Beth’s Top 8 answers to “How do I choose a coach/trainer?”

Let’s just start with this.  I own a Kettlebell club.  I think training with kettlebells is awesome.  Unless you don’t like training with kettlebells.  In that case, let’s find something else that works for you. That is awesome! Guess what? There IS no perfect tool, workout, methodology to get you fit.  

5000 Swing Challenge – in 30 days

We are just about a week off from our original 30 days.  Illness, tiredness and other things kept me from filming when I wanted to.  It’s ok, tho.  Here we are back at it.  Feeling good.  Learning. Working on form, endurance and having fun. Your swing scheme for today looks like this: 16 swings 50 h2h walking swings 40 swings 30 h2h walking swings 20…

Day 18 5,000 swing scheme

Check Pavel’s form on one arm swings! Shoulders & Hips in alignment at the top of the swing.  Core locked.  Strive for perfection today! Today’s swing scheme! 20 swings 20 h2h swings 10/10 one arm swings 20 doubles Plus one set of 6 heavy swings Healthy eating tip: Find a standard go-to restaurant for healthy meals for days when you haven’t planned your meals, packed…

Day 17 5000 Swing Challenge

40=10×4 lateral swings 36=9×4 doubles 90=15×6 swings 166 Pay attention to standing up tall at the top of your swing. Don’t worry too much if it takes you a few steps to get the rhythm down for the lateral swing. If it’s not for you. Just stand and swing! Healthy eating tip: Avoid trying to replace your favorites with ‘healthy’ versions of the same. Learn…

Day 15 5000 Swing Challenge with Jennifer

Day 15! Saturday, September 19th! Halfway there! Grab a friend and let’s get these done. If you need a friend or two to swing with, come in to 9am Foundations of Strength class and we’ll swing this one together. 10×10- 2 hand swing 5/5 x5 one arm swings 16 HEAVY the last 16 reps Healthy eating tip. Read your labels! Your infused water will taste considerably…

Day 14 5000 Swing Challenge

150= 6 sets of 25 16= 4×4 one arm swings =166 total (The last few days I have encouraged you to “go heavy” quite a bit.  So, if you feel the need (soreness) try a moderately heavy bell for this one.) We’ve really been hitting positioning hard with this challenge as well as in our classes. Start in your “Silverback” position. (Yes, like the gorilla…only…

Day 12 5000 Swings

100 h2h walking swings (10 forward-10 backward) 66 lateral swings. =166 swings ***get ’em done however you like, just complete 100 before u move to the 66! Also if you are not comfortable with the variations, just h2h swing and basic swing!   Weight loss is NOT about starving yourself.  Fueling is NOT about gorging yourself. Healthy, whole foods appropriate for your activity level is a…

Day 13 5000 Swings

Welcome back from vacation, Bob!  We sure missed you! And thanks for teaming up with me AFTER your workout for this video! 6 x’s 11 double swings 1 set 40,30,20 10…heavy to heavier to heaviest!  (You can see we shared bells, it worked out nicely!) =166 Everyone has different mobility and strength. Get the best hip hinge you can and straighten up nice and tall…