Being in Chicago for Nationals almost 2 weeks ago was an experience. Every competition is. The positive aspects, negatives, or both, I always learn something- or else, why go? Besides getting to share the platform with some amazing lifters, and new friends, politics and tension were also very, very present. Generally speaking there is little… Continue reading Hellz Bellz
Quickie post: I struggle with forearm fatigue, especially when increasing my kb weight. You can’t always have good lift days right? I would like that, but no, you won’t. Here is a video on forearm fatigue that Lynn sent me: http://thierrysanchez.com/hand-grip-fatigue I will write more on this some other time. Just some food for thought.… Continue reading Forearm Fatigue
Kettlebells are portable. They come with a handle so that you can take them on road trips and not lose ground on your training. Today, I performed a simple, yet effective, and sweat producing workout. Step one, warm up while enjoying this view: Begin swinging. 50 total with smallest weight (For me that is a… Continue reading Lake and Mountain Liftin’
Besides adequate sleep, rest, tough calluses, healthy foods, a great teacher and impeccable form there are a few necessary items to be successful when competing/ working out with bells. If you don’t your wrists will be super sore and bruised (maybe swollen), your hands torn, and your grip suffering. I think grip is one of… Continue reading Kettlebell essentials.