At CrossFit Kids Long Island City your kids will build the foundation for the rest of their athletic life. They will learn how to move better in various active environments by developing 10 general physical skills: cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy.
CrossFit Kids program is safe and scalable. It is taught by CrossFit Kids certified instructors and designed to deliver fitness to kids of all levels of athleticism.
CrossFit Kids is FUN! Workouts are comprised of movements performed in daily life, such as pushing and pulling, running and throwing, lifting and jumping. The program is packed with games which helps kids associate exercise with fun for a lifetime.
CrossFit Kids is not simply a scaled down version of CrossFit, it is entirely absolutely CrossFit geared and designed for a special population and the specific developmental needs of that population. (neurological, cognitive, motor)
CrossFit Kids is the principal strength and conditioning program for many young athletes and the primary P.E. program for many home schools, charter schools. It is used by athletic teams, martial arts schools and many parents that want their kids to grow up healthy, strong and have a life long love of working out thus avoiding the common problems associated with childhood inactivity and obesity.
Our program delivers a fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive. Our specialty is not specializing. Healthy living requires that our kids push, pull, run, throw, climb, lift, jump, effectively and safely regardless of whether or not they play athletics. Athletics is a specialized pursuit. Our goal is to support the specialist, but reward the generalist.
The CrossFit Kids program is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We’ve used our same routines for 4 year olds and elite high school athletes. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change programs. The needs of our second graders and our high school wrestler differ by degree not kind.
For more information on Cardio Vascular and Respiratory Endurance, Coordination, Flexibility, Strength, Agility, Balance, Speed, Power in CrossFit; Defining Functional Fitness for Kids; Human Energy Systems: Metabolic Pathways and Energy Systems for Kids and other topics check the following article – CrossFit Kids 101