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Should Your Kids Try CrossFit?

By April 22, 2015 December 14th, 2016 Andrea's Articles
At Hotova CrossFit in Buffalo, Minnesota, we are excited to announce a new program:Hotova CrossFit Kids Summer Camp! The clientele of Hotova CrossFit is largely made of people who may or may not be approaching middle age, seeking a new fitness and healthy lifestyle program. That’s what we deliver! The best part is CrossFit can be scaled so the movements and activities work for all ages and ability levels. Since most of our clients are parents, we felt it was important to extend our philosophies and opportunities to children.
Some people ask: Is CrossFit training safe for kids? As with any exercise regimen, opinions can be muddied by those who don’t understand the program or those who don’t take the time and care to do it correctly. At Hotova CrossFit, personal attention and individualized instruction is key. Our trained coaches are not going to allow an athlete of any age– certainly not a child– to push too hard, or to coast by not working hard enough. When done correctly, athletic trainers find CrossFit can have great fitness benefits for youngsters:.
Most people agree that lack of activity and rising obesity are huge problems for America’s youth. CrossFit is a really interesting and exciting way to turn those problems into positive outcomes. Read what this health report found:.
Another health reporter was wary of such programs for children, so she decided to try one for herself. You can see her review here:.
Hotova CrossFit Kids Summer Camp, designed for children aged 8 to 12, will provide an activity outlet for kids who want to build endurance and strength, improve athletic skills, or just burn excess energy! A certified coach will introduce moves and workouts, tailoring each activity to your child’s ability level. We will incorporate teamwork, listening and direction-following skills, and esteem-building with the FUN and variety of stretches, calisthenics, and gymnastics to improve core strength and cardiovascular endurance. You will be amazed at the kids’ improvement, and they will be amazed by what their bodies can do!
Camp sessions will be held Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10:30 to 11:30, beginning June 8 and running through August. Sign up for a month at a time ($80) or the whole summer ($200.) Because of the personalized attention and individualized instruction, space is very limited. To register your child, please stop in weekday evenings between 4:00 and 7:30 at Hotova CrossFit, 220 Capital Drive, Suite 100, Buffalo, Minnesota. We can’t wait to meet your family! If you have questions, call 763-229-2670 for more information.