12 Moves of HELLWEEK at Barry’s Bootcamp

12 Moves of HELLWEEK at Barry’s Bootcamp

Many of you know I'm a trainer at Barry's Bootcamp in Boston. Throughout the year, we host a "HELLWEEK" challenge, motivating people to complete 5 classes in 7 days, wherein they get a discount for the 5 classes. Some of you strength coaches may be thinking this is...

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How-to 24Kg Chin-Up

How-to 24Kg Chin-Up

It wasn't long after I'd learned about StrongFirst, that I learned about the Iron Maiden Challenge. Within the kettlebell world that is StrongFirst, the Iron Maiden challenge entails doing a chin-up with a 24kg kettlebell hanging from their waist, a single-arm press...

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5 “Bro” Exercises That Every Girl Should Use

5 “Bro” Exercises That Every Girl Should Use

By: Kevin Mullins, CSCS Very reflective of society - gyms and health clubs continue to change. The spaces occupied by rows of fixed machines, endless cardio equipment, and “female friendly” zones loaded with Bender Balls and neoprene dumbbells have all been all but...

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10 Coaching cues to use in a group setting

10 Coaching cues to use in a group setting

I spend at least seven hours a week coaching group fitness classes at Barry's Bootcamp Boston. The maximum amount of people per class is 45. Several significant differences exist between coaching 45 people and coaching one person in a one-on-one session. Having more...

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6 Core Exercises You Won’t Skip

6 Core Exercises You Won’t Skip

I hate doing ab exercises. Like, I really hate them. And yes, I am the Hardcore Abs class teacher at Barry's Bootcamp Boston, however, when it comes to my own training I rarely take the time to do traditional ab exercises. I love training hard but I don't always have...

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How to walk on your hands: three simple steps

How to walk on your hands: three simple steps

Walking on your hands is one of the coolest and weirdest things... https://youtu.be/EeuLKna2T08 The more I watch the video, the creepier it gets. Am I right? I use handstand walks in my training all the time. In fact, as of recent I like incorporating walking...

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