Rebuilding the Foundation With The Rite of Passage; Six Week Assessment

That six weeks blew by fast. I started it on week one with the Heavy day: 1-2-3 reps of clean and press with the 53lb kettlebell. Light day was a single rep and the moderate day was 1-2 reps. From there I added a ladder every week. On the light day I practiced my kettlebell … Continue reading Rebuilding the Foundation With The Rite of Passage; Six Week Assessment

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

September 2015 Competition;  Been Better, Been Worse

Every three months I test my strength and conditioning. I use two benchmarks: the kettlebell military press and hardstyle kettlebell snatches. I like to measure the effectivenss of my training programs with it. Plus see how close I am to a 1/2 bodyweight press. After some thought  I decided to change how I do the … Continue reading September 2015 Competition;  Been Better, Been Worse

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