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issue # 61 December 2010

CrossFit Kids action]]>

On the Cover;
Excerpt from the article/interview,
Growing Up CrossFit
Connor Martin

“Buff Class”
A southern California High School PE Program
Three questions answered by Sean McCue

CrossFit Kids Community
CFK at CFUAC< CF Zurich and Community photos

Growing Up CrossFit
Original CrossFit Kids talk about their experiences
Jeff Martin and Dan Edelman CFBX

Post-WOD Study Hall
CFK HQ takes advantage of the maximized capacity for learning in the 20-40 minutes after exercise by formalizing a post-exercise study hall.
Mikki Lee Martin CFK HQ

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


Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Kids Central Scotland
“The CrossFit Vagabond”
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Vanilla Walnut Butternut Squash
Funny Bunny Salad

Sweet Cheeks Alyssa & Shirley Sweet Cheeks HQ

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

CrossFit Kids Varsity.
CFK Varsity WOD

Tips and Tricks
Soft Deadlift Setup and Static pulls Jeff Martin CFK HQ

Also Featuring: Game of the Month
Rock,Paper, Scissors Tag
Alison Patenaude CFK HQ

Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England

New and exciting things are coming to CrossFit Kids!
The CrossFit Kids Magazine will be migrating to the CrossFit Journal as of January 1, 2011.
Expect to see new Kids and Teen content on a more regular basis and legacy articles from the over 60 issues of the CFK magazine. Your current CFK Magazine subscription will be- come a CF Journal subscrip- tion–and if you are already a CF Journal subscriber as well, your subscription will be extended.
Questions? Contact
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Issue # 60 November 2010

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On The Cover
Quinn of CFK LKN- Living the dream

CrossFit Kids Community
Halloween Fun With Pukie, Jeff Tincher & Son CF FairFax, CFK Marina Pumpkin squats, CFK KOP games wall, Hanging around at CFK Kitsap, CFK Ocean City Race

CrossFit Arden Hills Swimming, Summer of 2010
Brian Nabeta and Cortney Martalucci of CFK Arden Hills Swim
Cortney Martellucci’s group of 9 and 10 year olds stole the show at Sierra Nevada Junior Olympics/Far Westerns Age Group Championships and Western Zone Championships. CrossFit was central to this success.

CrossFit Kids Monrovia Fall Fit Fest
Creating a CrossFit competition for kids that test each individual’s fitness level. Shaping hard working, confident and strong, setting themselves up to forge the future of fitness!
Kate Hunt

CFK Magazine Migrates to the CrossFit Journal

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


Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Kids Central Scotland
“The CrossFit Vagabond”
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Sweet potato and apple bake, Stuffed apples
Sweet Cheeks Alyssa & Shirley Sweet Cheeks HQ

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

CrossFit Kids Varsity.

CFK Varsity WOD

Tips and Tricks
Graduating CrossFit Kids to the next level…When is the “right” time?
Debbie Rakos CFK HQ

Fixing the Push Press
Coach Jeff Martin CFK HQ

Also Featuring: Games of the Month/
Legomania WOD + Game
Mikki Lee Martin CFK HQ

Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England

New and exciting things are coming to CrossFit Kids!
The CrossFit Kids Magazine will be migrating to the CrossFit Journal as of January 1, 2011. Expect to see new Kids and Teen content on a more regular basis and legacy articles from the over 60 issues of past CFK magazine. Your current CFK Magazine subscription will become a CF Journal subscription– and If you are already a CF Journal subscriber as well, your subscription will be extended. Questions? Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

issue # 59 October 2010

CrossFit Kids action

CrossFit Kids Community
The Parents Guide to Coaching Kids Coping with Bullying
“The ultimate goal is to avoid conflicts and outsmart your opponent. However, when life happens, you are your own first responder. Our kids deserve every edge, so be proactive, and be involved.”
Mike Panebianco

“Product of CrossFit Kids” Video

Coaching Rugby and CFK
“CFK athletes are superior to untrained kids in that they are less likely to be injured out on the field while playing rugby. The long- time CrossFit Kid has been developing all physical aspects of rugby in the form of CrossFit Kids. These athletes only need field knowledge of the game.”
Jamie Fiddler CrossFit Renegade

Kids Do FGB
CFK Create Workouts

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


Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Kids Central Scotland
“The CrossFit Vagabond”
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Healthy Fun Halloween Recipes for Kids
Sweet Cheeks Alyssa & Shirley Sweet Cheeks HQ

