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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

 ACTION! SNATCH! READY, SET, YOU GOT THIS! Sometimes things look much sexier on the outside then you might be feeling on the inside. We all have those training days that are both a physical and a mental struggle. Even Xena has less strong training days. How do you stick to your training routine and get through it? You create a positive script and a plan, and you recite the positive script and… Read More

As much as I love to rip a shit ton of weight off the ground, the barbell can be a pain in the ass sometimes, loading the plates on, taking them off, yadda yadda. It’s very time consuming. This is another reason why I love kettlebells, and why they are my first love; one kettlebell is a simple, compact package of strength, cardio, and power training all rolled into a space saving… Read More

Xena Can Eat Cake. Or in the case of Thanksgiving, PIE, and lots of it. A few weeks ago when I attended Inferno Hot Pilates™ teacher training here in Las Vegas, Gabriella Walters, Owner and Creator of Inferno Hot Pilates™, told the group of instructors a story that I told to Gabi and to my team of StrongFirst Level I Instructor candidates, otherwise known as Team Xena, when she attended her StrongFirst… Read More

Once upon a time I went to Mark Fisher Fitness in New York City (which is like Disney meets Charlie and The Chocolate Factory but with a bunch of beautiful, sexy, fit, people) and sat down in the Snatchery with the MFF Personal Training staff to discuss pull-ups, pressing, unicorns, and how to make your snatch sexy. Sexy people must have sexy snatches.  This is a no brainer. Now, for those of… Read More

  Hey, hey, HEY PARTY PEOPLE! I will be teaching my Advanced Kettlebell Ballistics Workshop here in Las Vegas, Nevada at Barbell Republic, 6980 West Warm Springs Road, #190, Las Vegas, Nevada 8911, on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 9 AM to 3:30 PM. Details and registration link below… I hope to see you there! Yours in Strength, Artemis ***** When: December 17, 2017 Where: Barbell Republic, 6980 West Warm Springs Road, #190, Las… 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