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Discover the Power of Being Positive.

A positive attitude is NOT overrated. It really works! Try this. Next time when you see “the hard workout” on the club’s board smile and say: “Hey, I can do it! And I will. I am strong and capable. I’ve done it before and I will be even better this time. I know it will […]

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Don’t read this post if you are NOT ready for a change yet!

Life is a struggle. In general. We are in state of constant fight, never ending battle. From cellular to global level. In human body, every second millions cell being destructed and die to give room to a newborn ones. Our liver, kidneys, guts and all the other organs are working very hard to maintain homeostasis, […]

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Your life is LESS important than you think! It’s your opportunity to be great!

WOW! There are 400,000 galaxies! And it is estimated this is only 1 per cent of the whole universe! How small and insignificant we are?!?! It’s good to look at your life on Earth from a different, cosmic perspective, from time to time…Overwhelming? I suddenly feel relieved… This short animation just helped me realised that […]

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MOTIVATION vs COMMITMENT

Social media, magazines or YouTube are full of motivational quotes, pictures and videos to help us get thru our next challenge, workout, task. Everyone talks about motivation this days; how important it is in achieving your goals, dreams, plans.I think we are missing a point a bit. Don’t get me wrong, motivation is important but […]

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THIS IS YOUR LIFE….

I could never understand people who say: “I cannot be bothered” “I am too lazy”, “maybe tomorrow ” “I am bored”. Those ones are the same people who complain that they earn too little, that they don’t like their job or “are just fed up”. In one of my favourites movies, Fight Club, the main character, Tyler Durden said: […]

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6 Main Reasons For Hamstrings Injury

The main goal of this series is to name and identify the most common injuries in the world of sport and fitness. It will also provide exercises and drills to help prevent them. This article is devoted to the hamstrings. Hamstrings: a group of tendons contracted to 3 back thigh muscles. They act upon to […]

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GREAT YEAR 2013

In less than two weeks I will be competing, along with my team mates from Edinburgh Kettlebell Club and other girevoy sport fanatics, in on of the largest kettlebell competition in UK, GSU Glasgow Open. Year ago I was completely new to kettlebell sport. Glasgow was my debut. I didn’t really know what to expect. […]

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HAGISS EFFECT AND KETTLEBELL PERFORMANCE

Have you ever heard about ”haggis effect?” Many Scots claim that eating haggis will make you stronger, leaner, quicker, more motivated, more intelligent, brighter and even in some cases more attractive and sexier! In case you are one of those unlucky southerners and people from other far away countries, haggis is a national Scottish dish […]

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5 BEST BODY WEIGHT EXERCISES FOR TRAVELLERS

Travelling, especially my favourite backpacking, is very demanding, for the body and also for the brain. You cover a lot miles in short time; by bus, train, boat, tuk-tuk, bicycle and by foot. Each day you change the area, city or even country. You feel like a stranger most of time, everything around you is […]

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HOW TO TRAVEL FIT?

For a big chunk of the year, I train almost every day, sometimes few times per day. I teach several kettlebell classes per week, train with my training clients and on the top of all of this, I follow my girevoy sports training programme a few times a week.I also aim to do at least […]