Training Like A Modern Gladiator – At Home Kettlebell Kickboxing™ routine

By Dasha Libin / February 28, 2012 /

 Training  Kettlebell Kickboxing ™ –  Read on and find out why & how you are  Training Like A Modern Gladiator   by  Dasha Libin Anderson, MS, NASM-PES, NASE, M-KBIA Mixed martial artists are known as modern day Gladiators; tales of their strength and conditioning routines are talked about in gym locker rooms across the country.…

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Why Strength Train?

By Dasha Libin / February 27, 2012 /

Why Strength Train?                                                                                                        …

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CLEAN Eating – PART 1 (your metabolism)

By Dasha Libin / November 22, 2011 /

Diets SUCK! I’m sorry but they do… and of course many result driven diets are the most unrealistic way to live a life. I tell my students all the time- On a sever diet?-  it will be very hard to have a long term boyfriend, he’ll find you super cranky and moody!  Fun night out…

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Becoming SUPER-human in Training (and Life) Starts Here

By Dasha Libin / November 13, 2011 /

Believe it or not, all Super- Humans have one thing in common… they understand their ABC’s. The Alphabet of success starts with these basic words of self assessment.    If you master these aspects of yourself, you will master your goals.  So, go ahead… become your own strand of  a Super– human. Anxiety    …

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Who says you can’t have it all? (and baby)

By Dasha Libin / October 6, 2011 /

Who says you can’t have it all? Modern mamas are training through and post pregnancy!  In NYC it is typical to see a women stylin a 6 month old Baby Bump, a pair of Lulu lemon pants, a cool Athleta top and some Nike sneaks… If fitness if your way of life, LIVE it –…

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Kickboxer of the Month – Neriza Hufnagel

By Dasha Libin / September 28, 2011 /

Neriza Hufnagel is one of the most dedicated and hardcore Kettlebell Kickboxer in class! Aside from taking KB she is currently training for the 2011 ING NYC Marathon in November! “Neriza is a true athlete and inspiration of an evolving individual who won’t take no for an answer,” says Dasha Libin, “She is always challenging…

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Dasha on BlackBelt Magazine’s Top 10 Arts for Self Defense Feature

By Dasha Libin / September 27, 2011 /

Check Out Dasha in BlackBelt Magazine‘s Top 10 Arts for Self Defense Feature! She was the ONLY female asked to comment on her favorite arts for Self Defense. Luckily, Dasha brings her martial arts and fitness expertise to every KB class, making it a unique and beneficial training experience. Unlike most fitness classes, Dasha’s class…

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Life is about Creating a path for yourself… A path you will be Proud Of! ( NO EXCUSES )

By Dasha Libin / September 6, 2011 /

Life is about Creating a path for yourself… A path you will be PROUD of! Kettlebell Kickboxing NO EXCUSES! 1. I just don’t have the time/I have too many other pressures right now.  The greater things you do, the greater amount of success you will see in your life.  It’s easy to become overwhelmed with pressure from…

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Martial YOU – Pump some NEW blood into your Veins!

By Dasha Libin / August 11, 2011 /

A very big part of staying fit, creating a healthy lifestyle and understanding your body’s needs is simply learning to recognize what works for you. Some women love running, others dread it with a passion. Some receive satisfaction out of Pilates and spin classes, while others take their fitness routines to the pool, the tennis…

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The ART of Habit

By Dasha Libin / July 29, 2011 /

As a martial artist I have learned quickly the art of habit;  keeping your hands up to protect the face should become a habit, reacting to a takedown by scrambling to the knees or recovering guard- habit, making it to class every week – habit, calling my instructor Sifu and bowing after class- habit. With…

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Going SPICY means Getting SEXY!?

By Dasha Libin / July 26, 2011 /

Heat Up  & Speed Up Your Burn with Hot Peppers and Chili’s  Adding hot foods like herbs, spices and hot peppers to your diet can do more then turn up your taste buds. Studies have shown that hot foods in the form of spices helps rev up the burn internally as well.  Spices help enhance calorie…

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The Skinny on Cellulite

By Dasha Libin / July 22, 2011 /

We all get it! And its not about being fit or fat- cellulite is a condition that effects a large percentage of women. You can be fit or skinny and still be plagued with uneven, bumpy skin. Similarly, you can be overweight and never suffer from the condition. What is cellulite? Who gets it? We…

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