But that doesn’t mean that the kids can’t still get in a great workout.  One of the benefits of...
Kids and Running

Kids and Running

The description of the Crossfit Kids program states that this is not just a scaled version of crossfit, but is actually a specifically designed program to meet the special needs of kids.  That holds true for several areas, including running and endurance training. ...