29 Jul Artemis Scantalides – There’s Nothing Like Feeling Strong

(#131) Artemis Scantalides is the featured guest this week.

Artemis has an accomplished athletic background and discovered the unique benefits of kettlebell training, which transformed her training approach.

Artremis is a fitness professional who focuses on strength and performance using the principles of kettlebells and the hardstyle approach.

She’s a Strong First Level 2 kettlebell instructor, as well as RKC level 2 certified and other notable fitness credentials.

She also created her own workshop series and is doing innovative things in the fitness industry to help people improve strength and achieve a variety of fitness and performance goals.

Here’s what you’ll hear about this week on the show:

  • How Artemis went from IT consultant to fitness professional
  • What was the turning point that transitioned her career
  • Her unique and diverse athletic background (and how that helped her)
  • Her views on kettlebells and martials arts
  • What was the “hook” with kettlebell training
  • The big turning point that changed her approach
  • What she likes most about “hardstyle” training
  • The biggest misconceptions about kettlebell training
  • Why proper kettlebell instruction is so important
  • Why she decided to take on the Iron Maiden Challenge
  • How she got great at pressiing
  • What she recommends to build press strength
  • Key pressing tips (and a KEY exercise you’d never guess)
  • What she’s currently working on in her training
  • One of her favorite books for strength
  • The big influences in her programming approach
  • The myth that won’t die – bulking
  • What Is the “I Am Not Afraid to Lift” Workshop
  • The athletic accomplishment she’s most proud of
  • The best training advice she ever got
  • Parting advice – Why strength is so important…

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