Tag Archives | Chris Lopez

Minimalist V. Maximalist KB Workouts?

Ciao! Hope you had a great weekend. (I said “Ciao!” cause I’m in Italy in my mind. LOL.) I did. Lots of family time. Quality family time too. Speaking of Italy, I’m heading over there in 2 days to teach an Original StrengthFoundations Level 1 workshop and a “Kettlebell STRONG!” workshop. Both will be awesome. […]

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Last Chance To Save 62% (Midnight Deadline)

Hey – real quick – I know it’s Friday and you’re probably getting ready to Par-tay! – boogie on down and what-not. My very good buddy, Chris Lopez, SFG2, has graciously extended a whopping 62% discount on his strength-based single KB fat loss program, “Kettlebell Evolution” to my readers. But that discount ends at Midnight EST […]

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What The KB World Can Learn From The “Dark Side” (Of Fitness)

There’s a distance that we’ve created in the KB world from the rest of the fitness industry – the “Dark Side.” After all, those are the people who fall for the latest ab training gimmickry, cardio-kickboxing class, and “Bar Classes” STILL promoting the whole “high reps to lengthen, lean, and tone.” (Man, I FREAKIN’ HATE […]

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Is The Get Up Enough For Your Abs?

I like the Get Up, or the Turkish Get Up. It’s a fine, fine exercise. But is it “enough” for you abs? Will it give you a strong enough midsection? Depends on who you listen to. And it depends on the individual performing it. The Get Up is great – there’s no doubt. Among other […]

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The “Dirty Little Secret” In The KB World

There’s a “dirty little secret” I’m betting you don’t know about this whole KB training thing. In fact, I didn’t fully know it until about 4-5 years ago, and honestly, I haven’t really said too much about it. Here’s it is: Contrary to popular belief (and in some cases, dogma) you actually DO need to […]

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The “Secret” Behind Single KB Work

When I went to my RKC in June of 2005, I was a jacked up hot mess. I was about 6 weeks out from a cortisone shot in my right hip for a torn labrum and I had chronic issues in my left shoulder. I had very poor external rotation in it when I pressed. […]

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When Double KB Training Goes Bad :(

You might find this hard to believe: I don’t think you should do double KB training year round. “Heresy!” You say! “Hypocrite!” Others may say. It’s true. In fact, my Kettlebell Secrets Insider Coaching Group are currently just finishing up Stage 1 and the feedback I’ve gotten back about their results using just single KB […]

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The Best Times To NOT Work Out

Yeah, I know. Usually it’s the best time TO workout, so what’s THAT all about? I mean, for many people, the best time to NOT workout out is ALWAYS. LOL… Anyway, a little background… Last week was a tough week for my family. My wife went to the Y to work out. (Yes, she has […]

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Semi-Automatic V. Automatic Fat Loss – KB Style… [5 STEPS]

Wouldn’t it be great if there were a button you could push like that Staples “Easy” Button and your body fat would magically disappear? LOL – yeah, that’d be great. Too bad there isn’t – well, not exactly. There is a button – and you can push it, but it’s more like the buttons on […]

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How To Turn “Stuffing” From A Noun To A Verb… [DETAILS INSIDE]

First, to my fellow Americans – Happy Thanksgiving! Second, and real quick, cause we both have things to do (turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pie, pie, more pie…) – Most of us think of “stuffing” as a noun – it’s that delicious bread based yummy-ness that you bake in your turkey’s keyster. (Sorry for that visual… […]

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