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. ...
Working Hard

Working Hard

Hard work can be a lot of fun, if you let yourself enjoy it.  The kids just keep working hard every time and keep enjoying themselves in the process.  The kids on Thursday did awesome with a 3 round WoD of a run, 5 shoulder presses, 5 push presses and 5 burpees.  We...
Getting into the "Swing" of things

Getting into the "Swing" of things

Our Elementary kids learned yet another new skill: Kettlebell Swings.  That’s right, those little 10lb ‘bells aren’t for the adults.  After learning how to do some ‘Russian’ swings (only up to eye level), they tackled a jumping version of...