Archive | January, 2014

Super Bowl Prep: Fat Loss Friday [Workout Inside]

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these and you know me (well maybe) – I’m not a big fan of “random” workouts so do this in context of your own fat loss program if you’re not currently following a professionally designed one, ok? The purpose of this is to create an energy deficit […]

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How To Save Yourself A Lot Of Pain And Wasted Time W/ KBs

Just a real quick email today. If you’ve been frustrated with your lack of results or progress with your KB training, then read this: “I really think your Kettlebell Strong DVD/Book is the best instructional KB material I have ever bought.  You do such a clear, concise way of presenting each technique.  I wish this […]

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Using The “F” Word For Better KB Workouts

Shocking, I know. (Almost like the Grammy’s from what I heard.) However, I’m not talking about that “F” word. I’m talking about this one: FATIGUE. And specifically the management thereof. I want to let you in on a little secret about strength and fat loss: If you don’t know this already or have forgotten, for […]

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Most Overlooked Strength AND Fat Loss Method

We pay this one “lip service” but we don’t really understand it. You probably know it as the Swing or the Snatch – in another word – Ballistics – but here’s what it really is – The second requirement or part of the 3 part equation for gaining strength and or losing fat: It’s Training […]

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3 Requirements For Strength Gains AND Fat Loss

I’ll never forget how badly this rubbed me the wrong way. I was reading some work from another trainer whom I admired and was arrested in my tracks when I read this: (To paraphrase) “When training for fat loss you shouldn’t worry about strength.” WHAT?? Not worry about strength? I’d spent my entire life chasing […]

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The Missing Component In 99% Of All KB Workouts

Have you noticed this? All over Facebook everyone is talking about their workouts. How much they pressed. How many reps of swings they did. Pick something. It’s all over the Interwebz. And you know something? That’s great! It’s accountability and motivation and social support and those lead to results. But you know what’s not on […]

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How To Turn Your Technique Training Into A “Workout” – AND Get Faster Results

Some of us still feel the need to work up a lather from our training – you know – that “worked out” feeling. Go on, admit it – you know the thought of not having a good sweat equals not having a good workout has crossed your mind once or twice. You may not even […]

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The “Perfect” KB Program?

I’m always thinking about “optimization” and time-efficiency. I’m always on a schedule because, well, my life is hectic and needs to be well-ordered in order to get things done. That, plus, I never know when a “grenade” is going to get thrown at me. (A “grenade” is an unexpected issue or event that interrupts my […]

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How To Get “Automatic” Results From Your KB Workouts

So the New Year is in full swing. 3 weeks in. You may or may not be well on your way to knocking down those goals. If things aren’t quite turning out the way you expected them to, here’s a little something to help you out. It’s a very powerful idea one of my mentors […]

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Don’t Be Infected By This Stoopid Fitness Industry Mistake…

I hope you haven’t fallen for this, but chances are better than good, because it’s all over the fitness landscape. And it will distract you from making progress at best, and at worst it will injure you. What is it? It’s using “intensity techniques” to “get more out of your workouts.” What are intensity techniques? […]

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