Tag: kids

Two For One

I took my kids to the CrossFit Kids class at CrossFit Impavidus this evening. I am so beyond thrilled that both my kids are getting into it and talking about their squats and rounds. It warms my heart. While they were working out, Coach Marc more »

A girl’s gotta do what she’s gotta do!

It’s been a crazy busy day. I skipped my usual workout to help out CrossFit Impavidus Kids at the Family Fun Fest at Dulles Town Center. We want to get the word out about CrossFit and CrossFit Kids. We had some of our own kids more »

Unplug and Reconnect with ‘Real Life’

It’s important to take time to remember the things in life that make it special. That sometimes means leaving all the digital stuff and being present in the moments you have with your family. Our roadtrip to Monticello, Williamsburg and Busch Gardens was so fun. more »

Restaurants helping combat obesity, or are they?

Restaurants to offer more-healthful fare for kids It’s something but is it really enough? Nineteen chains — including Burger King, Denny’s, IHOP, Chili’s, Friendly’s, Chevy’s and El Pollo Loco — have agreed to participate in the Kids Live Well initiative as worries increase about the more »

Kids and Fitness

Yesterday, I received an email from someone who had read my most recent blog post in the Ashburn Patch about getting kids into fitness. I fully believe there is no reason that is good enough to not be on top of this issue as parents. more »

Does having children make you happy?

Does having children make you happy? Such an interesting discussion. I know lots of people with no kids who are happy, and those will kids who are happy. I guess it all depends on how you define Happy. Nearly one in five American women now more »

Trying CrossFit Kids for the First Time

Today I took my daughter and a friend to one of the CrossFit Kids classes that CrossFit Impavidus held to start prepping for the summer session. They had opened it up to all members’ kids, so why not tire my kids out on a Sunday more »

CrossFit KIDS is coming to Ashburn, VA

One of the great things of CrossFit is that they realize that kids need to have a program too — to help them on their journey of lifelong health and fitness. The program is called CrossFit KIDS and it’s specialized just for them. Their description: more »

Cancer — sucks.

Kim Hill dies at 44; woman’s childhood cancer battle inspired creation of Ronald McDonald House It’s always interesting to learn about the origins of things that seem like they have been around forever. Hannah, along with some of her friends, raised money for the Ronald more »

Weightlifting helpful for obese kids

In-Your-Face Fitness: Weightlifting helpful for obese kids And this is exactly why CrossFit has a CrossFit kids program — It goes without saying that children who are obese would benefit from aerobic exercise. However, they’re likely to find the idea of going for a jog more »