More than just a kettlebell master, Pavel (www.strongfirst.com) has distilled a pantheon of training theory into one very simple concept.
3-5 days per week
This is a incredibly simple self sustaining training tool. The one comment I would make for the "rookie" would be to ensure you don't over cook your neuro-muscular system by going "max" all the time.
My preference is at a minimum to go "session on session off" followed by a recovery day. For example...
Monday (System Power)
Hang Clean, Squat, Split Jerk
3@75%, 3@80%, 3@85%
Tuesday (System Capacity)
Snatch, RDL, Chins
5x5 @ 75%
Another very simple method of managing this system is to balance upper body vs. lower body.
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