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Episode Info:

In today’s episode, we bring in Todd Widman from CrossFit Headquarters to talk about children and exercise. Todd is a husband and father to three children aged 12, 9, and 2 and a half who currently lives in Montana, USA. 

Key Learnings

  • How Tom found CrossFit
  • How Tom decided to focus on training children and teenagers
  • What CrossFit really is
  • Why high intensity is relative to who is working out
  • The importance of associating a workout with “fun” when teaching children how to exercise
  • How CrossFit relates with the other sports that children engage into
  • What contributes to the decline of physical activity among children and teenagers
  • Myths about exercise
  • The benefits of exercise to academic excellence
  • How to fix the cycle of obesity in the family
  • Tom’s top three benefits of exercise
  • Tom’s vision for CrossFit in the future

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