I thought I was going to sink…

I hope you had a great easter weekend. I just ticked a bit of a box in my life. I bought a boat! Yep. One of my lifes ambitions. To own a boat. First time out the other day. I thought I was going to sink. Now before you say, “Wow, Russ, there must be a good...

Fat lad at the back

Hope you had a great weekend. I love kettlebells, but at 42 I also love bikes. On Sunday I was Mountain Bike Racing at Carver Barracks. Picture it.  100 lycra-clad men, last minute adjusting themselves. I hung back. It was my first race for a while and I was nursing a...

Sentenced to hard labour?

If there is one machine I dislike. Its a treadmill. It’s not that I dont like running. Or even that I was once overtaken by a bloke on crutches in the London Marathon! (that did nothing for my motivation at mile 19!). I see people in gyms, line of them. People...

Ass kicked by a special forces guy

A few years back I was contacted by a Major in the American Air Force. He was related to a client I was training with Kettlebells in Chelmsford. This Major called me and said he was on leave. He wanted to meet to know how to use Kettlebells. I thought I was going to...

Kettlebells…my nerves got to me

I’m going to let you in on a secret. I get nervous before every kettlebell session I coach. Especially public speaking. Even after 25 years. You know how it feels. A dry mouth that ends up feeling like Gandhi’s flip flops! This weekend was no exception, I...