Archive | June, 2011

{Blog} – Which Is Better?

I love it when we set up what I call false dichotomies in our minds – you know what I mean – the “either – or” proposition. Because many times it ends up being false and we end up short changing ourselves. We tend to do that with our workouts too. I wrote about it […]

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FW: The Only Thing Worse Than Boring Workouts

You know the only thing worse than boring workouts? The same old boring workouts over and over and over again. Sometimes you just don’t get results because you’re bored. You need some extra motivation. Maybe you need a break from your kettlebells. *GASP!* I know, I know – hard to believe I just wrote that. […]

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One Of My FAVORITE Kettlebell Pairings…

We tend to make things pretty complicated sometimes with our workouts. But they don’t have to be. We even overlook one of the most marvelous workout tools – our body. Here’s my FAVORITE kettlebell pairing – A ballistic exercise + a bodyweight exercise – like this. (That really is one of my all-time favorite pairings […]

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The *Perfect* Compliment To Kettlebells

Do you know what the perfect compliment to your kettlebell training is? Nope – it’s not the barbell. Not sandbags either – although those are a GREAT compliment. I talk about it here on the ol’ blog – bounce over and check it out. Talk soon. Geoff P.S. You may have an idea or a […]

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Missing Blog Posts…

Just a quick heads up – my server went down last night and I temporarily lost some blog posts. Ok, this whole month’s worth of posts. Which really sucks because there’s some great info you might’ve missed. You can get the gist of the posts by checking out the RSS feed here – => feed://chasingstrength.com/feed/ […]

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My Dad’s Kettlebell Workouts (Hilarious Banter)

Giving advice to your parents is a “fool’s errand” – know what I mean? Often you’d have better luck banging your head against a wall. My dad recently started using his kettlebell – again. Here’s the details – it’s pretty funny. Enjoy! Geoff P.S. If for some reason you’re struggling to get your workouts in, […]

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When Your Press Stalls…

Happy Friday! Here’s how you can jump the gap between kettlebells – when one feels easy and the other feels light – especially on the Press. Check it out – Talk soon. Geoff P.S. Some of this may be common sense, but I think it often gets lost in all the “buzz” about kettlebell training… […]

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“New” Style Swing (Video)

A couple of blog posts ago I mentioned a “new” style of Swing that I thought you should try out. And I said I’d “try” to make a video. Well, I had some time between clients today. So here it is. This “new” Swing will make you more explosive and even better news if you’re […]

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When Kettlebell Workouts Go Bad… :-(

Sometimes working out with kettlebells is good for you. Sometimes, it’s not… Just wanted to give you a training update that I thought could help you out. Hard to believe that I’m not really using kettlebells right now in my training. Feels very weird, but very good. Depending on who you are, you may need […]

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Double KB Exercise = Faster Results

There’s just no getting around it – if you want faster results, you’ve got to place more demand on the body. Plain and simple. One of the best ways to do that is by learning and doing the double kettlebell exercises. There’s a reason that it’s rumored that the Soviet Special Forces favored the Double […]

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