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.#87: Andrew Durniat is one of the most highly sought-after strength & conditioning coaches in the fitness industry. As a high level competitor in the Highland Games, Grip competitions, Kettlebell Sport, & more, Andrew shares how he puts it all together?

  Andrew Durniat, (http://durniatstrength.com & http://optraining.blogspot.com) transformed his passion into a life-changing business in 2005. He has trained high level athletes and is one himself. He is a former All-American in lacrosse and has coached lacrosse at the College of Wooster. His past experience has led

Ep. #80: Kettlebell Bombshell Lisa Balash discusses the dirty secrets female fitness competitors won’t share regarding eating disorders & anabolics, why you should be weary of big box gym trainers w/questionable kettlebell certifications, & more

  Lisa Balash (http://kettlebellbombshell.com) is a former fitness competitor turned kettlebell sport athlete, kettlebell instructor, as well as highly sought-after social media health & fitness influencer. Lisa prides herself as an athlete who is not only in her mid 40’s, stays fit year round via healthy

Ep.#75: Multi Kettlebell Sport Champion Lorna Kleidman talks why women should consider double kettlebell training, what kettlebell sport can learn from Crossfit, making kettlebells more appealing to women & more -050114

  Lorna Kleidman (http://lornafit.com)  is a highly decorated kettlebell sport competitor, author, coach, and producer of the KettleX DVD series. In 2007, Lorna became the first America kettlebell Master of Sport International Level. Since that time, Lorna has garnered

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 […]

New Warrior Power-Boosting Protein Packed Smoothie Recipe. Now Say That 50 More Times Really Quickly

OK, I’ll admit to. As much as I love cooking, sometimes I’m too damn lazy to do it. However, on the flip side, sometimes I just want to make sure I’m getting enough nutrients from whatever I am consuming. Although I take a multi-vitamin as a bit of an insurance policy, we all know, most […]

Kettlebell Lifts to Help The Phillipines

  Who is this diminutive force of nature, holding that competition kettlebell with such strength and grace? The athlete in question is my good friend, Blackburn Kettlebell Sport Team teammate, sister, and who I view as the Filipino Wrecking Machine (sorry Mark Munoz) of Kettlebell Sport, Bea Rodriguez…..pronounced “Bay -yuh.” However, what is more pronounced, […]