WEEKEND WORKOUT #111 (Inside)

Phew – I hope your week went better than mine! I spent a good deal of it fighting the flu and sleeping. (I beat it by the way. :-] ) Which explains the lack of emails. Sometimes, you have to just fight with everything you’ve got and not give in. As a result, I’m brimming […]

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The $1.2M Lawnmower? (WEIRD.)

I heard this today and thought it would really help you out with your KB workouts. (REALLY resonated with me…) A[n Apparently] True Story: An Arkansas evening news team heard about a guy who had the most expensive lawnmower in the world. It was supposedly worth $1.2 million. So the lead journalist tracked down the […]

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“Does This Work The ‘Pilates Muscles’?” (Video Update #4)

I hope you had a great weekend. We did – too fast. I was trying to get you a video update on Saturday, but time got away from me. I spent the day with my daughter while my wife took my son to see “Riverdance.” What a fun time we had together! The best part […]

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How To Workout When You’re Sick… (Print And Save)

Speaking of sick – sorry I haven’t been up on my emails this week. My wife’s been incredibly sick all week and I’ve been helping out with the kids. Many of us wonder if we should train when we’re sick – Feeling “under the weather.” It depends on how you define “sick.” My answer is […]

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Weekend Workout # 59 (+ Video Update)

Been a fast-paced and hectic week for me. Hope it was a good one for you. If for some reason, time got the best of you and you missed some workouts – don’t beat yourself up. Just jump back in the game with today’s (or tomorrow’s) 20 minute workout. 1. Set your timer for 20 […]

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How Do YOU Define “Strong?” (Not What You Think)

I appreciate all the feedback from Monday’s email about video or email – or both. Surprisingly the results were about 50/50, with some people being pretty specific. “Kivigoldis” had a great question which I thought was great and worth digging into. Here it is:             What’s my definition of a […]

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FYI -

Hope you had a great weekend. We did. Saturday it was sunny and almost 70 degrees here in the mountains so we went hiking with the kids to one of the local parks which we had inadvertently overlooked for the past almost 3 years. Don’t ask me how we did that. But it was worth […]

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When Science Handcuffs You To A Chair And Beats You Over The Head…

I love the science surrounding the human body – especially with regard to strength training. When I was younger, I devoured it. Even today, I still do a fair bit of reading. But I look at it through a different lens. “Yesterday,” I looked at it through an “absolute” lens. “Today,” I look at it […]

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TECHNIQUE TIP FRIDAY – The “Perfect” Swing/Clean/Snatch Set Up

Hard to believe the end of the week is upon us. I’m off to Portland later this afternoon for an OS workshop and a “Kettlebell STRONG!” workshop. It’s gonna be a good time. We’ll be talking about optimizing performance all weekend. Which is what I wanted to share with you today. Here’s a technique tip […]

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Which Is Better – Hard Or Easy Workouts?

When I was young and in college, I’d spend 2 to 3 hours a day in the gym. I’d schedule my classes around my workout time. So, I’d be done with class by 4:10pm and in the gym by 4:30pm. Then I’d “crush it,” “destroy it,” “blast it,” and “kill it” until 630 or 7pm. […]

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