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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

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

“Endings are not only part of life; they are a requirement for living and thriving, professionally and personally.” (THRIVING being the operative word here… ) ~Dr. Henry Cloud, Necessary Endings On Friday, after 5 years, Eric and I closed the doors at Iron Body Studios. It’s been 5 years of lifting, laughter, lessons learned, and definitely many challenges. As coaches, over the 5 years, Eric and I helped many people of all… Read More

I have news… big news… Eric accepted a job with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas Nevada, so we are closing Iron Body Studios and moving to Vegas. Now that I have your attention, no I am not making this up, and no Eric does not have some secret trampoline or trapeze skill that you do not know about. He accepted a position as a Head Therapist (Head Athletic Trainer) and he… Read More

Are you a perfectionist? I know I have my moments for sure. Many of us can be a prisoner to it, perfectionism. We beat ourselves up about what we haven’t done rather than focusing on what we HAVE accomplished. We obsess over not completing a task according to an unrealistic ideal that we had in our heads rather than celebrating how far we have come, how much we have learned, and how… Read More

I will be teaching another StrongFirst  Kettlebell  Course  at Iron Body Studios on September 11, 2016. The deadline to register for this course is September 7, 2016. If you are interested in attending then register as soon as possible HERE. Do not turn to “YouTube” University to learn how to safely and effectively train with kettlebells! Join me for  a StrongFirst  Kettlebell  Course at Iron Body Studios on September 11, 2016. This course is an excellent pre-requisite… Read More

Yesterday I was at the Paper Store shopping for some gifts and cards and I came across a magnet that read, “What Would You Attempt To Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?”. How often do we NOT take risks or NOT attempt to do something scary or beyond our comfort zone because we are afraid that we will fail? As Dr. Lisa Lewis explains in her most recent podcast interview with Nia… Read More

I’m really excited to announce that as a newly minted StrongFirst Team Leader that I will be teaching  a  StrongFirst  Kettlebell  User  Course  at Iron Body Studios on May 1, 2016. This course is an excellent pre-requisite if you are preparing to attend your StrongFirst Level I Kettlebell Certification. I will  teach  the  fundamental  kettlebell  movements. Deadlift Two  Handed  Swing Turkish  Get  Up Military  Press Single  Leg  Dead  lift I  will  also  cover  diaphragmatic … Read More

I am finally home after 12 days of non-stop travel from Boston to Australia to Boston to NYC and finally back to Boston, teaching my workshops I Am Not Afraid To Lift and Keep It Simple, and presenting at the Mark Fisher Fitness Motivate and Movement Lab. As a true introvert at heart, in the weeks leading up to this whirlwind tour of international and national travel, I was nervous for how… Read More