Tag Archives: Kettlebells

Corrective Exercise Gone Too Far

Lay on your back. Pick up weight and stand up. The dogma around this exercise has completely ruined it for me. I actually didn’t do a getup for 6 months in complete protest, because I saw people flipping out on an instructor’s forum about how someone didn’t have the correct angle when doing a heavy get-up and 50 different comments with the need to coach every single movement. I Continue reading

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Strategy for the 10,000 Swing Challenge at Evolution Fitness

We are really excited about partaking in the 10,000 kettlebell swing challenge for the month of January. This probably isn’t the nastiest challenge in the world, but it is done mostly to develop consistency and of course a little fun. … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide to the World of Strength Training

TRX Rip Cord: Wow you can do a lot without getting better at anything. How about you lift some weights. Just a thought.
Strong Man(lite): Weight classes, Weight classes, WTF? Who wants to watch people carry mediocre shit. F U Crossfit thanks for screwing up this sport with Fitness. Continue reading

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So I have changed my Mind on a Few Things….Kind of

Aerobic capacity and building an aerobic base are critical for over all health, fitness, endurance, and recovery time. Also, just practicing HIIT is a great way to burn out your body as well. S Continue reading

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What is Weak?

So yes, chronically weak people all say the same things. It is a truth and a fact. They all complain the same and have the same symptoms. They talk about things that don’t matter and how they want things to be, yet fail to listen and put in the work that matters. Continue reading

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The Power of Having a Coach

Over the past 10+ years people have hired me, and I have made my entire living coaching people to their health, fitness, and strength goals. Kind of funny that over that 10 years I have only had professional guidance on … Continue reading

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Living in a Dying Body

I read an article by coach Mike Boyle that was titled Most People are Dead at 35. It is a quick but short read but it is riddled with a couple lines that just caught my attention. He quotes Paul … Continue reading

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Biggest Mistakes of Group Training Programs

There have been a few things I have noticed over the years of working in a training environment. I am truly guilty of making many of these mistakes in the past, that is what motivated me to write this blog. … Continue reading

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Practicing Strength

A quote from Pavel Tsatusouline that I really like…”Conditioning, mobility etc.- are all needed. But they have no point without strength. Strength is the master quality. Do not forget it when planning your training.” Continue reading

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MovNat

MovNat will be in Tucson on January 28th. Sure we love kettlebells, barbells and pull-up bars, but getting back to our nature and human movement patterns is essential. I personally know Clifton Harsk, MovNat instructor and I am thrilled to … Continue reading

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