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The Ultimate Obstacle Course Race Strength and Conditioning Program

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

I wrote an article for StrongFirst called: “A StrongFirst Approach to Obstacle Course Racing” that has a sample one month training program included.  Here are the detailed instructions for this sample program with video links to most of it. Give it a go. Prepare your body to hit the course the right way and reduce […]

Swings Are The Center Of The Kettlebell Universe

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

The ONLY Piece Of Equipment You Absolutely Need! There are so many pieces of “equipment” out there, but there is one piece of equipment that is underutilized and so misunderstood! You guessed it! The kettlebell. Obviously I love my kettlebells. I really do feel the bell is most people’s missing piece of equipment. The movements […]

Kettlebell Misconceptions Revealed

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Like many things in life, there are great ways to do things and not so great ways. Kettlebells fall into this category. Here are three common misconceptions I deal with regularly. #1 misconception: “Kettlebells are bad for my back.” Absolutely NOT True! Bad form and poor instruction is bad for your back. Kettlebells taught correctly are […]

StrongFirst Kettlebell Course Exeter NH

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

StrongFirst Hard Style Kettlebell Training will teach you the precise ways in which kettlebells should be used for developing, maximizing, and maintaining strength!   The kettlebell can be utilized as an incredible corrective exercise tool as well.   Register: https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1902329   In addition to the specific kettlebell skills listed below — and no less important […]

StrongFirst 1-Day Kettlebell Course NH

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Hard Style Kettlebell Training will teach you the precise ways in which kettlebells should be used for developing, maximizing, and maintaining strength! The kettlebell can be utilized as an incredible corrective exercise tool as well. This is for anyone looking to improve his or her skills as a kettlebell instructor, avid kettlebell student or a […]

SFG Kettlebell 1-Day Course New Hampshire

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Hard ​Style ​Kettlebell ​Training ​will ​teach ​you ​the ​precise ​ways ​in ​which ​kettlebells ​should ​be ​used ​for ​developing, ​maximizing, ​and ​maintaining ​strength! ​ ​The ​kettlebell ​can ​also ​be ​utilized ​as ​in ​incredible ​corrective ​exercise ​tool ​as ​well. This ​is ​for ​anyone ​looking ​to ​improve ​his ​or ​her ​skills ​as ​a ​kettlebell ​instructor, ​avid ​kettlebell ​student ​or ​a ​beginner. You ​will ​learn ​how ​to ​get ​the ​most ​out ​of ​your ​extreme ​hand-held ​gym: • “Strength ​stretching” ​to ​take ​the ​brakes ​off ​your ​strength, ​spare ​your ​joints, ​and ​always ​be ​ready ​to ​go • Kettlebell ​training ​safety • Essential ​joint ​mobility ​exercises • State ​of ​the ​art ​breathing ​techniques ​for ​strength, ​endurance, ​back ​safety, ​and ​stress ​reduction • Tension ​skills ​for ​instant ​strength ​gains • “Hip-centric” ​(McGill) ​movement, ​a ​must ​for ​strength ​and ​back ​health. • “Lat-centric” ​shoulder ​mechanics ​which ​protect ​the ​shoulder ​while ​significantly ​increasing ​strength • Single ​Bell ​techniques ​and ​progressions: • The ​Deadlift—the ​most ​“functional” ​exercise ​ • Single ​Leg ​Dead ​Lift ​– ​A ​powerful ​drill ​for ​strengthening ​the ​feet ​and ​the ​ankles ​and ​injury ​proofing ​the ​hamstrings • The ​Goblet ​Squat—the ​squat ​for ​the ​people • The ​Swing—the ​“fat-burning ​athlete ​builder” • The ​Get-Up—a ​lesson ​in ​moving ​strong • The ​Military ​Press—a ​classic ​test ​of ​strength • A ​number ​of ​foolproof ​program ​design ​tools ​and ​sample ​programs ​for ​a ​variety ​of ​training ​goals No ​previous ​kettlebell ​experience ​is ​required. ​ Sign Up Here: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=%201673499 Cost: ​$299 ​for ​8 ​hours ​of ​instruction Instructor: ​StrongFirst ​Level ​II ​Instructor ​Todd ​M. ​Cambio, ​CSCS ​will ​teach ​you ​the ​fundamental ​movements ​of ​kettlebell ​training. ​ ​ Upon ​completion ​of ​this ​course, ​you ​may ​use ​a ​$250 ​credit ​towards ​the ​3-day ​SFG ​Level ​1 ​Certification ​(you ​must ​use ​the ​credit ​within ​90 ​days ​from ​this ​course ​date). This ​course ​is ​NASM ​approved ​for ​continuing ​education ​credits. ​ ​You ​can ​submit ​to ​other ​certification ​bodies ​for ​CEU ​approval. Sign Up HERE: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=%201673499 If ​you ​have ​any ​questions, ​please ​contact ​Todd ​M. ​Cambio ​at ​860-287-3768 Please ​note ​this ​is ​NOT ​a ​certification. ​ ​This ​is ​a ​one ​day ​users ​course, ​that ​will ​help ​you ​prepare ​for ​the ​certification. ​ ​The ​SFG ​Certifications ​are ​3 ​days ​long ​and ​have ​numerous ​strength ​and ​technique ​standards ​that ​must ​be ​passed. ​ ​Please ​contact ​me ​if ​you ​would ​like ​more ​information ​on ​the ​certifications. Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM (Eastern Time) […]

