Archive | August, 2013

Are Kettlebell Certs REALLY Worth It?

That’s a really good question. Before I answer it – I want to tell you a story. In 1998 or thereabouts, I was training athletes at Rutgers University. I remember seeing an add for the “Kettle-stack” in Ironmind magazine. I thought they would be cool if they were solid, like the old school kettle-bells, like […]

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#1 “Secret Trick” To Get Faster Results In Strength

Every once in awhile I get an email that just makes me smile. I smile because usually there’s a story involved – and a transformation occurs. Here’s an email I got from Bruce Salazar, SFG the other day that I just had to share with you because I think it’ll inspire you to help you […]

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How I Blew Out My Lower Back (Don’t Make These 2 Mistakes)

Funny thing was, it didn’t really hurt at the time. It was just a “pop.” That was it. I had just done my 8th rep on my deadlift. I was supposed to do 405 for a max rep set. And I had 10 on my mind. So I just held the bar there in my […]

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Which Is Better – See-Saw Press Or Double Press?

When I come across questions like this I always think – “Better for what?” Strength? Hypertrophy? Fat Loss? Conditioning? Or…? First, let’s define the See-Saw Press in case you’re unaware of what it is and what it’s supposed to do. The SSP is a hybrid press – it’s not really a double press and it’s […]

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Gaining The Strength To Live Life To It’s Fullest

Excuse me while I “wax poetic” today. I took the weekend off – a full 3 days. Not sure when the last time I did that was. And it was great. Got a lot of family time. In essence, I got to do what I truly wanted to do and what my life is all […]

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Why You Should Clean + Jerk [PROGRAM INSIDE]

I realized yesterday that not a lot of people know how to perform the KB Jerk, let alone the KB Clean + Jerk. It’s a shame. I have a client who’s really come a long way on these – he’s making great strides in conditioning, strength, muscularity – And he told me he’s eating more […]

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Why Even Bother With Push Presses? (Interesting Rationale…)

Seriously.What is their deal? What’s their purpose? And why even bother to do them? I think this email I got from Michael yesterday really highlights some of the misunderstandings about or around the Push Press. “Hi Geoff, I can double press 24s but have trouble push pressing 28s, should I push press 24s till I […]

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“Are Double Kettlebells REALLY Necessary?” (Surprise Answer)

That was the question on a recent forum post. And as a guy known for his passion for double KBs, my answer may surprise you. In a word, “No.” Training with a pair of kettlebell is not “necessary.” You could certainly use just one. In fact, I recommend all trainees start with “just” one kettlebell […]

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How To Get Out Of “The Kettlebell Funk”…

Well, here we are… In the “dog days of summer.” For some, it’s an exciting time because school is starting and the kids are back to their normal routine and so are you. For others, man, the heat and humidity have caught up with you – maybe even zapping your energy – and you may […]

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2 Hours Left – LAST CHANCE

I told myself I wasn’t going to send out a bazillion emails for this special sale to help you finally get the lean, strong, super-conditioned body of your dreams – The one that you thought would be easy to achieve by just touching the magical kettlebell. LOL. That’s why I’m holding this ONE TIME ONLY […]

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