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In CrossFit, Kids, Special Populations

August 27, 2012

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Kate Foster fights cancer and wins. Now she wants your help. Emily Beers reports.

The goal of the CrossFit Games is to find the fittest man and woman on Earth. But when Kate Foster took the microphone and addressed the crowd at the Home Depot Center on July 14, it became clear that CrossFit is about something so much bigger than that.

The 13-year-old, who was diagnosed with leukemia last year, proudly… Continue Reading

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Potato Trees

By Shirley Brown and Alyssa Dazet

In Kids

August 21, 2012

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Palm trees, pine trees, whatever kind of trees you want—just make them and eat them.

These trees are made with quality ingredients and can be eaten by both kids and parents.

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Mat Attack

By Stephanie Vincent

In Kids

August 14, 2012

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This kids game is perfect whether you have a lot of equipment or a little, a big space or just a patch of parking lot and a piece of chalk.

With a little creativity, you’ll have your kids running all over the place getting fitter while having fun.

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In CrossFit Games, Kids

August 13, 2012

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The CrossFit Kids Gauntlet at the Games proved that having fun with fitness is a very good thing for North American youth. Emily Beers reports.

On more than one occasion, British comedian Ricky Gervais has joked about overweight people and the so-called “obesity epidemic.” Politically incorrect and blatantly offensive, Gervais purposely provokes.

“Leprosy is a disease. Obesity is not … . What’s the disease? Everything tastes good?”

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Citrus Skewers

By Shirley Brown and Alyssa Dazet

In Kids

August 07, 2012

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Meat on a stick: fun to eat, easy to prepare. Plus, citrus skewers look super cool!

This meat on a stick is better than the normal corn dog. Use grass-fed beef to ensure top quality and better flavor. Serve it up and watch your kids get excited to eat protein.

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Tire Island

By Alison Patenaude

In Kids

July 31, 2012

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The gym is the river. The gear is the raft.

Have your kids set sail for Tire Island—and beyond.

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CrossFit Kids’ Culture

By Jeff and Mikki Lee Martin

In Affiliation, Athletes, HD Videos, Kids

July 26, 2012

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When Jeff and Mikki Lee Martin discovered CrossFit in the summer of 2003, they couldn’t get any adults interested. Kids, however, were another story.

“Our kids program really started almost a year ahead of the adult program,” Jeff says.

Known as the creators of CrossFit Kids, the couple says trainers must decide that they want to work with children, and then their box has to be “a certain way.”

“We’re devoid of skulls and blood… Continue Reading

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On Transformation

By E.M. Burton

In Kids

July 23, 2012

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Nick deadlifted 300 lb. at 13—and then he changed his entire life. E.M. Burton explains.

I’ve been interviewing CrossFit trainers in the course of my work lately, and it seems the No. 1 thing they like about their job is seeing people transform.

The transformation will be different for everyone undergoing it, but it has a common thread: you’re watching someone get better. At everything.

The reality is we are all transforming all the… Continue Reading

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