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No Quitting

There’s only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that’s if we quit. ~ Author Unknown Our Enter the Kettlebell journey continued into the second week of the Rite of Passage workouts. This week we keep our “rungs” at three, but do four ladders. We’ve also upped our reps on inverted rows to five… Continue Reading

The Secret To Beating Exercise Apathy

Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. ~ Jamie Paolinetti MOVE!!! Yeah, it’s that easy.  Look, I know it’s Winter and it’s probably either snowing or raining or about to where you are.  And there will be times when you’ve had a hard day and it’s… Continue Reading

Kettlebell Exertion

EXERTION originally uploaded by _catch12234. Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation ~ Robert H. Schuller I liked the idea of Viking Warrior ConditioningViking Warrior Conditioning when it came out. Snatches are a lot of work, but the benefits are HUGE. Even HUGE(r) when you practice Kenneth Jay’s MVO2 protocol detailed in Viking Warrior… Continue Reading

Kettlebell Rite of Passage-Shifting Gears

originally uploaded by Ben McLeod. Before beginning, prepare carefully ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero We’re shifting gears here, from the Program Minimum to the Rite of Passage. Where one emphasizes general conditioning with swings and get-ups, the other focuses on presses and pulls. It’s that five weeks of general conditioning though, that makes the beginning of… Continue Reading

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