Kettlebell Sport Competition: Recap

I had the opportunity to compete in / help coach athletes who competed in the 2016 BOLT California State Championship this past Saturday, May 28. BOLT kettlebell competitions include six different lifts that athletes can compete in: the double half snatch, the double jerk, the double clean and jerk, and the single arm variations of […]

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Catching Up

Hello everyone! So it has been…. too long since I last posted up content for ya’ll. Lot’s of exciting things have been happening! Below is a recap of everything going on / coming up (and there’s a workout at the end – I wanted to give you something you could take away from this 😉 ) […]

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Kettlebell Cardio Workout

Looking to maximize the short amount of time you have at the gym? Try out this kettlebell HIIT workout to get your muscles working, your heart pumping, and get you on your way. Kettlebell Cardio Workout Perform this circuit 4-5 times, resting no more than 1 minute between rounds 30 seconds of work, 15 seconds rest […]

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Goal Setting: Check In

With the start of the new year, we often set big goals (or intentions, as I mentioned in my post here) for what we’d like to accomplish in the new year. It’s easy to have a lot of momentum at the beginning of the new year – friends and family all seem to have set […]

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Double Trouble – Benefits of 2 Kettlebells

As a trainer, I’ve often come across clients who are thrilled to learn how to use kettlebells but are intimidated to put two kettlebells in their hands. ‘One arm is weaker than the other.’ ‘My body can’t handle that much weight.’ ‘I’m not coordinated enough.’ These are just a few of the fears / concerns […]

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The Best Thing I do for ME

There are lots of great things you can do for yourself to help you feel your best on a day to day basis. You can get enough sleep, drink plenty of water, take some time to relax, and eat nutritious foods. But one of the very best things I think you can do, in my […]

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The Turkish What?

The Turkish Getup is, understandably so, an exercise that some people haven’t heard of. The Turkish what, they ask? It can get a few head turns. But the Turkish Getup is something everyone should know and practice! The Turkish Getup is a total body strength exercise that provides numerous physical benefits. It strengthens the shoulder […]

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