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Showing posts from January, 2010

2010 Resolution Workout at Road Runner Sport

Attention San Diego! On The Edge Fitness has teamed up with San Diego’s leading health and fitness professionals to put on a fitness expo and workout to kick off 2010. The event will be held at Road Runner Sports in Mira Mesa and will include a cross-training circuit led by San Diego’s leading fitness coaches.  Click here to register  – the first 200 participants receive a free body fat analysis.

Kettlebells: Twice the Results in Half The Time. (Check out this study)

Well I sure didn't need a research study to prove to me that using kettlebells will result in astounding  fat burning and strength results in half the time .  Upon discovering proper movement pattern training using kettlebell methods, it was clear to me when  properly implemented  in a balanced way, that one can get a killer workout in the most efficient way. Click on image below to see the entire study.  Training methods that have worked well, will usually result in a mass of people jumping on the bandwagon.  When I first began using kettlebells, it was a rarity if someone knew what this hunk of iron was actually all about. When I was fresh out of college, I was employed at a corporate gym as a personal trainer. The owner stopped me from teaching the kettlebell methods to their clientele. The owners believed the method looked dangerous and would scare off their clients. I knew deep down inside that this type of training was going to give these people a new found motivat

Michele's Amazing Pregnancy and Labor from using Kettlebells

More and more women are now being introduced to kettlebells. Which means there will be more women who will want to use them safely during their pregnancy. People are clearly seeing the benefits of how it allows the body to work more efficiently throughout labor, recovery, and builds mental stamina. It's been almost a year since my kettlebell pregnancy DVD " Baby Bells " was released. Therefore I am now getting lots of emails from other new mommies sharing with me their appreciation for providing a no fear approach to continue with their kettlebell workouts. Today I'd like to highlight Michele Graybeal's email/story. It's always inspiring to read these beautiful empowering real life events. Hi Lauren, So I wanted to write to you and tell you that I am crediting your baby bells to my amazing pregancy, labor, and recovery! I used baby bells my entire pregnancy and did cardio too. (this was my first pregnancy) I actually did your DVD the night I went in

Recap of the Jan 2010 Kettlebell Workshop

I had an awesome time at yesterdays kettlebell workshop. A great way to start off the beginning of 2010. This workshop was held at an amazing facility in Encinitas, Crossfit Counter Culture . This facility is beautifully set up for the serious exerciser. There is nothing fluffy about this gym except for the bumping sound system and flat screen TV. Other than that, it's filled with hard style training equipment that's meant to be used for the hardcore exerciser. This is an ideal place to train and I felt right at home. Every time I teach a new workshop I learn more and more. With so many different body types and backgrounds there will always be something unique I can work with and hopefully fix. Presenting at workshops is such a rewarding experience. To work with a group who all have such different backgrounds, yet come together with kettlebells! To see the proud look on each persons face when they have that moment when something clicks. "Ahh haaaa, so that'