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The Pink-Ball Game

By Cathy Lewis

In Kids

April 03, 2012

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Cathy Lewis introduces “wall-ball” of a different sort.

Don’t worry: you won’t be doing Karen.

This “wall-ball” game has a kid throwing a bouncy ball at a wall while others try to catch it.

That sounds better than 150 20-lb. med-ball shots for time, doesn’t it?

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Pull-Apart Potatoes

By Shirley Brown and Alyssa Dazet

In Kids

March 27, 2012

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What kid doesn’t like to eat things with his or her hands? Heck, what adult doesn’t like to either?

Dive into these sweet potatoes with nothing more than your fingers and plenty of napkins!

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In Kids, Medical/Injuries

March 26, 2012

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Many overuse injuries are preventable. Janet Kowalchick explains how CrossFit Kids can help keep young athletes healthy and on the field.

If you were to take a straight pin and poke the pad of your finger lightly one or two times, it would have almost no effect. If you were to poke your finger lightly 10,000 times at a high frequency, the dermis would begin to break down, nerve endings would then be affected, and pain and bleeding… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Kids “UPS”

By Mikki Lee Martin

In Kids

March 20, 2012

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Mikki Lee Martin explains how this CrossFit Kids games delivers fun—and kids.

Kids love playing with boxes, and if you can find a few sturdy ones, this CrossFit Kids game promises to be a hit.

And it will even teach your young athletes a little about recycling.

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In Kids

March 14, 2012

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Erin Walker, a veteran P.E. teacher and a new CrossFitter, uses the training methodology to help her students become stronger and faster.

As a veteran middle-school physical-education teacher in San Diego County, I find it exciting when given an opportunity for professional development. As a person new to CrossFit, learning how to bring the workout program to my students was just as exciting.

CrossFit Kids is not just CrossFit… Continue Reading

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Captain Mushroom

By Shirley Brown and Alyssa Dazet

In Kids

March 13, 2012

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Have you ever noticed that getting your kids involved in the cooking gets them eating? Their participation inspires them to eat what they produce.

This recipe is easy for kids to help with, from the removal of the mushroom stems to the mixing and stuffing of the caps. Maybe they might even want to help you eat them!

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Fun With a Purpose

By Jeff Martin

In Kids

March 06, 2012

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Jeff Martin explains how the philosophy of the CrossFit Kids program sets young athletes up for a lifetime of success.

BIG Fun! Anyone who has gone through a CrossFit Kids Trainer Course better have come away with the idea that kids classes need to be fun or that trainer will have failed in his or her primary purpose.

From preschool to teens, fun is a must. We are trying to get… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Vitality: The Kids Program

By Ameer Lambert-Smith

In Coaching, Kids, Videos

March 03, 2012

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It’s a familiar story: members start bringing their kids to a CrossFit gym, and suddenly there’s an obvious demand for a CrossFit Kids program.

Ameer Lambert-Smith is involved in the kids program at CrossFit Vitality in North Carolina, and he talks about what drew him to coaching young CrossFitters, as well as some of the modifications he uses with them.

Lambert-Smith also addresses some of the standard questions about running a… Continue Reading

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