Wearable Tech Meets Your Kiddo’s Fitness Routine

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Wearable Tech Meets Your Kiddo's Fitness Routine


Hey there, Renew families! 🌈 Ready to sprinkle some magic tech dust on your kiddo’s fitness routine? Let’s dive into the world of wearable tech and how it’s revolutionizing kids’ fitness, including in kids’ CrossFit!


In a world where screen time often wins over sweat time, wearable tech is the game-changer we’ve all been waiting for. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, wearable technology is the top fitness trend for 2024, making it more than just a fad—it’s the future! 🚀 These nifty gadgets not only track steps and heart rates but also set fun fitness goals and celebrate every victory, turning exercise into a game as addictive as Saturday morning cartoons. 📺✨


Combining wearable tech’s data-driven motivation with CrossFit’s all-rounded physical education creates a supercharged fitness journey. It’s like having Batman’s tech-savvy and Superman’s strength rolled into one! Integrating technology in youth sports enhances engagement and can significantly improve physical activity levels.


So, let’s get those little superheroes moving with the power of wearable tech, and watch them soar to new heights in their CrossFit classes. Because in the quest for health and fitness, why choose between tech wizardry and athletic heroism when your child can have the best of both worlds? 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️💪


So what is the most popular wearable tech for kids?


Wearable technology tailored for the 5-12 age group is making waves, offering a blend of fun, fitness, and futuristic flair. Leading the pack, devices like the Garmin Vivofit Jr. 3 not only track activity levels but also weave in educational content and family-friendly challenges, making daily movement a thrilling quest for youngsters. The Fitbit Ace series, designed specifically for kids, encourages healthy habits by allowing them to set goals, earn virtual badges, and engage in friendly competition with friends and family, all within a safe and secure environment. Moreover, Vodafone’s Neo Smart Kids Watch, with its Disney character interfaces, not only monitors activity but also keeps parents connected with their little adventurers through calls and texts. These devices stand out for their durability, engaging interfaces, and parent-approved controls, making them top picks for introducing children to a lifelong journey of health and fitness.


No matter what you choose, the most important thing is that our kids keep a love for fitness for a lifetime. It’s up to us to set an example and encourage that love anyway possible.


I hope to see your kiddos on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm at the gym for the Renew Kid’s Crossfit classes and stay tuned for a new format coming April 1st!

Who wrote this post...

Tiffini Steding

Tiffini Steding

Tiffini joined CrossFit Renew as a never-before CrossFitter in 2021. She started with the intention of improving her fitness after her second son was born, and burpee box jumped her way into wanting to be a part of the CrossFit way of life in a more significant way. In the fall of 2022, she earned her status as a Level 1 CrossFit coach and went on to pursue the CrossFit Kids certification so she could coach her 7-year old son and his friends. Outside of the gym, Tiffini likes to go down rabbit holes reading about anything from turtles (thanks to her son) to historical events to the emerging world of Artificial Intelligence. If she had to choose a favorite benchmark workout, it’d have to be Annie.

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