Calendar

M T W T F S S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
 
 
Add to calendar

This little banner is just too funny :)
RKC Classic Kettlebells

User login

GiryaGirl.com Podcast

Three Ways to Listen:
iTunes:
Stitcher: Listen to Stitcher
Direct: podcast.giryagirl.com

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  :)

Early Black Friday at Dragon Door! Save 40%!

calisthenics

Now We Get to Act Like A Bunch of ANIMALS... a kettlebell and bodyweight workout!

So much inspiration and creativity stemming from the recent visit to NYC, Nimble Fitness, Equinox, and of course Al Kavadlo's Saturday Morning class.  This particular workout's "warm up" was directly influenced by the warmup from Al's class I attended.   Lacking access to Thompson Square Park, I came up with a simple circuit punctuated with our favorite 2 hand kettlebell swings (I had a variety of kettlebells available so the exercises could be performed properly with the right amount of weight etc.).

 

We chose a nice shaded area with a large concrete pad, did our favorite joint mobility warm up then proceeded to traverse down and back on the large pad with the following:

Ideas about indoor kettlebell and bodyweight workouts

I keep checking to see if any of the neighbors are building an ark.  Seriously... the rain—all week... rain rain rain rain rain.   AAAGGGHHHH!!!!!   This is especially annoying for people who like to walk to their errand destinations, who like to practice beginner and clutch flags on any available safe pole, who like to do fingertip pull ups off of various pieces of architecture...

Woah it's been a while! Outsourcing, NYC, Al Kavadlo, Equinox, RKC Love and MORE!

Wow, I feel like a slacker after I see how long it's been since I've made a blog post.   There are so many sitting in the queue half-finished right now that it's a bit embarrassing.   Needless to say a lot is going on, and thanks to a well placed "inspired by the 4-Hour Work Week" article in an airline magazine, I've decided to experiment further with outsourcing.  

The "study" officially began yesterday, it's HIGHLY scientific (LOL) and involves a legal-size notepad that has "BS Stuff I Don't Want To Do" scrawled across the top in my terrible handwriting.  Below that is a chart-like area in three parts: A big column for the "task I don't want to do", a small column as for whether it is something that can be outsourced (yes, no, maybe, needs research), and a small column after that for "Who/what".  

Bodyweight Exercise Workshop - St. Paul, MN - August 3-5 2012

Date: 
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 00:00

An RKC-Only Training with RKC Chief Instructor Pavel, Master RKC Mark Reifkind and
RKC Team Leader, Max Shank

Bodyweight Exercise Workshop
St. Paul, Minnesota • August 3-5, 2012

 

Workshop Code # WPKB80 Register on-line NOW! :)

Dragon Door Hand Picked Resources for Optimal Living

100+ Workouts!


Take me to the workouts!
Kettlebell, calisthenics, maces, battling ropes, sandbags, these workouts are for whatever you have--or don't have!

Need MORE?

NYC Workouts Notebook

Here's an eBook of workouts I created for an exclusive NYC private gym (kettlebells, calisthenics, sandbag) along with options for customization and coaching!

Newsletter & 2 Free eBooks!

 

 

 

We respect your email privacy

 

eBooks from Dragon Door

Get started today, RIGHT NOW:

Girya Girl Shirts!

Official GiryaGirl.com shirts for everyone!  Tell the world what site is your SECRET WEAPON for kettlebell training, recipes, reviews and more.  Tons of options and you don't have to choose black...