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...

"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...