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