Author: Mayachela (Maya) Garcia, IC Kettlebell Team

  • Kettlebell Sport
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    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, Rylee began training with the Ice Chamber Kettlebell Girls. Within several…

  • Defining Your Own Prenatal Success
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    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 matter, especially for fit women.  So what is the proper exercise…

  • 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 work against our weight loss efforts and eventually lead to bulky boyish bodies…

  • 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 spinal health, unilateral resistance for the shoulders and arms, and compound…

  • 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 inside out. May her incredible story serve as a catalyst for anyone in search of some motivation to spring into action in 2010…

  • 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, but if you’re like me, those YouTube videos of female lifters…

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