Strength: noun. the ability to overcome.


The ROOT Cause Of [Many] Aches, Pains, And Injuries*

by GEOFFN April 10, 2013 Movement

*[BIG FAT DISCLAIMER: I’m not a medical professional. Just a dumb trainer who’s figured out how to finally lift heavy stuff again after 10+ years of trying. If you have active or chronic pain, or an acute injury, go see your Medical Doctor. What I’m about to present is based on the research, observation, experimentation, […]

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The Best Spinal Stability Exercise For The Kettlebell Swing

by GEOFFN February 10, 2012 kettlebell workouts

In my last post we saw that there were two reasons for back pain when performing Kettlebell Swings, according to Dr. McGill’s study in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. They were: Poor technique, which we addressed with the video in the last post, and Actual lower back instability, which we’ll address in this […]

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“Help! My Kettlebell Workouts Suck Cause I’m In Pain!”

by GEOFFN December 9, 2010 Kettlebells

Yesterday I posted about what I’d do if I were in pain and trying to “get my kettlebell workouts on.” Today, I thought I’d follow that up just in time for Christmas – because there’s no sense doing the same thing in 2011 that you did this year if what you did this year didn’t […]

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On Kettlebell Workouts And Pain…

by GEOFFN December 8, 2010 Kettlebells

A buddy of mine sent me an email the other day and asked me how I coped with pain and still manage to do my  kettlebell workouts. He’s had some serious setbacks since September and was feeling discouraged. So I thought I’d write a little bit about it today. It’s funny – because I honestly […]

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