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

S&S/ROP Hybrid Kettlebell Program; Six Week Assessment

After this last competition, I began an Easy Strength version of the Rite of Passage. I train kettlebell swings, presses, and loaded carries. Fit into the rest periods are the correctives needed for my gaps, such as patterning, grinding, and doing the swing pattern, relearning tightness with a push-up plank. I even found room to … Continue reading S&S/ROP Hybrid Kettlebell Program; Six Week Assessment

Climbing the ROP Ladders Again; Six Week Self-Assessment

  Eight weeks into press ladders, six since the last assessment, its time to see where I am now. Sixty one-handed swings after I realized I should to push it a little to get into the five-minute window needed to progress. Get-Ups, same reps, more weight now with four sets done with the 44lb kettlebell … Continue reading Climbing the ROP Ladders Again; Six Week Self-Assessment