Issue #53 April 2010

CrossFit Kids action

An Interview with a CrossFit Kids Preschooler Debbie Rakos CrossFit Kids HQ Hope, who is 4 years old, answers questions about CrossFit Kids Preschool from her instructor Debbie.

Becoming a Well Rounded Athlete Gayle Shalloo CrossFit Kids Full Strength Ice hockey in Arizona! It sounds like an oxymoron but Gayle has successfully worked with ice hockey players in Arizona and has improved their overall fitness through CrossFit Kids.

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: A CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class Coach Jeff Martin & Debbie Rakos of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class

CrossFit Kids Community - CrossFit Kids Arden Hills Nick J Congratulations is due to Nick who placed on the 2010 USA World Youth Swim Team!
Home CrossFitters The Hinson Kids CrossFit Kids Denton County Connor

Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Healthy Fats Supply Nutrients Gina Sobrero Their is still that pesky conventional wisdom that misinforms the public about fats and how they make you fat. This is far from the truth as Gina points out in her article. She, instead, goes over ways to introduce healthy fats to your children and have them consume a balanced amount of healthy fats in their diet.

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland Three benchmark workouts designed with kettlebells

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

Wired for the Moment Beth Jensen Because of outside stressors we sometimes forget to live in the moment. Kids, however, have a natural tendency to live in the moment which is why outdoor adventure and CrossFit Kids goes hand in hand. Seize the opportunity to live in the moment and push yourself beyond your comfort zone!

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/CrossFit Soccer Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England, Teen Challenge/CFK Cert Challenge, video linked Science Report "Science of CrossFit" Duncan Martin

Back Cover: CrossFit Kids sandbag carries

Issue #52 March 2010

CrossFit Kids action

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: A CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class Coach Jeff Martin & Debbie Rakos of CrossFit Kids HQ A template for a CrossFit Kids PreSchool Class

CrossFit Kids Community - CrossFit Kids Denton County Landon D Landon shares how is love for soccer and recent introduction to CrossFit landed him a spot on the North Texas ODP (Olympic Development Program) soccer team.
Jalysse G Jalysse shares her secret behind winning the Washington State wrestling tournament.

Flux CrossFit and Hip Hop: Considering the Relationship Between Athleticism and the Arts Charity Marsh of Flux CrossFit Kids Flux CrossFit has done incredible things with fusing together the arts and exercise. Charity describes The Scott Collegiate/IMP Labs Hip Hop Project and how they have partnered up with Flux CrossFit to create some amazing athletes.

Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Girls & Heroes CrossFit Kids and CrossFit Teens perform Benchmark Workouts. This month we feature CrossFit Teens completing "Jumpy Nicole," encouraging impact loading for stronger bones.
Includes a video link.

Journal Club: Exercise Exerts its Effects on the Brain Through IGF-1 Jon Gary CrossFit Kids HQ Jon goes into more detail and looks at a few research papers that support the discussion on how exercise benefits the brain. This article details how exercise induces the growth of new neurons in the brain, how circulating IGF-1 enters the brain after exercise and how exercise and IGF-1 change brain physiology.

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland Three great workouts designed around using kettlebells

Setting up the DeadLift Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Setting up the deadlift can be a hard thing to do with adults, imagine how tricky it can be with kids! Coach Martin continues the discussion from last month and teaches the barbell deadlift to teens in this article.

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

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/CrossFit Dominoes Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England, Teen Challenge/OH Pistol Squat

Back Cover: CrossFit Kids at the Arnold Festival