1. Obstacle Courses For Kids

    Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills offers a huge range of activities and courses for your kids. And now that it’s summertime, your kids will have the time and energy for focusing on all the exciting and character-building activities we have on offer. As the summer gets into full swing (and as your kids get into full swing as well), you might be looking for the perfect kinds of summertime activities.…Read More

  2. Training Kids With Our 3 PRONGED APPROACH

    It is now officially the time of year where kids are able to get the most physical activity. For most families, summer means that our kiddos will be having lots of spare time. Not all parents get the same kind of free time that their kids get, so that means parents are often left scrambling for ideas to fill the summer hours for their children. Here in Vernon Hills, one of the best ways to keep yo…Read More

  3. 5 Ways To Be Active As A Family

    At Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills, we are big proponents of the physical health of the children in our community. We offer a unique and novel approach to youth fitness by providing a kids’ gym in Vernon Hills. That said, we recognize that sending your child to a gym every day is simply not within budget for most families. It is for this reason that we have put together a list of ideas to get you…Read More

  4. Why Summer Camp Is A Must

    Ah, the magic of summer camp. If you have ever been to camp, whether overnight or day, you can easily relate to this nostalgia. Camp is surely the most unique summer experience a child can walk through. At Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills, we have combined two of our favorite things: camp and fitness. And so, in an attempt to put words to the magic of camp, we will give you four reasons why you migh…Read More

  5. Sneaky Ways To Feed Your Child Their Vegetables

    Let’s be honest, not all vegetables are created equal. Even as an adult, you can probably think of at least one vegetable that does not bode well with you. Now, try to remember what it was like being “forced” to eat those abominable vegetables as kids. It was like the end of the world, and that is no exaggeration of how it felt! If you are the parent of a picky eater, it can seem impossible …Read More

  6. Keeping Your Kids Active During The Summer Months

    It is no secret that most parents dread the onset of summer. On the other hand, it is not so far-fetched to assume that most children love being on summer vacation — as long as they are not bored out of their minds. As a parent, you sure don’t want your child to fall behind developmentally while trudging through the summer. Additionally, you would be wise to keep your child moving to maintain …Read More

  7. 5 More Benefits of Childhood Fitness

    We recently took a look at some of the many benefits of childhood fitness in the first part of this series, and we’re back with five more today. By building a foundation of healthy physical activity, it helps your child fend off illness as they get older. If you’re looking for a kids gym in Vernon Hills, call Hot Ground Gym! Whether it is one of our summer or winter camps or our awesome Junior…Read More

  8. 5 Benefits of Childhood Fitness

    Working out. Exercising. Physical fitness. No matter what you call it, you’re likely to hear an audible ugh from some people. While it might not be everyone’s favorite thing, it’s incredibly important to your overall health. This is especially true for children because an early foundation of fitness helps to prevent a wide variety of health issues later in life. At Hot Ground Gym in Vernon …Read More

  9. What Are Some Skills Of A Great Leader?

    One of the core principles that we focus on at our kids gym in Vernon Hills is leadership. Our Junior Boots™ program at Hot Ground Gym® focuses on the Five Pillars of Confidence. These pillars include obstacle course fitness, teamwork, problem solving, discipline, and leadership. In today’s blog, we’ll be covering what exactly leadership means and what characteristics makes a great leader. …Read More

  10. Start A Love Of Fitness Early

    Learning to love fitness early can help your child in many different ways. He or she will not only be healthier than other children who didn’t start exercising earlier in life, but they’ll have a better relationship with their body and even their mind can be stronger. At our kids gym, we offer kids fitness services that are not only fun, but they will also help your child develop his or her ch…Read More