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I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! Did you watch my FB Live yesterday on how the kettlebell squat can improve the barbell back squat??? Watch the replay on YouTube below… Learn MORE at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to Lift® in Boston on June 2, 2018 at MSC Strength & Conditioning, 376  Washington Street, Uniit C2, Norwell, MA 02061with a brand NEW curriculum… Read More

I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! Join me for a FB Live TOMORROW @8:30AM Pacific Time from my Iron Body By Artemis FB Page when I will discuss How to Improve the Barbell Back Squat with the Kettlebell Squat. Learn MORE at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to Lift® in Boston on June 2, 2018 at MSC Strength & Conditioning, 376  Washington Street,… Read More

I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! “There are no wrists in kettlebells.” Did you miss my Facebook Live broadcast last Saturday on Wrist Position for Kettlebells vs. Barbell? You can watch the replay below… Learn MORE at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to Lift® in Boston on June 2, 2018 at MSC Strength & Conditioning, 50 Finnell Drive, Suite 6, Weymouth, MA 02188 with… Read More

I Am Not Afraid To Lift® is Coming to Boston June 2, 2018! How do you build a stronger press? “You want to squeeze your butt so hard that you should see your butt from the front…” ~Me from I Am Not Afraid To Lift® Boston 2014 Watch more in the video below… Learn more gems of wisdom like this from me at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid to… Read More

Deadline to register for my StrongFirst Kettlebell Course THIS SUNDAY March 25, 2018 at Life Time Athletic – Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada is TONIGHT at 11:59 PM Pacific Time Register ==> HERE <== As a strength coach, one of my daily strength program staples is the Turkish get-up. All of my clients do get-ups in their training, every damn day. In response to training increased TGU volume for about a month, one of my… Read More

If you missed my Facebook and Instagram LIVE broadcast today about the safest and most effective way to start the kettlebell swing, you can watch the replay below… Learn all about the kettlebell swing, kettlebell training, and hardstyle training principles at my StrongFirst Kettlebell Course on March 25, 2018 (NEXT SUNDAY!) at Life Time Athletic-Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV. Sign-up HERE Deadline to register is THIS WEDNESDAY March 21, 2018.  Sign-up HERE In case you… Read More

Recently I was chatting with a student about the wedge for the kettlebell military press. He is working on his half bodyweight press for his StrongFirst Level 2 certification and is not 100% dialed into the wedging technique. Yes, just like the deadlift, there is a wedging technique with the kettlebell military press. In fact, wedging is a theme with many lifts, the deadlift, the military press, the bench press (you use… Read More

A few years ago, in April 2015, I was seated in the exit row on a plane on the way back from teaching my workshop “I Am Not Afraid To Lift” in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After I sat down on the plane I looked up to read what I would have to do in case of an emergency and discovered that I would have to lift the airplane door that weighed 22kg… Read More

Last week I had a question on one of my Instagram posts about my hand placement on the kettlebell handle for a clean before a heavy kettlebell military press. YES, there is a purpose to this and YES, for a stronger press, you want the handle to rest in a specific part of your hand, the “sweet spot”, after a clean before a kettlebell military press. Listen in and learn more from… Read More

As a strength coach, one of my daily strength program staples is the Turkish get-up. All of my clients do get-ups in their training, every damn day. In response to training increased TGU volume for about a month, one of my distance coaching clients James Weedall, Owner of Ethos Fitness in Boston, perfectly summed up the purpose and results of training this increased volume of get-ups daily when he said to me,… Read More

Do not turn to “YouTube” University to learn how to safely and effectively train with kettlebells! Join me for  a StrongFirst  Kettlebell  Course at Barbell Republic, Las Vegas, on October 29, 2017! This will be my first LAS VEGAS StrongFirst Kettlebell Course and now that I am a permanent Las Vegas resident, I am very excited to start teaching StrongFirst courses in the Las Vegas area. Barbell Republic is located at 6980 Warm Springs… Read More

Last week I posted the following on Instagram and Facebook: FORTY WHAAATT???!! I turned 41 and 1/2 on July 11 this week so I’m officially in my forties. If you haven’t turned 40 yet it can be a scary number. Even 30 can be scary if you haven’t yet reached that milestone. Physically I don’t feel any different today than I did on my 30th birthday. In fact I feel physically stronger… Read More