“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” - Albert Einstein
A reminder: We’re hosting a kettlebell sport seminar and workshop for FREE tomorrow, April 19th. It’s an actual sport called Girevoy. If you’re interest is piqued, you can sign up for the Ice Chamber KB Sport Certification that we’re hosting June 21st. You can sign up on kettleguard.com and use the discount code FERALCF for 15% off.
Check out Lidia Valentin in training. This girl is A-MAZ-ING!
Belying the old adage that farmers can’t be weightlifters and vice versa, Susan works hard at both endeavors.
RICE: The End of an Ice Age - Seriously folks, stop icing, stop idle rest, stop using NSAIDs. It’s not helping.
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” - Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
If you’ve spent any appreciable amount of time training with us, then you must have gleaned (been-hammered-over-the-head-with) just how important positioning is to physical performance. Just as position is critical in the snatch, for instance, so too is positioning important in the more mundane movement patterns of day-to-day, such as in walking, reading, picking your nose, et cetera. Your posture is critically important to movement quality and ergo quality of life. You should be conscious of your positioning and posture throughout your day not just in the gym. Your body will get good at the things it does and, conversely, does not do. Don’t get good at being a hunchback. Do your body justice, be mindful of your posture, get into a good position, always. Are you going to make a cup of coffee? Organize and brace your spine. Starting the car? Organize and brace your spine. Scanning a document into your computer? Organize and brace your spine. Wiping your ass? You get the picture. End rant.
Check out Rebecca getting into a good receiving position for the snatch. We’ve been working on this a lot recently and I don’t think that’ll abate for quite some time.