Young children flip tyres at the CrossFit Asphodel gym in Hong Kong. It trains children as young as three and a half. Other gyms report a big rise in children attending their classes.

Kids gym: the children working out in fitness centres to build strength, improve their movement and sports performance

  • Children from 3½ upwards are going to fitness centres in Hong Kong, learning about the equipment and training under supervision
  • Coaches teach them how to lift weights the right way before the older ones move on to heavy lifting
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Young children flip tyres at the CrossFit Asphodel gym in Hong Kong. It trains children as young as three and a half. Other gyms report a big rise in children attending their classes.
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Nan-Hie In

Nan-Hie In

Nan-Hie In is a freelance journalist based in Hong Kong covering tech, health and lifestyle topics in Asia for various local and international media outlets. Her work has appeared in the South China Morning Post, Forbes, China Daily, CNN, Radio Television Hong Kong, Asia Gambling Brief and more. She was a correspondent governor of the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club from 2013 to 2017.