Monthly Archives: September 2014

16th, 2014

Kettlebell Workout 09/10/14

Posted by Brandon Bergeron in Fitness, Kettlebell, Workouts, September 16, 2014

  This workout has a little of everything. The idea is that in each pair of exercises the first movement is done as a 5-set ascending ladder, 2 reps up to 10 reps by even numbers. The second exercise is done for 5 reps in between each rung of the ladder of the first exercise. This will force you to rest between sets of the first exercise, as well as add a circuit training “feel” to the workout. Super Set #1 Double Cleans 2-4-6-8-10 Hand walkouts 5 reps between each rung of ladder Super Set #2 Seesaw Press 2-4-6-8-10 (reps are per side) Pullups 5 reps between each rung of ladder Super Set #3 Double Front Squat 2-4-6-8-10 Snatches 5 reps (per […]

09th, 2014

The Most Important “One Thing”

Posted by Brandon Bergeron in Fitness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, September 09, 2014

A popular idea as of late is the Minimum Effective Dose. I do think this has merit. I remember hearing John Berardi speak about adopting new habits. If you attempt one behavior change your success rate is about 80%. Add one more change simultaneously (a grand total of two things here) and success drops to less than 35%. I believe this idea is mentioned in the book The Power of Less by Leo Babauta. This post is meant simply to provide examples of small changes that could yield significant results. The idea is not to do all of these. Instead only take one (or better yet create your own) and practice it until it is habit. If you think back […]