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The Nicest Tough Guy in the World

A few weeks ago, I was at jiu-jitsu and happened to be wearing my Westside Barbell shorts.

In case you don’t know, Westside Barbell is the strongest gym in the world, founded and run by Louie Simmons.

Louie is in his mid 70’s now and as a matter of fact, he is in a book I wrote some 8 years ago, Anabolic ReCharge.

How’d that happen you ask?

I built a relationship with him.

I picked up the phone and called him, not thinking that I would be able to get in touch. But wouldn’t you know it, he called me back until he got in touch with me.

He was also instrumental in giving me guidance with my first patellar tendon rupture.

I had so many ‘experts’ back in the day that I reached out to, even offering to pay for their time, that wouldn’t give me the time of day.

Louie was different.

That’s part of what makes him world class.

Who can you help out or lift up today?

Be unconventional - Kyle Newell

P.S-If you’d like to see the most common mistakes with a kettlebell swing, then head over to watch this short video we made for you on our YouTube channel and don’t forget to subscribe while you’re over there:

P.P.S-If you are interested in one of our limited 1-1 personal training spots, send an email to dana@newellstrength.com with ‘personal training’ in the subject line.

P.P.P.S-I will be holding a virtual goal setting workshop on…. I am taking 12 people, it’s free for current members. You can attend if you aren’t a member for a fee of $30. Here is the registration link.

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