Kettlebell Workouts

Mental Trick for EASY Strength Gain

Back when I trained 8 clients per day, 6 days per week I had this philosophy that “you should have no business touching external resistance until you can handle your own bodyweight”.   That’s changed since I started using kettlebells with my clients and athletes.   You see, the kettlebell is…

KB Chains For Fat Loss

I don’t know about you, but I’ve just about had it with Old Man Winter. Up here in Toronto – I know, I live in Canada, so I should be used to this stuff – the temperature as I’m writing this at 5am is 5 degrees (or -15 degrees Celcius)….

Improve Power by Doing This

Today I’d like to share a success story with you… Every Wednesday and Thursday morning since October I’ve been working with a program initiated by Volleyball Canada called the Centre of Excellence. The Centre of Excellence is a program that takes aspiring young athletes between the ages of 15-18 and…

Strength Has A Greater Purpose: A Message From Pavel Tsatsouline, Chairman of StrongFirst

***This message is reprinted from the StrongFirst Blog.  It has resonated with me so much that I’ve felt the need to post it here.  To read it on it’s original source go to – http://www.strongfirst.com/blog/strength-has-a-greater-purpose/ *** Strength Has A Greater Purpose By: Pavel Tsatsouline, Chairman of StrongFirst Our motto is “Strength…

How To Get Abs Like a Gymnast

I’ll admit, I’m a sucker for gymnastics training.  I wish I did that stuff when I was younger and am strongly considering taking an adult’s gymnastics class now. One thing I can tell you for sure is that because I believe so much in gymnastics training, I’ve put all of…

How To Walk Away From A Traumatizing Accident

I want to share some thoughts about a conversation that I had with my beautiful wife this morning while we were getting breakfast ready for the kids. We have a friend who was in a car accident.  Nothing major – no deaths, no major/traumatizing injuries – just a simple rear-ending,…