Archive | February, 2013

[VIDEO] *Best* Ab Strength Exercise For KBs?

Hope you found that meal plan I outlined yesterday very helpful. Got some great feedback about that. Today, I put together a quick video tutorial for you on the “best” ab exercise to do to compliment your KB workouts. Here it is: http://kettlebellsecrets.com/blog Truth be told, you should do this whether you use ye olde […]

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The “Best” KB Exercise For Increasing Your Pull Ups And Why It Matters? (Not What You’d Expect)

Got this question from Mike last night – He wanted to know what the best KB exercise was to increase his pull up strength – “due to a lack of strength and an abundance of body fat (6′ tall and 260-ish pounds).” This is a great question. Here’s basically what I told him: Push your […]

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The “Sexiest” KB Workout Ever?

The Oscars were last night – apparently. I only know cause my homepage is set to one of the news blogs. The funny thing about Hollywood and the Oscars is, at least in my mind, it’s all about “sex appeal.” Our culture is inundated with the secret lives of Hollywood stars – who’s sexy and […]

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Q: Which Is Better? 1 Or 2 KB Workouts?

Funny how we always pit one thing against another huh? I’m a legend in my own mind for doing this. Or that… See, I did it right there. ;-] Anyway, a common question I run across is which is better – single or double KB workouts? That’s like saying which is better, a screwdriver or […]

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4 Steps For A More Explosive Swing (Burns More Calories Too!)

The Swing, is the center of the kettlebell universe, saith my good friend and Master SFG Instructor, Mark “Rif” Reifkind. But I hate the Swing. I’d much rather Snatch. But here’s a Zen Koan – Your Snatch is your Swing. Huh? See, the Snatch requires A LOT of power. You’ve gotta generate a lot of […]

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130 Pound Man Squats 603! – Shares Secrets Of Success

Got back yesterday from the StrongFirst Leadership meeting in Salt Lake City. What an amazing time. Pavel shared his vision about “Phase 2 of the Russian Kettlebell Invasion”. What is it? Well, I’ve been sworn to secrecy – but let’s just put it this way – you’re going to LOVE it. Pavel unloaded a MAJOR […]

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Quick Technique Modification That Makes Snatches Easier, Faster

It doesn’t matter what you goal is – improve conditioning, burn off some fat, or simply get stronger – You should be snatching. Sure, you shouldn’t start there, but in my opinion – you want to learn how to do them sooner rather than later. After all, they’re not called the Tsar (King) of kettlebell […]

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About Your Illiacus… [IMPORTANT]

Your illi-what-is? Had to tell you about this real quick – cause it’s important. Out here in Salt Lake City for the StrongFirst Leadership meeting and rooming with my good buddy, Shaun Cairns, a Senior instructor from South Africa. In case you don’t know of Shaun, he’s a cross between a bear and a mountain […]

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Friday Q&A: “What’s The Deal With…?”

This has been a great week for questions. Inundated with them. Actually have been over the last 2 weeks. So thanks and if I haven’t gotten back to you, don’t worry, I’m in the process. Had lots of questions about Becoming Bulletproof this week. We’ve had more overseas requests – Germany and Australia. Yes, we’ll […]

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Are You Making This Insidious KB Workout Mistake? (Chances Are Good)

It’s nasty I tell you. Sneaky nasty. So insidious, you’re probably not even aware of this mistake. But it’s a BIGGIE. Here’s a little background: Got a response from Anne – the lady I was telling you about in yesterday’s email about an “exact plan for fat loss.” She’s got a couple of my programs […]

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