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If you're looking for a 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.   double kettlebell strict press double kettlebell front squat ...
Ever wondered what exactly happens during a kettlebell swing? What muscles do what, and why? Following is the analyses of a double arm kettlebell swing with an insert.   From back swing to up phase Hip extension Gluteus Maximus pulls the top of...
If you're looking for a well designed kettlebell workout with an objective, provides some fun, and leaves you feeling awesome all over, this is it! The kettlebell workout HPMAXJERK is intense from the get go!     Objectives: Good full-body bodyweight warm-up Tax...
So, you're into kettlebells, you like training with them, you've been on your own for a while, but now you're looking to belong. You're looking to give yourself a title, be part of a group, look for guidance, and eventually...
My wife recently entered a CrossFit competition and she required some training to work on some weaknesses, and improve mobility. Following is what I put together for her. This training session will assist anyone who needs improved: Squat depth Explosivenes ...

Kettlebell Grips

When you're used to training with the barbell, the grip is pretty plain, at most it is a variation of 2 to 3 common grips, with the kettlebell there are over 25+ different grips that can be employed. They can...
Even if you're a Crossfitter, love CrossFit, are a CrossFit Judge, and have a CrossFit qualification, you can still disagree with some of the naming. One would assume that's okay!?   A very sensitive topic is correct exercise naming, no matter...
A burpee is going from standing position into plank position, and back up. The burpee exercise is named in the 1930s by American physiologist Royal H. Burpee. What is a sprawl? A sprawl is a burpee with the hips pushed to the...
Todays kettlebell WOD is simple but tough. Simple as in it's one exercise with a switch swing, tough as in, you're not allowed to put the kettlebell down, when you do, it's over. Your technique needs to be up...
Forward Lunging in Place With Weight Shearing forces push in one direction at the top, and the opposite direction at the bottom, causing shearing deformation. Breaking down the forward lunge (in place): Neutral standing position with weight racked in the form...
It’s important to keep an open mind when it comes to training and self-care. It’s easy to fall into a trap of one methodology, meanwhile another may have the answers to your problems.   Name: Jeff Bott Age: 28 Speciality: Kettlebells, Circuit training,...
This kettlebell WOD has three tasks, two six minute AMRAP and one 12 round task for time. The first AMRAP is chosen to also warm-up a bit better for what's to come. The second task is explosiveness, stability, flexibility...
This is not a "I'm holier than thou" article, this article asks the right question about the American Kettlebell Swing, "should you do it?". Greg Glassman's quote featured below, can be found here.   The biggest difference between the American and Russian swing...
One incredible WOD consisting of four tasks! The first task is: CrossFit Burpees 4 Min. AMRAP The second task is kettlebell combo: Alternating kneeling press 6 Min. AMRAP The third task is three sets of carefully picked exercises, four reps of each exercise: 4 Gorilla...
Hey, my name is Chris, I'm from Germany and 46 years of age. I was a sporty guy during my younger years, always outside on my bike or roller blades, I even worked out with some dumbbells I bought back...
If you're interested in the kettlebell swing, watch the video above, it's the one and only video you need to watch to understand how to swing. I guarantee it, if I'm wrong, post below and I promise to display...
Read the book in your own time and become a kettlebell enthusiast, or take the online course and become PRO trainer. Perhaps you gave up on kettlebell training because you were not provided with the right information? Learn how to...
If you read my book or completed the Cavemantraining online course, you will have noticed that I recommend to keep the arms straight/extended during the kettlebell swing. This is because that book and course is aimed at beginners. Once you...
At the start of this year we posted 24 Unconventional Exercises You Didn't Know, it featured some great stuff, but two of the exercises that stood out were the Open Palm Clean and Squat, and the Open Palm Snatch...
Fix these five common kettlebell mistakes, increase your efficiency, prevent pain, and finish your WODs faster! Snatch Incorrect hand insert, broken wrist, and/or banging. During the top phase of the snatch the hand is not opening up, inserting into the window, and...