Breaking Down The Double Clean

Breaking Down the Double CleanWe start our doubles training with the double kettlebell clean.The double clean is the fundamental lift for all your double kettlebell work.More specifically, the double rack is fundamental, but the clean gets the bells in the rack so we’ll start there.The reason the rack, and thus the clean, is fundamental to […]

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The 2 Best Places to Train

The 2 Best Places to TrainI used to spend a lot of time training in a hardcore dungeon gym back in the day.At the time, I loved it.That gym was full of camaraderie and motivation and the guys there had a huge influence on me during a time when I was developing into a man.It […]

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Breaking Down the Jerk

Breaking Down the JerkThe kettlebell jerk is the big daddy of the kettlebell ballistics.A cross between the squat and push press, it’s a full body power move that links the lower and upper body together and lets you throw around some serious weight.Like the push press, the jerk allows you to get a heavy bell […]

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7 Simple Nutrition Rules for Optimal Health and Performance

7 Simple Nutrition Rules for Optimal Health and PerformanceNutrition has become such a convoluted subject with a different expert touting their way of eating and demonizing someone else’s seemingly every day.It’s difficult, but the key is to ignore the pendulum that swings back and forth and stick to proven principles.This is why I prefer a […]

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Basic Strength Standards

Basic Strength StandardsStrength training is the closest thing we have to the fountain of youth and it has a huge impact on your health and performance.Strength is the mother of all physical qualities and the foundation from which speed, power, flexibility, mobility, balance and endurance are built.If you want to shed body fat, be more […]

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Breaking Down the Push Press

Breaking Down the Push PressThe push press is basically a ballistic version of the press, where you’ll use your legs to get the bell started.Utilizing leg drive to start the push press allows you to use heavier bells than you would normally be able to press.This makes it a fantastic lift for building full body […]

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Creatine and Peanut Butter

Creatine and Peanut ButterThe summer after I graduated high school, I started training at this little dungeon gym in Middletown, Ohio.With paint peeling off the walls, cracked mirrors and a cleaning crew nowhere in sight, this place had it’s own special charm.Filled with hardcore bodybuilders, powerlifters and guys that loved to train hard and heavy, […]

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3 Power Moves for Faster Fat Loss

3 Power Moves for Faster Fat LossI love training explosively.Swinging a kettlebell around just makes you feel strong, powerful and athletic.Plus, kettlebell power exercises recruit every muscle in your body and burn a ton of calories in minimal time.That’s why training with a kettlebell is the best way to burn fat and build strength and muscle.Here […]

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Breaking Down the Snatch

Breaking Down the SnatchThe kettlebell snatch is referred to as the “Tsar of the kettlebell lifts.”It’s earned that name because of it’s amazing ability to build full body strength, flexibility, power and conditioning, all in one movement.Like the swing, the snatch teaches you how to generate power with your lower body and transfer it through […]

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2 Weird Ways to Get Stronger Abs

2 Weird Ways to Get Stronger AbsEveryone is searching for the magic bullet for stronger, more defined abs.And there’s a million articles out there selling you how to get a six pack or how to get ripped abs.The problem is that once they tell you how important it is to train your core, they leave […]

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