Just realized that this website is actually 10 years old! WOW! THAT happened fast... I just sent my distance client a "Jingle Kettlebells" workout for this week then realized that I needed to share some of the Christmas and holiday posts on here. Still in the process of improving the navigation and categories on here, so it was a good excuse to put them all in one place today - … [Read more...] about A Decade of GiryaGirl.com Christmas Workouts and Posts!
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The updated, replatformed version of GiryaGirl.com is now live - during the last bit of the transition, I looked through Google Analytics to make sure everything was moved correctly and noticed some of the top posts of all time. Here they are with some extra stories and explanations! The posts mentioned in this video: Two Ingredient Instant Pot Make-Ahead Red Chile Enchilada … [Read more...] about In Celebration of the Relaunch… The Top Ten Posts of All Time! [video]
It seemed appropriate to write a *Deluxe Version* of the what "I'm reading section" this time. And not just because I've been lagging on updating it. Apologies are certainly in order since I have missed several months and of course have kept reading during those times. Since I also moved to the next town over, I have all the most recent reads with me in "current books" boxes as … [Read more...] about What I’m Reading Updates, Conferences, Masterminds, Meeting Authors, Building a Team and More
A few months ago I heard about the Grosche Oasis water bottle and their safe water campaign. Right away, I knew I wanted to get in on the the action. I’m super proud to be involved with the Grosche Oasis product and safe water campaign! This insulated infuser bottle isn’t just an awesome, rugged, workout and daily adventure companion, each sale of it provides a family … [Read more...] about Grosche Oasis Bottle: Get an AWESOME workout and adventure companion, free shipping and do a WORLD of good!
In case you missed it, here's a fun video I created for Dragon Door showing how I like to use my pair of 30kg kettlebells. While I can't press them, there's still plenty to do with them! :) (hint: deadlifts, suitcase deadlifts, double kettlebell deadlifts, double kettlebell suitcase deadlifts, farmer's walks, farmer's walks in place, clean and hold, L-sits, mountain … [Read more...] about Fun with 30kg Dragon Door RKC Kettlebells!
First off, it's always a huge honor to be a guest on a podcast, but especially on Matt Schifferle's Red Delta Project podcast yet again. It's been a while since we've chatted, but we made up for lost time quickly. Check it out on iTunes: Exploring Freestyle Workouts w/ Adrienne Harvey - The Red Delta Project Podcast or his website. 40kg of fun... One of the things I … [Read more...] about Doing 500 Kettlebell Swings & the Red Delta Project Podcast
Recently I've had the privilege of adding a couple of local personal training clients to my schedule. Since moving here I haven't had a chance to really start up a small group with a local gym yet, and will probably continue to hold off on that for a few more months. Still finishing up the book after all (my fault since I keep adding things to it...it's becoming a … [Read more...] about Drone’s Eye View and Breaking Down the Get-Up …Even if You Already Know It
Almost four years ago to the day, we had the photo shoot for Jon Bruney's awesome book, Neuro-Mass. It was and still is probably the most challenging photoshoot I've ever experienced--it was two days of some of the most difficult and creative strength moves I'd seen at the time. The incomparable RKC Team Leader, PCC Instructor, and shredded ab-monster Matt Maher was on that … [Read more...] about Another Epic Photoshoot with Jon Bruney and Dragon Door in Chicago!
Neuro-Grips are FINALLY back in stock, honestly, I was pretty bummed out that they were not available for Christmas gift giving. But they are back now! Ever since I first tried the rough prototypes (one was even slightly not level) back in 2013 or so, I've used them in my training. And yes, if you go to the Neuro-Grips page you'll see someone very familar in the demo photos. … [Read more...] about YES! Neuro-Grips are BACK!!
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