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Kettlebell Finisher

Happy Holidays to everyone. I’ve taken the first few hours of this quite Christmas Eve morning to do some planning for 2011, but now the coffee shop that I’m sitting in is starting to get loud and noisy…even through these big can headphones that I have on. I’ve got to…

My Big Problem: Gaining Weight

After getting sick a couple of weeks ago I have been having a heck of a time trying to gain the weight back.   This morning when I hopped on the scale, I weighed an abysmal 155lbs.  I haven’t been under 160 since high school and have been getting comments…

3 Problems With Fat Burning Workouts

*****Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a guest article written by fat loss expert and Men’s Health Contributing Writer, Craig Ballantyne*****   While interval training is better than cardio, "generic" interval training is not as good as *they* make it out to be. Seriously. By *they*, I mean the brand new…

Interval Training Using Kettlebells

It’s been a challenging few weeks at my house.  Rozanne and I have had to deal with EVERYONE being sick – including ourselves – with the youngest one being hospitalized for a couple of days while he was trying to get over pneumonia.  Poor little guy lost about a 1/4…

How To Get Strong Shoulders Using Kettlebells & Bodyweight

 It’s no surprise that for most, having strong shoulders and that tapered "V" look is one of the main reasons why we workout. As much as I believe that our motivation for exercise should come from a health perpective, I’m not oblivious to the fact that EVERYONE wants to look…

Kettlebell Burn 2.0 – It’s On.

 OK, it’s on.   I’ve interviewed the man and he’s told us why you should train like an athlete, why you need to be able to move well and why gym programs just flat out suck.   So now, Geoff Neupert, Master RKC, is putting his money where his mouth…

9 Lessons That I Learned About Kettlebell Training

 It’s taken me about a week to get caught up with things since Orlando, but now it’s time to get back to some kettlebell training.  I took last week off entirely to allow my hands to heal and to let my body recover from a gruelling RKC weekend. Now, my…

Road to the RKC – Just ONE Thing

I’m writing this as I’m looking out my hotel window here in Orlando, Florida.   I got up at 5am, tied up some loose ends, made myself some steak & eggs for breakfast, kissed Rozanne and the kids while they slept and was out the door by 7am. My dad…