I still love kettlebells and I still love rocking, rolling, and crawling – the Original Strength resets, but I gave myself a new shiny toy – a strength shell from Ultimate Sandbag Training. I trained with it for...
I followed Aleks Salkin’s 8-week kettlebell and bodyweight minimalist program for 6 weeks before I changed the program. (See my previous Body post for details). I would not call my changes improvements, but they suit me. My...Read More
Back in 2010, a banker friend of mine was writing off bad loans at the rate of $10 to $15 million per month. I understood why from watching what was happening around me. The shopping center nearest my house sold for $16 million...Read More
E. Glenn Hinson taught me a lot about prayer and devotional practices when I was a seminary student in the early 1980s, but I did not develop a daily practice of prayer then. Now I am praying two or three times a day every day....Read More
Aleks “The Hebrew Hammer” Salkin outlined an 8 week kettlebell and bodyweight minimalist program on 28 February that caught my attention on Facebook. The plan is simple: train five days per week. Alternate days of...Read More
I completed a six week heavy swing program on 18 December 2015 that left me beat up. I was shocked that I made it to the end without injury because I had never swung a 70-pound kettlebell with one hand before starting the...Read More
This week I completed Simple and Sinister training on Monday (24-kg bell for swings, 20-kg bell for get-ups), some gymnastics prep training on Tuesday, and today I mixed gymnastics prep training with S&S swings and get-ups....Read More