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Link: Back to Basics – 6 Moves to Master Before Moving Forward

A great article that I had to share, from the PCC Blog (Dragondoor): Back to Basics: 6 Moves to Master Before Moving Forward | PCC Blog. In my personal opinion resting the squat position is a great thing almost noone does. The same goes for crawling movements and the likes, like described in one of my favorite reads: Original Strength! Have a great week, Andro

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Made my day: Funny video from the Rooney family

Martin Rooney is an inspiring person. He has written several good books and definately walks the talk. I just found this great video and wanted to share it. Rightnow I am working on Martin's stuff and on several news to come at Kettlebells Hamburg. Be prepared for some big news soon, while you watch this enjoy this video!

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5 Foundational Exercises Everyone Should Do – TannerMartty.com

I have just found the following great post of coach Tanner Martty. Actually this collection of foundational excercises is perfect to begin with, but you should also implement them into your training if you are advanced. Check the link below: 5 Foundational Exercises Everyone Should Do - TannerMartty.com.

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The truth about alcohol, fat loss and muscle growth by: Leangains.com

The festive season is coming. Family and friends are wanting you to share some glasses of good wine with them, or beer, or cocktails or whatever. Does this mean your new muscle will be lost? Will you get fat, stay fat or get a bid beer belly overnight? As the private coach of a sommelier in the past I can guarantee you this is not the case. My client drank two or three glasses almost daily and he reached his goals (new muscle, better conditioning and fatloss). I am not saying that I recommend to follow his lifestyle, but I recommend that you relax a bit in the festive season and enjoy the time...

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Link of the week: 20 Rep Squats

It has been a while since I posted here. Some bigger drawbacks, sicknesses and a lot of work forced me to. 2013 was actually one of the worst years regarding my own goals in training. The good news is that I have a new plan of attack for next year and a lot of stuff that will happen here at the webpage, but also in Hamburg. Great seminars, workshops and BOLT- competitions will be announced shortly. To all of those who want something trainingwise from me rightnow, here is a good link to some classic training routines with the barbell. Especially the ones with the circuits are of course changeable...

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Good stretches for Squats & Deadlifts

Hey there what's up. Just wanted to share a good vid about stretches for your upper body before you squat and deadlift. Enjoy:

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EKL Coach Level 1 Certification & EKL BOLT Meeting #1 in Germany announced!

Dear Lifters, with pride we officially announce the first ever BOLT competition and IKFL/EKL Coach level 1 cert in Germany this year: May 4th, 2013: EKL Coach Level 1 certification with Nico Rithner Adress: X-Ess Sports Gym, Oehleckerring 13, 22419 Hamburg Special Guest: Denis Vasilev (Hosted by Kettlebells Hamburg / German EKL Director Andreas Jauss) Starting at 8:00 am You will learn the basic kettlebell lifts, program design, anything you need to know about BOLT competitions, rules and preparation for those events. A DVD for preparation for this event will be available shortly! You...

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Two cool videos about the best beginner excercises in DVRT

My mate, Josh Henkin, founder of the DVRT system and inventor of the Ultimate Sandbag has released two exciting videos regarding the basics exercises of the DVRT system. You guys know I am an avid student of his system and firm believer he offers a lot of great information regarding functional training. Check them out!

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Hip and shoulder mobility…

Hip and shoulder mobility is critical to many sportsrelated movements. Of course it is also a big bonus to be mobile for everything else you do in life. ;) Recently I have received a video that discusses basic mobility excercises that might help you for that. The hip opening stretch is a part of my daily stretching/mobility routine, so please give that one a try.

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Happy new year

Dear readers of thsi blog! It has been a while since my last post. I was on holidays and enjoyed the snow at Arosa with my board. A real great experience like last year, but this year I prepared for a little bit more conditioning. You know snowboarder have to walk a bit more than skiers. And it worked real well. So what's new here? Not so much right now, but a lot is going on behind the scenes: We will have a coach certification with Nico Rithner in May and our first BOLT-tournament The first kettlebellbsx seminars will be held in February or March. Some great new content will...

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