December 29, 2016Although the Certification I recently attended was taught in Hungarian, I didn’t need a translator. I didn’t always know what was being said, but I understood the message. Because the language of strength is universal.
December 13, 2016Just like the set-up for any skill, the set-up for the swing is critical. Before the hike, we need to be in proper position for the hike. This attention to detail will allow you to begin and end each set powerfully and safely.
November 29, 2016Here are ten things I’ve learned in the past ten years as a kettlebell instructor. Some points are specific to being an instructor, some are for trainers in general, but all of these points should be useful to the student of strength.
November 8, 2016Group exercise trainers need a class template they can easily adjust at the last minute. A template that works regardless of the experience and ability level of each student. A proven plan. If a class template like that is what you’re after, keep reading.
October 6, 2016At age 58, I have a 12.4% risk of dying before I turn 68. But I have one tool that can lower my mortality rate and manage all the risk factors that come with each additional decade of life.
December 22, 2016The triple progression system can be used with grind lifts like the press or squat, as well as ballistic moves like swings and snatches. It is a time-tested method of building a solid base to gain basic strength and up your numbers.
December 8, 2016This prep guide for the SFG Level I and/or SFG Level II builds your conditioning and strength using Pavel’s latest research. It is a science-based plan backed by Soviet research as well as our own.
November 15, 2016Here are my thoughts, tips, and tricks from my training through the space in-between Simple and Sinister. I will point out aspects of S&S program that are often overlooked, but which are key to your long-term improvement.
October 11, 2016You can try this step/wave hybrid cycle with almost any lift, but it will be most effective with the kettlebell military press since many people get stuck at a particular weight and are not sure how to progress from that point.
October 4, 2016A lot of kettlebell practitioners feel pressure where the kettlebell rests on the forearm during a get-up. Not properly applying the pressure in this situation can be a pain in the forearm, quite literally.