During my Snatch training set tonight, I had a breakthrough. I’m not going into the exact details of what it was – just a nuance of technique – but afterward I felt happy, energized, and motivated to train even harder in the days to come.
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Double Arm Jerk and Double Arm Long Cycle are challenging events in and of themselves, requiring an immense amount of strength-endurance and shoulder stability. Arguably the most important aspect of safely and effectively lifting double bells for long sets is having the proper mobility and flexibility – in the shoulders, back, and legs. Without these qualities, the rack and overhead positions will not give you the rest needed to endure.
As a personal trainer who observes the inner workings of several gyms on a daily basis, it boggles my mind how reluctant people are to spend money on their fitness. People will spend exorbitant amounts of money on alcohol, fancy restaurants, giant TV’s, diet gimmicks, and Christmas gifts–but they can’t afford a couple hundred per month to optimize the most important thing they have: their health?
Today was my first official day teaching at Pacific Coast Kettlebells. I had 5 lovely ladies attend (one is missing from the picture) and they kicked butt working out and slinging kettlebells! I thought I’d take this opportunity to highlight 5 reasons to love group fitness.
When I attempt to explain to someone the sport I compete in, I tell them that I lift something that looks like a bowling ball with a handle, over my head, somewhere between 100 and 200 times in ten minutes. Sounds a little crazy, right?
Life has been busy and exciting during these last couple months of 2014! Building up a client base and new programs takes time and lots of work, but I’m looking forward to where 2015 will take me.
When I started working at Point Loma Sports Club, I was so excited to discover that one of my favorite fitness bloggers, Gina from The Fitnessista, also works there! I took one of her Zumba classes and introduced myself as one of her fans. She’s the first “blog celebrity” I’ve met in person!
Hi everyone! I’m excited to share a new email-based nutrition program I have been working on for the past month.
You do not have to live in San Diego to participate! All information is sent digitally and all coaching occurs over email, unless otherwise requested.
The Eat Smart Restart program is for people looking to:
- Learn to eat smart
- Avoid holiday weight gain
- Reduce unhealthy cravings
- Discover how to eat for health
- Improve athletic performance
- Boost energy, mood, and productivity
Yesterday was my first Bolt Kettlebell Sport competition, hosted by Michael LoBue at Foundation Strength. I was blown away by how much fun the event was and how many newcomers to Kettlebell Sport got up on the platform! I especially loved seeing a bunch of kids who are getting into the sport.