October 2010

As you walk into my Sacramento area personal training gym, one of the first things you see is a line of kettlebells against the wall.And nine out of ten people ask the same question:“What are those things?”So one of the first exercises I typically cover with a new client is the Kettlebell Swing. It’s one [...]

If you're looking to shed some pounds and flatten up your stomach - and you're not using kettlebells in your workouts - you're missing out big time.Kettlebell training is hands-down one of the best, fastest, and most efficient ways to both lose body fat and carve out those six pack abs.KB's train your abs in [...]

3 Good Ways To Injure Yourself Working Out

You're finally getting your workout schedule dialed in. You're shedding body fat and gaining lean muscle. Just as you're really hitting your grove, just as you're finally finding a program you can actually stick to - that old nagging injury rears it's ugly head.Maybe you're even getting pain somewhere new - the shoulders, knees and [...]

October 2010 Challenge Workout Results

Here's October's challenge workout one more time:10 Push Ups20 Kettlebell Swings30 Walking Lunges (total - 15 each leg)40 Cross Body Mountain Climbers50 Body Weight SquatsStart with Push Ups and complete the entire sequence as fast as possible. Repeat the sequence again, starting at the top with Body Weight Squats. When you've completed the sequence twice [...]

October 2010 Challenge Workout

Every month at Forest Vance Training, Inc. Sacramento Personal Training and Fitness Boot Camps, we do a challenge workout. The idea with these workouts is to test your fitness level (although the workouts aren't identical, you can track your progress and see how your fitness is improving when you do the workouts every month) and [...]