Weighted lunges and hand release push ups for strength training, followed by short intervals of swings to jack the heart rate up. Subscribe to my newsletter to get weekly workouts sent directly to your inbox!
Do you want strong, stable, muscular shoulders? Build your “boulder shoulders” with this kettlebell workout! Ladder up in weight on kettlebell swings and presses, then hit intervals of kettlebell long cycle, plank rows, russian twists, and tuck in sit ups.
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One of the selling points I use when explaining the benefits of Kettlebell Sport to a newcomer is that it builds tremendous mental tenacity. The strength to endure, to talk down our inner critic, and to push ourselves past our limits – most of which requires us to ignore what the brain is telling us (“This is too hard. Put down the bells!”).
Ignoring mental chatter is especially necessary at the beginning of a kettlebell set. The biggest mistake a lifter can make is to listen to their head during the first minute of a 10-minute set. Continue reading
It’s my 25th birthday today and I’d love for you all to celebrate with me by becoming the best and fittest YOU you can be… so try this workout. Don’t you dare leave out the birthday burpees at the end!
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Personal trainers tell their clients to start off slow; to do “just enough” exercise; not to overdo it.
Coaches tell their athletes to stick to the program; to trust the process; to conserve energy for each training session.
Although I have preached the above to my students, I’m definitely guilty of ignoring my own advice. Continue reading
This workout combines double kettlebell exercises with bodyweight mobility and core activation drills into 5 challenging “super-kettle-sets.”
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Interested in trying out Kettlebell Sport as a training methodology? This video incorporates one of the fundamental sport lifts, the kettlebell jerk, into a workout that will challenge the coordination and power of the legs, core, and upper body.
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