First of all - Dragon Door has started a pre-order (yep, that's me on the page) for three of their most popular sizes: 12kg, 16kg, and 24kg View this post on Instagram Look how happy you will be if you pre-order two! Fun to be featured with this promotion :) I added a link to the pre-order in the … [Read more...] about Ask GiryaGirl.com How To Get Dragon Door Kettlebells in 2020? Here’s TWO Ways!
Even with all the rain lately, I've managed to write (and do) quite a few really fun outdoor workouts While working out in a gym or indoors (the living room here is pretty much a gym at this point) is nice, especially in the summer, working outdoors is always a special treat, even in the 90-something degree NC summer. It cracks me up though, since moving here how … [Read more...] about Workout Wednesday: Workout Videos, Two Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workouts & Skill Training For Active Rest
Suddenly having access to a great outdoor training area has inspired me to step up my daily training and general activity level. Thankfully, by this age I've figured out that I can't go "all in" all the time. Recently, there's been a great series of articles by Dan John on DragonDoor.com and the first one (go read all five though) addresses the idea of consistency and … [Read more...] about In Praise of Consistency, an EMOM Kettlebell Workout and Programming Around Daily Activities
The following situation has the potential to cause the following: a fast, challenging workout and a clean load of laundry (I'd recommend putting at least one towel in there so you have a warm fluffy towel for a post workout shower). I really hate chores, but I like to workout... and both need to be done regularly... here's an example of how both can get done at the same … [Read more...] about How to Workout with Kettlebells and Do Laundry at the Same Time
Master RKC Andrea Du Cane shared an incredible blog post this past week... its one of those that if I had a time machine, I'd send it right back to 2009! It's a complete plan for RKC prep and it's not just focused on the dreaded RKC Kettlebell Snatch Test! Here's some background on how I got started in kettlebells and other assorted ramblings: Listen on iTunes Here's the … [Read more...] about Andrea’s Blog Post is So Awesome I had to Blog about it and Record a Podcast Too… Kettlebell “Origin Story” and MORE!
WHEW! Finally! Though admittedly I have not been especially aggressive about growing the youtube channel... (and that may change) I am SUPER proud of the 500+ youtube subscribers I have earned so far... and what a great excuse to try out this awesome simple but no joke workout from Master RKC Dan John! Check out his recent article on DragonDoor.com here: The Whys and Hows of … [Read more...] about 500 Kettlebell Swings for 500 Youtube Subscribers! Hurrah!! A Dan John Workout and More!
"There's a pattern to it of course, " I said when talking about what we would be doing. Last week I realized that I've somehow reverted to childhood activities with a few of my own workouts with friends. While most of my motivation is internally generated, lately I've been having a whole lot of fun inviting fit friends to "come over and play". Sometimes I'm testing out … [Read more...] about Outdoor, Unconventional, Kettlebell, Bodyweight, and Odd Object Training Workout!
Those who train with me know how much I love finding a new "fit trail"! Imagine the delight in finding a fit trail AND a large open field full of mostly soft grass, but not chemically treated to the point of the local soccer fields (those make me itch and that's freaky... and scary because... chemicals!). While this requires a little "scouting" to make sure no hands end up in … [Read more...] about A Monkey Bar Monday WORKOUT with Video!
I'm still working on editing a fun video for you with an especially interesting circuit (there's some highly functional but silly looking parts to it, thanks to my general appearance, some kids at the park gawked at what I was doing, but were unsure if it was "safe" to openly mock me. Thanks, hairdo!) Anyway that is still in the works. Look for it this weekend, so you can try … [Read more...] about Quick Workout for Hectic Times, Kettlebells, and Battling Rope!
Thanks to StrongerGrip.com I am now the proud owner of several fun new things. One of which is a set of the very interesting and multi-useful Grip Balls. They are steel with a heavy duty hook welded on. Last night I hooked them onto a pull up bar and was getting QUITE the challenge. They can also be used for some seriously challenging farmers walks (as pictured by my … [Read more...] about Double Kettlebell Drills, Grip Ball Farmer’s Carries and a Tasty Prize!