competition preparation · kettlebell nostalgia

To get better, one must always learn, young lifter.

I am always trying to be a better lifter. That is the beauty about lifting- or any sport. You may be able to achieve the number one position in your sport, but does that mean that you CAN’T get better? I think we can ALWAYS get better. And not just in a sport, but life… Continue reading To get better, one must always learn, young lifter.

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Compete and educate.

It has been almost 3 full days since the NKSO and a kettlebell instructional seminar with Denis Vasilev. Let me tell you, what a great weekend it was. Got in Friday, weighed in, ate a salad, went to bed. Slept like poop, went to the venue site, talked, judges meeting (yes, Lynn and I judged),… Continue reading Compete and educate.

competition preparation · friendly competition · kettlebell nostalgia · life

What’s good for the goose is good for….

…the goose. And that’s about it. After training, watching, and learning about kettlebells, and hoping to train, and watch and learn some more there is one SOLID truth that I have discovered about kettlebell lifting. What is good for me, and what works for me, may not, and may not have to work for you.… Continue reading What’s good for the goose is good for….

competition preparation · kettlebell nostalgia

A rep is a rep is a rep right?

Wrong. WRONG. Super WRONG. If a lovely person is interested in lifting bells they don’t come to you asking to be taught incorrectly. In a traditional gym environment a trainer does not tell his client “Yeah, I want to see you take this exercise and perform it incorrectly while lifting as much as you can.”… Continue reading A rep is a rep is a rep right?