Archive | May, 2014

Sneaky Trick To Turn Your KB Strength Program Into A Fat Loss Program

If you’ve been reading my stuff for any length of time you know I’m not a big fan of high-rep anything. Which is why my mouth fell open yesterday when I saw a muscle-building guru advocate a fat loss complex with 7 exercises at 15 reps each. Why bother? You’re barely moving any appreciable weight […]

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The Most Beneficial Minimalist KB Program… Ever…???

I once did a strength experiment – on purpose. I say “on purpose” because I also did a similar experiment a couple of years previously “by accident” – after a bike accident where I separated my shoulder. I experienced great results – achieved my goals, but looking back, it’s inappropriate for most people, unless you […]

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Why “Working Out” Is A Sure Path To Nowhere… Fast.

I took last week relatively “off” from my workouts. Just futzed around – a little of this, a little of that. It was a good thing too – I was pretty wiped out. It was that deep kind of tired – tired to the bone. You ever get that? It seems to be a regular […]

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Lousy Diet + Right Program = 2″ Off Waist (WTH??)

Not everyone has the desire to go on a hardcore fat loss program. Let’s face it – they’re pretty challenging – especially the dieting part. In fact, 9 times out of 10 I’d tell you that you’ll need to focus on your nutrition first and foremost to drop your body fat. I’ve talked to my […]

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[WORKOUT] Memorial Day – 3 Lil’ Pigs “Meat” The Wolf

First, it’s Memorial Day here in the US and that means a big THANK YOU to all our veterans who served and to the families who have sacrificed for our freedom – Freedom isn’t free and I’m incredibly grateful for your service and sacrifice. Thank you. Second, there’s a very good chance that if you’re […]

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[VIDEO] – The #1 Reason For Injury In KB Workouts

You know what the #1 reason for injury in KB workouts is? It’s not overtraining. It’s not doing too MetCon. (Although I’d love to blame it on that. ;-] ) Nope. It’s something much more basic. Something many people, even myself at one time, overlook. Watch the video here. Learn what it is and how […]

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[VIDEO] The KB Snatch – Wife Says, “Why Didn’t You Tell Me That In The First Place??”

I know, I know, typical conversation between a husband and wife. Anyway, that’s what my wife said when I was trying to teach her the snatch when she was training for her RKC back in 2009. It turns out that this is also a fantastic way for protecting your elbows and biceps. Watch the video […]

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[VIDEO] 1 Tip To Protect Your Elbows And Biceps On The Clean

Hey-y-y-y-y-y-y! (Sound like the Fonz, don’t I?) Part 3 in our video series today about avoiding elbow and biceps injuries during our KB ballistics. Today is all about the Clean. Which is a good thing, because I got this email from Doyle this morning: And that’s exactly what today’s video is about. If you’ve ever […]

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[VIDEO] Part 2 – Keeping Your Elbows Healthy Using KBs, And The “Kettle-BALLOON”

… everything else too. Nothing will derail your progress faster in your KB workouts than an injury. Make sure your technique is up to par before going any further. Funny thing is, the same crappy technique that will bust up your elbows and strain your biceps will jack up other parts of your body too […]

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[VIDEO] – Step 1 In Fixing Sore Elbows Or Tweaky Biceps… Or…

… anything else wrong with your KB exercises really. (Except the Get Up.) Last week I told you I’d make you a quick video or two about how to fix your cleans and snatches so you wouldn’t tweak your elbows or biceps. Well, I hope you don’t mind, I took the liberty of putting a […]

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