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CrossFit training has been growing in popularity among Hollywood celebrities like Jessica Biel, Brad Pitt and Cameron Diaz.

Michelle Kelber, a CrossFit kids coach in Long Island City, has adapted the high-intensity program for children. Kelber says the movements they learn in here will help them be strong in every sport or activity they do, even as simple as carrying all those books to school in a backpack.

The children are learning a strength training fitness program that has been done by grownups for years. It has been used to train recruits in police departments and the military.

Coaches hope by introducing children this program they will learn early how to stay fit well into adulthood.

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