Category : Kettlebell

Why I Love the StrongFirst Organization!

I am a student of strength. I am a teacher of strength. I am a quiet professional. StrongFirst Code The first time that I heard the StrongFirst code, I am really wasn’t sure what it meant.  Although it was mentioned numerous times throughout my certification weekend (the first chance I really interacted with the organization […]

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“Pick a program.  Stick with the program.” ~Fabio Zonin, Master SFG, Strong First It was Saturday afternoon and I was feeling overwhelmed, very overwhelmed. In the months leading up to the SFG I certification, and where I was at that moment seemed worlds apart. I had planned and practiced for this weekend, and knew I […]

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Life Isn’t an Either-Or Proposition

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“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” ~Teddy Roosevelt As I was training with the kettlebell this morning, I […]

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Fitness vs. Lifestyle

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After spending a great weekend in kettlebell certification with a fitness organization, I am once again committed to the path that we are on at Warsaw’s Secret Fitness.  Don’t get me wrong, I feel that mainstream fitness has its purpose and place, but fitness is only the beginning.  Chasing cardio programs that choose constant, high-intensity […]

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The Only Right Way to Do It

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“The best way to do it, is to do it!” ~Amelia Earhart When trying to make a change in our lives, often we allow ourselves to get bogged down in details, overanalyzing, procrastination, dread or the worst, perfectionism.  We begin to think that we can never accomplish our undertaking to our own high expectations, so […]

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Being Able To (Do Anything You Want!)

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“A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.”      ~Patricia Neal As I reflected this morning on the new year and all of the “things” that need to be done, my mind came back to some of the emails that I have received from my […]

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Sometimes Letting Go is Giving

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“Holding on is believing that there’s only a past;  letting go is knowing that there’s a future.”  ~Daphne Rose Kingma Sometimes the holidays are filled with sadness.  Perhaps we are more poignantly aware of our missing loved ones during this time because the holidays revolve around family and loving one another.  We may find ourselves broken-hearted […]

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“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror and asked myself:  ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ and when the answer has been, ‘No’ for too may days in a row, I know I need to change […]

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