All Posts By

Mayachela (Maya) Garcia, IC Kettlebell Team

Kettlebell Sport
Gym & Training Kettlebell

Kettlebell Sport for Tween Girls

Rylee Reeves picked up her first kettlebell when she was only eight years old. She developed a precarious fascination with the Russian exercise tool while watching her parents train with it at the gym. With some encouragement from her parents and fellow gym members,…

January 12, 2013
Defining Your Own Prenatal Success
Gym & Training

Defining Your Own Prenatal Success

There is no shortage of prenatal exercise advice out there these days.  Opinions can range from walking to yoga, while some physicians prefer that you do absolutely nothing but rest.  Searching online only provides more proof that there is no consensus on the subject…

June 6, 2011
Gym & Training Kettlebell

Don’t Fear Strong

by Mayachela (Maya) Garcia, CSCS | While most women know that we need to build strength for long term health, many of us still fear the "perceived" consequences of being strong. Based on my experience there is still a misconception that lifting weights will…

October 28, 2010
DIY Workouts Kettlebell

Kettlebell Tutorial: One Arm Push Press

The one arm push press is a foundational movement of kettlebell lifting. Aside from being a building block of good function and athletic mobility, the one arm push press has many attributes that can benefit women of all ages. These include axial loading for…

July 13, 2010
Gym & Training

Retail Therapy Redefined

by Mayachela (Maya) Garcia, CSCS | In need of some inspiration to spearhead your fitness goal for the New Year? Check out how Karen King went on a simple online shopping trip that turned into a life changing decision to get healthy from the…

January 13, 2010
DIY Workouts Kettlebell

Kettlebell Tutorial: One Arm Swing

Interested in learning to lift kettlebells? I know some women feel intimidated by the idea of swinging a metal ball between their legs and over their heads in the pursuit of fitness. Recent images in the media have helped to soften the masculine facade,…

May 14, 2009