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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