“A growing human being needs to have GPP. They need to have the ability to jump and roll and tumble and pull and push, and it all has to be fun.” —Todd Widman
Our children’s fitness program combines gymnastics, body weight calisthenics and weightlifting. Elements that encourage bone density development cross body movements and exercises that involve the vestibular system are also incorporated.
“CrossFit’s been awesome for him, it’s like night and day in his lap times, his ability to handle the machine, his confidence. It’s just been incredible. It’s almost unbelievable what we’ve seen from him.”
"CrossFit allows you to perform better under pressure, and to step up and be a leader in times of physiological stress. If you’re in better condition, you’re gonna be able to step up and say, hey man, I can do it and still think clearly. It’s really being able to think well when you’re tired, and think well when you’re under pressure. That’s going to get you somewhere."
There's a ton of things we used to do as kids, kids now aren't doing. There are adults that have never been upside down because they never did it as a child. Our main goal is to get kids to learn at an early age that exercise can be fun, we play a ton of games, and along the way it helps their brains develop.
Channeling a teenage boy’s testosterone and finding direction Everyone has a story. Every CrossFitter has a story. They are all unique, yet many of them have similar traits. We all started somewhere and didn’t become CrossFit rock stars overnight, but when we were new to the game and came into the club for the first time, that realization hadn’t struck us yet. We assumed that the people doing pull-ups and putting weight over their heads had always been able to do that. Reality is, we all have or own story of how we found CrossFit or how CrossFit found us. This is the story of Alex McRobie.
Using functional movements to expand your child's sporting potential Many of you have children involved in organized sport. That’s great. It’s a fantastic way of keeping them active, social and focused. I’ve personally been involved in sports since I was [...]