SFG Kettlebell Course Unleashed in RI

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Hard ​Style ​Kettlebell ​Training ​will ​teach ​you ​the ​precise ​ways ​in ​which ​kettlebells ​should ​be ​used ​for ​developing, ​maximizing, ​and ​maintaining ​strength! ​ ​The ​kettlebell ​can ​also ​be ​utilized ​as ​in ​incredible ​corrective ​exercise ​tool ​as ​well. This ​is ​for ​anyone ​looking ​to ​improve ​his ​or ​her ​skills ​as ​a ​kettlebell ​instructor, ​avid ​kettlebell ​student ​or ​a ​beginner. You ​will ​learn ​how ​to ​get ​the ​most ​out ​of ​your ​extreme ​hand-held ​gym: • “Strength ​stretching” ​to ​take ​the ​brakes ​off ​your ​strength, ​spare ​your ​joints, ​and ​always ​be ​ready ​to ​go • Kettlebell ​training ​safety • Essential ​joint ​mobility ​exercises • State ​of ​the ​art ​breathing ​techniques ​for ​strength, ​endurance, ​back ​safety, ​and ​stress ​reduction • Tension ​skills ​for ​instant ​strength ​gains • “Hip-centric” ​(McGill) ​movement, ​a ​must ​for ​strength ​and ​back ​health. • “Lat-centric” ​shoulder ​mechanics ​which ​protect ​the ​shoulder ​while ​significantly ​increasing ​strength • Single ​Bell ​techniques ​and ​progressions: • The ​Deadlift—the ​most ​“functional” ​exercise ​ • Single ​Leg ​Dead ​Lift ​– ​A ​powerful ​drill ​for ​strengthening ​the ​feet ​and ​the ​ankles ​and ​injury ​proofing ​the ​hamstrings • The ​Goblet ​Squat—the ​squat ​for ​the ​people • The ​Swing—the ​“fat-burning ​athlete ​builder” • The ​Get-Up—a ​lesson ​in ​moving ​strong • The ​Military ​Press—a ​classic ​test ​of ​strength • A ​number ​of ​foolproof ​program ​design ​tools ​and ​sample ​programs ​for ​a ​variety ​of ​training ​goals No ​previous ​kettlebell ​experience ​is ​required. ​ Sign Up HERE: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=%201674296 Cost: ​$299 ​for ​8 ​hours ​of ​instruction Instructor: ​StrongFirst ​Level ​II ​Instructor ​Todd ​M. ​Cambio, ​CSCS ​will ​teach ​you ​the ​fundamental ​movements ​of ​kettlebell ​training. ​ ​ Upon ​completion ​of ​this ​course, ​you ​may ​use ​a ​$250 ​credit ​towards ​the ​3-day ​SFG ​Level ​1 ​Certification ​(you ​must ​use ​the ​credit ​within ​90 ​days ​from ​this ​course ​date). This ​course ​is ​NASM ​approved ​for ​continuing ​education ​credits. ​ ​You ​can ​submit ​to ​other ​certification ​bodies ​for ​CEU ​approval. Sign Up HERE: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=%201674296 If ​you ​have ​any ​questions, ​please ​contact ​Todd ​M. ​Cambio ​at ​860-287-3768 Please ​note ​this ​is ​NOT ​a ​certification. ​ ​This ​is ​a ​one ​day ​users ​course, ​that ​will ​help ​you ​prepare ​for ​the ​certification. ​ ​The ​SFG ​Certifications ​are ​3 ​days ​long ​and ​have ​numerous ​strength ​and ​technique ​standards ​that ​must ​be ​passed. ​ ​Please ​contact ​me ​if ​you ​would ​like ​more ​information ​on ​the ​certifications. Sunday, March 01, 2015 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM (Eastern Time) […]

Selected to Teach Kettlebells by StrongFirst

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

I am excited to finally let you know had the honor of being accepted by StrongFirst from a select group of my peers from the SFG II ranks to teach StrongFirst’s licensed curriculum in one day courses. I have officially signed my StrongFirst contract and already have two courses listed with StrongFirst!   After 9 years of owning and […]

Learn Hard Style Kettlebells

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Hard Style Kettlebell Training will teach you the precise ways in which kettlebells should be used for developing, maximizing, and maintaining strength! This is for anyone looking to improve their skills as a kettlebell instructor, avid kettlebell student or a beginner. You will Learn how to get the most out of your extreme hand-held gym: “Strength stretching” […]

Tactical Strength Challenge

Monday, August 11th, 2014

WHO is in???  I will be competing again October 4, 2014…will you?  What are you training for? Sign up today at http://www.strongfirst.com/tsc-rules/ The Tactical Strength Challenge (TSC) is a strength competition consisting of three events: A three-attempt powerlifting deadlift Pullups for max reps Kettlebell snatches for max reps in a 5:00 time period The Tactical Strength […]

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