Please take a moment to Like IronBodyByArtemis on Facebook HERE. Please take a moment to Follow @IrnBdyByArtemis on Twitter HERE. The Year of the Pull-up I have been writing a lot about pull-ups lately, but that is because pull-ups are one of the best strength movements that any man or woman can train to do. Regular pull-up training incorporated into one’s strength training program, no matter what one’s specific goal may be, help to… Read More

Please take a moment to Like IronBodyByArtemis on Facebook HERE. Please take a moment to Follow @IrnBdyByArtemis on Twitter HERE. This past weekend I was invited to assist at the Philly/Downingtown, Pennsylvania RKC. It was both an honor and a privilege to be able to participate in the workshop as an assistant instructor. I assisted on Team Ross with Team Lead Delaine Ross, fellow Assistant RKC Instructor John Dixon and 11 amazingly… Read More

I am sure that I am not alone in my frustration when I hear people refer to a KettleBELL as a KettleBALL, or receive emails with the subject line “Kettleball Training” or even worse, “Cattle Ball Class”. No, I did not just make that up. That really happened once. What frustrates me beyond this are folks who continue to refer to the Kettlebell as a Kettleball even AFTER they begin and continue… Read More

“Learning is boundless. – I dare not say that I have reached any state of achievement. I’m still learning, for learning is boundless.”, Bruce Lee Several months ago I was making some announcements about class schedule changes to a group of my clients before class.  In response to this announcement one of my clients asked me the following question in front of the group, “Isn’t the 8 a.m. class a beginner class?”… Read More

 Please take a moment to Like IronBodyByArtemis on Facebook HERE. Please take a moment to Follow @IrnBdyByArtemis on Twitter HERE. “To strive actively to achieve some goal gives your life meaning and substance.”, Bruce Lee I recently attended and passed my Russian Kettlebell Level II Certification Training. For those of you who have never been to an RKC Workshop, I found myself surrounded by individuals who were incredibly intelligent and strong, both… Read More

Often you will hear within the media or just generally, “If you want to learn how to train with kettlebells properly and effectively, then contact your local RKC Instructor to learn.” What does this mean, “RKC”? Unless you are an RKC Instructor yourself, or a client of an RKC instructor, then it is very likely that not only, do you not know what “RKC” stands for, but also the depth of what… Read More