One Move A Day; My Training Sweet Spot?

It's been six weeks of this as my training template: Monday: Get-Ups (groundwork) Tuesday: Swings (hinge pattern) Wednesday: Clean & Press (push pattern) Thursday: Goblet and Front Squats (squat pattern) Friday: Overhead/Rack/Farmer’s Carry (loaded carry)   And I've loved it. Even hitting a half-get up with the 71lb kettlebell. As I progressed from two-hand swings … Continue reading One Move A Day; My Training Sweet Spot?

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Back to Enter the Kettlebell; Six Week Self-Assessment

If you read the last post here I had started slipping with my training. To combat that I trained five days a week with a basic program. I did swings, push-ups, and squats, usually finishing in 15-20 minutes. Now I'm ready to address my strength issues. I'm returning to the Rite of Passage from Enter the … Continue reading Back to Enter the Kettlebell; Six Week Self-Assessment

Regaining Discipline, One Small Step At A Time; Six-Week Assessment

This one slipped up and caught me by surprise. For close to two weeks I hadn't picked up akettlebell. I had skipped a workout, then another, and another, until I realized I was lacking my old self-discipline in training. I remembered a progressive way to start a habit that I had read about. Want to … Continue reading Regaining Discipline, One Small Step At A Time; Six-Week Assessment

Hitting the Redline: Six Week Fitness Self-Assessment

After the last competition's poor showing I decided I needed to train smarter and more comprehensively. Problem is I don't seem to be responding to high volume or heavy weight (90+% of max) as well as I used to. At least as often as I was training. My focus on overhead pressing left everything else … Continue reading Hitting the Redline: Six Week Fitness Self-Assessment