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Kids Gym – Boxing and The Floor is Lava

Kids Gym – Boxing and The Floor is Lava

Kids enjoy games even more when they get to design them. So, in addition to a free-form kick-boxing hour, in which they decided to perform flying kicks, we had a “The Floor is Lava” hour, where they designed a course of “rocks” and “trees”. Fall off or step from the object and you’re toast! Yes, I burned up a few times. Click the thumbnails for the larger image.

Kids Gym – Strength Training For Tweens and Teens

Kids Gym – Strength Training For Tweens and Teens

Our Kids Gym includes a variety of physical activities. Two days a week we have strength training. Strength training in children can: Increase muscle strength and endurance Help protect muscles and joints from injuries Develop proper techniques that kids can continue to use asthey grow older Strengthen bones Help promote healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels Help maintain a healthy weight Improve confidence and self-esteem How Safe? Health care and fitness professional groups — including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association — agree that a supervised strength training...