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Renew and Reset Kettlebell Workout Program

Exciting news!!!! In addition to the 5th Annual 21 Day Squat Challenge that starts in just 3 days... I have some very exciting news! I am opening up registration to the popular Renew and Reset workout program to the public for one week only. You can snag it  here ! Own this program, download it, stream it from anywhere, before I close registration on January 5th. Take 25% off until January 1st with code: Reset25  Discount ends in 2 days! Note: If you are a current member of Lauren's Playground, you will have full access to this program, this month right here ! No need to purchase it! If you're planning on investing in yourself and you'd like to join Lauren's Playground, be sure you are on our newsletter here , so you don't miss when we open again in 2020! WHY RENEW AND RESET? Due to the popularity of the very first Ultimate Body Sculpt and Conditioning with Kettlebells, we are bringing back the old school format with a new workout feel . Now is t

Huge Black Friday Kettlebell Fitness Sale - up to 70% off

BIGGEST FITNESS SALE OF THE YEAR  STARTS NOW 70% OFF KETTLEBELL DVDS (while supplies last) 50% OFF DOWNLOADS CODE: BlackFridayFitness 70% OFF KETTLEBELL DVDS (while supplies last) 50% OFF DOWNLOADS CODE: BlackFridayFitness Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

Does Your Mom Guilt Stop You From Working Out?

How To Stop Letting That Mom Guilt Stop you from showing up for yourself  How many of you moms don’t think twice about signing your kids up for soccer, dance, swim?  You get the gist, right You have no problems shelling out the money and finding the time to make it work. Shuttling your kids back and forth are just part of your priority list. I totally get this. I have 4 kids myself. It’s VERY easy to put ourselves last.  Because when it comes to us moms, suddenly we don’t have the time to workout. By the end of the day we are wiped beyond belief and can barely function. That’s when we reach for the booze. Then a viscous cycle of depletion and unhealthy habits take over.  The idea of investing any amount of money to ensure proper training, just sounds expensive. We talk ourselves out  of it and convince ourselves we aren’t worth it.  Then what happens to us? We get sick more, have no energy left, feel like complete crap, gain weight and just feel misera

7 Day Kettlebell Swing Challenge - #7DaySwingChallenge

Why the Swing Challenge? What a few people have posted about it in the private group. I cut off most of their names to privacy. If you are thinking of doing the Swing Challenge we are starting an ENCORE week and giving a chance for those who missed it to starting November 19th! It takes just a few minutes a day! The power of community is REAL! See for yourself below!  Let's get take the struggle of being consistent with our fitness routine out of the equation once and for all with less than 6 minutes a day! Receive a Swing Video every day for 7 Days when you join our FREE Swing Challenge . Swing with me and with thousands of other people participating around the world. A few posts from the private Facebook Group Kettlebell Swings are one of the most efficient exercises I've ever come across in my 20 years of teaching fitness. Not only will you strengthen your entire body from head to toe, you will ramp up your heart rate like no

The Kettlebell Swing

The Kettlebell Swing is the EXERCISE that is responsible for popularizing Kettlebell training! This is the exercise that strengthens and conditions your entire body all at once.  It’s one of the most efficient ways to burn fat, develop muscle, and power quickly!⁣ ⁣ The Kettlebell swing has also been known to help people lose over a hundred pounds while maintaining solid functional muscle.⁣ ⁣ This really is a phenomenal exercise most people can do safely. The benefits are truly endless. ⁣ ⁣ Depending on the individual this is the order of operations used to get to the Kettlebell Swing.⁣ ⁣ ⁣While there is more to it than these 3 steps on the video leading to the Kettlebell Swing, here’s the cliff notes.⁣ ⁣ If you want to see my online intro to Kettlebell Swing class you can access where I go in to much more detail sign up here for free   View this post on Instagram A pos

