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Thursday, September 19th

Inspiring Quotes

Turbo Tots

Focus/Skill – Squats, Balance Work

Warm Up – 2 Rounds: Bear Crawls, Solider Kicks

W.O.D. – 3 Sets: Ring Run, 5 jumping Jacks, 5 Push-Ups, Superman

Game – Musical Medicine Ball

Mighty Mites

Warm Up – Forward Rolls, Soldier Kicks

Focus/Skill – Squats, Pull-Ups

W.O.D. – AMRAP: 10 jumping Jacks, 10 Burpees, 10 Squats, 15 Second Plank

Game – Musical Medicine Ball

Fruit veggie bunny... Paleo for kids


Wednesday, September 18th


Turbo Tots

Focus/Skill – Squats, Push-Press

Warm up- 2 Rounds: Speed Ladder, forward rolls

W.O.D. – 3 rounds: Tire Jumps, 3 Squats, 5 Sit-ups

Game – Dragon Tails

Mighty Mites

Warm Up – Speed Ladder Drills

Focus/Squats – Squats, Handstand Push-ups

W.O.D. – Mini Cindy – 5 minutes AMRAP 5 Pullups, 10 Pushups, 15 Air Squats

Game – Dragon Tails

Back On Pointe: Photo #food

Let's make it happen!


Thursday, September 12th

Turbo Tots

Focus/Skill – Squat, Wall Ball

Warm Up – Sit-ups, Push-ups, Sprints

W.O.D. – Forward Roll, Squat, Jumping Jacks

Game – Duck, Duck, Goose

Mighty Mites

Warm up – Speed Ladder, Jumping Jacks

Focus/Skill – Squat, Wall Balls

W.O.D. AMRAP Forward rolls, Squats, Jumping Jacks

Game – Duck, Duck, Goose

Crunchy Kale Chips

Krunchy Kale Chips recipe



Wednesday, September 11th


Focus/Skill – Squats and Pull-ups

Warm Up – Bear Crawl &Soldier Kicks

W.O.D. Tire Jumps, Forward Rolls, Squats

Game – PCF (Proteins, Carbs & Fats)


Warm Up – Bear Crawl & Soldier Kicks

Focus/Skill – Squats & Pull-ups

W.O.D. – AMRAP 10 Squats, 5 Pull-ups, 5 Push-ups

Game – PCF

Trainer Thought of the Day:

Why do you love to exercise?  How does it make you feel after a fun CrossFit kids class?


Tuesday, September 9th


Focus/Skill – Squats and Push Press

Warm up – Forward Rolls, Push Press

W.O.D. Front Squat, Push-ups, Sit-ups

Game – Baseball: Hop between bases – Home: tuck jumps 1st:  1 legged hops 2nd: burpees 3rd:  jumping jacks


Warm Up – Forward Rolls, Push Press w/Pvc pipe

Focus/Skill – Squat, handstand push-ups

W.O.D. – Front Squats, Push-Ups and Sit-ups w/Ab Mat

Game – Baseball: Hop between bases – Home: tuck jumps 1st:  1 legged hops 2nd: burpees 3rd:  jumping jacks

Trainer Tip of the Day:  Nutrition is important!  Spend a little bit of time with your family discussing examples of Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats!  What do they do for you? Why are they good for you?  What are some new foods you can try?

Saturday 9.7.13

Saturday, September 7th


Focus/Skill – Squat Stance & Hips and Army Crawls

Warm-Ups – 3 Forward Rolls, 5 Sit-Ups, 10 Jumping Jacks

W.O.D. – 3 Minute AMRAP: 3 Tire Jumps (jump up, jump inside, jump out), & Musical Medicine Ball with Superman Penalty

Game – Farmer in the Dell


Warm-Ups – 2 Sets: 3 Forward Rolls, 10 Sit-Ups, 15 Jumping Jacks

Focus/Skill – Squat Stance & Hips and Handstand Push-Ups

W.O.D. 7 Minute AMRAP: 5 Handstand Push-Ups, 10 Squats, 15 Burpees

Game – Musical Medicine Ball with Sit-up Penalty

“This above all: to thine own self, be true.” ~William Shakespeare

Trainer Tip of the Day:  Be open to trying new foods! You never know what new item will become your New Favorite!

Wednesday 9.4.13

Wednesday September 4th


Focus/Skill – Squat Stance & Hips, Half Dome Single Leg Balance

Warm-Up – Speed Ladder with 5 Burpees at the end

W.O.D. – 3 Minute AMRAP: Soldier Kicks, Bear Crawls, 3 Squats

Game – Hot Potato with 4# Medicine Ball


Warm-Up – 3 Rounds: Agility work; Speed Ladder with 10 Burpees at the End

Focus/Skill – Squat Stance& Hips, Soldier Kicks

W.O.D. 10 Minute AMRAP: 5 Wall Balls, one length of gym Soldier Kicks, 5 Hollow Rocks

Game – Hot Potato with 6# Medicine Ball

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~Dalai Lama

avocado boats

Trainer Tip of the Day:  Be sure to include healthy fats, like Avocado whenever possible! 

