13 Functional Exercises

13 Best Functional Exercises of All Time

13 of the best functional exercises of all time. We’re covering one group of exercises that work every part of your body, covering each category from Pull, Push, Lift to Press exercises, and includes attributes for cardio, strength, flexibility plus explosiveness.

THE BIG FOUR: Kettlebell Strength Workout

If you’re looking for a kettlebell strength workout where your muscles feel like they’re gonna pop at the end, this is it! Four simple but extremely effective kettlebell exercises: press, squat, pull, and push. The workout involves the following kettlebell strength exercises: double kettlebell strict press double kettlebell front squat double kettlebell bent over dead row …

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kettlebells for hypertrophy

Kettlebells For Hypertrophy!?

HYPERTROPHY: the enlargement of an organ or tissue from the increase in the size of its cells.   Kettlebells For Hypertrophy!? Is It Possible? Quick on-page navigation: Kettlebell Exercises Kettlebell Strength and Hypertrophy Program Barbell versus Kettlebell   Yes it’s possible, but you have to change the way most people work with them, you have to …

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Quicksilver Kettlebell Cardio Workout

First published in early 2019 and updated in late 2021. So simple but so grueling and awesome!   50 kettlebell hang cleans 50 kettlebell single-arm swings 50 kettlebell half snatches Repeat 3 times FOR TIME   This free follow-along kettlebell workout has the following videos: Introduction video (viewed in the header) Warm-up technique video (unlocked below) …

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24 unconventional kettlebell exercises

24 Unconventional Kettlebell Exercises You Didn’t Know

24 unconventional kettlebell exercises you didn’t know—until now! Twenty-four super unconventional kettlebell exercises you probably didn’t know of, and more than likely should be introducing to your training program and kettlebell workouts. Not only do we have plenty of unconventional favorites from Cavemantraining, but several awesome kettlebell pros have submitted their favorite unconventional kettlebell exercise, …

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Cadence counter interval training

3, 4, or 5-second Cadence Counter

These 3, 4, or 5-second cadence counters are great for burpees, snatches, clean and jerks, and many other kettlebell exercises. In fact, we used these for our Cavemantraining Endurance Challenge. 5-second Cadence Counter 4-second Cadence Counter 3-second Cadence Counter You simply start the video on your phone or computer, a 10-second countdown starts, and then …

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Exercise Naming Convention

Proper Exercise Naming The following is the naming convention we use at Cavemantraining and is a live document that will be updated as changes are required or content is added. The naming convention is one we strive to use as much as possible to provide clear and concise references that immediately make sense. It is …

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The Rock Workout (NOT DWAYNE)

Is a workout with a rock or rocks beneficial for you? Is it dangerous? Yes, it is beneficial for you as the grip required works a whole new set of different muscles than it does with other weights. For example, a barbell or kettlebell clean is where the weight just hangs, all you need to …

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Shoes or barefoot?

The Best Shoes in the World

I’ve worn quite a bit of different shoes in my life, mainly because they all felt uncomfortable and I kept on trying. The worst ones for me were Nike, they looked the best, and were the ‘in thing’ to have when being young, the best ones I found were Asics Gel Kayano, till this day still my favourite shoe when I need to wear shoes.

7 Common Causes for Knee Pain—From an exercise perspective

7 Common Causes for Knee Pain

The seven most common causes of knee pain are: Weakness Instability Inactivity Incorrect technique Overtraining Too heavy Shoes or foot problems   Surprisingly it is not the ‘squat’ and definitely not ‘squat depth’. The squat can be the cause when you tick one or all of the above boxes. The depth can be the problem …

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