3 Reasons to Try CrossFit Kids

June 10, 2018 Written by

What is CrossFit Kids CrossFit Kids and teens is a physical activity program specifically designed to make health and fitness fun for kids of all ages! Fighting against the constant struggles of tech temptations and health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle, our programs offer a safe and fun environment for kids to learn to love fitness. Here, we teach them to work hard so they can play hard: run faster, be stronger for sports and enjoy new activities. CrossFit... Read More

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Hydration for Young Athletes

April 30, 2018 Written by

Hydration for young athletes is more important than you may realize. A drop in hydration can not only affect performance, but can also result in headaches and a decrease in their cognitive performance. Is your young athlete staying hydrated? Guess what? Thirst is not a reliable sign of proper hydration (for kids or adults).  Experts recommend that young athletes drink plenty of water before a workout and every 15 to 20 minutes during a workout... Read More

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Flexibility for Young Athletes

April 29, 2018 Written by

Flexibility is so important for young athletes. Not only does it make them a better athlete (for example, good hamstring flexibility can help young athletes wind their leg back to deliver a powerful kick to a soccer ball), but flexibility is also crucial for those going through growth spurts (making muscles more resistant to injury). The Importance of Flexibility for Young Athletes As children’s athletics become more and more competitive, they’re... Read More

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CrossFit Salus Kids February 2018 Homework

February 1, 2018 Written by

CROSSFIT SALUS KIDS HOMEWORK: FEBRUARY 2018 CrossFit Kids February 2018 Theme: Character: Strive to be the best you can be! CrossFit Kids February 2018 Theme: Character: Strive to be the best you can be! Work hard and have fun! CrossFit Kids February Skills: Rowing Single Arm DB Cleans Pull ups February CrossFit Kids Challenge: 5 wall climbs every ODD day 20 sit ups every EVEN day HOMEWORK 1 What you’ll need: Spy two trees about 100... Read More

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CrossFit Kids Class is “Super Fun!”

January 10, 2018 Written by

Here at CrossFit Salus, we love sharing our passion for fitness with the younger generation in CrossFit kids and CrossFit teens classes. Promoting health, fitness and fun among children and teens, CrossFit Salus kids classes are for any child in the Monmouth County, NJ area who wants to get fit, stay strong for sports…and have a great time doing it. We offer classes for pre-kids (4-7 years old), CrossFit Kids (7-12), and CrossFit Teens (12+). Many... Read More

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CrossFit Salus Kids January 2018 Homework

December 31, 2017 Written by

CROSSFIT SALUS KIDS HOMEWORK: JANUARY 2018 CrossFit Kids January 2018 Theme: SETTING GOALS. CrossFit Kids January Skills: Rope Climb Progressions DB Cleans Rowing January CrossFit Kids Challenge: 21-Day Plank Challenge HOMEWORK 1 Set one long term goal (what you plan to accomplish by the end of January). Break it down: Every Sunday, set two short-term goals (what you plan to accomplish each week). Stay motivated: Write it down, tape it on... Read More

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CrossFit Kids December Homework

December 10, 2017 Written by

CROSSFIT SALUS KIDS HOMEWORK: DECEMBER 2017 CrossFit Kids December 2017 Theme: MOTIVATE. Be a good role model. Inspire others. CrossFit Kids December Skills: Rope Climb Progressions Knees to 90 >  Toes to Bar Thrusters December CrossFit Kids Challenge: Get outside and play for 10 minutes a day (seriously!) We love sneaky exercise that’s FUN! HOMEWORK 1 Warm up: Jump Rope practice 6 minutes. At the top of every minute, do 2 burpees. 20... Read More

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CrossFit Salus Kids November Homework

October 29, 2017 Written by

CROSSFIT SALUS KIDS HOMEWORK: NOVEMBER 2017 CrossFit Kids November 2017 Theme: Community: Give back to your community. Volunteer. CrossFit Kids November Skills: Pullup Pike Pushups Toes to Bar November CrossFit Kids Challenge: Flexibility: Get bendy for 3 minutes every day HOMEWORK 1 Warm up 2 rounds: Jump Rope 2 minutes 15 pike sit ups 5 perfect pushups – WOD AMRAP: in 10 minutes 3 kick up to handstand 10 squats 5 pushups with... Read More

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CrossFit Salus Kids October Homework

October 17, 2017 Written by

CROSSFIT SALUS KIDS HOMEWORK: OCTOBER October Theme: Teamwork! Work as a team, help each other succeed, cheer everyone on, cooperate. October Skills: Perfect Plank (Challenge of the Month!) Get inverted – handstands Knees Above 90 > Knees to Elbows > Toes to Bar 21-Day Perfect Plank Challenge: Perfect Plank: How long can you hold the “perfect” plank without a saggy belly or a tee-pee tent. Day 1: test your perfect plank... Read More

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CrossFit Salus Kids Plank Challenge

October 7, 2017 Written by

CrossFit Salus Kids 10.07.17 October Theme: Teamwork! Help each other, cheer each other on, cooperate, be loyal to the group. October Skills: Perfect Plank (Challenge of the Month!) Get inverted – handstands Knees Above 90 > Knees to Elbows > Toes to Bar WOD: AMRAP in ____ *1 Toes to Wall *1 Kick up to handstand Run 100 feet Add 1 repetition to each movement after each completed 100 foot run (down & back) GAME: Dodgeball Divide... Read More

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