Training kids is very different than training adults. At the end of the day, we want fitter people, but dealing with young athletes requires a special approach.
In this video shot at CrossFit Brand X, Mikki Martin leads a group of CrossFit Kids through a workout integrating—yes, you guessed it—Lego as a motivational tool. Also part of the workout is game of darts using a Venn diagram filled with movements as the target.
By the end of the video, it’s pretty obvious the kids are having fun, but they’re getting fitter at the same time.
Additional reading: Strength Training and the Young Athlete by Bill Starr, published Oct. 9, 2009.