Archive | October, 2012

My Client’s Rotator Cuff Rehab Program – Yours Free! (Details Inside)

We’ve been on the subject of shoulders and shoulder pain for the last week or so cause it affects pretty much everyone. Speaking of, I’m off to teach at the RKC Level 2 in 8 days. One of the requirements to pass is to Press 1/2 your bodyweight in one hand. Too bad many people […]

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The Worst Shoulder Injury I’ve Ever Witnessed…

If you’ve ever had shoulder pain, then you know it sucks. Pressing sucks. Pulling sucks. Supporting your weight on it sucks… That is, if you can lift your arm at all… When I was a college strength coach, one of the teams I trained was the volleyball team. One day during a team workout in […]

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1 Simple Cue To Boost Your Press Numbers AND Protect Your Shoulders

I’ve got a client who recently did one of those all-night type challenges. He had worked out on his own using one of those follow-along DVD programs, but when he started using KBs he really started dropping fat, getting strong, and putting on muscle. And he started getting really well conditioned too. So he goes […]

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This Exercise Should Be BANNED.

Not only is it bad for your shoulders, but it’s also bad for your neck too. I can’t believe I used to do them all the time when I was in college. Man, the things you can get away with when you’re young… If you’ve ever had shoulder pain, it may have been from doing […]

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RE: Shoulder Injuries And How To Avoid Them

You ever tweak your shoulder working out? (Ha! Seems like everyone I’ve ever talked to has…) If not, you’re pretty lucky. I remember my first really good shoulder injury – it was on a bench press in Ukraine in 1994 while benching 370. The bench was unlevel (or the floor was) and it was tilted […]

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The Most Commonly Overlooked KB Workout “Success Factor”…

I want to ask you a quick question: When was the last time you did a set of Swings that lasted around a minute? Or when was the last time you did a season of really intense ballistic work with your KBs – you know the ones I’m talking about – Where you took a […]

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This Is CRAZY Strong!

Happy Sunday to you! I know I normally don’t email you on Sundays, but I forgot to tell you about this last week. The strongest man I know is a quiet Southern Gentleman. You may have heard of him. He holds quite a few records in the Guiness Book of World Records. If you know […]

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QnA: “What Do You Think Of My Workout?”

I appreciate all the emails I get from subscribers and customers. It let’s me know that my message of short, simple, goal-driven workout programs is getting through. However, every once in awhile I get something like this: “Hey – here’s my workout – what do you think?” The workout is then spelled out in detail. […]

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The “Heavy Snatch” Controversy… (You’re Not Going To Believe This)

I heard this one the other day and I just couldn’t believe it. Seriously. I was stunned and my mouth just hung open for a second. Apparently, a kettlebell expert stood up in front of a crowd and said heavy snatches were “dangerous” because they were really nothing more than “grinds” and were bad for […]

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Do You “P” In Your Kettlebell Workouts?

What? Bladder control tips now for KB workouts? Am I crazy? Ha Ha! No… Not that kind of “P!” (Or should I say, “pee?”) No, I’m talking about a different kind of “P” altogether. Without it, you’ll get nowhere, fast. What is it? I’ll tell you in a second… But first, have you heard the […]

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