Archive | April, 2014

“Will _______ Still Increase Lean Muscle And Burn Fat?”

This is a question a lot of people have. Replace the _______ for the name of the KB program you’re thinking about doing. My answer? I don’t know FOR SURE. Honestly, I don’t. And for a guy who’s supposed to know “everything” that’s not a very comforting answer. Why don’t I know? Because I don’t […]

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3 ENTIRE KB Programs For YOU… FREE! [PRINT THIS OUT]

I hope you had a great weekend. We did. Speaking of, I had a GREAT day yesterday. I did some stuff in my workout / training session that I’ve NEVER been able to do before. It was challenging and exciting. And most of all… FUN! It was variations of squats, snatch, cleans, and jerks. It […]

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The ALL-TIME #1 KB Workout Mistake

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve made in the past has been biting off more than I can chew – especially with my workouts. Life will be hectic and I’ll choose to do something… Complicated. Like the time I tried to reload one of the programs I did when I was 23… at age 40… […]

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Am I Contradicting Myself?

Frank asks, “I just read this email on the principle of progressive overload. It makes a lot of sense except that it violates another principal that you advocate, i.e., waviness of load.  How do you reconcile this?” Am I contradicting myself? What gives? Very simple. “Waviness of load” is a form of Progressive Overload. Most […]

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How To Work Out / What To Do When You Feel Like Crapola…

It’s that time of year – spring has sprung and allergies and the last of the winter flu is in the air. My poor wife. She’s been sick for what seems to be going on 2 months. The last time I saw her going like this it was in college. So almost 20 years ago. […]

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Not All KB Exercises Are Created Equal…

Real quick one for you today… So you started using KBs for workout simplicity and efficiency. Excellent. Me too. If you’re really trying to get work done with minimal thought – You need to know that not all KB exercises are created equal or have the same outcome at the same time for the same […]

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What Are You REALLY Training For?

Seems to me youth is wasted on the young. Or at least it was me. Being over 40 (Shock! Horror! Gasp!) I wish I knew 20 years ago what I know now. Here’s the BIG idea I’ve had rolling around in my head lately: Long-term v. Short-term Performance When I was young, I only cared […]

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“Opposite” Training For Faster Results? (Weird.)

I have a radical proposition: What if you took your goal – the one you’ve been struggling to attain for, well, for-freakin’-forever, and haven’t hit yet and – Wait for it… Did EXACTLY the opposite? For instance: Seems like everyone and their brother is on or still on a fat loss program – 6 weeks […]

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The 2 C’s Behind Kettlebell Workout Failures

You know I loves me some KB workoutz. But did you know many people (hopefully not you) buy a kettlebell or kettlebells only to let them sit around the house/garage collecting dust? Why is that? Probably for the same reason the AVERAGE American watches 4 hours of TV a day. (Think about that – that’s […]

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Want To See A “Dramatic Jump In Progress From Session To Session”?

One of the problems with many traditional KB programs is you’re doing pretty much the same thing over and over and over and over again… … which I guess is fine if you like that sort of thing. I don’t. I guess that’s why I love the concept of “waviness of loads” – because simply […]

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