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

CrossFit Kids Varsity.
CFK Varsity WOD

Tips and Tricks
Soft Deadlift Setup and Static pulls Jeff Martin CFK HQ

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/
Bowling for Burpees
Jenny Woolsey CrossFit Kids Highlands Ranch
Halloween WOD Coach Jeff Martin CFK HQ
Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England

Back Cover: Katie Lowe leads a live CrossFit Kids class at The CFK Certification Flagstaff Arizona Sept 2010
http://crossfitflagstaff.typepad.com/kids/

Issue # 58 September 2010

CrossFit Kids action

JOURNAL CLUB
An Inherent Protection Against Eccentric Damage?
Jon Gary, Phd CFK HQ
A general introduction to rhabdomyolysis.
Investigation of the potential mechanism of exertional rhabdomyoslysis with respect to eccentric contractions.

Rhabdo In Teen Populations
Coach Jeff Martin CFK HQ
In Oregon, 2 dozen football players went to the hospital. Did you know that kids don’t always show symptoms? Jeff explains what symptoms to look for in your teens.

PreSchool Class Integration and Evolution
Gordon Limb
CFK Fairfax
Gordon explores a successful way to integrate kids of all ages into the same WOD.

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
9/11 Teen WOD
Gayle Shalloo and CFK Full Strength pay tribute to the 343 firefighters that died on 9/11

Nutrition WOD
Rachel Steadman of CFK CrossFit 3D
takes the opportunity to teach kids nutrition in conjunction to doing a WOD

Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D
“Alcarez” & “Arteta”

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Kids Central Scotland
“The CrossFit Vagabond”
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“Chocolate Chicken”
Sweet Cheeks Alyssa & Shirley Sweet Cheeks HQ

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

CrossFit Kids Varsity.
CFK Varsity WOD

Tips and Tricks
Debbie Rakos CFK HQ
“Special Leader”
It’s the little things that often make the biggest difference to a small child.

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/ Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England

Back Cover: CFK at Ross Priory on Loch Lomond Scotland, Balloch Castle, and Chester England

Issue #57 August 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 California City The CFK California City Summer Camp will finish off their summer with a huge event; a 100K team run to raise money and awareness for The Disposable Heroes Project. If you are interested in donating, click on the link below:
http://www.thedisposableheroesproject.com/merchandise

Exercise is Part of the Formula for School Success Candace Hill CrossFit Old Town Candace writes a great piece on the building evidence that shows how exercise is great for youths minds. Candace was part of a study researching the development of American children across the country. One of the interests of the study was to find out children’s health outcomes and their cognitive and achievement outcomes with exercise. Continue to read this article to find out more about the studies results.

Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Girls & Heroes Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids Brand X “Grace” has been revisited over a year later with huge improvements!

High School Athletics: Who to talk to and what to focus on to get your foot in the door. Brian Yoak CrossFit Legacy How CrossFit Kids training methods have helped improve high school athletes and their solid execution of the game.

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Kids Central Scotland

Lessons in CrossFit Cami Kwan of CrossFit Fort Vancouver A self reflective piece from a teenager and her experience with CrossFit Kids. These lessons include how she was able to gain courage, pride, perseverance and confidence during such a vulnerable age.

School Programs – An Interview with George Economou CrossFit Invictus George answers questions about how he has made a successful school program that incorporates CrossFit Kids with a high school PE class.

Sweet Cheeks Alyssa & Shirley Sweet Cheecks HQ A delicious recipe for watermelon soup!

Three CFK WOD’s Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Includes a new feature: CrossFit Kids Varsity.

Tips and Tricks Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Tips for fixing common problems with the squat.

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/”Parachute Games” Gordon Limb of CrossFit Fairfax, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England

Back Cover: A whiteboard with a workout on it created by a group of 5 – 9 year olds.

Issue #56 July 2010

CrossFit Kids action

A Mom’s Perspective Lura Poggi of CrossFit Kids Brand X Lura Poggi gives a mom’s perspective on how CrossFit Kids has helped her four children in more ways then one. The ages range from nine months old to nine years old. Despite the wide range of age with her children, they have all benefited in different ways by participating in their local CrossFit Kids program.

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 Mt Baker Jalysse Garcia A correct photo of Jalysse Garcia celebrating her win at the Washington State wrestling tournament.
CrossFit Kids 3D Jadzia This young lady competed in her Junior School sports event and came in first in all six events.

