Tag Archives: Personal Training

Mountain Biking with Kettlebells!

“You wouldn’t want to go downhill mountain biking before you learned how to ride a bike” The above quote is from one of my teenage clients and the analogy is certainly applicable across any board that you look at. Far … Continue reading

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Keeping Active w/ Kettlebells – The Perfect Weight

It has been a long time idea of mine that one way to get folks more active in sedentary situations is to provide regular access to Kettlebells and Kettlebell training. Whether in a gym or outside, at home or in … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Know How To Lift Kettlebells

With Kettlebells, believe it or not, the difference between proper, comfortable technique and ineffective, painful technique can sometimes be hard to determine! Here are 5 sure fire ways to put yourself on the right path to safe and fulfilling progression: … Continue reading

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Radiant Tension Part 2

Radiant Tension makes it possible to safely move heavier and heavier loads, it also helps the lifter develop a firm understanding of how to apply their entire musculature to any physical task. In my training programs everything starts with an … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Training Does Get Easier

As interest in Kettlebells grows in Central VT, and more people take advantage of training opportunities, I have had the benefit of witnessing the community around me grow astonishingly strong. It’s not that Kettlebell Training is the only way that … Continue reading

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Special Endurance

Recently, I came across this video of a lifter who weighs about 140 pounds, doing 204 straight movements with two 53 pound Kettlebells. So naturally, I mentioned this to enough people to make me just want to repost it here. … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Juggling Progression

In Kettlebell training, it’s hard to progress far unless you are constantly pushing your strength edges and repeatedly pressure testing your ability to control heavier Kettlebells. This is truest with juggling Kettlebells. By the time you can safely flip and … Continue reading

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Showcase: AX2 Kettlebells

For the past 3 months I have been training two teenagers, whom I’ve known since they were young, with Kettlebells through a mentoring program provided by their high school.  Our work is centered around learning and practicing movement specifics before … Continue reading

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Youth Kettlebell Lifter

First, I’d like to point out that there is no strength, size, or ability requirement to begin training with Kettlebells- we all have to start from somewhere. As you may or may not know, I am definitely a proponent of … Continue reading

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Radiant Tension Part 1

When I was introduced to Kettlebell Exercises in 2003, the very first thing that I learned was a phrase that I now use throughout my daily life. That phrase is “Pinch The Nickel”, and refers to increasing glute activation when … Continue reading

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