Yucaipa CrossFit Community Blog


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TABATA PUSHUPS...OUCH!
TABATA PUSHUPS...OUCH!
April 21, 2015

Tabata: 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds rest...8 rounds! In my Advanced CrossFit Kids class we did Tabata Pushups. One thing ALL the kids felt the next day...SORE!!! CrossFit Kids helps young athletes grow stronger, improves their ability to perform in their sport, and be an all-around better athlete!

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BUTTERFLIES & ROCKETSHIPS
BUTTERFLIES & ROCKETSHIPS
February 23, 2015

I can’t express the emotions that come over me when I give cues to children, and I watch them perform a perfect CrossFit movement.  I get goose bumps every time one of my young athletes stick their thumbs in the air and then place their thumbs on their shoulder. 

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CROSSFIT ULTIMATE FRISBEE
CROSSFIT ULTIMATE FRISBEE
February 21, 2015

In all of my classes I stress that our main goal is to MAKE FITNESS FUN! So when the boys in my middle school class asked if we could play Ultimate Frisbee, I couldn’t set up the cones and goals fast enough! The game had turned out to be more intense and physically demanding than any WOD we had programmed for them.

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YUCAIPA CROSSFIT KIDS
YUCAIPA CROSSFIT KIDS
February 9, 2015

CrossFit Kids is not simply a scaled down version of CrossFit, it is entirely and absolutely CrossFit geared toward kids and their specific developmental needs. We want to inspire kids to develop a lifelong passion for fitness. The benefits of a program like CrossFit Kids can be long lasting for children, both physically and mentally, and it is a great activity for children to get into at any age.

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YOUTH SPORT SPECIALIZATION & OUR KIDS
YOUTH SPORT SPECIALIZATION & OUR KIDS
February 3, 2015

Youth sports have changed dramatically over the years, with more athletes specializing in one sport from an early age. Some question whether the increase in youth sport-related injuries is due to sport specialization.

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Recipes

THE BEST GRAIN FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
THE BEST GRAIN FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
April 27, 2015

Who doesn't love a good chocolate chip cookie? And who doesn’t love spending time in their kitchen baking with their kiddos. Well I have found an amazing, Paleo-friendly, grain free chocolate cookie that is super scrumptious, easy to make, and has my kiddos screaming for more!!!! Just follow these quick easy steps to get to chocolate chip cookie heaven!

Blog

BUILDING MUSCLE & FRIENDSHIPS
BUILDING MUSCLE & FRIENDSHIPS
April 15, 2015

Deciding to do CrossFit was one of the best decision of my life. Not just because it has gotten me into the best shape of my life, but because of the people that I have become so close with in the process.

Events

THE OPEN 2015
THE OPEN 2015
February 23, 2015

Last year the thought never crossed my mind to sign up for the CrossFit Open. Last year the idea would have made me laugh out loud. But that was last year. This year my son Brock said to me, “You’re signing up for the Open, right?” This year I’m thinking it might not be such a ridiculous notion after all.

Crossfit News Sites

CrossFit Journal: The Performance-Based Lifestyle Resource

Yucaipa CrossFit Kids

The Murph Challenge - Official Host