Issue #30 May 2008

CrossFit Kids Magazine Volume 3 Issue #30

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A CrossFit Football Team Joshua Springs Junior High Jason Rojas “While the success of Joshua Springs football is directly related to the expertise of our coaches and the hard work and dedication of our players, when I arrived two years ago, I felt there was still room for improvement in regards to off-field and off season strength and conditioning programs….” “…The results of incorporating CrossFit into our practice schedule were incredible. That is to say, that our players, despite being smaller, less experienced and for the most part less talented, consistantly outplayed our opposition both individually and as a team.”

An Introduction to the Game Based WOD Robert Ord “…Kids often don’t think of a timed workout in the same terms that adults do;
as a chance to do your personal best. Instead they think of it as a race….What do you do to spark the fire of intensity in young athletes that are still
developing basic skills without degradation in form and possible injury ?”

Building Blocks Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ- Another template for a CrossFit Kids Class

Common Movements- More Strength for the Pullup and beginning the Kip Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ
Continuing the progressions and playful strength practice movements from the April Issue, Skin The Cat, Fall Through to Monkey Hang,
Fall through to Monkey Hang and Monkey swing, Superman’s, Flexed Hang to Push Away are described to allow for continued development of the pulllup.
Includes three Video Links.

CrossFit Kids 101 Cyndi Rodi of CrossFit Kids HQ Human Energy Systems, Metabolic Pathways Part 4 The Glycolytic Pathway
(Also includes a child friendly version)

Five New Spring WOD’s Coach Jeff Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ

Focus on CrossFit Kids Community CrossFit Kids CrossFit Corona A CrossFit Kids class, Nicole, Michalyn, Mackenzie and Peyton talk about why they enjoy CrossFit Kids.

Footie Workouts- Mark Beck and Karl Steadman of CrossFit Manchester “Joe Cole” and “Vieria”

Girls & Heroes- Isabel, Little Isabel and one armed Isabel
CrossFit Kids & Teens do Benchmark Workouts. Includes Video Link.

Scrappy’s Corner Keegan Lee Martin of CrossFit Brand X Free Running in the UK, Scrappy takes it on the road and visits a Free Running class in London.

Sleep Matters Cyndi Rodi CrossFit Kids HQ “…the effects of this rushed, competitive lifestyle are causing our kids to function at declining levels. Our kids simply aren’t getting enough sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 60 percent of High School Students report experiencing extreme daytime sleepiness. Over 25 percent fall asleep during class..”

Also Featuring: Rowing Workouts/Rowing&Lifting Combinations Chris Kemp of CrossFitNorthEastEngland, Kettlebell Workout/Interval Training with KettlebellsDavid Easton of CrossFit Central Scotland
Game of the Month/CrossFit Kickball Mikki Lee Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, Mini Page Just for Kids/Fun Local Events and the Trevor Challenge, Team Training/”Switch” Mikki Lee Martin of CrossFit Kids HQ, Teen Challenge/Consecutive One Arm Pushups
CrossFit Baby- future CrossFit Kid Logan of CrossFit Brand X Poway- Back Cover

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