Archive | July, 2012

The 5 Step “Overhead” Checklist

Lots of people are in a rush to go overhead with their KBs – particularly the Snatch. They want to rush to get there. Here’s a little nugget of gold for you: Did you know that at the RKC weekend – the world’s premiere kettlebell training certification – we teach the Snatch LAST? Yup. Why? […]

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Why Working Out Should Be Viewed As A “Business”

I had a frank conversation with one of my long-term (and therefore successful) clients today about how most people view working out as “entertainment”. (Most people will miss this – however, they go hand-in-hand – Long term and Successful.) It was about viewing exercise as entertainment instead of an ROP. (Results Oriented PROCESS.) Sure, your […]

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QnA – Can I Do This Program For…?

There’s so much mis-information on the ol’ interwebz on how to train for this and that goal using KBs, or, well, any bell or training tool. And because of all that misinformation, it’s hard to get straight answers. So here’s a straight answer to a question by reader Jon N: I love getting questions from […]

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What My 15 Month Old Knows About KBs That Most Don’t…

Ok, admittedly, he has an advantage – his parents are both KB instructors and his dad is KB “goo-roo” – LOL. But seriously, it’s been pure joy and a wonderful education to watch him develop. He’s just about to walk for real – sure he “cruises”, which I think is the term for when toddlers […]

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Stupid Trainer Tricks

This one’s sure to stir the pot and get blood pressures up… I was talking to one of my longgggggtime good clients on Saturday (She’s been with me since before I started using KBs – so over 10 years…) and she was telling me about one of her friends who had spent 2 sessions working […]

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5 Traits Of Great Kettlebell Workouts

I gotta make this quick today – #1 son woke us up about 230am and we were awake until about 430 or so… So I’m behind the 8 ball big time right now… But I wanted to make sure you got this cause it’s important. There are 5 traits of great kettlebell workouts that you […]

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Why Kettlebell Workouts Don’t Work

I’m just going to come right out and say it – Kettlebell workouts suck. That’s right – I said it. (Man, my Mom hates that word…) I know – how could that be?? I’m the “Kettlebell Secrets” guy, right? Mr. Master KB Instructor and all that? What’s going on??? Did I fall on my head […]

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If Batman Used Kettlebells…

I don’t know if you’re aware of this or not, but the new Batman flick, “The Dark Knight Rises” opened last night at midnight. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to go see it. I am in the “responsible” phase of life. A couple years ago I read about a workout that the Dark Knight would supposedly […]

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Quick QnA About Bodyweight Exercises

Ok, quick email cause I know you’re busy. But I also know you might be on the fence about grabbing my buddy Zach’s “Bodyweight Bodybuilding Secrets” program. That’s cool. I get where you’re coming from. It took me a long time to really buy in to the need for me to do bodyweight work. I […]

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COMPLETELY OFFENSIVE. (Do Not Read.)

That apparently was how some people viewed my email yesterday “For Men Only.” But lest you think it was a slap at women, or that I’m some sort of gender-bashing misogynist, think again, o ye self-righteous. The FACT is – I RESPECT women. Especially strong women. Here are some things you probably don’t know: The […]

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