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Medals All Round: English Kettlebell Championship 2014

We recently took a team from KB3 Kettlebell group training to compete in the GSU English Kettlebell Championships 2014 in Manchester in April. Hywel McArdle, Lee Murray, Darren Wiles, myself, Ray Ladyman and Russell Barnard competed in the Mens Biathlon. The Mens Biathlon consists of two events, the Jerk and the Snatch. On each event […]

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I Felt Like The Worst Parent in The World…

I just got back from a trip in the lake district with Mrs P and the family. We had a great time. Although I nearly ate myself to death! My kids climbed their first mountain, Castle Cragg. It’s amazing what a bit of sugar and a few ‘e’ additives can do for a couple of […]

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A rest from kettlebell training for a few days.

Click here if you’d like to get involved with KB3 Training   I just got back from a trip in the lake district with Mrs P and the family. It was good to have a break away from Kettlebell Training and let myself recover and also nice to see somewhere different to Essex. We had […]

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I’ve Had A Good Morning…

I’ve had a good morning today. Getting up at 5am  to train with Ray at 6am I found tough. Probably like you as the week goes on I do get tired and need a bit more beauty sleep. I know… “Russ, you don’t need it!” Anyway, why did I have a good morning? I had […]

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Broke Back Mountain

Hope you had a good weekend.  Weather was great wasn’t it? I’ve just got back from a few days away in the Lake District with a couple of friends and PT clients, you may know from the group sessions, Howard and Ray.  I jokingly refer to it as our yearly Brokeback Mountain trip! The first […]

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He Nearly Lost His Eye…

A good friend of mine nearly lost his eye recently. It really shook him and was very painful and traumatic. Luckily he pulled through and he is on the mend only after having to have a partial cornea transplant. I’ve been training this friend of mine for a long while and he bounces back from […]

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Gold & Silver Medals…and McDonalds Part 2

Thanks to all of you for you congratulation on the Team Essex win. I was actually contacted by a few renown KB lifter in the UK who said what a strong team we have.  Not bad for a normal bunch of blokes from Essex. Anyway, how did they do it? We trained hard for a […]

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Gold & Silver Medals…& McDonalds Part 1…

I feel like I’ve been beaten up.   Why?   Over the weekend I took a team of KB3 Kettlebell athletes up to the English Kettlebell Champions in Manchester. Lee, Ray, Darren, Russ B, Hywel and myself…Team Essex!   We competed with 110 other athletes in the Biathlon.  10 minutes of jerks, followed by 10 […]

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East Chocolate…

The Easter Weekend is upon us and I’m looking forward to some down time with the family. Yes, I’m going to eat a bit of chocolate, and attending a few social engagements at Pleshey Manor. I will of course be swinging on Saturday mornings Kettlebell session at 9:30am. I’m also planning to get out on […]

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Not Enough H2O…

Hi , Hope you had a good weekend. The two good looking fellas you see above are myself and Ray Ladyman who completed the 5th Tamdown Triathlon last week. A fantastic family event that raised £45,000 for charity. I learnt the value in ‘not over doing it’ this weekend. Triathlon Friday, Kettlebells and Nordic Walk Saturday […]

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