In the same vein as this week’s post on flexibility: Goal setting time!
In 2018 I’ve re-picked up (literally) my Kettlebells for strength training.
Nothing too crazy, just building up slowly by working steadily, and with plenty of breaks and rest.
I notice that it makes me feel more balanced, and that it helps to keep me moving, in every sense – even when all I manage to squeeze in most weeks is just one strength practise session.
So I am putting it on the calendar for 2019 as well.
My aims for the New Year are to:
- Keep the at-least-once-a-week Kettlebell workout rhythm going
- Refine my technique for KB swings (ie optimize my energy and timing)
- Tweak my Turkish Get-Ups (ie slow them down at the trickier transitions)
- Gradually work my way up to Pavel Tsatsouline’s ‘Simple & Sinister workout standard (ie 24 kg for the swings and 16 kg for the getups, and 1:1 natural rest)
- Be able to hold a plank for 3 minutes – without being sore for a full week after the attempt 🙂
- Work my way up to 50 one-legged rope skips per leg (I’m currently at 25)
And you? What are your Strength goals for 2019?
Here’s to a strong you in the New Year!