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RKC Orlando 2010 Recap Part Three: Friday part 2

After the snatch test, we took a short break (literally, breaks would be approx 10 minutes and DON'T even think about being late....)

 

Free Kettlebell Skills Class and Pre-Fitcamp Meetup

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Join Tim Shuman, RKCII for an information packed free kettlebell skills session on Saturday, November 20th at Shadow Bay Park in Dr. Phillips More info and RSVP on Meetup

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Can you find my RKC comments?

Dragon Door posted their recap of many of our comments and feedback about the RKC weekend experience - Can you find my comments? I'll give you a hint - there's a joke about something in the 1990s... And not to worry, I am still busy writing up the day by day recaps - the 2nd half of Friday is almost done!!

A mish-mash workout with a good friend

A good friend of mine, and fellow kettlebell enthusiast joined me today for a lunchtime workout.  She has taken a new job which requires a LOT of heavy lifting (of people) in a medical setting - and had missed some heavy kettlebell lifting, as well as some intense cardio.   Here's what we did:

 

Short-style "Das Kettle"

1 Get Up each side

10 2 hand swings

1 clean, 5 presses on the right side, 1 clean, 5 presses on the left side

1 clean, 5 front squats on the right side, 1 clean 5 front squats left side (or 10 goblet squats)

5 snatches each side

Do this with your lightest bell, then move up, and up, then up again if you can.  For example here's what we did:

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