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All I Want I Want For X-Mas Is My 2-4 Kettlebell…

Believe it or not, but I’m writing this post at Starbucks (I never go to Starbucks) in Newmarket, Ontario (about 75kms north of my beloved Toronto). Big deal, you say? Actually, yes. See, on Saturday we drove up to Bradford, Ontario for my daughter’s volleyball tournament. I left around 7am…

Video: Push-up, Burpee, Pull-up Combo

 I filmed this after practice last night since I got about 10 emails asking what this was in my previous post. This is by far one of my favorite "combo" exercises. At the studio I used to train at, they had one of those Keiser racks where the chin-up bar…

The Big Fat (Loss) Japanese Lie

True conversation that I overheard at the gym yesterday between a trainer and his 20-something female client (sorry, I couldn’t help it):   Trainer: "You’ve got to try this new 4-minute workout that I’ve got for you. All you have to do is alternate exercising for 20s and then resting…

The Death of Personal Training

 One-on-one training is dying.   That’s a BOLD statement coming form someone who’s made a living training people one-on-one for the better part of 13 years. But, given society’s new "budget-conscious" state, having a personal trainer has gone back to becoming more of a luxury item than a necessity. So,…

Your Kettlebell Revolution 7-Day Plan

One of the biggest keys to your fat loss success is planning. Writing down and knowing exactly what workout you’re going to be doing and what you’ll be eating on what day not only will ensure that you’re prepared but will also un-clutter your mind so that you can focus…