Monthly Archives: July 2008

Birkam Day

This was my first class in over 2 weeks and I was VERY nervous going into it for that reason. Also even though I got about 8 hours of sleep last night I woke up feeling tired still and a little weird. That definitely played into my nervousness even more.I went to the 12pm class [...]

By | 2008-07-31T22:01:00+00:00 July 31st, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Birkam Day


Quick One TodayI didn't have really any time to practice today so I had to make it really quick.Workout:6 min. Snatch set @ 16kg90 total(45 per hand)- 15rpm average, but the first min. was 20 rpm. I focused again on the lock out. I'm getting much better at it and feeling stronger. Once I can [...]

By | 2008-07-31T21:57:00+00:00 July 31st, 2008|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Weekend Workout Recap

I've had some great workouts lately and they've been centered around timed sets.Here's how it went.072408Workout: 1 Arm Swings @ 16kg 4min Snatch Set @ 16kgI maintained about 8 reps per minute because I really wanted to focus on my lockout and the shoulder stability. Short rest 2min. Double Front Squats @ 2 16kgs Short [...]

By | 2008-07-28T14:58:00+00:00 July 28th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Weekend Workout Recap

Training As Of Late…

I have been performing a lot of timed sets. I did my best to prepare for the cert with them, but at the cert found out real fast I had a lot of work ahead of me. We did A LOT of timed sets there and so I took 2 days off afterward to let [...]

By | 2008-07-23T22:30:00+00:00 July 23rd, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Training As Of Late…

Certified IKFF Kettlebell Trainer

I had the extreme pleasure of attending the International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation CKT(certified kettlebell trainer) certification this past weekend. The instructors are Steve Cotter and Ken Blackburn. Both men are the utmost in leadership, professionalism, intelligence, and sincere passion for the industry. It was one of the absolute best experiences in my life to [...]

By | 2008-07-23T22:23:00+00:00 July 23rd, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Certified IKFF Kettlebell Trainer


I've been wearing my Vibram Five Fingers since January. I absolutely LOVE them and all of my clients get a kick out of them. Everyone asks about them and they ALWAYS turn heads when I'm out. Some of my clients and co-workers call them my "Spiderman Shoes". They say it looks like I can walk [...]

By | 2008-07-18T11:32:00+00:00 July 18th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 071708


Bikram DayToday's class was by far the hottest. There were about 30 bodies packed into the small studio and that was the most people I've seen in class yet. Everyone's body heat made it HOT!The last 20 min were the absolute worst, BUT I never give up and had to convince myself of many things. [...]

By | 2008-07-17T07:17:00+00:00 July 17th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 071608

As you can see I haven't posted my workouts in 10 days. I have had a lot going on at work, BUT of course still have been training. I've had some really great progress in a few areas. I've been working on my pistols(one legged squats), GS style snatches, and heavy Turkish Get-Ups. I have [...]

By | 2008-07-15T17:20:00+00:00 July 15th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on


I have been working out since I last posted, but have just been SUPER busy to add specifics. I'll be updating everything in the next day or two.

By | 2008-07-10T00:04:00+00:00 July 10th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 071008


I was pissed and frustrated from how yesterday left me feeling. My hands are tore up and my back is not feeling the best.Today I decided to take it out on my body. Muuuuuuaaaaaaahhh ah ah!!!Workout:3 Rounds-30x Pullups160meters(528ft) Walking LungesThis was a great workout and I feel very good now. I took about 15-20 min. [...]

By | 2008-07-05T16:00:00+00:00 July 5th, 2008|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 070508