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COVID-19 What We Are Doing

COVID-19 What We Are Doing

Posted by Chris Olsen on March 30, 2020

What a whirlwind the past few weeks have been. I want to give you an update on all of us at Fit Kids. We are all at home, healthy and finding productive ways to occupy our time till our revised re-opening date of May 5, 2020. Of course, this date is very much subject to being extended. No one knows how long it will take for things to return to nor...View Article »
How have we grown? 2015

How have we grown? 2015

Posted by Chris Olsen on September 17, 2015

It’s the second week of September, 2015 and we have just wrapped up our last staff training workshop for the summer. Even though it’s not the end of the year, for us it is. When you work with kids, the end of summer is the end of one year and the beginning of another - the new school year. As gymnastics teachers, we see our students gr...View Article »
Conquering the Cartwheel

Conquering the Cartwheel

Posted by Erin on March 11, 2015

Conquering the Cartwheel To the outside world, gymnastics can seem like a simple sport. They swing on bars, do flips on the floor, and balance on the beam. To those of us more involved in gymnastics, the sport is so much more - an incredible blend of power, agility and grace. We know "swinging on bars" to mean everything from a back hip circle to ...View Article »
Muscle Soreness, and How to Deal With It

Muscle Soreness, and How to Deal With It

Posted by Erin on February 3, 2015

­Feeling Sore? New Year's resolutions have been in full swing for a month now. Many people resolve to hit the gym after a break over the holidays, jumping right back in to rigorous physical activity after some time off. This can lead to some seriously sore muscles 24 to 48 hours after a tough workout. Gymnasts, especially those in team pro...View Article »
Too Much “Break” Can Break Your Gymnastics

Too Much “Break” Can Break Your Gymnastics

Posted by Erin on December 8, 2014

The holidays can be a crazy time for everyone. Schedules get busy, between music recitals, school plays, and religious events. Family comes to town, or you ship out to other cities or states. The weather gets dismal (which in the south bay means it rains for three days). Finances get tighter, with gifts, parties, vacation activities and trips. All ...View Article »