Sandbag Bear Complex Carry Work Capacity Training

Here’s a quick sandbag session from yesterday. This is a great one you can sneak in throughout the day as it takes less than 10 minutes. All you’re going to do is a Bear Complex (power clean/front squat/push press/back squat/push press) for ten rounds, with a 100-meter sandbag carry after each back squat. That’s ten […]

How to Hit All the Basics With Bodyweight Training At Home

I’ve been there. Stuck at home or in a hotel with zero equipment, trying to get a workout in. There’s no need to panic, though. You can still hit the five fundamental human movements – push, pull, hinge, squat, and loaded carry – without any equipment. Push Planks Wall push-ups Push-ups One-arm push-ups Pull Batwing […]

Five of My Favorite Single-Kettlebell Workouts

These workouts are short and sweet. But they work! If you’re short on time and equipment, these workouts are a great way to get stronger, leaner, and much more fit. Throw one of these into your morning routine or pre-supper ritual, and you’ll see some major changes. Just be sure to check with your doctor […]

Double Kettlebell Clean/Double Kettlebell Thruster 5×5 Complex

Looking for a fun way to spend 25 minutes? Give this double kettlebell clean/double kettlebell thruster complex a shot! Five double kettlebell cleans.Five double kettlebell thrusters.Five sets of each.Without putting the bells down. Then, rest 3-5 minutes and do it again! Aim for three total rounds – 75 total cleans and thrusters. I went with […]

Double Kettlebell Press/Front Squat Work Capacity Complex

Looking for a quick kettlebell workout you can do to improve your work capacity? Give this complex a shot: Double Kettlebell Press x 10 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 10 Double Kettlebell Press x 5 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 5 Double Kettlebell Press x 3 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 3 Double Kettlebell Press […]

It’s Never Been About the ‘Perfect Workout’ – It’s About Showing Up

We got a new puppy last weekend. She’s seven weeks old, loud, and full of energy. And she’s pooping all over my house. I’m also taking an intensive writing course, enrolled in Seth Godin’s Podcast Fellowship program, coaching two kids programs through our community association, and trying to operate our business while being present for […]

Kettlebell Conditioning Complex – 8 Cleans/5 Squats/3 Presses

This one’s quick and simple, but not easy. This Kettlebell Complex consists of cleans, squats, and presses. You need just one kettlebell to do it. Start by doing 8 cleans with your left arm, then go right into 5 one-arm front squats and 3 presses with your left. Swing-switch to your right hand and do […]

15:00 Kettlebell Conditioning Complex – Squat/Push/Swing

This Kettlebell Conditioning Complex is an EMOM (Every Minute On the Minute) version of the ‘Squat-Push-Swing’ 3-6-9 workout from our book “Ultimate OCR Metcons” (available here). It’s pretty simple – at the start of every minute, for fifteen minutes, do 3 goblet squats, 6 push-ups, and 9 kettlebell swings. Men can aim to use a […]