I feel like it's been ages since we've made a Black Friday Guide, but in the meantime and between an insane amount of exciting projects, I've managed to get involved with some really cool new companies with products I LOVE and am happy to tell you all about - Some of these deals are on a time frame though so there will be countdown timers on this page to help you with … [Read more...] about GiryaGirl.com 2019 Black Friday Deals Guide!
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That particular bar was purchased at Sports Authority a few years before it closed. Basically it has brackets that screw into doorway frame or studs in the walls (like my hallway there) Looking around on Amazon I found a few things that were very similar - these even have the same kinds of brackets that you see in my … [Read more...] about Ask GiryaGirl: Where Did You Get That Hallway Pull-Up Bar?
A little while ago, I took a call from a very dedicated fitness instructor who was considering adding kettlebells to his clients' programs. Having found a lot of success with kettlebells in his own fitness, including significant fat loss **AND** impressive increases in strength. He had been considering going straight to the RKC, but wanted to learn about the HKC, and wanted to … [Read more...] about Ask GiryaGirl: What is the HKC? How is it different than the RKC? Which One Should You Do?
A little while back, I wrote a post for the PCC Blog, if you'd rather read the text instead of watching the video version of it, then click here to check it out! … [Read more...] about Sitting Too Much? Here’s Some Do-Anywhere Calisthenics Moves and Ideas to Undo the Damage!
Google Webmaster Tools told me your collective dark secret: you want to know what you'll look like if you train with kettlebells diligently over a long period of time.You may have heard enough about functional strength, athletic ability, optimum health, stamina, and fat loss, your search terms have given you all away... you want to know... (don't want to read? Click here to … [Read more...] about What is the kettlebell physique? What will they make you look like?!
There's a lot to love about swinging kettlebells and I'd say there's even more to love about teaching others how to swing kettlebells. It can be especially fun and gratifying to go a little heavy when everyone is ready. How do you know when you (or your client) is ready to "go heavy"? Simple: the person in question is regularly doing great basic kettlebell swings with … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Go Heavy? The Art of Heavy Kettlebell Swings with VIDEO!
Chances are if you're a regular reader of this website you're more than reasonably strong, tough, determined, fit, and maybe just a bit stubborn (my superpower). Those qualities make you a very dangerous person in a Black Friday madness rush situation. Seriously, you could probably injure some people and/or get arrested! Why go through all that trouble when you can get … [Read more...] about With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility… Black Friday Guide
What in the world could rock stacking and kettlebell swing technique possibly have in common? Turns out quite a lot... right down to some seriously specific key phrases! :) I watched this excellent video the other day and two very familiar phrases stood out immediately. If you train with me or have trained with me in the past they'll jump out to you, too! See the importance … [Read more...] about Two Crucial Cues for Kettlebell Swings and Rock Stacking
Realized that I should probably space out the podcasts for you! There's two more episodes on the way soon, but in the mean time, I wanted to share a short workout (or what could be the meat and potatoes part of a session) I did last night. I had limited time because of a bunch of computer related tasks and more importantly a friend was coming over to walk her puppies … [Read more...] about Quick Kettlebell Workout, How to Assemble the Dragon Door Bodyweight Master Pull Up Bar, and More Exercise Ideas
Happy Wednesday! If you're dialed in with Space Girl Organics (tell 'em I sent you) in Central Florida then you know that Wednesday is delivery day! HURRAH!!! So of course there's an unboxing video below which includes meal ideas for each item, and how I plan to eat everything! Also there's a brief discussion about how fitness can fit into your lifestyle... actually, I want to … [Read more...] about Video Double Feature! Mini Ask Girya Girl and Space Girl Organics Delivery Unboxing… Plus Meal Ideas and a Workout!