This September, we're starting our first ever early morning Teen Strength and Conditioning Program at MadLab.
The quick details:
• 10 weeks/3 days a week
• Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 6 a.m. until 7 a.m.
•Dates: Monday, September 10th to Friday, November 16th
• $500 for 10 weeks
•12 spots available. First come, first serve.
•Coached by Emily Beers: CrossFit Games athlete and former rowing at the University of Western Ontario and basketball player at UBC.
To get teens interested in and excited about health and fitness, so it becomes a way of life they take with them into adulthood. They will gain strength, speed, power, balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance and stamina that will help them both in their sport and in life, and will go along way in improving their self-confidence and focus in school.
Why so early?
Because working out is the best way to wake the body and brain up, ensuring you're alert by time you're in class. And because the endorphin high you'll feel will make your day that much happier. The things that used to bother you will roll right off your back. We have seen time and time again that an early morning workout makes High School, and life, that much more enjoyable!
Will it be hard?
YES. The first week might be especially hard as your body wants to keep sleeping, but you'll adapt quickly and will learn to crave that early morning hit. Not to mention, study after study shows teenagers go to bed too late. The early mornings will make sure you start feeling tired sooner and will sleep like a baby. Before you know it, you'll feel like a morning person.
On top of this, tons of other physical and emotional benefits will result, such as:
• Improved Confidence
The sense of accomplishment and pride anyone feels from getting stronger, achieving a new skill or reaching a new milestone can have a tremendously positive effect on a young teenager who is comparing her/himself to everyone else, constantly feeling like a failure. This confidence, and love for who they are, will go a long way in adding a strut to their step, improving overall feelings of self-worth and happiness.
• Change in Perception:
It’s next to impossible to convince someone who doesn’t feel like he/she is attractive that he/she is attractive. It needs to come from within, and being surrounded by good role models goes a long way in helping a 14-year-old truly accept and embrace his/her body and appreciate the positive changes going on as he/she gain strength and fitness.
• Improved Health
It's no secret people are less and less healthy due to repercussions from obesity and diseases, such as Type 2 Diabetes. This can all be avoided if we start young. Physical Education, which many High School students don't even take anymore, isn't enough. Adulthood might seem like a long way away to a 15-year-old, but it's really just around the corner. The earlier they can become interested in health and fitness, the better their life will be for adopting good habits at a young age.
•Better at Sports
Gaining strength and fitness, and skills and mobility, will go a long way in helping any athlete in any sport excel and take your game to the next level.
• Improved Focus in Class
The endorphin high from the workout, the earlier bed times from having gotten up so early, not to mention the added confidence they will acquire, will go a long way in improving their focus in class. Ask any of the teens we train!
If you have any questions, contact Emily: firstname.lastname@example.org
Register HERE! Once you're registered, Emily will be in touch with you.