Tuesday 9.3.13

Tuesday, September 3rd


Focus/Skill – Squat Stance & Hips & Tuck Jumps

Warm-Up – 2 times thru Ring Course with 5 burpees at the end of each round

W.O.D. – 3 Rounds: 5 Tuck Jumps, 2 Forward Rolls, 5 Squats

Game – Dragon Tails – no tail zone penalty: 3 Burpees


Warm-Up – 3 Sets: 10 Burpees. 2 forward rolls,

Focus/Skill – Squat Stance & Hips & Tuck Jumps

W.O.D. 7 Minute AMRAP  – 10 Tuck Jumps, 10 Squats, 10 Push-Ups

Game – Dragon Tails – no tail zone penalty: bear crawl 1 length of gym

“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” ~Theodore Roosevelt

Trainer Thought of the Day:  What are some fun indoor activities to do? I’m not talking video games, but games that require you to move around and play!

Monday 9.2.13 Holiday Schedule!

Monday, September 2nd


Focus/Skill – Squat Stance & Hips, Sit-ups

Warm Up – Shuttle Run, 10 Jumping Jacks, 2 forward rolls

W.O.D. – 3 sets: 5 squats, 5 Push-ups, 5 Sit-ups

Game: Coach Says


Warm-up – 2 Rounds: Shuttle run, 15 Jumping Jacks, 15 Sit-ups

Focus/Skill – Squat Stance & Hips & Planks

W.O.D. – 10 Minute AMRAP: 10 Squats, 10 Push-ups, 10 Sit-ups

Game – Coach Says

“Have patience with all things, but first of all with yourself.” ~Saint Francis de Sales


Trainer Tip of the Day: Get plenty of sleep, at least 8 solid hours a night, your growth depends upon it!

Thursday 8.29.13

Thursday, August 29th


Focus/Skill – Squat Stance and Hips & Burpees

Warm Up – Caterpillar walks, 5 burpees, 2 Forward Rolls

W.O.D. – 3 rounds: 5 tire jump ups, 5 burpees, 5 Squats

Game – Baseballs – CrossFit Style! Home plate: 3 jumping jacks, 1st base: 3 Push-ups, 2nd base: 3 Supermans, 3rd base: 3 tuck jumps.  Lunge from base to base.

Trainer Thought of the Day:  You are amazing and you can do ANYTHING!  Don’t let the word “Can’t” hold you back!


Warm Up – 5 minutes: Caterpillar walks, 5 burpees, 2 forward rolls

Focus/Skill -Squat Stance & Hips, PCF game

W.O.D. – 8 Minute AMRAP: 25 single unders, 10 box jumps, 15 Squats

Game – Baseball, CrossFit Style! Home plate: 10 jumping Jacks, 1st base: 10 Push-ups, 2nd base: 5 Supermans, 3rd Base: 5 tuck jumps.  Lunge between each base!


Wednesday 8.28.13

Wednesday, August 28th


Focus/Skill – Squat stance & hips and Tuck Jumps

Warm Up – 2 rounds: 10 right leg hops, 10 left leg hops, 2 forward rolls, 5 tuck jumps

W.O.D. 5 Minute AMRAP: 5 Burpees, 5 Squats, 50 meter run

Game: Plank Wars!


Warm Up – 3 sets: 10 right leg hops, 10 left leg hops, 3 forward rolls, 10 tuck jumps

Focus/Skill – Box Jumps & Squats

W.O.D. 10 Minute AMRAP: 10 burpees, 10 squats, 10 push-ups, 50 Meter Run

Game: Plank Wars with rotating partners

Trainer Tip of the Day:  Make each meal colorful, eat plenty of veggies.  Think of the amazing colors you get from carrots, tomatoes, squash, eggplant, bell peppers, celery, lettuce, cabbage, onions, beets, etc.  You can make each meal and snack SO colorful!

Cooking with your kids

Grilled Asparagus Rafts Recipe

Monday 8.26.13

Let the FUN begin!  Let’s be Superheros!


Focus/Skill – Squats; Who’s Cool (stance)  & Pockets (hips)

Warm Up – 3 Sets: bear crawls, 5 Supermans, 10 Wonder Woman Jumping Jacks

W.O.D. 5 Minute AMRAP: 5 forward and back hops, 5 Squats, 50m Run

Game:  Musical Medicine Ball


Warm Up – 5 Sets: bear crawls, 10 Supermans, 20 Jumping Jacks

Focus/Skill – Squats & Push-ups

W.O.D.  10 Minute AMRAP: 20 Single Unders, 10 squats, 5 push-ups, 2 forward rolls

Game –  Musical Medicine Ball

Reflection time!

“A Strong Body Makes the Mind Strong” Thomas Jefferson