All my lady fit-pro friends seem to have photos where they're laughing about a mystery thing. Here's mine... actually, since it's a video frame grab, you can be pretty sure I'm laughing at myself. I've been scrubbing through old footage finding things that need to be edited so I can share them and ran across this little EMOM workout explanation I'd meant to put with an … [Read more...] about Kettlebell and Sandbag EMOM Workout with Video, Plus Weighing the Lifting Stones!
In this video, NC Systema Chief Instructor, Glenn Murphy shows me an interesting and different approach to bodyweight squats and push-ups. Normally the breathing patterns for Convict Conditioning and in our Hardstyle training is a bit different than what you'll see in the video here. I think it's important to learn both - and to be able to apply both. It's part of why I've … [Read more...] about Learning about Systema Breath and Movement with Basic Push-Ups and Squats at NC Systema
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!
Monday I decided to give the beginners group a mini intro to the much beloved or hated (depends on the day and who you are...?!) Sissy Challenge. They went on the moderate/light sized kettlebell side of things, but if you want to ramp up the "fun" use a heavy kettlebell for this one: Start with your favorite Joint Mobility warm up exercises- We then continued with the … [Read more...] about Simplicity Workout
Flashing back to that time when I was out at Master RKC Phil Ross's gym and martial arts studio in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ. He had graciously invited me to participate in coaching/demonstrating with the kettlebell and bodyweight class that was scheduled for the afternoon. Though I was no stranger to Phil's TOUGH workouts (seriously...) I didn't know what he had in store for the end of … [Read more...] about Tempo Changes, Throwing Stars, Strength, Skills, Systema
After seeing Ryan Pitts wield that crazy Leviathan Mace yesterday I knew that I'd have to get in at least a little mace work today. I also needed to work on my shoulders some too after a 10 round wicked pairing of heavy kettlebell swings and pullups (among other things... I need to share that workout with you this week...) the other day. The weather was so nice that I decided … [Read more...] about Backyard Shoulder Mobility and Generalized Kettlebell Mini Workout
A "Strategy Wednesday" has been long overdue, so I've blocked out a few hours today for it. Basically it's a reassessment of what's going on, what I can do better, and often what I can drop or discontinue. And... this applies to my lifestyle as a whole, not just business or entrepreneur stuff... but also fitness and food. Much to the annoyance of some, I see all of this as … [Read more...] about Strategy Wednesday – Workout Wednesday…
Honored to be on the PCC Blog again today! :) Grip Strength for Greater Triumphs is my 16th post over there, and it's still always exciting. If you are visiting because of that post, then thank you very much for clicking though. There's a video below that demonstrates a drill that I hinted about in the blog post. It's a fun way to add a little bit extra grip and coordination … [Read more...] about Fun Calisthenics Grip Training Challenges!!
More info soon, but there will be a lot of fun livestreams happening on Facebook and youtube! Don't miss out! Watch this space as well as Dragon Door's Facebook Page. I'm also going to share some fun rebroadcasts later as well. For now, check out these fun videos I made for you earlier this week (Burpees theme is unintentional... I dunno why that happened!) Testing … [Read more...] about It’s Almost Conference Time! More Info Soon!
Long ago, when I was a teenager, kids would get together with various musical instruments, take over the family garage or basement and (usually) make a terrible racket. Sometimes decent bands would form this way, or decent enough bands. Though much like the style of exercise many of us do, the value was in the practice, and there might ultimately be no great competition or … [Read more...] about The “Garage Band” Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout