Ep.#92: How does a high level young athlete go from skinny, to morbidly obese in one summer, to high level kettlebell sport athlete & youngest Master of Sport in North America? Ken & Mitch Blackburn tells us & what parents can learn from Ken

  One of our more popular guests, Ken Blackburn (http://ikff.net), returns with his son Mitch. Mitch spent most of his childhood as the shorter, skinnier kid, compared to most of the kids he grew up with. However, in one summer, he became morbidly obese. How did Mitch find his way from skinny, to obese, to […]

Ep.#68: Steve Cotter & Ken Blackburn return to discuss what they have planned for the upcoming LLA Summit weekend in Las Vegas, the connection between dogs, balls, & Dairy Queen, smarter training programming, kettlebells, Ken’s Chippendale audition, & mor

  Steve Cotter & Ken Blackburn (http://ikff.net)join in to discuss, more in depth, the highly anticipated Live Life Aggressively Summit training course weekend in Las Vegas, in September. The event is currently half way sold out without any official online registration, and promises to be the one can’t-miss 2 day training course of the year. […]

Ep.#65: Christopher Reed, is a Canadian-based strength & conditioning coach, athlete, and defense tactics educator. Chris checks in to talk about his Kettlebell Black Belt training prog, Louie Simmons & Westside Barbell, Snoop Lion-inspired recovery metho

    Christopher Reed (http://www.achieveyourpeak.com/) is the founder of Empire Fitness in Toronto, a sport specific training facility dedicated to helping Canadian high school athletes, regardless of sport achieve their dream of competing at the collegiate level in either the CIS or NCAA. Christopher, possessing an extensive background in football and martial arts was exposed […]

Live Life Aggressively Podcast Episode 4 w/Guest: Ken Blackburn – 053013

Episode 4 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we are joined by our guest and good friend Ken Blackburn.   Ken is a well-known and respected coach in the kettlebell world, chief operating officer of the International Kettlebell & Fitness Federation (IKFF), as well as has successfully coached multiple […]

Steve Cotter’s IKFF Level 1 & 2 Kettlebell Certification Comes To Houston

It’s been a long time coming, and if it involves the great state of Texas & the nation’s fourth largest city, you have to go “BIG.” That’s why one of the most well known faces in the world of kettlebell training and strength & conditioning is bringing his organization’s hands-on and in-depth style of kettlebell […]

IKFF Level 1 Certified Kettlebell Teacher Certification Comes to Austin, TX.

The IKFF Level 1 CKT Course comes to my 2nd home, Austin, TX., in October. You don’t want to miss this, as not only will you learn from some of the best in the Kettlebell and Strength & Conditioning industry (Steve Cotter & Ken Blackburn), you will also get to experience the beautiful city that […]

Behind The Scenes of Mike Mahler’s “Kettlebell Training in the Age of Quarrel” Seminar in Santa Monica

I know I’ve been M.I.A. for a few days. However, I spent last weekend attending one of the best kettlebell-centered seminars, during my career as a strength & conditioning coach. While, I finally just received the feeling in my legs, and the full body soreness has subsided, I am still ridning high from the energy […]

Kettlebell Workout of the Day + IKFF Fun w/ Overhead Squat

1a. Alt. KB Swings x 1 min. 1b. KB Overhead squat x 6 ea. side (perform 6 on the left, then 6 on the right) – * When performing the OH squat, keep your eye on the kettlebell/free hand out in front/hips back (push the bell up, while sinking your lats down). Only go as […]