How To’s

5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

There's a bit of an over-emphasis (borderline obsession) about cholesterol in the media and when we talk with our doctor. He always tells us to get our numbers lower, right? Before blindly swallowing a red or blue pill to make that happen, it's important to understand the why and what. Let's jump into some myths of what exactly cholesterol is. [...]

By | 2017-04-10T14:42:13+00:00 April 10th, 2017|How To's, Nutrition & Wellness, Recipes|Comments Off on 5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

1 TIP To Make Your Kettlebell Swing and Snatch Easier

One of the foundational Kettlebell movements is the Swing. The King of Kettlebell movements is called the Snatch. Both of these movements are linked to one another and when performed properly they each definitely give you pretty amazing results. I've seen people, even trainers, butcher exercising with Kettlebells with horrific form and this leads unsuspecting [...]

By | 2017-04-09T08:35:57+00:00 April 9th, 2017|How To's, Kettlebell Training, Kettlebell Workouts|Comments Off on 1 TIP To Make Your Kettlebell Swing and Snatch Easier

Synergy Rope Climb Challenge

Peak Obstacle Course Racing, aka OCR, season is quickly approaching and now is the time to start working on and refining your rope climb technique. Even an OCR isn't your thing... we designed this challenge for Beginners, Intermediates, and Veterans in mind so everyone benefits. All month long, we’re challenging ourselves to get stronger and [...]

By | 2017-04-02T11:33:47+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|30 Day Challenges, How To's|Comments Off on Synergy Rope Climb Challenge

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing, but it’s not just the holidays that get us. We always have an abundance of delicious food around us and likely also people we want to hang with too! It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on certain days like the weekends, birthdays, or parties. But [...]

By | 2017-03-20T13:17:41+00:00 March 20th, 2017|How To's, Nutrition, Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Raw Carmel Brownie Bites

Here is a super amazing shareable dessert I found on the Vedge. We will blend up a gooey, authentic tasting [but less guilty] caramel center – which has an amazing creamy and soft texture. I could eat this caramel forever and never be tired of it. True Story! And what would a raw dessert be [...]

By | 2015-02-13T04:24:38+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Fine Eating Pleasures, How To's, Kettlebell Training, Nutrition, Recipes|Comments Off on Raw Carmel Brownie Bites

Slow Motion Long Cycle by Coach Bob Garon

In this video I show you in slow motion the Kettlebell lift called Long Cycle. Quite simply it is the Clean and Jerk using a Kettlebell. Watch as I break down the macro components of this lift into smaller details. Of course there are minor technical components that I left out, but will visit those [...]

By | 2014-10-21T16:09:27+00:00 October 21st, 2014|How To's, Kettlebell Training, Kettlebell Workouts|Comments Off on Slow Motion Long Cycle by Coach Bob Garon

HOW TO TRAIN FOR A SPARTAN RACE WITHOUT KILLING YOURSELF! PART I

My article has been published and is now live for your reading pleasure on the My Mad Methods website. If you're ready to hit a Spartan Race, but don't know how to train for it, this article is for you. Learn the 5 stages of training you need to work up to, and recover from, [...]

By | 2013-12-19T13:45:20+00:00 December 19th, 2013|How To's, Kettlebell Training, Team Synergy|Comments Off on HOW TO TRAIN FOR A SPARTAN RACE WITHOUT KILLING YOURSELF! PART I

Making Healthy Choices While Traveling

  The key to keeping to a healthy eating regimen is planning. It is much easier to give in to poor food choices when you are starving, so pack high calorie yet high nutrient snacks, such as trail mix with raw nuts/seeds with dried fruit to keep you full. On layovers, do your best to [...]

By | 2013-07-30T16:39:48+00:00 July 30th, 2013|How To's, Nutrition|Comments Off on Making Healthy Choices While Traveling

Making Your Kettlebell Snatch More Efficient PART 4

In PART 4 I overview the most common mistakes people make when performing the Kettlebell Snatch. Once corrected, you will become more efficient in this wonderful full-body movement. It will be better & safer for your lower back, shoulders, and grip. You will also increase your overall performance too! Watch more Kettlebell Technique videos here: [...]

By | 2013-05-22T18:38:02+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|How To's, Kettlebell Training, Kettlebell Workouts|Comments Off on Making Your Kettlebell Snatch More Efficient PART 4

Proper Mountain Climbers Technique & Progressions

I'm sure you've done them a hundred times before, but we are always able to improve upon ourselves. When we do, we become better, stronger, and build more confidence in our abilities. I personally love Mountain Climbers because they are so great for a shoulders, core, & cardio workout all wrapped into one and it's [...]

By | 2013-03-19T20:04:53+00:00 March 19th, 2013|How To's|Comments Off on Proper Mountain Climbers Technique & Progressions