Issue #40 March 2009

CrossFit Kids action

A Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland Featuring CrossFit Kids OKC

Boosting brain function - Lactate as brain fuel Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ Learn about the role lactate plays within the human brain and learn the answers to such questions as 'can anaerobic activity boost brain function?'

Building Blocks: A CrossFit Kids Advanced Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids Advanced/Teen Class

Building Blocks: A CrossFit Kids Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids Class

Building Blocks: NEW A CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class

Exercise, the brain and the black box concept Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Suggested ideas to implement various academic activities post/during workouts and observe what comes out of the black box

Footie Workout Mark Beck & Karl Steadman of CrossFit Manchester A workout incorporating max rep front squats and max rep ring dips called "Eto'o"

Girls & Heroes CrossFit Kids and CrossFit Teens perform Benchmark Workouts. This month we feature CrossFit Teens completing a scaled version of "Brainiac" where kids play a matching card game in between rounds
Includes a video link.

High School Programs - an Interview with Karen Phillips Nichole DeHart of CrossFit Kids HQ A Question and Answer format in which Karen describes how she has successfully incorporated CrossFit Kids into her High School PE Program

Sugar - Part 1 Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ

Three CFK WOD's Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Including a St. Patrick's Day WOD

Tips and Tricks for Common Problems in Common Movements - Holding back position in the deadlift Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

What about Bone Density? Nichole DeHart of CrossFit Kids HQ Read how exercise, specifically impact loading exercises, can increase bone density in our youths

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/Candy Land by Leilani Cerrilo of CrossFit Kids Bellevue, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England, Results from the CrossFit Kids & Teen Challenge/Jackie, Teen Challenge/Max Height Single Box Jump & Max Height Multiple Box Jumps Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, CrossFit Kids Community featuring Ryan of CFK 5280

Back Cover: CrossFit Kids Brand X St. Patrick's Day

Issue #39 February 2009

CrossFit Kids action

A Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland

A Kid's Paleo Diet Journey Jennifer Higgins of CrossFit Works Interested in learning how to implement better eating habits in your children or in your kids class? Jennifer chronicles how she educated her picky child about nutrition and how he responded to living a more Paleo way of life.

Building a Better PE Program Matt Orton Matt's school district has twice received the Carol M. White Physical Education Program that provides grants to local educational agencies and community based organizations. He explains and gives examples of the format he now uses for his CrossFit PE courses, how the CrossFit workouts compare to his previous PE curriculum, how he was able to implement CrossFit into his High School and what benefits he has seen in his students.

Building Blocks: A CrossFit Kids Advanced/Teen & Pre Teen Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids Advanced/Teen Class

Building Blocks: A CrossFit Kids Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids Class

Building Blocks: NEW A CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class

Footie Workout Mark Beck & Karl Steadman of CrossFit Manchester Including a fun workout with wall balls and pull ups

Swimming, Dry Land Training and CrossFit Kids - Part 2 Brian Nabeta of CrossFit Kids Arden Hills Brian shares his swim teams experience after using CrossFit Kids training. He incorporated more dryland training, emphasized more technique and increased intensity. The results? Check out the article to read if his team made improvements.

Teaching Styles, Making it Work - Part 2 Anita Tyler A continued article on how to implement different teaching styles when instructing various students. The article covers the need to show children how to do things. setting expectations and responsibilities for children, giving feedback to kids, and structuring your class. A chart is included in this article that goes over examples of how to pace your class depending on the element in the class, the activity level required for that element and the concentration needed for that element. This also considers different styles of approaching parents to elicit more interaction and how to engage children during the class.

The Snatch Sage Burgener of CrossFit Invictus Read how to teach this technical Olympic Lift to young ones as Sage breaks the lift down into stages for kids to comprehend and execute the lift.

Three CFK WOD's Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

Tips & Tricks for Common Problems in Common Movements - Wall Squats Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/Musical Wagon Wheel by Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England, CrossFit Kids & Teens Open Competition/Jackie Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, Teen Challenge/Max P Bar Traverse + Dips Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, CrossFit Kids Community featuring Aaron of CFK Invictus.

Back Cover: CrossFit Kids Texas deadlifts