Well this has been a rollercoaster six weeks with a lot of down time and stress (why I've been absent from here). Started with ETK with a single bell, then to cut my time and do more work I used double kettlebells with the Rite of Passage as a template. Now I'm looking at complexes … Continue reading Chaos and Kettlebells; Surprising Results and a New Direction
Just off five weeks of bodyweight training courtesy of Convict Conditioning and I learned something-I cannot do this as a full time fitness modality. Calisthenics, progressive or otherwise just does not light my fire. The New Blood program consisted of training two days only a week and I had to force myself to do it. … Continue reading Returning To My Kettlebell Now
I tried my hand at Mike Mahler’s double kettlebell circuit for MMA this past cycle. It was a fun and good test admittedly; however, a couple of weeks into it my plans changed. I was going to alternate double kettlebell circuits and single kettlebell/technique circuit in six-week cycles. Until Thursday, when I noticed a general … Continue reading Double Kettlebell Hell; Too Much Too Soon?
Well I finished the 18 week program and took two steps forward and one step back. Since the last assessment I started really watching the carbs to cut the fat; and it worked very well since I'm back in my comfort zone. However it appears I sacrificed some size and my strength remains the same. … Continue reading Final Self-Assessment of the PM for MMA