1. 4 Healthy Fall Snacks for Your Kids (And You, Too)

    Now that fall is here and the kids are back in school, you might be under some pressure to come up with some tasty after-school snacks that are still healthy. It can be difficult to know what to make, let alone find the time to make snacks for the whole family. Still, it’s important to remember our kid’s fitness all throughout the year. Because of this, we here at Hot Ground Gym in Arlington H…Read More

  2. Fun Fall Activities for the Family

    The weather is cooling down and leaves are sprinkling the sidewalks. You know what that means. Fall is upon us. The kids are in school and we’re using our coats and sweaters more and more. But just because it’s getting cold outside doesn’t mean that the activities have to stop. In today’s blog, we’ll take a look at some fun family activities that are perfectly suited for the autumn seaso…Read More

  3. Hot Grounds Gym: By the Numbers

    Hot Grounds Gym has developed quite the reputation here in Northbrook (not to mention our Vernon Hills and Arlington Heights locations!). We offer so many amazing, unforgettable, and character-building activities — it’s no wonder that people are traveling from all over the state to see what Hot Grounds Gym is all about! We’ve been generating a lot of interest, so we thought it would be a goo…Read More

  4. Philosophy For Kids: The Ongoing Benefits (Pt. 2)

    In our previous blog post, we looked at what philosophy is and how you can practice it with your kids. This is all in the service of our expansive approach to kids fitness. At Hot Grounds Gym in Arlington Heights, we’re in the business of cultivating well-rounded, compassionate, and effective leaders. This means approaching kids fitness from more than just the perspective of physical fitness; it…Read More

  5. Philosophy For Kids: The Ongoing Benefits (Pt. 1)

    Hot Grounds Gym in Arlington Heights is focused on developing leadership skills in our kids. We promote a thoroughgoing love for physical activity and the natural world. In short, our gym in Arlington Heights doesn’t approach kids fitness narrowly. Developing children into well-rounded individuals who can be confident, compassionate, and effective leaders involves more than just instilling a lov…Read More

  6. 3 Healthy Summer Snacks For Your Kids

    In our ongoing series of blogs focusing on a holistic approach to kids fitness, Hot Ground Gym in Arlington has demonstrated that fitness cannot be thought of in a narrow manner. Too many gyms and approaches out there attempt to define kids fitness in a way that only focuses on physical fitness. After all, that’s what gym is all about, right? Not with Hot Ground Gym! Our kids gym in Arlington He…Read More

  7. Leadership Skills In Kids

    At Hot Ground Gym in Arlington Heights, we take seriously the development of your children. Something that makes us stand apart from a lot of other kids gyms and general approaches to kids fitness is that we care about the holistic health of our children. When we say “holistic” here, what we mean is health as a whole. Too often it’s the case that kids gyms will focus exclusively (or at least…Read More

  8. 3 Benefits of Summer Camp

    It’s hard to believe that spring is almost over. 2019 is flying by and summer is basically upon us. The summer is a significant time for most families, as typically kids will have a summer break from school. This is an exciting time for families (especially the kids!), but it can also bring with it certain stressors. Summer camp can be an ideal choice for a lot of families. If you’re intereste…Read More

  9. The Dangers of Screen Time for Young Kids

    It might be hard to believe that it’s already May! 2019 is flying by quick, and this means that summer has basically arrived. Summertime often means a lot more free time for our young kids — which also means lots and lots of opportunity for fun and exciting physical activity! Hot Ground Gym® offers all sorts of options for kids fitness — from our summer camp to our obstacle courses and our …Read More

  10. 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