Author: Maggie Burrows
Owner and Founder of Forge Fitness in Bozeman, MT
With a background in track and powerlifting, both as a competitor and coach, kettlebells did not present themselves as beneficial tools for my practice. Until I experienced them. After one session, I could feel every weak link I possessed in my body, completely exposed. My mind began linking the movements to mechanics I was already teaching and executing. Less than a year later, in 2013, I earned my StrongFirst Level 1 certification. I have never looked back. Since then, I have continued learning and expanding within the StrongFirst system. Kettlebells have become the backbone of every training program that’s designed through Forge Fitness. Post physical therapy students, student athletes, powerlifters, long distance runners, baby boomers, and especially my 50 and over crowd. Kettlebells and StrongFirst have granted me the opportunity to expand my teachings beyond anything I have ever experienced. I couldn’t be more grateful.
November 8, 2018Training for the general sake of getting stronger is great. But having a specific goal within a realistic timeframe helps inform your training choices to work smarter, not harder. And smarter often means less. Here is how one strong woman got stronger with smart accessory lifts. Idle Hands Idle hands are the devil’s workshop—this describes […]