Exercise is Part of the Formula for School Success Candace Hill CrossFit Old Town Candace writes a great piece on the building evidence that shows how exercise is great for youths minds. Candace was part of a study researching the development of American children across the country. One of the interests of the study was to find out children’s health outcomes and their cognitive and achievement outcomes with exercise. Continue to read this article to find out more about the studies results.

Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Kids Central Scotland CrossFit Kids working on pull ups!

Learn and Play New Sports: Athletic Confidence through Athletic Competence Mikki Lee Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ A stark contrast of body control is noticed between kids who participate in CrossFit Kids and those who do not. Body control, balance, accuracy, among other athletic skills, are clearly evident in youths who participate in CrossFit Kids. These skills are easily transferable to other sports, helping these youths to quickly pick up new sports.

Sweet Cheeks Alyssa & Shirley Sweet Cheecks HQ Delicious recipes for Cheese-less Meatza and a Bacon & Egg Salad.

Three CFK WOD’s Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Includes a new feature: CrossFit Kids Varsity.

Tips and Tricks: CFK Pre School Debbie Rakos of CrossFit Kids HQ Great ideas for how to take the nervousness and intimidation out of young ones attending CrossFit Kids Preschool.

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/”Robins Nest” & “Uno” Valerie MacKenzie Voboril of CrossFit Dogtown, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England

Back Cover: “Healthy Habits” from a local school.

Issue #55 June 2010

CrossFit Kids action

Arden Hills Swim: More Dryland Success Cortney Martellucci of CrossFit Kids Arden Hills In February 2010 Arden Hills swim team incorporated CrossFit Kids into their entire swim program. Since incorporating this into their whole program, they have seen improvements across the board. The youngest kids have shown improvement in their strength, body awareness, flexibility and willingness to push themselves into the uncomfortable. Read more about what these incredible swimmers are doing!

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 Brand X Tyler Jordan This incredible athlete was able to take first in State Finals after he began to incorporate CrossFit Teens and change his diet.
CrossFit Kids Portland Jordin Seekins Through CrossFit training with Rochelle Hagnas, Jordin was able to land a track scholarship at the University of Washington by her incredible performance as a javelin thrower.

Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Kids Kettlebell Workout Davie Easton of CrossFit Kids Central Scotland

School Programs: Nutrition Curriculum Anne Harty An informative article that offers suggestions on how to build a successful nutrition curriculum for middle school students and CrossFit Kids.

Sweet Cheeks Alyssa & Shirley Sweet Cheecks HQ New Feature! Paleo friendly meals that you and your kids can make together! In this issue, Turkey Meatloaf muffins and Coconut Flour Waffles!

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

Tips and Tricks Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ Some great tips on how to get your younger kids into the correct squat stance.

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/Waterballon Game “Don’t Drop the Baby” Debbie Rakos of CrossFit Kids HQ, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England, CFK Teen/Advanced Field Trip to CF Endurance Brian MacKenzie

Back Cover: Welcome to our 16 new CrossFit Kids Affiliates!

Issue #54 May 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

Childhood Obesity Ron Gellis An informative article that covers some of the causes of childhood obesity and the harmful consequences that effects some 18% of youths aged 12 – 19. The question of responsibility is addressed as well as an action plan for those who are looking to avoid obesity or looking to reverse obesity.

CrossFit Kids Community – CrossFit Kids Sri Ram Ashram Rashmi Cole With limited equipment, this orphanage managed to play ‘Build and Move a Fort’
Home CrossFitters Morgan MCongratulations to Morgan who completed Pasadena Marathon Bike Tour with her father!
Also a thoughtful poem by a 15 year old.

Footie Workout Karl Steadman of CrossFit 3D

Journal Club: A Neuronal Growth Factor that Acts in the Muscle Jon Gary This reviewed article introduces BDNF (brain derived nuerotrophic factor), BDNF production in contracting human muscle, experiments in intact rat muscles and closing thoughts on the research.

Kids Kettlebell Workout Martha Bangs of CrossFit Kids Ventura

School Programs – Metairie Park County Day School Katherine Miller The process of introducing CrossFit Kids to administration is covered in Part I and the implementation process is covered in Part II of this beneficial article. Katherine runs a successful CrossFit Kids program and happily shares how she was able to be so successful.

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

Also Featuring: Game of the Month/Save the Puppy Mikki Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, Rowing Workouts Chris Kemp of CrossFit North East England, CFK Teen/Advanced Field Trip to CF Endurance Brian MacKenzie

Back Cover: CrossFit Kids Summer and Logan eating a paleo dinner

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