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Good Luck to all the RKC Candidates this Weekend!!!!!!

Best wishes to everyone at the RKC Workshop in St. Paul this weekend - make sure you get everything you can out of this incredibly valuable workshop! :) And I want to hear ALL ABOUT IT when you get back!


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A Little Heads Up on Some Exciting Stuff!

Heya, just a short one today and full of links and reminders... 

  • First off, you have until March 9th to get the discounted price on the one of a kind, intensive, limited registrationSuper Human Training Workshop with modern strength legends, Bud Jeffries and Logan Christopher.  Discover how you can accomplish your own feats of strength, and apply this strong thinking and doing to your own life - in and out of the gym.  I'll be there along with several super strong and inspiring men and women.   Register now, because spots are filling up - and with an intense workshop like this one, big crowds are just not allowed.  People are literally flying in from across the country to attend this workshop in Tallahassee Florida, I know because I'm friends with a lot of them.  EXPECT individual attention - sign up today!



Chicago RKC Day 3 - Marketing, Testing, Networking... Getting Victimized!

The third and final day of any given RKC workshop is always intense - and the last day is always very emotional for most people.  You may have read my account of the Orlando RKC 2011 - and the last day there was certainly no exception to this emotional experience. 


Chicago RKC Day Two Recap

Writing to you from the midst of the 2nd day of the Chicago RKC certification workshop - hanging with DragonDoor.TV's Amanda Salas and getting her hooked on my rapidly disappearing stash of Green & Black's 85% cacao chocolate.  We are having a great time and getting a ton of important interviews.  There are so many impressive and inspiring people involved with this community - and not just those in leadership - the participants themselves all bring an amazing amount of experience, practice and diligence. 

Unintended New Skill Learned from the RKC Workshop: Extreme Time Management

You've heard "timing is everything" before, it's a cliche, but sometimes holds true in certain situations - especially crazy ones.  I'm going to share a few of my time management strategies for dealing with things like quick move outs, root canals, busted transmissions, selling and buying a car, learning to drive stick then relying on it immediately, and then singing in front of over 2,000 people.   RKC style kettlebell training can help you with all these things, especially when all of the events listed in the previous sentence happen to you almost simultaniously.


Rings of Power by Mike GIllette

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  :)


Kettlebell Goddess Workout DVD

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What I'm Reading

(including but not limited to)
1. *A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
2. Strong Medicine Dr. Chris Hardy and Marty Gallagher
3. The Spiritual Journey of Joseph L. Greenstein: The Mighty Atom Ed Spielman

(just finished)
1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Marie Kondo
2. A Deadly Wandering Matt Richtel
3. Rings of Power Mike Gillette

Good Things

Brand new resource with fully up to date kettlebell training information --everything from the beginner basics all the way to highly advanced techniques.  Program design, sample workouts, and all the theory you need to construct your own plan for your own training or for your personal training clients.  An absolute MUST HAVE for all current and aspiring RKC and HKC instructors. FINALLY an updated resource is HERE!

Geoff Neupert's Kettlebell Burn