Double Kettlebell Strength and Conditioning Quickie Workout

Calling all Kettlebell fitness die hards! Double Kettlebell Strength and Conditioning Quickie mixed in with some Bodyweight and power work! A little bit of everything on this fine day! ⁣ ⁣ 5 reps of everything⁣ ⁣ Double Kettlebell Swing, Clean, Front Squat, Press to the floor ⁣ ⁣ Burpee to a Pull Up⁣ ⁣ 1 Arm Swing, High Pull, Snatch⁣  each side ⁣ Rest for 1-2 minutes and repeat 3 times! Tag me if you try this and tag a friend who’d like a quick session like this. All business today!⁣ ⁣ BTW, I’m having a flash sale on the Kettlebell DVD’s that we have left. 70% off today only! Code: 70off right here ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ If you’re new to Kettlebells make sure to get in my How To Swing a Kettlebell Free online class today here . ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #kettlebellquickie #kettlebellworkouts #pullups #fitnessmotivation #fitat40 #choosestrength #strongmoms #fitmom #kettlebellbody #laurenbrooksfitness

I was embarrassed of success

I’d like to share a little secret with you. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Here it goes... I was embarrassed when someone called me an Entrepreneur. I’m not sure what my hang up with that term was all about. Maybe it was because I assumed Entrepreneurs were in it to just make money and making money was a bad thing. I was under the impression that making a lot of money may be perceived as sleazy and not authentic. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I was told many times you don’t go into the fitness business to make money. I was on board with that idea and accepted it gracefully. I felt very righteous about it. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Most “personal trainers” work day and night and barely make ends meet. Or they work another job to supplement their love for fitness.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I wholeheartedly am in this business to literally change peoples lives by showing them what’s possible with their body at any age. I’ve stayed in it because of the impact I’ve had with teaching women how to regain their strength and then some. I continued on this path to help

The Kettlebell Snatch

The Kettlebell Snatch is just one of those exercises that can leave many feeling frustrated. There’s a lot going on with these. ⁣ ⁣ I’m a huge fan of this exercise for people who are able to safely carry a bell vertically over head with a full elbow lock out. I’m also a huge fan when the student can keep their wrist straight and have an understanding of the handle placement.⁣ ⁣ 𝐈 𝐝𝐨𝐧’𝐭 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐞-𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐭.⁣ ⁣ 𝐏𝐫𝐞-𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 ⁣ 1. 1 Arm Swing ⁣ 2. Hand 2 Hand Swing ⁣ 3. Clean - demonstrating a straight wrist with no banging and proper hand placement ⁣ 4. Pressing the bell over head vertically with a full elbow lockout. ⁣ 5. Partial 1 Arm High Pull⁣ ⁣ Once these can be performed well, it’s time to begin learning the elements of the snatch. ⁣ ⁣ 𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐚 𝐊𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐬𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡?⁣ A snatch is essent

Lauren's Playground Now open - Due to Covid-19 and gym closures

Your Kettlebell Fitness Gym and Community  REGISTRATION is now open! Sign Up  here Access all of your workouts, videos, written workouts right from your own home any where in the world. Access it from your PHONE, IPAD, LAPTOP, COMPUTER, CONNECT IT TO YOUR BIG SCREEN TV with Apple TV, Chromecast, Smart TV, HDMI cord, etc... Our members stream it and do their workouts from anywhere and so can you!  Helping people all over the world find the strength they never knew they had for 16+ years.  This online gym only opens a few times per year so we can fully focus on our community and nothing else.  Why Join Lauren's Playground? Lauren's Playground has been open and growing since June of 2016. We will be coming up to our 4th Anniversary. Inside the playground you will find over 40+ programs (more continue to be released) designed for all levels of fitness. Most of them are based around kettlebell movements, but you will find some other fun educational fi

Is Muscle the Key to Longevity?

 Is muscle the antidote for inflammation? Is it the key to longevity? Is the solution muscle? As we age you can actually be the exact same weight as you were 30 years ago. Here's the difference, if you are not actively putting on muscle, you are actively losing muscle.  "We talk about being over -fat but really the problem is being under-muscled. Muscle is the largest organ of the body...." Dr. Gabrielle Lyon I am not discussing this to scare you or push you in to understanding the value of strength training. I am sharing this information with you because I've seen it time and time again. I know first hand the importance of putting on solid dense muscle tissue to help with inflammation, cortisol levels, hormones, bone density, and much much more as shared in these short clips. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mark Hyman, M.D. (@drmarkhyman) on Jul 4, 2019 at 3:45pm PDT