Q. How old should children be to start working out and what can they do?
A. That is a very common question. I think some confusion lies in what defines a workout. Should a child the age of 5 for example be doing “weights”? No, not necessarily? Should that same child try modified push ups, body weight squats or organized activities? Of course! Children can and should be active at every age.
Our program for example delivers a fitness that is, by design, broad, general, and inclusive. Our specialty is not specializing. Healthy living requires that our kids push, pull, run, throw, climb, lift, jump, effectively and safely regardless of whether or not they play athletics.
Our Kid’s Fitness program is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any child regardless of experience. We’ve used our same routines for 4 year olds and elite high school athletes. We scale load and intensity; we don’t change programs. The needs of our second graders and our high school wrestler differ by degree not kind.