1. 5 Ways Kids Benefit From Obstacle Course Training

    Physical activity is one of the most important parts of staying healthy, no matter what age you are. With more and more kids getting stuck in a sedentary lifestyle, it’s vital to find ways to engage them while they exercise. At Hot Ground Gym, we’re passionate about making exercise and fitness fun for the whole family, and one of the ways we do that is with our obstacle courses. Today, we’re…Read More

  2. Active Games To Play This Fall

    Fall is finally here, but that doesn’t mean you need to stay inside all of the time. With the holidays right around the corner as well as snow, we encourage you to play outside before the bad weather sets in. After all, living in the Greater Chicago area, you can expect a large quantity of snow, so take advantage of staying outside as long as you can. However, keep in mind that if you want to ge…Read More

  3. How To Raise Your Kids To Love Fitness

    Learning to love fitness as a child can do a lot for the long-term benefits of being and staying healthy. When you start exercising early, your child will learn the benefits of fitness at an early age. Additionally, it can help to fight off adolescent obesity, which has nearly quadrupled in the last 30 years. This number is on the rise as well, so by combating childhood obesity, you’re also lowe…Read More

  4. Help Your Child Become A Leader

    Leadership is one of the skills that your child will learn at Hot Ground Gym®. Hot Ground Gym is a kids gym in Northbrook, IL. We offer a few different programs and we’re also a fantastic facility to celebrate your child’s birthday party. We also have programs for kids kindergarten to eighth grade. What’s neat about our Junior Boots™ program, which is our most popular, is how your child w…Read More

  5. Ways To Strengthen Your Child’s Confidence

    Confidence takes many different shapes. Some people learn confidence while they are young and others can take years to gain confidence. At Hot Ground Gym®, we can teach your child a variety of things, but it comes down to you and your child to allow those skills to really foster themselves. After all, you are with your child far more than we are. Our kids fitness gym can help your child feel more…Read More

  6. After School Activities For Your Child To Enjoy

    School is officially back in session and you’re probably trying to figure out some fun after school activities for your child. With summer out of the picture and fall already on the horizon, kids fitness will become a lot harder to do since the weather will get colder. Additionally, because kids are generally in school all day, they aren’t able to participate in kids fitness as much. Your firs…Read More

  7. Back To School: Back Into The Gym

    With school right around the corner, you may be looking for some ways to keep your child entertained after school. Whether you work late or you’d like to enroll your child into an after school activity he or she will like, our kids gym has you covered. Hot Ground Gym started with two individuals who wanted to incorporate a different type of physical fitness into children’s lives. Whether you w…Read More

  8. Why A Birthday Party Themed Around Physical Fitness Is A Benefit

    While we’re headed toward the end of the summer, that doesn’t mean you need to stop enjoying physical fitness with your child. One way that you can continue to implement physical fitness into your child’s life is on his or her birthday. Instead of having a birthday centered around princesses or race cars, try a kids birthday party idea that’s all about physical fitness. If you’re looking…Read More

  9. The Risks Of A Sedentary Lifestyle In Kids

    Did you know that kids between ages five and 16 spend on average of six and a half hours in front of a screen? This compares to only three hours in front of one in 1995. Teenage boys will spend the longest in front of a screen averaging about eight hours and eight year old girls will spend the least at only three and a half hours. Screen time includes watching TV, playing video games, using cell p…Read More

  10. Does Teamwork Help Kids Succeed In Life?

    In today’s blog, we’ll be covering teamwork. While Hot Ground Gym helps with kids fitness and ensuring your child is healthy, our gym also focuses on the five fundamental pillars. These pillars consist of obstacle course fitness, critical thinking, discipline, leadership, and teamwork. Teamwork is something that doesn’t just start at a young age with games in gym class or while helping other…Read More