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Recovery & TENS Machine

May 3, 2017

What do your recovery days look like? When I am not training hard I work equally hard relaxing and recovering. Typically that means light mobility work, meal prep for the rest of the week and lately I have been experimenting with a TENS unit from Easy@Home. I have been interested in electro stim machines for [...]

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You Determine Your Outcome

October 14, 2016

Never focus on the obstacles that are in your way, but the achievements you have already made.   Everyday we face choices in our lives. Whether it be work, family or physically related, there is always a choice to be made. Sometimes some choices are easier to make than others. When we are faced with [...]

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Agatsu Movement Challenge Week 36

October 7, 2015

Each week we will release a new video movement challenge on our blog and Instagram accounts. These movements are not simply show off tricks that have become so popular on social media but rather they are meant to shine a light on your personal practice. We truly are only as strong as our weakest links [...]

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Train to develop attributes and not tricks

July 24, 2015

“Train attributes and not tricks.” This is something my students always hear me preach and in the social media world it’s message is more important than ever. Take this one arm #handstand for example. "Train attributes and not stunts." This is something my students always hear me preach and in the social media world it's [...]

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Top 4 Sore Muscle Treatments

March 20, 2015

The joke goes something like this, it is day two of the Agatsu Kettlebell Instructor Certification and I walk in to find most of the participants foam rolling, laying on the floor and moaning about being sore. “How’s everyone feeling?” I ask and then I hear “sore…..so sore.” I then go on to tell them [...]

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5 Secrets of Faster Recovery & Better Performance

February 23, 2015

With a training schedule that often involves two sessions per day(2hrs each) ,Six days a week,travel 3 weekends per month, and two kids I have learned something about the importance of recovery and how it effects performance. At 41 years of age I can honestly say I am still improving. I am stronger, faster, and [...]

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Agatsu Movement Challenge Week 4

February 14, 2015

Each week we will release a new video movement challenge on our blog and Instagram accounts. These movements are not simply show off tricks that have become so popular on social media but rather they are meant to shine a light on your personal practice. We truly are only as strong as our weakest links [...]

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Agatsu Movement Challenge Week 2

January 31, 2015

Each week we will release a new video on our blog and Instagram accounts. These movements are not simply show off tricks that have become so popular on social media but rather they are meant to shine a light on your personal practice. We truly are only as strong as our weakest links and you [...]

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Why I don’t give a shit and why you shouldn’t either…

January 27, 2015

When I was in elementary school my teachers were very concerned about my lack of coordination. They called my parents in and made helpful suggestions like telling them I should play more catch. It seems I wasn’t moving as well as the other kids. Seems no one considered that I had started school a year [...]

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Agatsu Movement Challenge

January 23, 2015

“We are not as strong as out strongest muscles but only as strong as our weakest.”-Shawn Mozen   Last week we posted this movement challenge on our Instagram and the feedback around the world was inspiring. So many of you tried the movement and shared it with your friends that you have inspired us to [...]

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