Workout Plan from Chris Hemsworth’s Personal Trainer

Chris Hemsworth is one of the most popular actors today, and he gets into jaw-dropping physical condition for his roles in movies like Thor and The Avengers. I recently stumbled across a pretty interesting interview with his personal trainer, and thought I would share a few take-aways, since I know adding strength is a bigContinue reading “Workout Plan from Chris Hemsworth’s Personal Trainer”

KBs for ABS: Bear Plank + Paused Row

The Kettlebell Bear Plank + Paused Row will hammer your abs while building your back, all at the same time. Start in a bear plank position with your wrists below your shoulders, your knees off the floor, and your core and glutes tight. Your hands should be gripping the kettlebells. Keeping your hips and shouldersContinue reading “KBs for ABS: Bear Plank + Paused Row”

#1 Tip for Getting Stronger with Kettlebells

Often, when I’m out and about – whether that’s running errands during the week, at an event of some kind for one of our kids during the weekend, at church or a related event or gathering, etc… I’ll be making small talk, and we get to the “what do you do for a living” part.Continue reading “#1 Tip for Getting Stronger with Kettlebells”

1000 Calorie Kettlebell Workout

The Holiday season is upon us! I want to help you AVOID what’s happened to me in the past around this time of year. I’ve also seen this happen with countless clients: The week of Thanksgiving hits, and we sort of mentally back off our fitness program. It’s basically five or six weeks of justContinue reading “1000 Calorie Kettlebell Workout”

1776 Rep KB Boot Camp Buddy Workout

Burn some major calories and stoke your metabolism this Holiday! Try this epic 1776 Rep KB Boot Camp Buddy Workout: 1 – GET WITH A PARTNER2 – BETWEEN THE TWO OF YOU – in any combination / order you want – complete 8 rounds of the circuit below, as fast as possible: 20 push ups10Continue reading “1776 Rep KB Boot Camp Buddy Workout”

Memorial Day KB “Murph”

Performing the Hero WOD “Murph” on Memorial Day has been a tradition over the last 10 years or so in many tactical fitness circles. The workout was first made popular by the CrossFit community, who perform many workouts created to honor fallen heroes, commonly called the Hero’s WOD (Workout of the Day). Navy Lieutenant MichaelContinue reading “Memorial Day KB “Murph””

“Beat the Clock” KB Ladder Challenge – free sample workout

2020 has been quite the year. Our training studios here in Sacramento, CA got shut down mid-March… we were able to re-open in June, only to be shut down again in July… …one thing we HAVE been able to do, with a decent amount of success, is hold our group PT / boot camps workoutsContinue reading ““Beat the Clock” KB Ladder Challenge – free sample workout”

500-Rep KB-BW Dorian Yates Quarantine Workout

I just saw an article on a popular strength website showing a quarantine workout from Dorian Yates (English former professional bodybuilder; won the Mr. Olympia title six consecutive times from 1992 to 1997; widely considered to be one of the top bodybuilders in modern history). And guess what? There he was on his balcony, swingingContinue reading “500-Rep KB-BW Dorian Yates Quarantine Workout”