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Enter The Kettlebell – Week 5 Done

A beginning is only the start of a journey to another beginning.~ Author Unknown As we finish up week five of the Program Minimum, it’s a good time to reflect on why we start with swings and get-ups. As Pavel says in Enter the Kettlebell, the Program Minimum (PM) is designed to deliver: The conditioning of… Continue Reading

How To Do The Pump

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ~ Jim Rohn I’ve got both baby!  I was really excited to get to today’s get-up practice and had to slow myself down while I finished my warm-up session.  Once warm-ups were done, I set my Gymboss for 5 minutes and practiced the… Continue Reading

The Secret To Setting Goals

We all know that the new year brings a host of new goals set by people wanting to lose weight, get a raise, stop smoking, etc., etc. etc. Problem is, most of those folks never reach their goal. Oh, they give it a good shot.  Maybe buy a gym membership, go a few weeks.  Or… Continue Reading

Making New Kettlebell Friends…

“Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.” ~ Pearl Bailey ETK Training Log Update Monday – Joint mobility work followed by 10 minute warm-up.  Keeping up with the goblet squats. 12 minutes of 35-rep sets of hand-2-hand swings/5 rounds.  (40 reps on… Continue Reading

Kettlebells – #1 Rust Inhibitor

If you rest, you rust. ~ Helen Hayes Regular Exercise Beats Back Depression According to the National Institute of Mental Illness, more people suffer from depression than AIDS, cancer, and coronary heart disease. And this time of the year doesn’t help matters much.  Days and days of grey skies and snow and rain, less daylight,… Continue Reading

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