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Getting Out Of The Dungeon

I was in the gym this past Friday and felt depressed.  It was a beautiful day outside and the weather was spectacular.  The temperature wasn’t too hot or too cold. It was perfect weather for being outside. But I was "stuck" in the gym doing heavy Bulgarian Split Squats. Nonetheless,…

Outdoor Kettlebell Workouts

Memorial Day Outdoor KB Circuit Perform the following workout as a circuit going from one exercise to the next. Only rest when necessary. Perform 3-5 total circuits after a thorough warm-up. 1) Burpee Push-ups x 10 2) KB Goblet Squats x 20 3) 1-Arm Row x 15 each arm 4)…

Kettlebell Q’n’A: Nutrition, Diets & Supplements

From the mailbag, here a some nutrition, diet & supplement questions that I received from you guys last week…. Q: Chris, if I want to lose fat, what recommendations would you give me as far as diet goes? I’m not obese and I’ve been doing your TT Kettlebell Revolution for…

What the He** is a Kettlebe**!?!

 ****The following is a re-print of an interview I did  on the FitAndBusyDadBlog with my friend, strength coach Troy Anderson and how he uses kettlebells for his clients and athletes. I really dig Troy’s Philosophy because he too is a busy dad with a limited schedule.  There are a few good lessons…

Kettlebell Workouts For Women

 I’ve been training my wife at home over the past couple of months. It makes for a funny dynamic because I have to remember that "she’s my wife" and not one of my other clients. It’s always difficult for me to train her. It’s hard enough already to make that…

MY Morning Workout, YOUR Last Chance

I’m writing this during the calm before the storm. My kids will be waking up in a few minutes and then it’s off to the races.   It’ll be a busy day for me because I’m volunteering in one of my daughter’s classes this afternoon, so I have to get…

The 35th Birthday Kettlebell Celebration

No, it’s not my birthday (although it was my mom’s 61st birthday yesterday – Happy Birthday, mom!). But my buddy Craig Ballantyne is celebrating his 35th birthday this month….. THE ENTIRE MONTH! And since Craig had a lot to do with helping me bring kettlebell training to the masses, we…

The ONLY 5 Exercises You’ll Ever Need

 My family and I played "The Deserted Island" game this weekend.  We each asked ourselves if we were stranded on a deserted island, what 5 items could you take with you and why. I said that I would take a water bottle, water purification tablets, a tent, matches and a…