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Month: May 2018

Recommended kettlebell weights for men and women by Pavel Tsatsouline from Simple & Sinister

How heavy your kettlebell should be (heavier than you think)

According to Supreme Girya Master Girevik Pavel Tsatsouline, if you’re a man, you really should be swinging at least a 16kg kettlebell and ordering up a 24kg kettlebell and a 32kg kettlebell from Kettlebells USA for not later but for sooner–for soon!

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Two 24kg Metrixx® Classic E-Coat Military Grade Cast Iron Kettlebells by Kettlebells USA

Maybe you should be swinging a much heavier kettlebell

The kettlebells I have been swinging every day have been too light from the beginning. I have been cycling between a 12kg, a 16kg, and a 20kg competition kettlebell but really should have been putting the work in and struggled with my 24kg kettlebell instead. Maybe you’re swinging a kettlebell that’s too light for you.

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Pressure Cooker Porcupine Meatballs: Classic retro dinner, made in the pressure cooker. Ground beef and rice meatballs in a simple tomato sauce. (No porcupines!) 30 minute dinner.

Traditional porcupine meatballs recipe prepared in a pressure cooker

My mum’s pressure cooked porcupine meatballs were the ultimate special treat comfort food in my home growing up. They have such a unique smell and mouthfeel. While it was tomato-based, it was also very savory and the sauce looked a little more like a brown sauce than tomato sauce.

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Sometimes it takes 18-months to motivate enough to commit and get started—and that’s okay!

I have had this timer set up to prompt me to do 90-seconds of kettlebell swings every single hour of the day. I’ve been ignoring it for over 18-months but started doing it again today.

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JLRacing Unisex Polypro ErgTrou rowing trou for indoor rowers and rowing ergometers

JLRacing ErgTrou are the ultimate trou

At first, I thought that the polypro unisex ErgTrou by JLRacing was a gimmick. All I could see that was any different at first blush was that gimmicky alternative logo of a stick figure little unisex person on a Concept2 indoor rower and a slit pocket at the small of the back in which you can stow your smartphone or MP3 player while you’re doing all the meters on your erg.

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Marks Mexican Meth Recipe of the Gods

Mark’s Mexican Meth is fit for a king but made for a pauper

Mark’s life is partially driven by his extreme frugalness. He’ll gladly starve himself to keep his per-day food costs down to two-dollars-a-day. He often calls it fasting or even “whoops, I totally forget to eat.” I, on the other hand, have never missed a meal.

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Albert Ernest Clifford "Cliff" Young, OAM was an Australian potato farmer and athlete from Beech Forest, Victoria, best known for his unexpected win of the inaugural Sydney to Melbourne Ultramarathon in 1983 at 61 years of age.

I’ve been doing the Cliff Young Ultra Shuffle

In the 2013 movie Cliffy, they must have been faithful to his running gait and pace. And they were! In fact, the Young Shuffle is a thing, also called the Ultra Shuffle.

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