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...

"I just started running": Forest Gump

Wherever you are, whatever the situation, you can always go for a run.  Maybe it is a long 5k, or some short sprints, but if you have shoes, you can get in a good workout.  Our kids  learned that the last few sessions.  The elementary kids worked on short sprints to...

"Burpees are Awful!"

Some truths are universal, like taxes are bad and death is a certainty.  Today, the elementary kids added to that list.  After finishing their WoD of 21-15-9 OHS and Burpees, Zolie said with complete seriousness, “Burpees are awful.”  I agreed and added...

The Elementary Kids Represent

The elementary kids have really been showing up in force lately.  On Thursday they learned the thruster and took their best shot at Fran.  All of their times were under 5 minutes.  They were scaled to jumping pullups and 1lb dumbell thrusters, but it was a great first...

Agility and Accuracy

Crossfit’s first fitness standard is that there are 10 general physical skills.  We try to train as many of those 10 as possible, but sometimes we focus on the fun ones: Strength, Stamina, Endurance and Power.  The kids got a chance to work on some of the other...

Technique Day

We worked on more new elements today.  The preschoolers got on the rowers and started to get comfortable with pulling. The older kids started to learn the Sumo Deadlift High Pull.  This is a complex movement, so we will be revisiting it soon, but they did great.  The...