An Overview of the Russian Kettlebell Certification

[caption id="attachment_888" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jay, Brett Jones and moi.[/caption] Here is a summary of a few awesome things I learned, the amount/type of exercises I had to do, and other assorted awesomeness that I learned. There are some very interesting high tension techniques I learned that I am looking forward to using on myself and my clients to get them setting new PR's. Day One: We learned the swing, clean, and overhead press. The deadlift was a huge component what we learned. If you can deadlift with a bell, then your swing will improve. The amount of coaching cues and little tips and tricks were very informative and helpful. They were also a little difficult to remember! One common theme of the weekend was that the drills layer over each…
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Enjoy Training Everyday…? Then Do It

Here is a short post for you. I've posted up a couple excellent video clips by some incredibly strong and knowledgable coaches. First off is Layne Norton's new video blog on overtraining. Layne Norton is jacked as hell and natural. Here are a couple of the highlights: - Cortisol in the short term, is not catabolic, it's indicative of an effective workout - Overtraining in the short term will give you gains, as long as you provide yourself with enough rest Here is an excellent video with John Broz. For those of you who don't know who John Broz is, he's an olympic weightlifting coach in Nevada. His athletes are ridiculously strong and train up 13x per week. They max out on squats everyday, as well as olympic lifts. There…
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