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Rings of Power by Mike Gillette Cool new book from Mike Gillette about Ring Training for all fitness levels. Being on this shoot with Mike was like working with a real live action hero! (And I got to put a cinderblock on him too!) Mike knows his stuff and shares everything you need to know for his versatile go-anywhere ring training.  Full progressions of every exercise, workout plans, and all the know-how to take the training as far as you wish. Good stuff, and yes, that's me on the left side of the cover  :)

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Mosquito Repellent and Dragon Door Kettlebells - Problem and Solution!

Q: OMG!!! I wore some bug repellent and now the rust resistant e-coat is coming off my Dragon Door kettlebells and attaching itself to my wrists, arms, etc????  How do I make this stop??

 

A: Here in Florida we deal with extreme heat, humidity and... MOSQUITOS when training outdoors.   However, this year seems to be the Summer of the Mosquito Plague - at least here in Winter Park, FL during the early evening classes near the lake.   And they are SWARMING some nights - and we're forced to use bug repellent - which I hate, but it's a necessary evil.   I went with my old standby "Deep Woods Off"originally then experienced this "what are all these black splotches on me" phenomenon as well.   One of my small group participants must have really loaded up on the bug repellent because not only did the e-coat start coming off the kettlebells and attaching it to her arms, it also started sticking BACK ON the kettlebell and pulling on her skin!   Needless to say I had to find a solution.   Deep Woods Off and various other bug repellents that actually work, often contain a high concentration of the chemical DEET (C12H17NO aka N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide).  DEET, which isn't all that safe really also has solvent properties and likes to break down certain things like paints, varnishes, plastics, man-made fabrics and related materials. 

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Fortunately there are alternatives!  

Check out this recipe from our friends at Natural Training Center... it's worked for us now for YEARS! (at least since about 2013) One of the guys who trains with us is a total mosquito magnet too... so if it works for him it will work for you.

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