3 Ways to Burn Fat With Kettlebells

3 Ways to Burn Fat With KettlebellsWhen it comes to burning maximum fat in minimal time, there’s nothing better than kettlebell training.Properly programmed, kettlebells have an uncanny ability to torch body fat and replace it with just the right amount of muscle in all the right places.Coupled with proper nutrition, you can get in the […]

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Breaking Down the Kettlebell Front Squat

Breaking Down the Kettlebell Front SquatOnce you’ve mastered a good squat pattern by training the goblet squat, it’s time to dive into the single kettlebell front squat.The single kettlebell front squat is a slightly different animal.The principles of a good squat are the same but the demands of the single kettlebell front squat are a […]

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5 Common Mistakes in the Kettlebell Swing

5 Common Mistakes in the Kettlebell SwingFor my money, the kettlebell swing, when done correctly, is one of the top 3 exercises you can do.If you don’t know how to do it correctly, check out this article to learn how to do the 2 hand swing.And here’s where you can learn the 1 arm swing.Since I’ve […]

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An Hour a Day

An Hour a DayAn hour a day to optimize your strength and health.That’s all you need to commit to.It only takes 15 minutes to keep your joints healthy.First thing in the morning, get up and do it.In 30 minutes you can get a great kettlebell workout in.On the days you don’t lift, go for a […]

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The Slippery Slope

The Slippery SlopeAs humans, we’re always trying to rationalize our bad behaviors.We go to great lengths to justify why doing this one thing, just this once isn’t so bad.It’s an inherent design that protects our ego.You want to slam some pizza on the weekend?Go ahead, you ate pretty well all week. It’s okay just this once.You want […]

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Breaking Down the Goblet Squat

Breaking Down the Goblet SquatThe squat is a fundamental human movement.Everyone, especially us Minimalist Athlete’s, need the ability to squat well and to squat with strength.Maintaining the ability to squat well will keep you mobile, strong and healthy.The goblet squat is the key to squatting well.The Goblet Squat 1Clean a kettlebell up to your chest […]

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A Simple Saturday Workout

A Simple Saturday WorkoutSaturday is my favorite day to get in a good training session.So before you get busy with the weekend, take 45 minutes to improve your strength, health and performance. I’m going to take my bell to the park to hit this simple workout today – I hope you do the same.Start off with […]

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Breaking Down the 1 Arm Swing

Breaking Down the 1 Arm SwingOnce you’ve mastered the 2 hand swing, it’s time to learn the 1 arm swing.The 1 arm swing is great movement that works your abs and obliques as much as it does your legs, hips and back.Learning the 1 arm swing also opens up your training options quite a bit.Your […]

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Quality Over Quantity

Quality Over QuantityIt’s no secret that I believe a minimalist approach is the optimal way to improve your strength, health and performance,Minimalism, at it’s core, is about championing quality over quantity.It’s choosing substance over breadth.Going an inch wide and a mile deep.Put simply, it’s much better to do a few things really well, then to […]

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Breaking Down the 2 Hand Kettlebell Swing

Breaking Down the 2 Hand Kettlebell SwingIt’s been said that the kettlebell swing is better than 99% of all exercises for strength and conditioning.And I agree.Especially for the Minimalist Athlete, nothing delivers like the kettlebell swing.From building strength and power in your legs……to improving your conditioning,…burning tons of body fat,….and making you more flexible in […]

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