Posts Tagged with "workout"

Women CAN’T Do Pull-ups (Guest Post)

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Howdy, everyone! I’m excited to bring you a terrific guest post by fellow Beautiful Badass Shawna Kaminski.

Here’s an awesome fact about Shawna – she can do more pull-ups than most men I know. And she’s almost 50. Shawna’s a serious badass!

Got your attention didn’t I?

It’s true. According to the New York Times and a study from the University of Daytona, women CAN’T do pull ups. Researchers came up with all kinds of reasons for the fact that in this particular study, exercise physiologists were unsuccessful in getting their subjects to achieve an unassisted pull up. Clearly if these ‘experts’ couldn’t get this group of 17 women to do at least ONE pull up, it’s fair to assume that NO WOMAN … Click to continue reading

This Ain’t Your Typical New Year Resolution Guide for Health & Fitness


There’s a glaring problem with most health and fitness oriented New Year resolutions. They’re unrealistic and not sustainable long-term. People start them with a bang accompanied with fierce determination, but after two weeks or so, they quickly fizzle out and lose any results they attained in that period.

The intentions were good – lose some fat, improve eating habits, or just make healthier lifestyle choices. But all too often individuals embark on overly complicated and stressful regimens.

In the end, you must enjoy what you’re doing if you want to achieve your goals and maintain them long-term. Contrary to what most people think, you don’t have to be miserable or deprived in order to achieve your goals.

Now I present to you . . .

The New, … Click to continue reading

Kettlebell & Bodyweight Density Workout (Guest Post)


Howdy, y’all! Today I have a guest post courtesy of my friend, Forest Vance. I don’t talk much about kettlebell training on this site, mostly because the only true kettlebell exercise I know how to do correctly is a swing. Forest is going to give you a great Kettlebell & Bodyweight Density Workout you can do in a matter of minutes along with a couple of demonstration videos. Enjoy!

The HardStyle kettlebell system is about:

Getting the most you can out of the basic kettlebell moves.
Getting maximum results in miniumum time.
Getting stronger and improving performance – while helping you simultaneously gain lean muscle and lose body fat.
Sticking to time-tested principles that ACTUALLY WORK.

HardStyle kettlebell training is what we do at my fitness … Click to continue reading