OK it has been WAY TOO LONG since my last blog... And so much has happened I don't know where to start!
I guess I will start with the personal (professional) good stuff. My good friend, Tim Anderson, (RKC Level II and Z Health Guru also Level II Battling Ropes Coach) and I have been filming a video the past several weeks. We are very excited about it and hope the outcome will really inspire folks who purchase the video to keep training consistently with kettlebells and stay motivated to see the results they had hoped for. I gotta tell ya, Tim is a great trainer more importantly his heart is in the right place all the time. He is wise beyond his years and is just the best to be around. He has helped me in my own training and given me pointers not only in training, but in life. It is an honor to work with him. I look forward to sharing this video with each of you when we are finished.
Secondly, I have to say that last week was a highlight for me because we put our members of Rapid Results Fitness through the VO2MAx for the first time. They had no idea what they were in for. And I gotta tell ya the just killed it!! Kevin led them through the 6 minute cadence and then we hit the ground running. Next thing you know we hit 80 sets! Yep! WE made it. There were a few who tore their hands that led them just shy of 80 but all in all it was OUTSTANDING!!!! I was so proud of them and their efforts! Their technique was great and their spirit even better!!! You guys make me feel so lucky to do what I do! So a big thank you to each of you and big hugs from me to you!
So this brings me to Sunday, yesterday.... my day began with John Brookfield at the Level II Battling Ropes Coach certification. I showed up at 9am ready (or not) to conquer the ropes, chains and whatever else John threw my way. Needless to say there were times I wondered if I would get through it. This is no small feat. 20 minutes of velocity training, 1 mile pull of 100 ft of rope, 15 minutes of towel drill and miscellaneous drills that never seemed to end with chains, towels and the like. But John has a way about him that is comforting and keeps you going. IT was definitely a test of mind and body and SPIRIT! Yes God was with me for sure... There was no way I did that alone. My colleagues, Tim and Kevin know that for sure. Tim, I appreciate all your encouragement through it. I feel good about it and look forward to introducing others to the ropes and John's way of training. I think there is alot to be learned, experienced in tis kind of training. Very simplistic, almost like becoming "one with nature" really. Curious if any of you have done this, feel the same. Let me know your thoughts...
Keep training smart and with a happy heart,