Archive | January, 2014

The “Kettlebell Junkie” Mistake (Did You Fall For This?)

Sorry I didn’t get this out to you yesterday – had to take a dose of my own medicine – which I’ll explain in a minute. I don’t know who I heard this from first, but I recall someone saying that the kettlebell community tends to attract “stimulus addicts” – Or as I like to […]

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Nasty KB Mistake That GUARANTEES Injury & Frustration

Hey – Sorry I didn’t get this out to you yesterday like I said I would – got tied up (not literally) and just ran out of time. We’ve been talking about the 5 Destructive Workout Traps this week and how you can side-step them. And let me tell you – you DO NOT want […]

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Is Darth Vader Secretly Influencing Your KB Workouts…?? (Sinister)

I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid, I was a BIG Star Wars fan. I mean – BIG. I had all the toys – the action figures, the Millennium Falcon, the Death Star, the Hoth Battlefield… … TONS of it. I would watch the movies over and over and over again. […]

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Bored With Your Workouts? This “Secret Trick” Will Fix It…

I have to be honest here, I don’t understand this – The idea of being “bored” by your workouts. I think it might happen more to women than men, but I can’t say for sure. I’ve never done a program that’s been “boring” – You know why? Before I tell you, let’s just get Trap […]

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5 Destructive KB Workout Traps And How To Sidestep Them

Hope you had a great weekend. We did. My son was all over me like a fly on honey. It was great. I can’t believe how fast he’s growing. It’s funny, because time is flying and I don’t want to waste it on fruitless training methods and long workouts. Which gets me to the point […]

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My Favorite “Underachiever” Strength Method

Hey – Happy Sunday. Perfect day for eggs, bacon, pancakes, and family. And just resting – lazing around. That is when there aren’t diapers to be changed, and kids to be fed and whatnot. Yesterday we were discussing “underachieving” in your lifting for faster results. Here’s my favorite method for doing that – And it […]

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When “Just One More” Actually Works For You… AND…

… when it absolutely doesn’t… Flying home right now from NYC after a really quick overnight to do some OS work. Great times. One of the great things about OS is that you can literally do it anywhere. So, I did my traditional “Hall Crawl” that I do when I travel. That’s where I get […]

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A Lesson From The Airport On KB Training…

I am a people-watcher. I love just watching people – how they act, move, interact with others… I find it fascinating. Not sure why. Anyway, two people really caught my attention today while traveling. (Isn’t technology amazing? I’m writing this on the plane…) The first was a lady who was in her late 50s, early […]

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The “Upside-Down” Strength Formula

Ok, so you decided that you want to get stronger this year. Excellent. Don’t fall into this trap – it’s old-school – but not in a nostalgic good-times way. The old-school trap for gaining strength looks like this: high reps/low weight –> medium reps/medium weight –> low reps/heavy weight You’ll recognize this: 3×12-15 –> 4×6-10 […]

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Stupid New Year’s Resolutions

… Not petting stray animals… … Not getting drunk in public… … Not getting drunk in public more than once a week… … No more selfies posted to Facebook (at least not ones where drunk in public)… … No more twerking selfies posted to Facebook… … No more KB program hopping… Let’s make this year […]

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